North Africa – the continent’s top travel destination0
An analysis of seat capacity for travel to the top ten international airports in Africa, produced by ForwardKeys, reveals that there have been stand-out performances from Tunisia, Egypt and Marocco.
Looking at Africa’s top ten destination countries, there have been stand-out performances from Tunisia and Egypt, which are recovering from notorious terrorist attacks two years ago, up 33.5% and 24.8% respectively. In addition, Morocco and Tunisia received a huge boost in arrivals from China, up 450% and 250% respectively, after they relaxed visa restrictions.
Looking forward to the end of the calendar year, bookings for flights to Africa are currently 16.8% ahead of where they were on July 31st, 2016. Bookings from Europe are currently 17.5% ahead, from the Americas 26.6% ahead, from Asia Pacific 11.5% ahead, from the Middle East 8.2% ahead and bookings for intra-African air travel are 11.0% ahead.
Distributed by APOTags: Africa, airports, Egypt, Marocco, North Africa, tourism, travel destination, Tunesia