Botswna Is 5th In Tourist Arrivals
The Head of the European Delegation to Botswana, Paul Malin, said if southern African countries use tourism to their advantage, revenue generated could be invested in infrastructure.
“Hotels and lodges can be built, public transport can become more accessible and facilities necessary for tourism at higher levels of comfort can be established,” Malin told a workshop on Investment in Sustainable Tourism in Southern Africa in Gaborone recently.
He said some of the key challenges that face tourism in southern Africa are also relevant to Europe.
He cited structural changes driven by climate change such as rising sea levels, scarcity of water, pressure on biodiversity and risk to cultural heritage from mass tourism as well as an increasing global competition and the need for [continue reading]