Collection of tourism statistics in Africa
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
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In this rapidly changing world, tourism is subject to the influence of strong international forces which can open up undreamed-of possibilities for tourism development, and thus accelerate the overall economic growth of a number of African countries. On the other hand aggregate tourist investments in many tourist-receiving countries can create over-capacity, unemployment of trained personnel and general waste of scarce resources.