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Travel and Tourism in Central African Republic

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Instability and violence continue to tarnish Central African Republic’s travel and tourism

Central African Republic has continued to be a poor and unstable country since its independence from France in 1960. A national unity government was established in 2009 from two rebel leaders, but pockets of rebel activity continue across the country, with insurgents from neighbouring Uganda, the Lord’s Resistance Army, operating in Central African Republic, as well as conflicts in Sudan, Chad and Congo, Democratic Republic overspilling their borders. Furthermore, the country has recently been thrown into chaos since the Seleka rebels seized power from President Francois Bozize in April 2013, causing a humanitarian crisis in the country. The nation is extremely undeveloped and the majority of the population live in poverty

Business leads the way in tourism flows

The security situation, combined with a lack of funding, has hampered travel and tourism development within the country. Despite possessing natural attractions, the number of inbound visitors remains extremely low, comprising largely business visitors, many of whom are aid and conservation workers. Many countries, including the US, UK and Canada, have warnings against all travel to the country. As a result, travel and tourism is facing an uphill struggle in the country to attract visitors, combined with inadequate facilities on the ground.

Air remains the key category for travel and tourism

In terms of mode of transportation, the roads remain a dangerous environment for tourists and they prefer to limit their visit only to the key cities of the country. Only about 20% of the country’s total routes are paved, including roads between Bangui and Bossembele, Bangui and Sibut and between Bangui and M’Baiiki. Air transportation so far is the key travel mode for tourists arriving and leaving the country.

National parks provide ecotourism potential

The country has four national parks with fantastic natural attractions, and it is hoped that they can be the key to successful sustainable tourism for the country. Features include waterfalls near the capital city Bangui, primate safaris for gorilla-watching, elephants, rhinoceros and buffaloes, as well as pristine rainforests in untouched settings. Ecotourism has become the tourism focus for many countries in this region, and Central African Republic risks missing out on development and income opportunities while the instability continues. However, the country is working closely with the United Nations World Tourism Organisation to develop its ecotourism offerings.

Foreign investment, a key source for future tourism development

As some international countries are highly alarmed about the situation in Central African Republic, experts can look only at foreign investments coming after international intervention to calm down the political situation and to establish a trusted climate for business. One such channel is CEMAC (Communauté Economique et Monétaire de l’Afrique Centrale, Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa). The intervention was launched in April 2013 to provide peace to the country, but it was not successful. France remains one of the key mediators for the economic and political partners within the country and outside its borders.

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The Travel and Tourism in Central African Republic market research report includes:

  • Analysis of key supply-side and demand trends
  • Detailed segmentation
  • Historic volumes and values, company and brand market shares
  • Five year forecasts (of market share, market trends, market growth)
  • Robust and transparent market research methodology, conducted in-country

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Table of Contents

Travel and Tourism in Central African Republic - Industry Overview

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Instability and violence continue to tarnish Central African Republic’s travel and tourism

Business leads the way in tourism flows

Air remains the key category for travel and tourism

National parks provide ecotourism potential

Foreign investment, a key source for future tourism development

BALANCE OF PAYMENTS

  • Table 1 Balance of Tourism Payments: Value 2007-2012

SWOT

  • Summary 1 Central African Republic: SWOT

MARKET DATA

  • Table 2 Domestic Tourism by Purpose of Visit and Mode of Transport: Number of Trips 2007-2012
  • Table 3 Domestic Tourist Expenditure: Value and Growth 2007-2012
  • Table 4 Forecast Domestic Tourism by Purpose of Visit and Mode of Transport: Number of Trips 2012-2017
  • Table 5 Forecast Domestic Tourist Expenditure: Value and Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 6 Departures by Destination: Number of Trips 2007-2012
  • Table 7 Departures by Mode of Transport: Number of Trips 2007-2012
  • Table 8 Departures by Purpose of Visit: Number of Trips 2007-2012
  • Table 9 Outgoing Tourist Expenditure: Value and Growth 2007-2012
  • Table 10 Forecast Departures by Destination: Number of Trips 2012-2017
  • Table 11 Forecast Departures by Mode of Transport: Number of Trips 2012-2017
  • Table 12 Forecast Departures by Purpose of Visit: Number of Trips 2012-2017
  • Table 13 Forecast Outgoing Tourist Expenditure: Value and Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 14 Health and Wellness Tourism Sales: Value 2007-2012
  • Table 15 Forecast Health and Wellness Tourism Sales: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 16 Tourist Attractions: Value 2007-2012
  • Table 17 Tourist Attractions Online Sales: Internet Transaction Value 2007-2012
  • Table 18 Forecast Tourist Attractions: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 19 Forecast Tourist Attractions Online Sales: Internet Transaction Value 2012-2017

SOURCES

  • Summary 2 Research Sources

CAR RENTAL

Headlines

Trends

Prospects

Category Data

  • Table 20 Car Rental Sales: Value 2007-2012
  • Table 21 Car Rental Online Sales: Internet Transaction Value 2007-2012
  • Table 22 Forecast Car Rental Sales: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 23 Forecast Car Rental Online Sales: Internet Transaction Value 2012-2017

TOURISM FLOWS INBOUND

Headlines

Trends

Prospects

Category Data

  • Table 24 Arrivals by Country of Origin: Number of Trips 2007-2012
  • Table 25 Arrivals by Mode of Transport: Number of Trips 2007-2012
  • Table 26 Arrivals by Purpose of Visit: Number of Trips 2007-2012
  • Table 27 Incoming Tourist Receipts 2007-2012
  • Table 28 Forecast Arrivals by Country of Origin: Number of Trips 2012-2017
  • Table 29 Forecast Arrivals by Mode of Transport: Number of Trips 2012-2017
  • Table 30 Forecast Arrivals by Purpose of Visit: Number of Trips 2012-2017
  • Table 31 Forecast Incoming Tourist Receipts: Value and Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 32 International Arrivals by City 2007-2012

TRANSPORTATION

Headlines

Trends

Prospects

Category Data

  • Table 33 Transportation Sales by Category: Value 2007-2012
  • Table 34 Transportation Online Sales: Internet Transaction Value 2007-2012
  • Table 35 Forecast Transportation Sales by Category: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 36 Forecast Transportation Online Sales: Internet Transaction Value 2012-2017

TRAVEL ACCOMMODATION

Headlines

Trends

Prospects

Category Data

  • Table 37 Travel Accommodation Sales by Category: Value 2007-2012
  • Table 38 Travel Accommodation Outlets by Category: Units 2007-2012
  • Table 39 Travel Accommodation Online Sales: Internet Transaction Value 2007-2012
  • Table 40 Forecast Travel Accommodation Sales by Category: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 41 Forecast Travel Accommodation Outlets by Category: Units 2012-2017
  • Table 42 Forecast Travel Accommodation Online Sales: Internet Transaction Value 2012-2017

TRAVEL RETAIL

Headlines

Trends

Prospects

Category Data

  • Table 43 Travel Retail Sales: Value 2007-2012
  • Table 44 Travel Retail Online Sales: Internet Transaction Value 2007-2012
  • Table 45 Forecast Travel Retail Sales: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 46 Forecast Travel Retail Online Sales: Internet Transaction Value 2012-2017

Segmentation

This market research report includes the following:

  • Travel and Tourism
    • Car Rental
      • Car Rental by Category
        • Car Rental by Channel
          • Car Rental Online
            • Car Rental Offline
        • Health and Wellness Tourism
          • Tourism Flows Domestic
            • Domestic Tourism Travel By Purpose Of Visit
              • Domestic Business Tourism
                • Domestic Business Tourism By Air
                • Domestic Business Tourism By Land
                • Domestic Business Tourism By Rail
                • Domestic Business Tourism By Sea
              • Domestic Leisure Tourism
                • Domestic Leisure Tourism By Air
                • Domestic Leisure Tourism By Land
                • Domestic Leisure Tourism By Rail
                • Domestic Leisure Tourism By Sea
          • Tourism Flows Inbound
            • Arrivals
              • Arrivals from Belgium
              • Arrivals from Burkina Faso
              • Arrivals from Cameroon
              • Arrivals from Chad
              • Arrivals from Congo, Democratic Republic
              • Arrivals from Congo-Brazzaville
              • Arrivals from France
              • Arrivals from Germany
              • Arrivals from Sudan
              • Other Countries Of Origin
            • Arrivals by Mode of Transport
              • Air Arrivals
                • Land Arrivals
                  • Rail Arrivals
                    • Sea Arrivals
                    • Arrivals by Purpose of Visit
                      • Business Arrivals
                        • Leisure Arrivals
                      • Tourism Flows Outbound
                        • Departures By Country
                          • Departures to Cameroon
                          • Departures to Chad
                          • Departures to Congo, Democratic Republic
                          • Departures to Congo-Brazzaville
                          • Departures to France
                          • Departures to Sudan
                          • Other Destinations
                        • Departures by Mode of Transport
                          • Air Departures
                            • Land Departures
                              • Rail Departures
                                • Sea Departures
                                • Departures By Purpose Of Visit
                                  • Business Departures
                                    • Leisure Departures
                                  • Tourism Receipts and Expenditure
                                    • Balance Of Payments
                                      • Incoming Tourist Receipts
                                      • Outgoing Tourist Expenditure
                                    • Domestic Tourist Expenditure Calc
                                      • Domestic Tourist Expenditure
                                      • Incoming Tourist Receipts
                                        • Incoming Tourist Receipts by Geography
                                          • Incoming Tourist Receipts - Belgium
                                          • Incoming Tourist Receipts - Burkina Faso
                                          • Incoming Tourist Receipts - Cameroon
                                          • Incoming Tourist Receipts - Chad
                                          • Incoming Tourist Receipts - Congo, Democratic Republic
                                          • Incoming Tourist Receipts - Congo-Brazzaville
                                          • Incoming Tourist Receipts - France
                                          • Incoming Tourist Receipts - Germany
                                          • Incoming Tourist Receipts - Sudan
                                          • Incoming Tourist Receipts - Other Countries
                                      • Outgoing Tourist Expenditure
                                        • Outgoing Tourist Expenditure by Geography
                                          • Outgoing Tourist Expenditure - Cameroon
                                          • Outgoing Tourist Expenditure - Chad
                                          • Outgoing Tourist Expenditure - Congo, Democratic Republic
                                          • Outgoing Tourist Expenditure - Congo-Brazzaville
                                          • Outgoing Tourist Expenditure - France
                                          • Outgoing Tourist Expenditure - Sudan
                                          • Outgoing Tourist Expenditure - Other Countries
                                    • Tourist Attractions
                                      • Tourist Attractions by Category
                                        • Tourist Attractions by Channel
                                          • Tourist Attractions Online
                                            • Tourist Attractions Offline
                                        • Transportation
                                          • Transportation by Category
                                            • Air
                                              • Air by Category
                                                • Air by Channel
                                                  • Air Online
                                                    • Air Offline
                                                • Other Transportation
                                                  • Other Transportation by Channel
                                                    • Other Transportation Online
                                                      • Other Transportation Offline
                                                • Transportation by Channel
                                                  • Transportation Online
                                                    • Air Online
                                                    • Other Transportation Online
                                                  • Transportation Offline
                                                    • Air Offline
                                                    • Other Transportation Offline
                                              • Travel Accommodation
                                                • Travel Accommodation by Category
                                                  • Hotels
                                                    • Hotels by Category
                                                      • Hotels by Channel
                                                        • Hotels Online
                                                          • Hotels Offline
                                                      • Other Travel Accommodation
                                                        • Other Travel Accommodation by Channel
                                                          • Other Travel Accommodation Online
                                                            • Other Travel Accommodation Offline
                                                      • Travel Accommodation by Channel
                                                        • Travel Accommodation Online
                                                          • Travel Accommodation Offline
                                                            • Hotels Offline
                                                            • Other Travel Accommodation Offline
                                                      • Travel Retail
                                                        • Travel Retail Sales by Category
                                                          • Travel Retail Sales by Channel
                                                            • Travel Retail Online Sales
                                                              • Travel Retail Offline Sales
                                                              • Travel Retail Sales by Corporate Business vs Leisure

                                                            Statistics Included

                                                            For each category and subcategory you will receive the following data in Excel format:

                                                            From Passport

                                                            • Market Sizes
                                                            • International arrivals by city
                                                            • Outbound Departures by Length

                                                            Market size details:

                                                            • Retail value retail selling price % growth
                                                            • Retail value retail selling price local currency, USD, EUR, GBP, CHF, JPY
                                                            • Retail value retail selling price per capita local currency, USD, EUR, GBP, CHF, JPY
                                                            • Sites/outlets
                                                            • Sites/outlets % growth
                                                            • Sites/outlets per capita
                                                            • Internet transaction value retail selling price % growth
                                                            • Internet transaction value retail selling price local currency, USD, EUR, GBP, CHF, JPY
                                                            • Internet transaction value retail selling price per capita local currency, USD, EUR, GBP, CHF, JPY
                                                            • Number of bed nights
                                                            • Number of bed nights % growth
                                                            • Number of bed nights per capita
                                                            • Number of trips
                                                            • Number of trips % growth
                                                            • Number of trips per capita
                                                            • Number of rooms
                                                            • Number of rooms % growth
                                                            • Number of rooms per capita
                                                            • Offline value retail selling price % growth
                                                            • Offline value retail selling price local currency, USD, EUR, GBP, CHF, JPY
                                                            • Offline value retail selling price per capita local currency, USD, EUR, GBP, CHF, JPY

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