News: Wildlife Tourism Contributed $120.1 Billion to Global GDP in 2018- WTTC

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Global wildlife tourism generates five times more revenue than illegal wildlife trade annually, according to recent research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). According to the WTTC, wildlife tourism in 2018 directly contributed $120.1 billion to global GDP, versus the $23 billion in revenue attributed to the illegal trade in wildlife. Wildlife tourism includes viewing and experiencing animals […]

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News: Animal tourism generates five times more revenue than illegal wildlife trade

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In 2018, wildlife tourism directly contributed USD 120.1 billion to global GDP, versus the USD 23 billion in revenue attributed to trade on the black market, or 5.2 times more, according to new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). This includes viewing and experiencing animals in their natural habitat, which accounts for 4.4% of all direct tourism […]

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News: How millennials’ love for wildlife and adventure tourism is boosting travel industry

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The new generation has a more curious mind when it comes to travel, they are not just satisfied being a tick mark traveller as their parents. Growth in Wildlife Tourism In the last few years, the travel industry has transformed significantly. It witnessed an emerging trend of wildlife and adventure tourism among millennials and their inclination towards experiential travelling as […]

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News: USA Ranked Best In The World For Wildlife Tourism, With Canada At Number Ten

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When most people think of wildlife travel, they think of African safaris – but a new study puts the US at the top of the wildlife travel list, meaning that nature lovers may not have to go so far from home to get a glimpse of animals in their natural habitats. Safaris and nature reserves have long given travelers a […]

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Tourism: Wildlife Tours Rwanda Wins Africa Top 100 Tour Operators Award

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Wildlife Tours Rwanda has emerged winner of the African Top 100 Tour Operators award. Wildlife tours – Rwanda, founded by Mugisha M. Davidson, who serves as Managing Director, with over 15 years’ experience in the operation and management of tourism, is a Professional Inbound and Outbound Tour Company, based in Kigali, the Capital city of Rwanda; specializing in high quality […]

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News: Fair Trade Tourism Publishes Captive Wildlife Guidelines

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Fair Trade Tourism (FTT) has published its Captive Wildlife Guidelines, which aim to assist the travel industry make decisions about which captive wildlife facilities to support and which to avoid. The Guidelines, which were developed after consultation with nearly 200 organisations and 40 publications, are based on five pillars – legal compliance, wildlife conservation, animal welfare, visitor safety and transparency. […]

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News: Fair Trade Tourism to Launch Captive Wildlife Guidelines

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Fair Trade Tourism (FTT) is to release its Captive Wildlife Guidelines in early July to assist the travel industry make decisions about which captive wildlife facilities to support and which to avoid. The guidelines will differentiate between different types of captive wildlife facilities, discuss issues around specific animals in captivity, give examples of good practice and make recommendations about activities […]

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Africa: Top 5 Nigerian Destinations For The Wildlife Lovers

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Nigeria, the giant of Africa is not only blessed with the best rainforest, flora, it also has exciting wildlife sanctuaries and preservation centres that are located in different parts of the country. So, if you are a wildlife lover, you do not need to visit South Africa, Kenya or Tanzania to see the wild. There are lovely and beautiful wildlife […]

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Africa: Tourism has gone beyond Wildlife Safari and Beaches says KTB

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Kenya Tourism Board’s (KTB) call for counties to go back to the drawing board and come up with fresh strategies to market their attractions is not only timely but also long overdue. KTB argues correctly that traditional wildlife safari and beach products are no longer feasible in a world in which modern tourism is driven by travel experience rather than […]

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Zimbabwe’s Gonarezhou: less visited, vast and magnificent

Mother Nature, in all its ramifications, never ceases to amaze and enchant! The rare experiences of pristine bliss which awaits those who take out time for, to say the least, a momentary escape from the hustle and bustle of the intoxicating potpourris of combustion, noise and interference of ever busy cities and the metropolis to embrace the rejuvenating and refreshing […]

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