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Tourist Statistics For Gambia

See also History of Tourism

For more detailed analysis & information please

see the 'Gambia Reports'

via World Travel & Tourism Council.

Key Facts:
The Gambia's tourism industry receives over 100,000 visitors a year and is the second highest earner of foreign revenue. Tourists mainly come from Europe with package tour operators from UK making up over 50% of visitors. The remaining number of visitors arriving from Germany, Norway, Sweden & other countries. It is estimated that around 44 per cent of high season (winter) tourists are repeat visitors to the Gambia and Banjul.

The Gambia tourism industry is ranked about 168th in the world in terms of absolute size according to the World Travel & Tourism Council, 122 in long-term growth measured over 10 years and 38 in its relative contribution to other nation's economies.

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