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Madagascar: Objective 600,000 tourists by 2020

Officials of the tourism in Madagascar and the integrated Pole of growth supported by the World Bank are working to increase the number of tourist arrivals in the island, which is currently close to the 288,000 passengers each year.
The Malagasy tourism industry players want to tackle head-on the problem of frequency of air service to accommodate 600,000 tourists by 2020.
"This project is falls within the framework of its goal to reach 600,000 tourists in 2020. For this, Madagascar should improve its ability of aerial host. Currently, the Big Island receives approximately 288,000 tourists per year, between 2 and 4 aircraft landings per day with an average of 200 passengers. 600000 for tourists, there should be at least 9 landings per day, "indicates on the side of the Ministry of Tourism of Madagascar who has ordered a particular field study on sightseeing in the areas of Nosy-Be, Fort-Dauphin and Tananarive to help achieve its objective, as stated in the Midi Madagasikara newspaper.

Antso Rajaona

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