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Madagascar: Tourist arrivals significantly down according to the grouping of Tourism operators




While the Malagasy tourism authorities wanted a few months ago to exceed the 300,000 tourists in 2015 and also to reach the threshold one million visitors in the by 2020, the grouping of Tourism operators in Madagascar sound the alarm with a sector directly hit by the crisis.
 
Several tourist regions was thereby afforded for the first half 2015 an occupancy rate of around 15% of filling for accommodation facilities, which announced a consequent decline in tourist arrivals in the Big Island, worried relates the grouping of Tourist operators Madagascar.
 
In 2014, some 220,000 tourists visited Madagascar, far from the 400,000 travelers registered in 2009. As a reminder, 255,942 tourists were welcomed in Madagascar in 2012, about 29% went to the island of Nosy Be, and about 198,816 visitors came in 2013.



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