Publication: The Tourism Sector in Madagascar
Thornton Christie, Iain
Madagascar has an impressive array of biodiversity, natural beauty and cultural resources to support tourism. The world's fourth largest island, Madagascar is home to many species found nowhere else on the planet, among them 30 species of lemur - currently the main tourist attraction. Madagascar's nearly 5,000 km of coastline is coupled with a continental shelf equal to 20 percent of the island's land area which presents numerous opportunities for developing resort-based tourism to complement eco-tourism.
“Thornton Christie, Iain. 2005. The Tourism Sector in Madagascar. Africa Region Findings & Good Practice Infobriefs; No. 250. © World Bank, Washington, DC. http://openknowledge.worldbank.org/entities/publication/b3351bdc-db47-5ec3-87fe-417f1621fd7e License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.”