Tourism includes the flora and fauna of the member states. The region  is a home of many species of animals including the African buffalo , hippos, elephants, lions, rhino, gorillas, leopards and others. It has many species of birds, butterflies and moths. It has mountains, swamps, rivers, lakes, forests, jungles, hot springs, savannah, Crater lakes, fertile and semi-arid land. The region is the most bio-diverse region in Africa.

Tourism has the capacity to handle visitors in terms of tourism infrastructure. The tourism infrastructure includes the transport system, airports , hotels, restaurants, facilities in the parks and tourist sites, medical care, communication. The region has a developed entertainment industry  and  has capable local people to handle tourism. There is however plenty of room for further investment in the  improvement of the tourism infrastructure. Tourism has a lot of investment opportunities which have not yet been exploited.

Our Tourism team offer services in the following areas;

  • Tourism regulatory framework
  • Tourism sector policy formulation and implementation
  • Investment planning  and financing
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Current state assessments
  • Investment advisory
  • Promotion of tourism
  • Wildlife and community
  • Infrastructure planning and implementation
  • Best practice information for benchmarking
  • Feasibility studies and business plans