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  • Chinese Ivory Sales Help Fuel World’s 4th Largest Crime Sector

    Chinese ivory sales By Global Risk Insights, 12:51 pm

    Wildlife tourism represents 80% of total annual travel sales to Africa. Environmental crime deprives countries of future revenue. After China announced last week that it plans to end all commerce in ivory by the end of 2017, illegal poaching is back in the spotlight. Corruption remains the key enabler of wildlife trafficking. High-level members of poaching syndicates, sometimes government officials, are rarely convicted. The fight against environmental crime has to be addressed as a political issue. It’s the world’s fourth largest crime sector after drug smuggling, counterfeiting and human trafficking.

  • South Africa Maintains A $41B Tourism Revenue Target By 2020

    By Kevin Mwanza, 8:59 am

    Despite a dented image over the last two weeks due to Xenophobic attacks on foreigners, South Africa still plans to grow its tourism revenue to $41 billion by 2020 by attracting 15 million visitors each year, The government has set a target of 500 billion rand ($41 billion) by 2020, up from 252 billion rand ($20 billion) in 2011, as it plans to nearly double the number of foreign tourists visiting the nation.

  • Report: Tourism In Tanzania Breaks Million-Visitor Mark

    By Dana Sanchez, 12:49 pm

    Tanzanian tourism revenue increased from $100 million in 1993 to $1.3 billion in 2013. The number of visitors increased over the same period from 230,000 to a record one million.

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