Ivory Coast’s tourism industry has developed significantly since the early 1970s. The country had 11,374 beds in 7,786 hotel rooms and a 70% occupancy rate in 1997. In 1998, there were 301,039 arriving tourists, including more than 73,000 from France and currently the country receives over 900,000 visitors annually.
Ivory Coast is a true geographical and cultural blend of Africa, with its forests and its savanna and a diversity of ethnic group guardian of a variety of folklores, craft industry and religions.
Ivory Caoast has a varied range of tourist products which gives the visitor the opportunity to enjoy to the utmost is stay the way he wishes.
Ministry of Tourismand Handicrafts
The Ministry of Tourism and Handicrafts is the authority responsible for overseeing tourism in Ivory Coast.
Tourism in Ivory Coast has been summarized to include the following
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