Sao Tome & Principe tourism industry is among the most diverse and vibrant in the world. Beyond the pristine beaches and year-round sunshine, it is a popular destination for adventure, eco, sailing, diving, health and cultural tourism and for religious tourism to sites.
Tourism is the main economic influence in São Tomé and Príncipe’s GDP growth. Nevertheless, preparatory works to start oil exploration are already underway and according to a number of experts, the market is expected to begin its expansion in 2015 and the country therefore expects to get more tourists in the coming years.
São Tomé and Príncipe’s economy will see a healthy performance over the forecast period. This will allow the government to increase investments to upgrade and build new social and travel-and-tourism-related infrastructures and services
Ministry of Tourism
The Ministry of Tourism is the authority responsible for overseeing tourism in Sao Tome & Principe.
Tourism in Sao Tome has been summarized to include the following;
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