The travel & tourism industry plays a key role in Zambia’s economy. According to GlobalData, driving increased visitor numbers and income from touristic activities are key areas of focus for the country’s government. GlobalData provides a complete picture of travel to Zambia in its Travel & Tourism in Zambia report. Buy the report here.
In 2022, projections show that international arrivals in Zambia are expected to have grown by 74%.
Zambia does not exhibit an overreliance on any single source market, but intraregional travel is a noticeable trend. In the case of Zambia, four of the top ten source markets are located in Africa.
However, even when focusing only on the top ten, not all source markets are equal in size. Understanding the relative size of these and identifying high-potential markets outside of this list is key to identifying promising growth markets for Zambia as a destination.
According to GlobalData’s report, Travel & Tourism in Zambia, the country’s leading source markets include Zimbabwe, Tanzania, South Africa, the US and the UK among others.
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