Cape Verde is experiencing more visitors every year as people seek alternative holidays within a reasonable flight time while still offering a luxury 5-star service.
The UK sends the largest proportion of tourists to Cape Verde, followed by Portugal and Germany. Positive tourism statistics from the World Travel & Tourism Council have predicted a steady rise for both the investment in and the benefits of tourism to the country over the next few years. Tourism analysts also predict that over the next decade, the Islands will rival popular beach destinations in the Caribbean and the Canaries. It’s no surprise then that investors in the know are looking to Cape Verde for their next opportunity.
As tourism develops, the industry has adjusted – with tour operators, flight planners and the leisure trade coming to the fore as interest in Cape Verde has increased rapidly.
- Since 2005, additional flights have been added from Birmingham, Glasgow, Bristol, Amsterdam, Milan, Lisbon and Paris, amongst many others.
- Direct contribution of travel and tourism to the Gross Domestic Product is predicted to rise by 5.9% pa to CVE48.9bn (18.6% of total GDP) in 2025.
- A deal between The Resort Group PLC and a leading travel operator guaranteed one million guests to our Resorts over the course of three years.
- In the World Forum tourism rankings Cape Verde has gained places in business environment, air transport infrastructures, competitiveness of prices and environmental sustainability.