Thursday, September 26, 2019

"Gambia fears tourism crisis after Thomas Cook collapse"


Thomas Cook Group, the travel operator that brought around 40% of Gambia's annual visitors seeking sun and white-sand beaches, had collapsed and was cancelling all future flights and hotel bookings.

The fallout is global, with tourists and tourist destinations affected in North America, Europe, India and Africa.

But few countries fear the impact like Gambia, mainland Africa's smallest country whose locals make most of their money in the tourist season, which is just about to begin.