Worldwide travel for recreational, leisure, or business purposes is on the increase. It is an important economic factor.
In 2015 European nations occupied three of the world's top five places in destinations.Germany has the largest outbound tourist trade in the world, with Germans spending about €80 billion (89 billion $) annually to travel abroad (the United States is second), in spite of Germany being fourth in world in GDP and fourteenth in population. Germany also has the eighth largest inbound tourist trade, with receipts of around €24 billion.
Nigeria is a hikers paradise with breathtaking landscapes, mountains and waterfalls. Young entrepreneurs are starting to offer more and more guided tours for tourists from home and abroad. There are trails for every skill level from moderately easy to the steepest.
Something needs to give in Tunisia: the inflation rate is seven percent. More than one in ten Tunisians is without work. Economic growth has slowed and the Tunisian dinar has been losing value since 2015. But some sectors benefit from the situation.