From The Report: Algeria 2017
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Located a short distance from Europe, and with a large and comparatively wealthy population of its own, Algeria is primed to make use of its significant tourism potential. Though the industry remains underdeveloped, particularly in regards to the number of hotel rooms and the cumbersome visa regime, foreign business tourism and niche areas such as spa, desert and ecotourism have strong scope for growth.

This chapter contains an interview with Lazhar Bounafaa, CEO, Groupe Hôtellerie Tourisme Thermalisme.