From The Report: Cote d'Ivoire 2017
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With a varied offer and clear development potential, Côte d’Ivoire is attracting large sums of capital investment to its travel and tourism industry. While business tourism and domestic spending continue to represent the largest shares of sector contributions to GDP, there are ambitions to develop leisure tourism and increase international tourist arrivals in coming years. However, additional investment in transport infrastructure and tourism accommodation is required to facilitate access to tourist sites and improve the quality of accommodation in line with international norms. This chapter contains an interview with Georges Philippe Ezaley, Mayor of Grand-Bassam.