New Visa Rules to Help Cape Verde Tourism

New Visa Rules to Help Cape Verde Tourism

In a change that is set to make a positive impact on Cape Verde tourism, visa-exempt visitors travelling to the islands will now register online in advance for free entry into the country. Announced back in April 2017, the shift in policy intends to increase competitiveness in the tourism sector and double the number of tourists visiting the country, which is currently around 700,000 a year.

Cape Verde poised for tourism boom

Cape Verde poised for tourism boom

Cape Verde could be on the brink of a hotel development wave if the government fulfils its promises to improve infrastructure and transport links. It aims to attract more than a million tourists a year by 2020, far more than the current hotel supply can cope with, so investor opportunities on the archipelago, strategically located in the Atlantic Ocean around an hour from Dakar and around four hours from Brazil and Lisbon, could be enormous.