Ali Chihab 20847
Prof. Dr. Harald Zeiss
Winter - Semester 2013
Table of Contents:
2. History of Cape Verde
3. Tourism In Cape Verde:
3.1. Tourism Development
3.2. The current tourism Industry
3.3. Facts and Figures
4. Sustainable tourism in Cape Verde:
4.1. Sustainable tourism in Cape Verde
4.2. Sustainable development challenges in Cape
4.3. Solutions for the sustainable development
challenges in Cape Verde
Many destinations have beautiful surroundings but rarely are they untouched
and diverse as the islands of Cape Verde, Cape Verde is a volcanic
archipelago made up of 15 islands, which are situated in the Atlantic ocean
450kilometers west of Senegal.
The uninhabited islands were discovered by the Portuguese in the mid fifteenth
century, which made them the perfect spot for slave trading and Portuguese
Cape Verdeâs islands are different, while three of the islands are flat and plain
the rest are rockier and have more vegetation.
The country has almost 500,000 inhabitant and most of them are living in Praia
which is the capital city of Cape Verde and Santiago, while the rest usually live
in rural areas.
Each and every island in the country has its own qualities, from mysterious
volcanoes to rain and dry desert to rich green mountains and tropical forest
farms, not to forget that Cape Verde has some endangered species. These
factors contribute in attracting tourists from all over the world.
There is plenty to see and do, and since it is still not affected by the tourists it is
easy to sample the real culture on these islands.
Cape Verde helps in reuniting people as its tourists come from a rich diversity of