How Africa is getting ready to welcome more travelers (Video)

Why Africa is getting ready to welcome more travelers

Baraza Resort and Spa Zanzibar

Is there room at the inn?

There might not be in some parts of Africa, but that is set to change.

The continent’s hotel industry may account for less than 5% of sector transactions globally, but demand is on the rise — and with it investment.

The sector is expecting an injection of $2.7 billion by 2018 according to a recent report from consultancy firm JLL, and over 42,000 new hotel rooms are expected to be built across Africa between 2014 and 2017.

Read more: How Africa is getting ready to welcome more travelers – CNN.com

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