Trade Policy at Work

Tourism services: State of Play and Opportunities for EAC services providers

This note first presents the state of tourism in the EAC region, to then discussing awareness of rules and programs utilized under the UNFCCC and WTO by EAC partners. It further discusses the effect of climate change on tourism in the region. Finally, the note provides an analysis of the challenges faced by tourism service providers and opportunities as well as needs towards enhancing tourism services in the EAC region.