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Zanzibar Island Named Africa’s Leading Beach Destination

It topped the World Travel Awards 2022 rankings, beating some of Africa’s best, including Cape Town, South Africa, Diani, Kenya, and Dakhla, Morocco. The Indian Ocean Island, a semi-autonomous entity within Tanzania is a popular destination for tourists, with tourism accounting for 25% of its GDP, ahead of agricultural activity. Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, hundreds of thousands of tourists flocked to the island’s beaches which are promoted as a draw for tourists. Zanzibar is an archipelago consisting of several islands in the Indian Ocean.