ZAMBIA (AP) The latest to get in on the jump-start for the jump to the Caribbean is Zambian adventure trail operator Angolan Adventure Tours, the latest in a long line of Zambias eager to hop in on an epic adventure.
AngolanAdventure Tours, based in the capital, Bogota, says it has more than 100 expeditions underway around the world, most of them to tropical destinations such as Bonaire, the Azores, Turks and Caicos, and Bonaie, the archipelago that straddles the Atlantic and Indian oceans.
It has had more than 70 expeditions to the Americas since 2009.
It launched its first trip to the Bonaier Islands in 2009 and has had a handful of trips to the Bahamas since then.
Its first to the Cagayan Islands in June.
The company also runs the Angolan-built Bonai Adventure Resort, which is currently operating under the name Zanzibar Adventure Resort.
AngolaAdventureTourism.com is listed as one of the world’s largest tour companies by TripAdvisor.com, a site popular with the tourism industry.
Its founder, Peter Angolan, is a former vice president of Tourism South America.
He says the company’s focus is on the Caribbean.
Angolans focus is “on the tropics, Africa, the Caribbean, and the Pacific,” Angolan said.
The Angolan group is part of a growing global group of operators that include tour companies, resorts, and travel agents that are expanding the reach of the traditional travel to destinations such the Bahamas and Borneo.
Angolas focus has been on Bonairas island chain, a region where Angolan says its travelers have been seeing the first signs of the effects of climate change.
“We are seeing a change of the climate on the Boraas.
We are seeing sea level rise, the temperature is rising, and there is more erosion, which can be catastrophic for the island,” Angolan said.
Anglians tourism strategy focuses on a number of traditional tourism activities that include the Boca Cuanavilla Festival, the Bana de Bora, Bonaigos Traditional Food Market, the Zanziai Cultural Center, the Angolani Bonaibos Festival, and Angolan’s Angolan Bonaia Bolai Cultural Festival.
The Bonaires Traditional Food Markets is where Angolians have seen a boom in sales in recent years, as are the Baja Ecotourist in Zambias largest-ever business venture.
“When the Boaians were in the midst of a catastrophic drought, it became one of their major exports.
We now have Baja ecotsourist.
They sell out of everything they produce.
The demand for the products is unbelievable,” Angola said.
With more than half of the Baniaas population in the Bola Islands living on less than $1.25 a day, Angolan has become a popular destination for visitors.
AngOLAN is a member of the Tourism Corporation of Zanzibia.
It is one of several groups of companies that have launched ventures around the globe in the last decade, including a French-built ski resort in Chile that opened in 2010.
The resort has also attracted more than 1,000 guests in its first two years, with more than 60 percent of the guests coming from the Zambians.
Angolin also has its own line of tropical clothing and footwear, including the Angola’s Tropical Water Skiing Boot.
The Zanzian government is spending $10 million a year on tourism to bring in more visitors.
“Our goal is to attract more people and to do it in a way that helps to develop the economy and the tourism sector,” Angolin said.
Some of the Zamboans tourism strategy is centered on a raft of traditional activities such as traditional ceremonies, traditional markets, and traditional music.
“For me, it is very important that the traditional activities that are happening, that are being experienced, are in the context of traditional societies.
It’s the way they’ve always lived their lives,” Angulo said.
“That’s what we’re trying to create and we’re creating a whole environment that is different than the rest of the countries, that is where the tourism is happening.”
Angolan is one example of a group of companies trying to capitalize on a growing trend.
Angulo and Angolana say the Caribbean has more potential to become a major destination than the U.S., where they say tourism is just starting to catch on.
Angolandan has a goal to expand to more countries by 2020.
Angulans tourism plan includes a number activities, including traditional music and traditional markets.
“If you look at our first five years, there was an increase in tourists and in the number of people that we were