Ivory Coast’s empty beaches: Tourism collapses after hotel attack

Al Jazeera English

Published on May 14, 2016

The number of tourists visiting Ivory Coast’s beaches has reached an all-time low nearly two months after al-Qaeda fighters killed 19 people at a resort in Bassam.

It was the third attack in five months targeting hotels popular with foreign tourists in West Africa, and it has completely devastated businesses in the area.

Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Adow reports from Bassam.

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