With 2 French tourists visiting Benin national park(Parc Pendjari) in the northern part of the country, sharing a border with Burkina Faso, last Wednesday, the 1st of may, continued their game drive in the park. And till late that evening, as not returning, the
Reports so far show the two French tourists were taken through Burkina towards Mali. It is not yet clear the people behind this act.
A very hard to believe the story in this part of the world. Indeed painful and pathetic.
African Parc group took over Benin national park and has since above 2 years transformed the stakeholders to a most visit
CTMBenin tourism stake holders umbrella President traveled to the region over the weekend to confirm developments, and confirms stronger security measures has been put in place over the weekend to secure the park from the neighbouring sides, and the Benin Present President whose total dedication to Benin tourism destination transformation abilities has been demonstrated beyond borders, has since deployed relevant authorities to continue the investigation on how to find alive our highly valued 2 French tourists.
African tourism development is our lowest hanging fruit, let’s join our hands to push it up with our positive reports, and not pull it down.
Great working week to us all.
In charge of Benin Regional tourism public relations at CTM Benin, and Nigerian tourism Consultant for Benin.CCOT