In the era of neoliberal capitalism, both the ideology of Pan-Africanism and the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade have become marketable commodities.
Africa has a number of excellent scuba diving sites, but these must be maintained sustainably to keep attracting different divers.
Mauritius' experience proves that making more entertainment offerings available is key to driving tourism for island destinations.
Safaris are a major tourist attraction for those travelling to Africa - and visitors are spoiled for choice on the continent.
Hunting remains a controversial pastime. But that hasn't stopped it attracting hunters wanting to track Africa's wide array of wild animals.
There are several relatively unknown eco-friendly locations in Africa that adventure-seeking tourists would find delightful.
Africa has some wonderful beaches. A serious traveller should visit at least one of them once in a lifetime.