Lesotho, a tourism destination: An analysis of Lesotho’s current tourism products and potential for growth

Tourism development has been identified by the government of Lesotho, the International Monetary Fund as well as the United Nations World Tourism Organization as a sector that can reduce poverty as well as absorb many low or semi-skilled labour. Boosting the tourism sector in the Kingdom will inevitably work towards alleviating poverty in the Kingdom overall. This chapter applies a case approach in order to illustrate potential investment opportunities and tourism performance improvements in an existing ski resort in Lesotho.

Lichia Yiu & Raymond Saner with Marcus Raphael Lee


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