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Namibia responds to Trump with glorious tourism clip

Daisy Doctor

We’ve written about this a lot already so let’s make this catch up quick.

President Trump called most African countries “sh*tholes”, the world collectively shook its head, hilarity ensued.

So what is the most recent thing to come out of this completely obvious display of racism?

An absolutely spot on tourism video from Namibia (see: “Nambia” by the Gondwana Collection Namibia – a group which run several game reserves in the southern African nation.

The clip is voiced over by what we beleive is the best Trump impression we’ve ever heard, and shows viewers all of the most “sh*thole” things to do in the country.

From deserts to underground lakes and”sh*tty” coastlines, we’re calling this the tourism spruik of the year.

But don’t just listen to us, check it out for yourself below.

Earlier this week, America’s ‘Trump Slump’ was making headlines as the US dipped behind Spain in 2017 tourism numbers.

According to the figures from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Spain is “expected” to usurp the USA’s position as the second most travelled to country by tourists.

France still remains in number one position.

While the UNWTO is not scheduled to release a full 2017 drill down until later this year, the most recent report speculates a tumble in the USA’s popularity has coincidently happened during Trump’s reign.

See also: The ‘Trump slump’ is alive and kicking

As per the figures, Spain’s popularity has been steadily increasing, with 82.2 million international tourists visiting Spain in 2017, compared to the 75.3 million in 2016.

This is compared to 72.9 million visitors to the US, down from 75.9 million.

It is worth noting here that Spain suffered a devastating year in 2017, as terrorism took the lives of dozens of people as well as the fraught situation in Catalonia.

And yet, Spain prevailed.

Sadly, the USA did not.



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