The Gambia is a warm and welcoming country where the people embody its nickname - ‘the smiling coast of Africa’.

Visitor numbers to the West African destination were over 250,000 in 2015, with half the visitors hailing from the UK. The destination is popular with Brits for its year-round sunshine and the fact it's in the same time zone as the UK, meaning no jet lag!

From ornithologists looking for a glimpse of one of The Gambia’s 500 bird species, to beach lovers hankering after a relaxing break on its Atlantic coast, The Gambia is an idyllic destination for a range of markets.

Eco-lodges, five-star hotels and laid-back beach resorts are just a few of the accommodation options on offer for your clients in The Gambia. Added to this is a variety of commissionable products and excursions as well as special interest itineraries and multi-centre holidays.

Get started on this four-module training programme today and arm yourself with all the knowledge you need to sell this diverse and beautiful destination.