• Short Summary

    THE SENEGALESE ISLAND OF GOREE OF DAKAR HAS BEEN HOST TO TRAVEL AGENTS AND NEWSMEN IN AN EFFORT TO BOOST ITS NATIVE CHARMS - AND INCREASE ITS TOURIST EARNINGS.

  • Description

    1.
    VIEW FROM BOAT - OF ISLAND SHOWING OLD FORTRESS ON CLIFF-TOP
    0.10

    2.
    VIEW FROM BOAT - OLD TOWN AND FORTRESS
    0.18

    3.
    VIEW FROM BOAT - MODERN BUILDING
    0.23

    4.
    TGV PAN FROM TOURIST LANDING TO OLD PORT
    0.30

    5.
    GV PAN HOTEL 'RELAIS DE L'ESPADON'
    0.35

    6.
    GV PAN TOURIST IN COURT YARD OF HOTEL PAN TO SEA
    0.45

    7.
    LV TOURIST IN 'OLD TOWN'
    0.49

    8.
    CU EXT. 'TAVERNE DES BOUCANIER'
    0.52

    9.
    LV TOURIST STREET
    0.56

    10.
    SV TOURISTS LEAVE PUBLIC GARDENS
    1.04

    11.
    SV & CU TOURISTS WATCH WOMAN POUNDING FOOD (2 SHOTS)
    1.12

    12.
    CU AFRICAN WOMAN SEATED
    1.15

    13.
    SV & LV TOURISTS ENTER OLD SLAVE QUARTERS (2 SHOTS)
    1.24

    14.
    SV TOURIST OUTSIDE CIVIL PRISON BUILDING
    1.31

    15.
    TGV PAN FROM TOURIST PAN TO OLD PORT
    1.38



    Initials JRG/VS/MR/GLH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE SENEGALESE ISLAND OF GOREE OF DAKAR HAS BEEN HOST TO TRAVEL AGENTS AND NEWSMEN IN AN EFFORT TO BOOST ITS NATIVE CHARMS - AND INCREASE ITS TOURIST EARNINGS.

    THE ISLAND HAS A NUMBER OF INTERESTING LINKS WITH THE PAST THROUGH ITS OLD FORT, FORMER SLAVE QUARTER AND PORT. IT ALSO HAS ITS MODERN BUILDINGS, HOTELS AND TAVERNS TO ATTRACT THE TOURIST, AS WELL AS SOME UNSPOILED FISHING AND BATHING BEACHES.

    THE MOVE TO TURN GOREE INTO A HOLIDAY PLAYGROUND IS PART OF THE SENEGALESE GOVERNMENT'S AIM TO ENCOURAGE TOURISM ON A BROADER BASIS AMONG AFRICAN COUNTRIES. SENEGAL IS A MEMBER OF THE INTER-STATES AFRICAN ORGANISATION FOR TOURISM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADJWK2VI66KR868OS5189P5QJT
    Media URN:
    VLVADJWK2VI66KR868OS5189P5QJT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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