Africa: ATA sets dates for 2019 World Tourism Conference

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The Africa Travel Association (ATA) will host the 42nd World Tourism Conference (WTC) on 29 April through 2 May, 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference, themed “This is Africa”, will highlight the emerging business and investment opportunities across Africa’s tourism sector. The conference will show how tourism can be utilized as an engine for economic growth and job creation […]

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UNWTO: It is Dr. Mzembi Vs 5 other Candidates as Africa now has 3 candidates

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It is Dr. Mzembi Vs 5 other Candidates as Africa now has 3 candidates Zimbabwe’s Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister, Dr Walter Mzembi, has been entrusted to carry the African torch to the portals of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation and his vision articulated in a 10-point plan he announced during the official launch of his campaign in Madrid, […]

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AU:The Role of the African Diaspora in the growth of Tourism in Africa

L-R. Dr Desta Meghae the Liason to the African Union for the Diaspora African Forum, Ikechi Uko, Eiman Kheir of CIDO, Rabbi Kohan Nathannyiah the Executive Secretary PANAFEST  and Oyetade Adeyemi of Foreign Affairs Nigeria The Role of the African Diaspora in the growth of Tourism in Africa The African Union  Citizen and Diaspora Organization  workshop in Cairo, Egypt By […]

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African News: Africa Travel Association postpones Annual World Tourism Conference

Africa Travel Association (ATA) postponed the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference to the first half of the year in 2017. Stephen Hayes, President and CEO at Corporate Council on Africa said, “While we are pleased with the very high caliber of the conference and the participation, circumstances have come about that present a far greater opportunity to expand the importance […]

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MasterCard City Index: Jo’ burg, Cairo and Cape Town ranked African Top Cities as Lagos Drops out.

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Lagos one of Africa’s main cities has dropped out of the MasterCard Top 10 cities in Africa and the Middle East (AME). In 2014 Lagos overtook Cairo as the second most Visited city in Africa and ranked in the Top 10 in AME region. Cairo got back on the Chart in the 2015 ranking while Lagos was third but Cape […]

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AKWAABA 2016: Preps for a buoyant African tourism broth

Akwaaba 2016 brings new dimension to the African travel industry with its series of conferences and new offerings. ANDREW IRO OKUNGBOWA writes on the preparation for this year’s travel and tourism trade exhibition in Lagos Preparation for this year’s Akwaaba Africa Travel Market, a yearly travel and tourism trade exhibition, is on top gear as the organisers of the event […]

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November 14th date for ATA congress in Kigali Rwanda

By Friday Nwosu The 41st annual congress of Africa Travel Association (ATA) is set to hold on the 14th to 17th of November 2016 in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. ATA said it is working closely with the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) to ensure that it achieve a seamless event this year adding that the congress will address a […]

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ATA Returns to Kenya for the 40th Annual World Congress

Experience Magical Kenya November 9-14, 2015  NEW YORK, NY, April 14, 2015 – The Africa Travel Association (ATA), the leader in promoting tourism to Africa, will hold its 40th Annual World Congress in Nairobi, Kenya from November 9-14, 2015. The international tourism meeting will be hosted by the Kenya Ministry of East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism under the auspices of Cabinet Secretary […]

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AKWAABA & ATA Renew Partnership

The Africa Travel Association (ATA), the leading travel industry trade association, working in collaboration and partnership with the African Union in promoting tourism to Africa, continues its partnership with AKWAABA, the leading annual international travel fair in West Africa, to market and promote tourism to West Africa. Share our story:

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The Africa Travel Association (ATA) Announces New International Board Of Directors

NEW YORK, NY, April 6, 2015 – The Africa Travel Association (ATA) announced the election of its new International Board of Directors and International Advisory Council. The International Advisory Council was elected during ATA’s 39th Annual World Congress in Kampala, Uganda and subsequently elected the new International Board of Directors. Share our story:

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