The Africa Travel Association comes to Kigali in November


(Posted 27th October 2016)

What significant investments are being made in logistics, transportation and real estate? On the government side, what policies (open skies, visa) are being made to support private sector efforts and tourism infrastructure development?

ATA will convene an expert panel to discuss ‘Connecting the Continent: The Infrastructure of Tourism‘ in Kigali.

IATA’s Adefunke Adeyemi is the intermediary between airlines, the wider aviation community and the general public. She is responsible for conceptualizing and delivering an ongoing campaign to promote Africa’s socio-economic prospects through enhanced connectivity across the continent. Adefunke also heads the Women in Leadership initiative of IATA in Africa and the Middle East.

Dr. Amany Asfour is a renowned businesswoman and chairperson of the COMESA Business Council. Representing the private sector in the COMESA region, Dr. Amany is focused on the industrial development and regional integration of the region. Read COMESA’s Sustainable Tourism Development Framework, a regional plan for tourism development.

President and Founder of Computer Frontiers, Inc., Barbara Keating has 25 years of experience working in Africa, bringing innovation and technology solutions to the most remote parts of the continent. Ms. Keating is also a member of the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA)

Todd Neuman, Executive Vice-President for the Americas for South African Airways, Africa’s most awarded airline. He is a 35-year airline and travel industry veteran responsible for all South African Airways’ commercial operations in North, Central and South America. Todd leads a team of 90 colleagues that oversee sales, marketing, reservations, customer relations and finance for the region.

Adefunke Adeyemi, Regional Head for Airline and Relations, Africa and Middle East
International Air Transport Association (IATA)
Todd Neuman, Executive Vice President, The Americas
South African Airways
Barbara Keating, President
Computer Frontiers
Dr. Amany Asfour, Chairperson
COMESA Business Council

Join us in Kigali at #ATARwanda to explore destinations, and opportunities in aviation, infrastructure and ICT opportunities in African tourism.