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#WTMA2020 – Investing in a African Tourism Value Chain
The 2nd Annual African Tourism Investment Summit (ATIS) takes place during WTM Africa from 7-8 April at the CTICC. ATIS is led by industry experts, government and investors who will deliver key insights and knowledge, highlight investment trends in the value chain of tourism and encourage cross border dialogue, bringing together the public and private sector. Explore Africa’s innovative tourism sector; meet stakeholders and prospective partner; discuss projects and finance initiatives; and generate business opportunities across the continent.
Film festivals are a growing international platform that provides critical market access to outlying tourism destinations and tourism revenue growth for towns, where the festivals are hosted. Film festivals are becoming an indispensable tool for exposing attractive destinations to a broad spectrum of tourists and film producers.
Alain St Ange will be moderating during the African Tourism Investment Summit as they set the scene for trade relations and economic growth in Africa. Alain St Ange has a rich professional career as the former tourism minister of the Seychelles, and now runs Saint Ange Consultancy.
“Why the African Tourism industry needs film festivals” and “what the film industry does for tourism”, are questions many ask when it comes to Film Tourism as a travel subject. A first in South Africa, the International Tourism Film Festival Africa launched at World Travel Market Africa 2019 in Cape Town, providing a platform for tourism brands and film producers to showcase their incredible work and destinations that they hold so dear. Read more on Film Tourism and its importance in the Travel industry here:
The International Tourism Film Festival – Africa (ITFFA) in co-operation with the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals (CIFFT) will bring the unique film festival to Africa. The ITFFA has partnered with the World Travel Market Africa to host the Tourism Film Conference on 7 April 2020.