Africa Youth in Tourism 2023 publicity gathers momentum



(Posted 12th January 2023)



SAVE THE DATE: 31 May – 2 June 2023


Click Here to Enter the 2023 Innovation Challenge



Click Here to Register to Attend the 5th Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation Summit


Africa Tourism Partners once again wishes all its partners, stakeholders and the entire global travel and tourism community Happy and fulfilling New Year ahead.

This year’s edition of Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation Summit ( is scheduled for 31st of May to 02nd of June 2023 in Namibia.

Registration and entries for the Summit as well as Tourism Innovation Challenge 2023 are open. The Innovation Challenge is open to African youth and entrepreneurs below the ages of 35.


The Innovation Challenge is an exclusive platform being provided to innovative African youth in travel and tourism looking for funding, partnership and mentorship opportunities to present their projects to the global marketplace in order to find the required support for their programmes. Each nomination or entry should clearly indicate project vision, uniqueness, authenticity and rationale. Clarity on evidence of innovation in travel & tourism or related industry challenge being solved in Africa, sustainability of the impact of the project, timelines, the kind of support required are some of the key factors to be included in the entry submission.

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Why You Should Enter the 2023 Youth Innovation Challenge?

  • $1000.00 grant seed for the winner.
  • $500.00 each grant seed for 1st & 2nd runner up.
  • Complimentary enrolment for short courses provided by UNWTO.
  • Complementary enrolment as a trainee of the Africa Youth Innovation Hub.
  • Mentorship, partnership, potential funding support and career opportunities.
  • Opportunity to be part of an established network of Africa Youth in Tourism Mentors and Innovators.

For both registration and challenge entry, kindly visit

For more information about partnership, sponsorship, registration and enquiries, please contact Ms. Rejoice Chishamba at: / +27 (0) 11 318 1741 / +27 (0) 81 303 7030.