#ATLF2023 to launch dedicated ‘Women in Tourism’ Entrepreneurship Masterclass


(Posted 01st September 2023)


Tourism industry being dynamic in nature,
skill-gaps are continuously being identified in both hard and soft skills. Based on this and to
bridge the skills gap, ATLF 2023 is set to deliver a bespoke intra-Africa Tourism
Entrepreneurship and Women in Tourism Masterclass on the 3 rd of October 2023. The
Masterclass will be a pre-cursor to the ATLF and Awards 2023. It is dedicated to up-skill, re-
skill and empower tourism stakeholders. The main Forum will run from 04th to 06th of October
2023 in Gaborone, Botswana.

Over 500 delegates, including the media and hosted buyers from across the globe
will converge from 03rd to 06th of October at the Gaborone International Convention Centre, Grand
Palm, Botswana for the 6th Annual African Tourism Leadership Forum and Awards.

ATLF as an intra-Africa travel and tourism platform that offers opportunity for marketing,
sales, business development and networking in professional and personalised setting for
suppliers (accommodation, travel trade and service providers) to do business with travel
trade (DMCs, tour operators, travel agents, online travel agents (OTAs) in structured and
business environment). Exhibition, business exchange, destination showcase and
networking sessions will be running concurrently as key components of the Forum.

Among the speaker line-up are Hon. Heather Sibungo, Deputy Minister: Environment,
Tourism and Forestry, Nambia; Hamza Farooqui – Founder and CEO of Millat Investments,
South Africa; Samantha Muna – Co-founder and Director of Business Development, Trianum
Hospitality, Kenya; Kenneth Agyapong – COO & Co-founder, AfroFuture, Ghana; Sandile
Chipunza – Manager External Affairs & Sustainability, AME Regional Business Development
IATA, South Africa, Ben Anane-Nsiah – Deputy CEO, Ghana Tourism Authority, Alan
Renaud – Principal Secretary, Department of Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Ministry of
Transport, Seychelles, Dr. Bao Mosinyi – CEO, Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana.

Space is available to register for physical attendance, one-on-one B2B session, desk-top
exhibition and destinations showcase.

Register now www.tourismleadershipforum.africa or
contact the Registration Hotline on +27 (0)81 303 7030 or email

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