(Posted 02nd October 2022)
Botswana is ready to host African Tourism Thought Leaders at the 5th annual Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) and Awards convened by Africa Tourism Partners, UNWTO and BDO, South Africa.
Scheduled for 24th to 26th of October 2022, at the Gaborone International Convention Centre,
Grand Palm, Botswana, the 5th ATLF has received an overwhelming response from African
countries and beyond.
This gathering of Though-Leaders and Pan-African tourism stakeholder community will indulge in Botswana’s tourism experiences during the Forum.
As part of the campaign, Botswana Tourism Organisation has urged delegates to take time off
after the Forum to experience the country’s distinctive offerings including but not limited to:
the Kalahari Desert and the Okavango Delta and the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, with
its fossilized river valleys and undulating grasslands. Botswana boasts of several fascinating
game reserves, national parks and unique melting pot of cultures and many more tourist
attractions in which the ATLF 2022 delegates and hosted buyers can package and promote
as unforgettable intra-Africa experience.
Among the ATLF 2022 faculty of speakers are Zurab Pololikashvili – Secretary General,
UNWTO; Ministers of Tourism; Elcia Grandcourt – Director, Africa Department, UNWTO,
Emily Mburu-Ndoria – Director Directorate of Trade in Services, Investment, IPR and Digital
Trade, AfCFTA, Ghana; Moseketsi Mpeta – Head Tourism & Manufacturing, Industrial
Development Corporation, South Africa; Dr Geoffrey Manyara – Economic Affairs Officer for
Tourism, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Rwanda; Fred Odek –
Chairperson, East Africa Tourism Platform, Kenya; Pascal Viroleau – CEO, Vanilla Islands,
Reunion Islands; Dr Linda Pereira – CEO, CPL Events, Portugal & UK, Jeanette Moloto –
Director Global Sales Sub-Saharan Africa, Marriott International, Bonita Mutoni – Founder
and CEO of Uber Luxe Safaris, Rwanda; Hando Sinisalu – Founder, Best Marketing &
Marketing Parrot, Estonia; Didier Scaillet – Chief Executive Officer, Meeting Profile
Consulting, Belgium and Senthil Gopinath – CEO, ICCA, Netherlands.
The key components of this year’s Forum are:
Pan-African Private Sector Forum, Ministerial; Digitalisation and MICE Masterclasses, Ministerial and Executive Dialogues and Insightful Expert Presentations and Interactive Panel Discussions on recovery measures, continental and global industries and strategies for building back better.
Central to this 5 th edition of the Forum is curated Business to Business sessions, desk-top exhibition and 5 th Africa Tourism Leadership Awards Gala Diner.
All participants will have the opportunity to do real business.
Over 350 physical delegates from over 30 countries will converge from 24th to 26th of October at
the Gaborone International Convention Centre, Grand Palm, Botswana for the 5th Annual African Tourism Leadership Forum and Awards.
Space is available to register for physical attendance and one-on-one B2B session and
desk-top exhibition. Register now:
https://www.tourismleadershipforum.africa/registration-form/ Or contact the Registration
Hotline on +27 (0)81 303 7030 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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