(Posted 05th December 2023)
Registration and competition entries for the Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation Summit & Challenge 2023 are still open!
The Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation Challenge is a platform to invite innovative ideas and solutions that goes beyond technology but are related to the travel and tourism industry for review and adjudication by a preeminent panel of industry leaders. Those shortlisted candidates will be introduced to industry experts for mentorship and also to potential funders for support and/or partnerships.
- Challenge Opens: 01st November 2023.
- Closing date: 01st March 2024.
- Adjudicators will shortlist Top 5: 22nd March 2024.
- Shortlisted project promoters will be informed: 29th March 2024.
- Mentorship for elevator pitches (12 hours): 10th April – 16th May 2024.
- Submission of shortlisted project promoters: 5-minute presentation at the Summit – 15th May 2024.
- Top 3 announced on 31st May 2024.
- Competitor required to show a demo/ Minimum Viable Product (MVP) (5min) during the presentation.
- Winners & Runners-up announcement: At ATLF Awards in Gaborone, Botswana October 2024
THE AFRICA YOUTH IN TOURISM INNOVATION SUMMIT
Date: 28-31 May 2024
Venue: Windhoek, Namibia
The 6th and 2024 Youth in Tourism Innovation Summit & Challenge will be hosted by the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, Namibia. The key focus areas will include but not limited to youth entrepreneurship, and students’ immersion in innovation, small enterprise development, personal transformation, and self-actualisation.
Delegates will connect with African and global tourism leaders, entrepreneurial innovators, and partner organizations from across Africa and rest of the world.
AN EXCLUSIVE OFFER AND INVITATION TO ENROL FOR ECORNELL EXECUTIVE WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
invitation and offer to you to enroll for Cornell University’s two and a half-month Executive Women in Leadership certificated programme. The programme is offered online and aims to foster leadership and professional growth for women in executive management positions. It also aims to enhance your thought – leadership and managerial skills. This special offer is being extended to you as part of Cornell University’s partnership with
Africa Tourism Partners, to provide online professional and executive development to African women in leadership and executive management positions. As a participant, you will attain Executive Women in Leadership Certificate from Cornell University with 50 Professional Development Credits (PDCs).
The first cohort is expected to start early December 2023 and January 2024. Kindly complete the enclosed enrollment form and send back to us at your earliest convenience. This form provides details of your special offer (+- 90% discount).
INVITATION TO JOIN THE AFRICA TOURISM PRIVATE SECTOR ALLIANCE (ATPSA).
Africa Tourism Partners invites your association/organisation to join the Africa Tourism Private Sector Alliance. Endorsed by the Africa Free Continental Trade Area (AfCFTA) on the 4th of October 2023 in Gaborone, Botswana, the Africa Tourism Private Sector Alliance (ATPSA), is the only Pan-African apex body and platform for national tourism private sector associations and organisations for African Union Member states.