#WTMAfrica2022 promises a mega value added programme to participants

(Posted 23rd March 2022)

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While the world of travel is constantly changing, the hunger for escape and discovery does not. At WTM Africa, part of Africa Travel Week, we believe there is limitless potential for your business, and we designed our show to make that potential a reality. For the last eight years we have brought the world to you, and promoted Africa to the world, allowing you to explore a world of opportunities, all under one roof.Time is running out for you to be part of the African travel revolution. Act now – be heard and seen. 

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What you will miss out on…WTM Africa Industry Report 

The opening of WTM Africa will unveil the official WTM Africa Industry Report. The report sets to gage the conversations taking place on the WTM Africa exhibition floor and the sentiment of the industry, as well as to discover the popular destinations for the following year.

WTM Africa Ministerial Roundtable 

The WTM Africa Ministerial Roundtable in partnership with ITIC will  focus on ‘Tackling challenges for future investments in Africa’s tourism industry’. It will be an opportunity for African policy-makers to share insights and best practices for a common strategy Africa.  You will have the chance to interact with: Tourism Ministers Hon. Philda Kereng of Botswana, Hon. Najib Balala of Kenya, Hon. Moses M Vilakati of Eswatini, Hon. Memunatu Pratt of Sierra Leone, Hon. Edmund Bartlett of Jamaica, Hon. David Maynier, Minister of Economic Development & Opportunities, Western Cape Government, just to name a few. 

What’s on at WTM A 

Who else will you will you meet… Phakamile Hlazo One of the most inspiring women in travel, Phaka is the award-winning founder of two travel brands, Zulu Nomad and inAfrica Travel. She is also the co-Chair of the SATSA Access, Inclusivity and Diversity Committee. Phaka is a seasoned strategist and a hands-on operational lead with vast experience in the implementation of strategic change initiatives in Africa and Asia. Her consulting career has seen her work for clients including the World Bank Group, Stanlib, Telkom and ABSA. 

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EQUAL Africa – a focus on LGBTQ+ travel

A first for WTM Africa, EQUAL Africa with IGLTA will bring together travel suppliers, buyers, and media as well as lifestyle brands targeting the LGBTQ+ community. You’ll hear from influential people who can pass on some great lessons, enabling you to avoid the mistakes of brands who have ‘superficially’ tried to break into the LGBTQ+ market. Engaging in several educational sessions brings all the debate about LGBTQ+ travel to the table. 

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ATIS – Investing in AfricaThe African Tourism Investment Summit (ATIS) in partnership with ITIC and WTM Africa, brings together esteemed speakers and key professionals in the private and public sector, to highlight investment trends, industry challenges and opportunities. ATIS attracts ministers, mayors, investors, private equity firms, venture capitalists, decision makers and buyers, with business translating into millions of dollars to boost Africa’s economy.

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