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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

ATA 8th annual presidential forum on Tourism

The Africa Travel Association will hold the 8th Annual Presidential Forum on Tourism on Thursday, September 26, 2013 on the occasion of the United Nations General Assembly. This high-profile event, which is co-hosted by New York University-Africa House, will spotlight investment in Africa's growing tourism Industry, with a focus on aviation and lodging.
Tourism leaders from across Africa will participate in the program which includes keynote addresses from Heads of State, an Open Conversation on Tourism with African ministers, and a Networking Reception.
Over two hundred professionals, those who affect and influence Africa bound and Africa interstate tourism, typically attend and network, including airline and hotel representatives, diplomatic and government representatives, investment and finance executives, African Diaspora leaders, media, faculty and students.

Date
Thursday, September 26, 2013 (Doors open at 9:00 am; program starts promptly at 10:00 am.)
Venue
New York University (Eisner and Lubin, 4th floor Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, between Thompson & La Guardia), New York
Media
Media wishing to attend must receive accreditation. To attend the event, email info@africatravelassociation.org .

Sponsorship Opportunities
A range of sponsorship opportunities are available.
To learn more, email info@africatravelassociation.org.


About the Africa Travel Association (ATA)

The Africa Travel Association (ATA) is the leading global trade association promoting travel and tourism to Africa and strengthening intra-Africa partnerships. Established in 1975, ATA serves both the public and private sectors of the international travel and tourism Industry. ATA membership comprises African governments, their tourism ministers, tourism bureaus and boards, airlines, cruise lines, hotels, resorts, front-line travel sellers and providers, tour operators and travel agents, and affiliate industries. ATA partners with the African Union Commission (AU) to promote the sustainable development of tourism to and across Africa. ATA's annual events in the USA and across Africa bring together industry leaders to shape Africa's tourism agenda and to stay up-to-date on Africa's latest tourism trends, issues and products. For more information about ATA, visit http://www.africatravelassociation.org/.