Rwanda has won a bid to host the 2020 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) and Awards, according to media reports.
The event is set for July 13 to 15 in Kigali.
ATLF, which is organised by Africa Tourism Partners, in partnership with BDO South Africa, ATLF and Awards is the leading Africa travel and tourism, which seeks to quicken the continent’s tourism growth by setting out realistic goals that are attainable and actionable.
“We are enthused that the event has become a blueprint for actionable collaboration among the continent’s tourism stakeholders and service providers over the past three years,” said Africa Tourism Partners chief executive Kwakye Donkor.
“Like ATLF 2018 and ATLF 2019 in Accra, Ghana and Durban, South Africa respectively, we wish to urge all industry stakeholders across the continent to make time to connect at the Kigali Forum, and also submit their entries for the 2020 Africa Tourism Leadership Awards accordingly.”
ATLF will see over 500 industry leaders assemble to transform intra-Africa travel this year.
Africa Tourism Partners said this year’s event will focus on issues such as thought leadership, travel technology and innovation, a transformation of intra-Africa travel, destination marketing and market access, African aviation routes and airlift, rural tourism development, tourism investment funding, to name but a few.