Published on : Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The 2019 IATA’s Regional Aviation Forum is being arranged at the Marriott Hotel in Accra, Ghana. Alain St.Ange, President of the African Tourism Board and the former Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports & Marine Minister of Seychelles on Tuesday will be conducting a session titled “West and Central Africa as Preferred Tourism Destination:
The Need for Greater Industry Synergy”. At the African Tourism Board session, participants include Hon. Barbara Oteng Gyasi, Minister of Tourism and Creative Arts, Ghana; Hon. M. Siandou Fofana, Minister of Tourism, Cote D’Ivoire; Ms. Gloria Yirenkyi, Country Manager, South African Airways; Bankole Bernard, President, National Association of Nigerian Travel Agents; Mr. Ikechi Uko, Publisher, Africa Travel Quarterly; Mr. Sean Mendis, Chief Operations Officer, Africa World Airline.
This high-caliber IATA event will be arranged under the theme “Aviation: Business for Regional Prosperity”. It will be bringing together eminent aviation decision makers and influencers, representing Governments, regulatory agencies, airlines, airports, air navigation service providers, tourism organizations, international and regional organizations, aviation suppliers and aircraft manufacturers from Africa, the Middle East and worldwide.
Ghana Minister of Aviation, Honourable Joseph Kofi Adda and IATA’s Regional Vice President for Africa & Middle East, Muhammad Ali Albakri, jointly with other senior IATA executives and aviation industry experts are organizing the event in this West African Country.
At present, the African Tourism Board is occupying the leading position as the most rapid growing travel and tourism organization on the continent. Established in 2018, the African Tourism Board is an association that is acclaimed worldwide for acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism to the African region.
On May 25th, ATB President St. Ange told Africa on Africa day, that African Tourism Board is ready to unite Africa through tourism.