The destination Rwanda is in an enchanting mood following the confirmation by Africa Travel Association that the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference will be conducted in Kigali – the main start and end point for a range of Rwanda Safaris and tours.
Set to run from 14th – 17th November 2016, the World Tourism Conference intends to bring on board African leaders, travel professionals and international Investors to leverage a ground for the tapping of tourism including safaris in Rwanda as a drive to economic growth along with employment generation across the African continent through application of new technologies, innovative business models along with strategic partnerships.
The CEO of Rwanda Development Board Francis Gatare is excited about the event and notes that the Rwandan Government is very privileged to host the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference. The modern infrastructure including the recently opened Kigali Convention Center and the range of Rwanda Safari tour attractions such as Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park will definitely make the guests’ stay memorable.
The event is known for providing a networking platform, exploring new tourism markets along with products including the African wildlife and cultural heritage preservation and promotion. Rwanda is working with the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) to make the event colourful. The Corporate Council of Africa has success in events’ creation which generates continuous opportunities and benefits. The 41st ATA flagship conference is being hosted under the leadership of CCA for the first time.
The CCA which is the USA’s leading Business Association is noted to have acquired African Travel Association (ATA) in January 2016 focusing on African business and Investment. According to the Joint Report of African Development Bank, New York University’s Africa House and ATA, the African Tourism stood at $44 billion by 2015. The ATA is a division of CCA and stands as the leading global trade Association that promotes tourism and travel to Africa and reinforcing intra-Africa partnerships.
Rwanda by no doubt gets a one in a million opportunity to showcase her remarkable nature, culture and history world over gaining an advantage in enticing world travelers to plan safaris to Rwanda.