Presidential Forum on Tourism Thursday, September 19, 2016 | 9:00a-4:00p Location: New York University
The Africa Travel Association will hold its 11th Annual Presidential Forum on Tourism on Monday, September 19, 2016 on the occasion of the United Nations General Assembly meetings. This high-profile event, which is co-hosted by New York University-Africa House, brings together tourism leaders from across Africa to spotlight the critical role tourism plays in driving socio-economic growth and development. Over two hundred people, including travel and tourism professionals, airline and hotel representatives, diplomatic representatives, African Diaspora leaders, media, faculty, and students will be in attendance. .
ATA launched the Presidential Forum in 2006. Since then, over 20 African countries and representatives from the African Development Bank, United Nations World Tourism Organization, World Travel and Tourism Council, and the World Bank have participated. In 2013, we welcomed the President of the Republic of Uganda, H.E. Yoweri Museveni.