Conveners of Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation are thrilled to announce that Hilton, Windhoek, the last international iconic hospitality brand has become a strategic partner for 2024 Africa Youth In Tourism Innovation Summit.

Hosted by Africa Tourism Partners and The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism Namibia, in collaboration with UN Tourism, AfCFTA, Namibia Tourism Board, NIPDB, NEPAD and BDO the 2024 Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation Summit is scheduled to take place from 28 to 31 May 2024 in Windhoek.

Partnering with global brands such as Windhoek Namibia is evidence that the Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation is not only a continental brand, but a force to reckon globally.

Commenting about the Hilton and Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation Summit partnership, Muka Salare the Cluster Commercial Manager at Hilton Windhoek had this to say, “As a beacon of hospitality in the City we are proud to collaborate with such an inspiring summit that promises a bright future to the tourism sector. The youth are the driving force behind the hotel, ensuring a seamless and sterling service is always achieved. A summit dedicated to the youth lights our energies to continue investing into youth program’s. The ownership of the hotel owns a renowned hospitality school in Windhoek and curates empowering programs for our youth, adding value to a youthful country as ours. Namibia is a destination of choice to worldwide travellers that appreciate unique tourism. Our collaboration assures the dedication we have to empower our youth and contribute effectively to the communities around us. We expect to fill up and shine during this summit”.

The 6th and 2024 edition of the Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation Summit provides myriad of learnings and insights from various speakers across the world. Some of the speakers include Hon. Heather Sibungo – Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Tourism, Namibia, Teofilus Nghitila – Executive Director – Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, Namibia, Samiya Abdulkadir Godu – President, Ethiopia Youth Entrepreneurs Associations, Ethiopia, Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa   – CEO, Tourism Business Council of South Africa, Håvar Bauck – Founder, Hotelonline and more.

Namibia offers wide range of tourism attractions which include the Namib Desert.

The Namib Desert is one of the oldest, driest and most pristine areas on earth.

The Namib Desert is a world of vast spaces, endless horizons, dramatic desertscapes and jagged mountain heights.

Visitors to Namibia will have the opportunity to experience the spectacular dunes at Sossusvlei, arrayed in magnificent hues of orange, buttermilk, pumpkin and sienna, tower over a vast, dry pan.

For more information about the Summit, exhibition, partnerships, sponsorships, registration, please contact Ms. Rejoice Chishamba at:   or telephone +27 (0) 11 318 1741 / +27 (0) 81 303 7030.


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