The Pyne Hospitality Company LLC and Zigona Advisory in collaboration with Tourism and Hospitality Industries Thematic Group (THITG) of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) will be organising “The PYNE – NESG Africa Tourism Conference 2023”.

The conference with the Theme: “Tourism in Africa: Catalyst For Accelerated Economic Empowerment” scheduled to hold on 6th – 7th September, 2023 at the prestigious Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos

The conference aims to bring together tourism policy makers, industry experts and pioneers from different parts of Africa to address some of the issues mitigating against intra-African Travel in the African Tourism Sector and exchange ideas on best practices to increase international arrivals into the continent while protecting the environment, cultural and historical values.

The organisers disclosed that the PYNE – NESG Africa Tourism Conference 2023 is to promote sustainable development initiatives, enhance easy access within Africa, improve the effectiveness of domestic travel and intra-African travel; analyze more effective ways the public and private sectors can ensure tourism in Africa is globally competitive, profitable and highlight the linkages between Tourism, Sports, Creative and Cultural industries in Africa for a stronger and more robust tourism dynamic.

The conference will also explore ways technology can improve travel and tourism activities Africa and advance ways modalities inclusive development of Tourism in Africa as a means of meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal for Women and Youth economic empowerment especially in rural communities.

The organisers disclosed further that the Conference Objectives are to agree on how optimized Tourism Governance Frameworks can significantly enable/drive increased intra-African tourism in an era of continental integration promotion; agree on viable ways for ease of travel within Africa, this includes transportation, immigration processes and laws, digital information on destination, security and destination branding & marketing and boost domestic travel in each African country

Also to Increase African Tourism Offerings by linking a synergy between Tourism and the Sports, Creatives Entertainment and Culture industries for a more robust African Tourism experience; promote the use of technology for efficient and seamless tourism experience in Africa and Create sectoral opportunities for women and youth as a means of poverty alleviation and rural development.

Interested participants are to register through the link:

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