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April 2019 updates and highlights

As 2018 numbers come in, it is evident that Africa continues to be a popular destination!

With interest and actual travel to Africa increasing, we encourage you to think outside the box to increase your market share in the North American market.

If you'd like to get your company name known in the US market, please review our updated schedule of marketing opportunities for the remainder of 2019. We offer shows/conference in several markets including Retail, Wholesale, Faith, and Student.

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Kevin E. Streit, CSTP, CTC, CTIS
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Mobile / WhatsApp +1.702.883.6710

ETHIOPIA RECORDS BIGGEST GROWTH OF TRAVEL & TOURISM IN THE WORLD

Two young Ethiopians in ceremonial dress

Ethiopia’s Travel & Tourism economy grew by 48.6% in 2018, the largest of any country in the world, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) annual review of the economic impact and social importance of the sector released March 15, 2019.

Complete article.

KENYA TOURISM SECTOR REGISTERS STELLAR GROWTH IN 2018

Woman with child at door of her home

The travel and tourism sector in Kenya grew by 5.6% ahead of the normal global average of 3.9%... adding 1.1 million jobs. According to World Travel & Tourism Council report, Kenya is now positioned as the third largest tourism economy in Sub-Saharan Africa coming after South Africa and Nigeria.

Complete article.

Kevin at ITB Berlin

Kevin Streit and Joseph Muya at ITB Berlin

The numbers were very strong at ITB Berlin this year with an increase in attendance and strong interest in Africa (as the 2 articles above describe). I met with a few current and potential members including Joseph Muya, Lake Nakuru Lodge, Kenya.


Schedule

Following is a list of trade shows and sales missions where we can represent your company under the Africa Travel Alliance umbrella. There are some opportunities where you can be present as well (where indicated).

Note: this list is current and not necessarily related to the date this newsletter was published.

There are currently no upcoming events


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