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The summit will be organized in multilingual format

Africa Summit

The Africa Summit is an international and large scaled one-day event. Leaders shaping the world tourism, CEOs and Vice Presidents from global companies, heads of national promotion offices, senior executives from investment companies, travel agencies running major operations and senior executives from tour operators will participate in the Africa Summit organization as participants and speakers.

Topics

We will cover the subjects of Heritage Tourism, Adventure Tourism, Online Tourism, Destination Management, and Tourism Investments at Africa Summit 2017.

Keynote Speakers

Leaders of the international tourism industry will be keynote speakers at Africa Summit 2017.

Africa Tourism Awards

Africa Tourism Awards will provide an opportunity to showcase the best of African tourism service providers as well as promote, encourage and reward tourism excellence.

SPEAKERS

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N. A. D. Akufo-Addo

REPUBLIC OF GHANA

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John Agyekum Kufuor

REPUBLIC OF GHANA

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Catherine Afeku

REPUBLIC OF GHANA

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Jack Straw

UNITED KINGDOM

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Ange N’Koue

REPUBLIC OF BENIN

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Bulut Bağcı

WORLD TOURISM FORUM

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Ken Ofori-Atta

REPUBLIC OF GHANA

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Stephen Appiah

GHANIAN RETIRED FOOTBALLER

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Sarkodie

GHANIAN MUSICIAN

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Henk Meyknecht

KEMPINSKI HOTELS

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Akwasi Agyeman

GHANA TOURISM AUTHORITY

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Imad Barrakad

MOROCCAN AGENCY FOR TOURISM

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Emanuel Adu-Sarkodie

ACCRA CITY HOTEL

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Saurabh Chawla

LOUVRE HOTELS GROUP

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Buğra Berberoğlu

RIVER ROCK HOTELS & RESORTS

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Sean Gardner

WORLD COMMUNICATION FORUM

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Glen Gilmore

SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCER

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Darren Dunn

ADARA

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Martin Widenka

THOMAS COOK

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Ann Tran

LUXURY TRAVEL WRITER

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Cem Çetintürk

TRAVELCLICK

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Claudio Roscigno

PREFERRED HOTELS & RESORTS

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Jerome Touze

WAYN.com

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Joop Demes

PLATINUM GOLD HOSPITALITY

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Peter Ndoro

SABC

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Tim Smith

HVS

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Kagiso Dumasi

BCD TRAVEL

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Willem Isbrucker

BOOKING.COM

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Craig Drysdale

THOMPSONS AFRICA

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Mads Salling

KUONI DESTINATION MANAGEMENT

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Enver Duminy

CAPE TOWN TOURISM

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Alex Sogno

GLOBAL ASSET SOLUTION

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Van Vicker

GHANAIAN ACTOR

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Okyeame Kwame

GHANAIAN MUSICIAN

AGENDA

Registration & Welcome

-Peter Ndoro – News Anchor, SABC

60mins

Opening Speeches

-Bulut Bağcı- President of Executive Board, World Tourism Forum
-Hon. Catherine Afeku- Minister of Tourism, Arts and Creative, Republic of Ghana
-H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo- The President, Republic of Ghana
-John Agyekum Kufuor - Former President, Republic of Ghana

30mins

Tourism Investments in Africa

Moderator; Peter Ndoro - News Anchor, SABC
-Ken Ofori-Atta - Minister of Finance, Republic of Ghana
-Buğra Berberoğlu - Group President and CEO, River Rock Hotels & Resorts


-Claudio Roscigno - Regional Director, Middle East & North Africa, Preferred Hotels & Resorts


-Joop Demes - CEO, Platinum Gold Hospitality 


-Tim Smith - Managing Partner, HVS


45mins

Destination Marketing in Africa

Moderator; Akwasi Agyeman - CEO, Ghana Tourism Authority


-Craig Drysdale - Head of Global Sales, Thompsons Africa


-Enver Duminy- CEO, Cape Town Tourism


-Imad Barrakad - Chairman, Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development


-Mads Salling - Head of Congress, Kuoni Destination Management


45mins

Keynote Speech: The Political Impacts of Tourism in Africa Region

-Jack Straw - Former Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary under Tony Blair

30mins

Lunch

60mins

Heading to the Limitless Era: E-Tourism

Moderator; Peter Ndoro - News Anchor, SABC
-Jerome Touze - COO, WAYN.com


-Willem Isbrucker - Senior Product Owner, Booking.com


-Darren Dunn - VP Travel & Tourism, Adara


-Cem Çetintürk - VP, TravelClick


45mins

Ministerial Meeting

Moderator; Peter Ndoro - News Anchor, SABC
-Ange N'Koue - Minister of Tourism and Culture , Republic of Benin


-Catherine Afeku - Minister of Tourism, Arts and Creative, Republic of Ghana


30mins

New Market: Africa

-Kagiso Dumasi - Commercial Manager Africa, BCD Travel

15mins

The Take-Off of Social Media in Tourism

Moderator; Peter Ndoro - News Anchor, SABC
-Ann Tran - Luxury Travel Writer


-Glen Gilmore- Forbes top #20 Social Media Influencer


-Martin Widenka - Head of Social Media, Thomas Cook


-Sean Gardner - Vice President of Digital, World Communication Forum

30mins

Regional Differences in Hotel Management& Marketing

Moderator; Peter Ndoro - News Anchor, SABC
-Alex Sogno - CEO, Global Asset Solution

-Henk Meyknecht - COO Middle East & Africa, Kempinski Hotels


-Emanuel Adu-Sarkodie - Group CEO, Accra City Hotel
-Saurabh Chawla - Chief Development Officer, Louvre Hotels Group

45mins

Celebrity Talks

Moderator; Van Vicker - Ghanaian Actor
-Okyeame Kwame - Ghanaian Musician
-Stephen Appiah - Ghanian Retired Footballer
-Sarkodie - Ghanian Musician

30mins

TICKET

Networking event - Online Event Management with the ticketing solution from XING Events

Latest ``Tourism Business`` Issue By World Tourism Forum

Tourism Business Global Meeting special supplement covers industry-specific interviews and issues that tourism industry is facing the region.

venue

Kempınskı Hotel Gold Coast Cıty

Ministries, Gamel Abdul Nasser Avenue PMB 66 Accra/ Ghana

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Countrıes

16

speakers

10

sessıons

400

attendees

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