Last Chance to Register for ATA’s 7th Annual U.S.-Africa Tourism Seminar!

FEB, 21, 2014, 9AM TO 5 PM, ROOM 150AB, WASHINGTON CONVENTION CENTER, 801 MOUNT VERNON PLACE 

To register today,  visit http://www.africatravelassociation.org/events/uats.html.

For draft program, click here. 

NETWORKING

Don’t miss this opportunity to network with diplomatic representatives from the African Union and 15 COUNTRIES in Africa, including Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi Niger, Republic of Congo, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe and with sellers/suppliers who’ll offer insights on how to sell Africa.

LEARNING

It’s a perfect opportunity to gather the most up-to-date information on Africa, its diverse travel products and what’s trending in travel! The program includes:

  • Sessions on the new and unique selling opportunities for each region – North, South, East and Central/West.
  • Keynote addresses from the Deputy Assistant Secretary at the U.S. State Department’s Bureau for African Affairs and the Northeast Sales Manager of Destination Marketing at Trip Advisor.
  • An update on who is traveling to Africa, what they are doing, and where they are going.
  • Spotlights on on-line travel, food tourism, poaching, education and training, and storytelling and sustainable travel through film.

WHO’S ON THE PROGRAM? (As of February 14, 2014)

ADDITIONAL PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

·        United Sounds of Africa, a music project that brings the best African music, vocalists, artists and composers together on a series of music platforms, will share music of Africa throughout the seminar.

·        Presenting Sponsor, South African Airways (SAA), and the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority (MWAA), who will co-host lunch at the event.

·        Pre-registered participants will receive a one-day complimentary pass to the Washington DC Travel and Adventure Show, February 22-23 at the Washington Convention Center.

·        After the event, seminar participants are invited to join the Adventure Travel Trade Association at AdventureConnect: Washington, D.C., a casual tourism industry networking event, to be held on Friday from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel (999 Ninth Street NW), in the Indulge Room (right across the street from the Washington Convention Center). Registration is free, but attendees must register. (Click here)

CO-HOST

African Union Mission to the USA

PREMIER SPONSOR

Washington, D.C. Travel & Adventure Show

PRESENTING SPONSOR

South African Airways

SPONSORS

APG Air Promotion Group USA Inc.

Expedia

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

MEDIA PARTNERS

RW Social

Travel World News

MUSIC PARTNER

United Sounds of Africa 

TRANSPORT PARTNER

Legend Tours / Jerusalem DC Tour and Transportation LLC

SUPPORTING PARTNER

ATA Mid-Atlantic Chapter  

FOR MORE INFORMATION

www.AfricaTravelAssociation.org

+1.212.447.1357.