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AFRICAN INTERACTION ON TOURISM - MEDIA BRIEFING
07 February 2013

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Media Briefing on African Interaction on Tourism

 

The Ambassadors of African countries represented in South Africa are to have a discussion on the current state of Tourism on the African continent, and the review of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Tourism Action Plan. The discussion will be part of Meetings Africa Exhibition geared to increase the marketing opportunities within the region and to enhance tourism growth and development. 

 

The discussion will look into Tourism as the key element in the increasing growth, socio-economic development and unity of the continent. Development of skills, infrastructure and interconnectivity is essential as Africa is now directing more of its energies towards enhancing socio-economic development of its people and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals whose target date is in 2015.

 

The acceleration of Africa’s regional integration is one of the subjects expected to dominate the discussion.  

 

Details of the Media Briefing are as follows:

 

Date                                        : Monday, 11 February 2013

 

Time                                       : 10H00

 

Venue                                    : Main Boardroom, Tourism House, 17 Travena Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria

 

RSVP & Media Enquiries   : Singabakho Nxumalo

 

E-mail                                     : snxumalo@tourism.gov.za or singabakho.zwide@gmail.com

 

Cell                                         : 079 523 5794

 

Issued by the National Department of Tourism