Investors’ Forum: Unlocking the Tourism Potential of Africa

Investors’ Forum: Unlocking the Tourism Potential of Africa

18 Apr 2018, 10:30 - 11:15

Conference Theatre

The launching of the WTM Africa 2018 Tourism Investors’ Forum: Unlocking the Tourism Potential of Africa is set to be one of the major highlights of the upcoming edition of WTM Africa. Taking place on the opening day (18th of April) of WTM Africa 2018 at the CTICC’s conference theatre, the Forum will provide local and international delegates with a platform to engage and discuss about diverse investment opportunities in the travel and tourism sector in various countries in Africa, while the Forum’s panellists will unpack the sector’s great potential for an inclusive economic growth and investments for the continent.

Welcome Address:

Mr Raj Bhujohory, Chairman, Mauritius Tourism Promotions Authority (MTPA)


  • Thembi Kunene-Msimang, Tourism Marketing & Communication Specialist


  • Lance Greyling - Director of Enterprise and Investment, City of Cape Town
  • Akwasi Agyeman - Ghana Tourism Authority CEO
  • estmentel Group: Director of Sales and Marketing
  • Adrian Gardiner - The Mantis Collection, CEO and Chairman
  • Clive Shepherd, DSA Architects International, Chairman


  • Thembi Kunene-Msimang


    Tourism Marketing & Communication Specialist

  • Lance Greyling


    Director of Enterprise and Investment

    City of Cape Town

    Lance Greyling graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1996 with an Honours in African Studies majoring in politics and economics. He also...

  • Adrian Gardiner



    Mantis Group

    Adrian Gardiner is a name that is synonymous with the travel industry as well as conservation in South Africa.  Not only did he create the famous...

  • Clive Shepherd



    DSA Architects International

    Clive Shepherd is the Chairman of DSA Architects International which has offices in Johannesburg, Dubai and Lisbon, with a total staff compliment of...

  • Akwasi Agyeman



    Ghana Tourism Authority

    Akwasi Agyeman, is the CEO of the Ghana Tourism Authority, the lead Public Service Agency in charge of regulating tourism in Ghana through marketing...

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