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3rd Annual Presidential Forum on Africa Tourism

NYU Africa House and the Africa Travel Association (ATA) presented the 3rd Annual Presidential Forum on Africa Tourism on September 26, 2008. This year’s theme, “Showcasing Destination Africa: Unleashing the Possibilities,” featured visiting heads of states from Africa speaking about tourism and travel in their respective countries. Moderated by Yaw Nyarko, Director of Africa House, the speakers included the Hon. Callista Chapola-Chimombo, Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Culture of Malawi; the Hon. Shamsa Mwangunga, ATA President & Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism of the United Republic of Tanzania; H.E. Kabinga Jacus Pande, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Zambia; and Professor Bill Easterly, Department of Economics, New York University.