Namibia’s beautiful coastal city of Swakopmund is all set to host the 5th Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation Summit.
Scheduled to take place from 30th May to June 2, the continent’s leading youth tourism summit has seen delegates arriving in Namibia excited about the prospects and opportunities to share their works and connect with business in Namibia.
Namibia is hosting this event for the second consecutive time.
The Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation Summit is a continental platform for youth in tourism, travel, hospitality, aviation, academia, and all related industries to connect engage, learn and grow.
The 5th and 2023 Youth in Tourism Innovation Summit & Challenge (www.youthtourismsummit.com) will be hosted by the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, Namibia. The key focus areas will include, but not limited to youth entrepreneurship, and students’ immersion in innovation, small enterprise development, personal transformation, and self-actualization. Delegates will connect with African and global tourism leaders, entrepreneurial innovators, and partner organizations from across Africa and rest of the world.
Held annually in collaboration with the UNWTO and BDO, this year’s Summit will include the hosted buyer program, desktop exhibition focused on highlighting youth empowerment initiatives, SMEs trade offerings, including tour operators, tourism accommodation facilities, transport service providers, educational institutions, travel and marketing technology start-ups and incubators, employment agencies, professional development and more. The goal is to provide a transformative platform for African Youth, start-up, entrepreneurs, students and small enterprises for income generation and career development.