• Message from Honourable Najib Balala

    The International Tourism and Investment Conference comes at a time when global tourism leaders are continuously engaged in the development of sustainable tourism and product differentiations; promotion of safe and secure travel and in the advent of technological innovation.

  • Message from Honourable Edmund Bartlett

    This theme comes at a very critical time. Issues of sustainability, which have long been on the agenda of island destinations, now need our immediate attention especially as they are issues over which we have little or no control.

  • Message from Dr. Taleb Rifai

    The International Tourism and Investment Conference (ITIC) 2019 takes place amidst rapidly changing geopolitical scenes. It is intended to trigger a new thought process in sustainable tourism development driven by new technological innovations such as blockchain, virtual reality and artificial intelligence.

  • Rebranding tourism in Africa

    Despite its wealth of natural attractions, Africa still only attracts 4.2% of the world’s tourists. Unchallenged negative stereotypes about the continent and an over-reliance on traditional markets are undermining growth in the sector. This can be corrected. Report by Thomas Collins.While much has been said about the political and economic realities of Africa, one sector …