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A visitor attraction is a resource (either natural or human-made, free to enter or paid for) that is developed and managed for the purpose of attracting visitors (day visitors, domestic or international tourists) for the purposes of entertainment, education, or interest.

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AAVEA’s represents the interests of visitor experiences and attractions, raises awareness of the contribution they make to the broader tourism industry, and hosts an annual conference that provides education, networking, and collaboration opportunities. Our members are visitor experience and attraction professionals, tourism industry stakeholders, and suppliers to visitor experiences and attractions.

 

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Whether your visitors are school children, domestic visitors, or international tourists, you draw visitors by consistently providing an interesting and enjoyable encounter. Your top priority is to deliver an exceptional experience to every visitor, so take your attraction, experience, or cultural institution to new heights with the knowledge, connections, and expertise you’ll gain with AAVEA.

 

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AAVEA 2019

After five preceding annual Attractions Africa Conferences (2014 – 2018), the first Annual AAVEA Conference (AAVEA 2019) will be held on 21 and 22 August 2019 in Cape Town. The conference is a two-day event especially designed for visitor experience and attraction professionals. The programme comprises international speakers sharing trends, benchmarks, and best practice, as well as local examples of excellence, case studies, and white papers presented by local attraction and experience professionals.

 

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#Attractions19 Interview: Executive Director Sabine Lehmann on AAVEA and its bright future

With the recent announcement that Attractions Africa is now AAVEA, the African Association of Visitor Experiences and Attractions, we sat down with Executive Director Sabine Lehmann to chat about the new association and its plans for the future. You announced the launch of an association for visitor experiences and attractions at the 2018 Attractions Africa Conference. How did this come about? Visitor experiences and attractions have been asking to form an association that focusses specifically on their needs. Attractions are...
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