Our AAVEA board pulled out all of the stops to reintroduce our organisation and launch the first-ever SA attractions industry benchmark survey results report to the global tourism industry at the World Travel Market Africa exhibition on Wednesday 13 April 2022.
Sabine Lehmann, our executive director, presented the results report to engaged WTM Africa participants in the Travel Forward Theatre , followed by our board member Mandi Jarman kindly hosting our meetup and social at the City Sightseeing South Africa bus stand.
We toasted the fantastic opportunity to finally have Kojo Bentum Williams, our board member who represents the interests of the broader African attractions industry, in our midst with drinks sponsored by our member Groot Constantia.
Our overall impression of this year’s exhibition, the first since the pandemic began, was that the attractions and tourism industries are thrilled to be getting back on their feet, that our peers are hungry for engagement and we are all positive about recovery.
Here are some photos of Sabine’s talk and our meetup:
This was the second of our 2022 regional meetups! Check out our events calendar to see when we will be in your region and join us for a fantastic peer to peer engagement session, insights sharing opportunities and collaborations with your attractions industry counterparts.