South Africa: Tourism Ministers Discuss Integrated Regional Tourism

Tourism Ministers from several African Countries have called for greater regional cooperation to ensure growth in tourism across the continent.

This emerged at the fifth African Ministerial Session hosted by South African Minister of Tourism Mr. Derek Hanekom in Durban on the eve of Africa's Travel Indaba. This session aimed to lay a foundation for an integrated and sustainable tourism framework for the region.

Themed Integrated Regional Tourism - A tool for economic development, the session afforded African Ministers and key tourism industry experts and players an opportunity to deliberate on the state of tourism in Africa.

"Tourism in Africa is advancing steadily and we have been able to leverage successfully on our geographical and cultural assets to attract tourists to our continent."

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Source: allAfrica