The Africa Travel Association will hold the 8th Annual Presidential Forum on Tourism on Thursday, September 26, 2013 on the occasion of the United Nations General Assembly.

ata africa logoThis high-profile event, which is co-hosted by New York University-Africa House, will spotlight investment in Africa's growing tourism Industry, with a focus on aviation and lodging.

Tourism leaders from across Africa will participate in the program which includes keynote addresses from Heads of State, an Open Conversation on Tourism with African ministers, and a Networking Reception.

Over two hundred professionals, those who affect and influence Africa bound and Africa interstate tourism, typically attend and network, including airline and hotel representatives, diplomatic and government representatives, investment and finance executives, African Diaspora leaders, media, faculty and students.

It would be held on Thursday, September 26, 2013 (Doors open at 9:00 am; program starts promptly at 10:00 am.) at New York University (Eisner and Lubin, 4th floor Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, between Thompson & La Guardia), New York