The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has won an award for the leading in Progressive Policies Award at the Africa Tourism Leadership Forum which took place in Ghana.
The event was organized by the Ghana Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture in partnership with Ghana Tourism Aviation and Africa Tourism to celebrate successful businesses in Africa.
The Africa Tourism Leadership Award first of its kind saw many successful businesses emerge winners Friday, August 31st 2018 at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Ghana.
The evening saw some representatives from some African countries such as Rwanda, South Africa, Kenya, Burundi, Ghana, Nigeria and many more.
The Africa Tourism Leadership forum (ATLF) is a pan-African dialogue that brings together key stakeholders from Africa’s travel and tourism to network and share ideas for sustainable development across the continent.
The forum, among other things is aimed at providing a permanent platform for innovative leadership dialogue to drive sustainable growth in Africa’s tourism economy.
The maiden Award show recognized game changing individuals and groups and here are the list of winners: – Leading in Progressive Policies Award – Rwanda Development Board – Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award – Kehinde Micheal Oluwadamilare of Discoveria – Women in Leadership Award – Carmen Nibigira, Burundi – Championing Sustainability Award – Wilderness Safaries, South Africa – Outstanding Africa Tourism Media Award – Voyages Afriq Media Limited, Ghana – Most Innovative Business Tourism Destination Awards – South Africa – Outstanding Accommodation Facility/Group Award – SABI SABI Private Game Reserve – South Africa – Outstanding Tourism Transportation Award – Ethiopian Airways, Ethiopian – Destination Africa Lifetime Award – Late Professor Wangari Muta Maathai, Kenya Personalities present at the event included the Minister for Tourism, Catherine Afeku, Tourism leader Abeiku Santana, Minister for Tourism, Seychelles Didier Dogley, Akwasi Agyeman – CEO of Ghana Tourism Authority, Kwakye Donkor – Chief Executive Officer of Africa Tourism Partners, South Africa and many more.