theXchange presented by Africa Tourism Association

theXchange presented by Africa Tourism Association

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theXchange will feature a series of dynamic conversations that focus on Africa from various perspectives.


Durban Tourism | World Tourism Day 2020 Dialogue
Oct 1 • 77 min
Join us in celebration of Tourism Month for a dialogue around the role of rural tourism in our local communities. Our expert panel will inspire new innovative ways to reignite domestic and international tourism post covid pandemic and border openings.…
Trailblazer Talks - One on One with Evita Robinson
Aug 20 • 63 min
In September 2011, Evita Robinson created the NOMADNESS Travel Tribe, an online social community primarily for travelers of color. NOMADNESS was the first of its kind targeting black and brown millennials, in the newly coined ‘black travel movement’. The…
The New Luxury
Aug 6 • 54 min
‘The New Luxury’ discussion features diverse voices and explores different perspectives. Learn about new uniquely African cutting edge properties and products; and hear what travelers are looking for in luxury experiences. Panelists: Paula Franklin,…
Trailblazer Talks - One on One with Bheki Dube, Curiocity
Jul 23 • 58 min
Born and raised in Johannesburg, Bheki Dube - who was named Africa’s Best Tourism Entrepreneur in last year’s Tropics Changemakers Awards - founded innovative tour company Main Street Walks at just 16-years old. Dube opened his first hostel at the age of…
CEO Town Hall - 14 July 2020
Jul 16 • 57 min
Tourism Leaders from Eswatini and Seychelles address questions and issues put before them by a global audience of industry leaders, small and medium business owners, and travelers alike.
The New Africa Story
Jul 12 • 69 min
Please join us for a discussion on how the perspective of Africa as a travel destination has evolved from a sole focus on safari and wildlife to include cities, food, fashion, art and events. Our panelists offer inside information on the stories the media…
CEO Town Hall - 18 June 2020
Jun 19 • 102 min
Tourism Leaders from Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe will address questions and issues put before them by a global audience of industry leaders, small and medium business owners, and travelers alike.
Beyond Conservation: Communities
May 27 • 40 min
Wazha Dube of Index Select and Beks Ndlovu of African Bush Camps discuss Africa’s rural tourism communities, new challenges and opportunities, and how the industry can continue to support and promote local empowerment and conservation through tourism.
Trailblazer Talks - Cherae Robinson, Tastemakers Africa
May 20 • 53 min
‘Trailblazer Talks’ feature in-depth conversations with innovators from the tourism industry and related sectors. The Talks kicked off Thursday, 14 May 2020 with an in-depth discussion with Cherae Robinson, Founder and CEO of Tastemakers Africa. Called…