The Rwandan capital of Kigali will host the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Global Summit in 2023, marking the first time the event will visit Africa.
Rwanda, the home of the International Gorilla Conservation Programme, will showcase the power of sustainable tourism to protect biodiversity and create thriving communities.
Julia Simpson, WTTC president & CEO said: “We are incredibly excited that Rwanda will host our next Global Summit in 2023. An amazing country famous for its conservation work, Rwanda is building its reputation as a must-see destination.”
More than 250 media delegates from around the world attended this year’s summit, with thousands globally watching remotely.
Under the theme Travel for a Better Future, the closing session in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia focused on the value of the sector, not only to the global economy, but to the planet and communities worldwide too.