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TRAVEL FACTS UPDATE ABOUT AFRICA

Did you know?

The world's second-largest continent after Asia, Africa is attached to Asia at its northeast Sinai corner by the 70-km wide Suez Canal

There are 54 countries in Africa, and a couple of disputed territories ( Western Sahara, Somaliland and Sahrawi Republic). 48 states are on the continent itself, while six are island nations>

Sudan is the largest country by area, with South Sudan Africa's newest country since achieving its independence on July 9,2011.

The smallest country in Africa is the Seychelles, its 453 square kilometres, but Gambia is the smallest of the African States on the mainland, with an area of 11,300 square kilometres.

Africa is the same length as its width. It measures approximately 7,500 km from South to North as well as from East to West.

The Sahara desert is over 10.4 million square kilometres and expands southwards at roughly 0.8 km a month

The highest mountain in Africa is Mount kilimanjaro in Tanzania, a dormant volcano.

The largest lake in Africa and the world's second largest fresh water lake is Lake Victoria which covers an area of 69,490 square kilometres.

The Nile is the longest river in the world, at 6,670 km long it winds from Uganda to Ethiopia, flowing through a total of nine countries. The Nile River touches Ethiopia, Zaire, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Sudan, as well as Egypt.

The Namib Desert is the world's oldest, and the only desert in Africa where you can find elephant, lions, giraffes and rhinos.

Namibia's fish river canyon is the second-largest in the world.

Africa is the richest continent in terms of natural resources.

EXCITING SHOWS IN NORTH AMERICA

Join us at the Travel Shows, be inspired by some of the tremendous and exciting destinations featured at the show. There is nothing better that being motivated to travel by some of the Top Experts in the Business.

ATA WILL BE ATTENDING THESE SHOWS

Please put the Dates on your calendars

TRAVEL & ADVENTURE SHOW 2019-2020 USA

Boston, MA. February 9 -10, 2019
. Hynes Convention Center
Los Angeles, CA. February 16-17, 2019
Denver, CO. February 23-24, 2019
Philadelphia, PA. March 9-10, 2019
Washington, D.C. March 16-7, 2019
SF / Bay Area, CA. March 23-24, 2019
Dallas, TX. March 30-31, 2019
San Diego, CA. January 18-19, 2020 
Chicago, IL. February 8-9, 2020

Outdoor Adventure Show  2029 CANADA
 
Toronto, On, February 22-24, 2019
Vancouver, BC,  March 2-3, 2019
Calgary, AB, March 23-24, 2019
Montreal, QC, March 16-17, 2019



6 - 10 March 2019


Durban May 7-9,2019
 


Capetown April 10-12, 2019


 
THE OUDOOR ADVENTURE TRAVEL SHOW G-ADVENTURES
Vancouver B.C. Mar 3-4, 2019

Addis Abeba 

The Tour Operators promoting Africa in Canada brings together the leading Canadians tour operators and wholesalers for African Travel. They are dedicated to the growth and quality of travel to and within Africa from Canada by implementing joint marketing initiatives with African Tourist Boards and suppliers.

Consider travelling in Africa and learn how to sell Africa by joining the AFRICA TRAVEL ASSOCIATION.

ATA CANADA CHAPTER

Contact: Muguette Goufrani Email: airhwy@smartt.com or Website: http://www.africa-ata.org/bulletins.htm

To keep you informed of what is taking place with Tourism in AFRICA

Please, take advantage of ATA's Headquarters Facebook:

https://fr-ca.facebook.com/AfricaTravelAssociation/

CCA, the leading U.S. business association focused on African business and investment, acquired ATA in January 2016. The Africa Travel Association (ATA), a division of Corporate Council on Africa, is the leading global trade association promoting travel and tourism to Africa and strengthening intra-Africa partnerships. Established in 1975, ATA serves both the public and private sectors of the international travel and tourism industry. ATA membership comprises African governments, their tourism ministers, tourism bureaus and boards, airlines, cruise lines, hotels, resorts, front-line travel sellers and providers, tour operators and travel agents, and affiliate industries. ATA partners with the African Union Commission (AU) to promote the sustainable development of tourism to and across Africa. ATA’s annual events in the USA and across Africa bring together industry leaders to shape Africa’s tourism agenda and to stay up-to-date on Africa’s latest tourism trends, issues and products. 
 
For more information about ATA, visit http://www.africatravelassociation.org.