Africa Tourism panel at Harvard University. Left to right - Peter Mbogua, Rumit Mehta, Nicola Colangelo, Iain Thornton and Saada Juma.

Africans Abroad: "Hospitality is a 2-Way Street"
This new section of our magazine and website is for the benefit of Africans traveling to the USA and Canada, who would like our recommendations on hotels, guest houses, airlines, airfare packages, auto rentals, visas and other services. It is also for Africans living in the North Americas and the Caribbeanwho are interested in meeting and greeting African visitors. Why not join one of our "Homecoming Tours" hosted by Africa Travel Magazine? Please send your hotel recommendations and requests to africa@dowco.com

canada chapter eventsThe Adventures in Travel Expos and Great Canadian Adventure Travel Shows brought African exhibits to 10 major markets in 2005 and all are booked for repeat performances with the ATA Africa Travel Magazine exhibit providing a wealth of current information. African Road Shows are winning friends for Africa Tourism across North America. We enjoy hosting Africans in North America, building bridges and making our African colleagues feel at home. The Kenya Tourist Board sent a group of Safari Operators and tourism officials on a 5- City Road Show, starting in Vancouver Canada, then on to Seattle, San Francisco, LA and Las Vegas. Photo: ATA Canada Chapter's "Africa Day" expo at Simon Fraser University, attracted several hundred travel agents and business contacts.

TANZANIA,EMBARKS ON PROMOTIONAL TOUR TO LOS ANGELES, DENVER AND HOUSTON

(New York, April 11, 2005) Team Tanzania embark on a US Promotional Tour focusing on some of the key tourism generating markets in the Western part of the country: Los Angeles, Denver and Houston. The delegation included Peter Mwenguo, Managing Director, Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB); Gerald Bigurube, Director General, Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA); and also from TANAPA, James Lembeli, Public Relations Manager and Joseph Kessy, Head of Planning.

The Tanzania Tourist Board is also one of the most active groups marketing across North America, whose most recent Road Show event was in Southern California, hosted by ATA SoCal chapter. At a previous six-city promotion, Tanzania's Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism. Mrs. Zakia Meghji also led a delegation of tour operators and suppliers to tourism trade shows and seminars in Calgary, Edmonton, Los Angeles, Washington D.C. New York and Atlanta.

Zambia's Tourism Minister, Hon. Patrick K. Kalifungwa leads African Delegation to China

African Embassies in the United States of America

Trade Missions from Ethiopia to the USA

News from the African Diaspora

Web Links for Africans Living Abroad
South Africans in Dallas, Fort Worth
http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/africa/1153406.stm

Africans Abroad in Sport
http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/africa/1153406.stm

South Africans in Calgary
http://www.southafricansincalgary.com/Web%20Content/links.html

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