The Conference on Tourism and Hotel Investment in Africa (CITHA), organized by the international consulting firm Voltere by Egis, will take place on February 29, 2024, at the Noom Hotel Abidjan (Ivory Coast). According to a received statement, under the theme "Seeing Africa on a Grand Scale," this fourth edition will be an opportunity for over 200 experts to exchange ideas on topics related to investment and the structuring of hotel and tourism projects in Africa

According to the latest data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), after a post-COVID-19 recovery period, the year 2023 signals a significant acceleration in the global tourism sector's recovery, particularly in Africa.

The statement also highlights that the continent has experienced a notable influx, with approximately 60 million international visitors, demonstrating resilience and positive dynamics. Projections for 2024 are also promising.

In this context, the fourth edition of the Conference on Tourism and Hotel Investment in Francophone Africa (CITHA), organized by Voltere by Egis, a leading player in specialized consulting for tourism, hospitality, and leisure, represents a strategic and unique framework. Scheduled for February 29, 2024, at the Noom Hotel Abidjan, the conference will have the theme "Seeing Africa on a Grand Scale" and will bring together over 200 experts from the continent.

Under the theme 'Seeing Africa on a Grand Scale,' we aim to make the keys to tourism and hotel development understandable, highlighting the positive impact of these sectors on the regional economy," says Ninon Lamothe, Africa Director at Voltere by Egis.

We are informed that CITHA 2024 is a unique opportunity to explore the key role of transportation infrastructure in tourism development, addressing challenges related to project financing in the geopolitical context of West Africa and workforce training. It will also provide insights into the evolution of products, from mixed-use to lifestyle, encompassing cultural and creative industries

After the African Cup of Nations (CAN) 2023, a major sporting event on the continent held in Ivory Coast, CITHA will be a privileged platform to discuss synergies between the development of the tourism and hotel industry and the positive impact resulting from significant events that position Africa as a leading destination, both for leisure tourism and business and event tourism," concludes the document.

Source of the article: business news Africa