Unlocking Africa

How Tourism in Africa Is Being Reinvented. A Bright Future for African Tourism with Yaa Ofori-Ansah

October 10, 2022 Yaa Ofori-Ansah Episode 39
Unlocking Africa
How Tourism in Africa Is Being Reinvented. A Bright Future for African Tourism with Yaa Ofori-Ansah
Show Notes

Episode #39 with Yaa Ofori-Ansah, who is an expert in African development, trade, sustainability & ESG, finance & policy, and founder of Talking Drums, a travel and tourism marketplace with a specialisation in Africa that prioritises sustainable tourism & culture & seeks to connect people with Africa.

What We Discuss With Yaa Ofori-Ansah

  • Can you tell us why it is critical to develop tourism in Africa?
  • What are the challenges and opportunities in African tourism?
  • Do you believe Africa has done enough to harness tourism for economic development and growth?
  • The Year of Return popularised Ghana as a tourist destination with global appeal. What lessons can other African countries take from this?
  • All across the world, tourism is a key driver of economic development and employment creation. However, why does there seem to be widespread scepticism regarding the economic and social advantages of tourism in many African nations?
  • And much more...

Full show notes and resources can be found here: Unlocking Africa show notes

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