3 - 5 April 2023

Revitalizing investment in sustainable tourism on the African continent


Promoting Africa as a key tourism investment destination

As a major economic contributor for many African countries, the travel and tourism industry offers a plethora of opportunity, uniquely positioned to develop, attract and enhance economic prosperity across the continent; facilitate cross border collaboration throughout the value chain, and provide exceptional experiences to visitors from around the world.

The African Tourism Investment Summit in partnership with ITIC, brings together esteemed speakers and key professionals in the private and public sector, to highlight investment trends, industry challenges and opportunities.

Held during Africa Travel Week, the event attracts ministers, mayors, investors, private equity firms, venture capitalists, decision makers, international buyers and travel professionals, with business translating into millions of dollars to boost Africa’s economy, while providing visitors a lifetime of memories.

Who should attend?

• Finance Institutions
• Financiers | Investors
• Government Parastatals
• Economic Development Practitioners
• Public-Private Partners
• Bilateral and Multilateral Development Partners
• Project Developers
• Infrastructure Operators
• Leaders in Tourism Technology
• Investment Sector Media

The details

DATE: 3 - 5 April 2023

VENUE: Cape Town International Convention Centre

TIME: 10:00 - 18:00


On 4 and 5 April, project tourism owners and developers from African region will be able to showcase their tourism projects to investors and members of the ITIC team in private deal rooms. The ITIC team invites tourism projects owners or developers who are looking for investment to submit their projects so that ITIC can screen them in the Deal Room to be set up at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. 

The ITIC team will provide actionable advice to Project Developers, striking mutually beneficial agreements and channelling investments into their projects. ITIC will also to ensure that your project integrates the best environmental, social and good governance practices. We will then actively interface with investors and fund managers to turn your tourism project into reality.

Investment Partnerships

Promote intra-African joint venture partnerships dedicated to accelerating investment in tourism, highlighting fund initiatives for industry projects and prospects.

Tourism Development

Building Africa’s tourism value chain, highlighting key pillars across infrastructure, project development, technology, sustainable tourism, air travel, market access, skills development and market access.

High-level Agenda

Dedicated 2-day summit, bringing together government, private/public sector and leaders for deal-making, to discuss investment, analysis, policies, opportunities and best practice.


Connect industry players to explore investment opportunities and continental policies that create a conducive environment for tourism development in Africa.

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