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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
December 7-12, 2003

: Community Tourism - Gateway to Poverty Reduction

Aim : Develop partnerships, implementation strategies and action initiatives that contribute to sustainable community development, peace and poverty reduction.

Goals :

  • Harness the immense power of tourism as a leading force for poverty reduction in Africa
  • Identify needs to be met in order to implement socially, culturally, and environmentally responsible Community Tourism
  • Showcase case studies of "Success Stories" and models of Best Practice
  • Develop concrete action programs to facilitate and nurture Sustainable Community Tourism Development.

Organized by International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) In Partnership with Africa Travel Association (ATA) and The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA).

Hosted by Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism (MNRT), Tanzania

Outcomes "21st Century African Agenda for Peace through Tourism" with a focus on implementation of strategic initiatives and pilot projects that empower local communities to achieve jobs with dignity and sustainable futures.

Participants The Conference will bring together senior African executives from both the public and private sectors of tourism, donor agencies, educators, policy makers, leading-edge practioners, entrepreneurs, future leaders of the industry - and senior representatives of related sectors including environment, culture and economic development.


  • Ministers Roundtable and Forums
  • Investors Forum o Educators Forum
  • Youth Leadership Forum

"Africa 100" Nominations and conference sponsorships are invited for 100 young persons who show promise of being future leaders of the African travel and tourism industry. They will also participate in a Youth Leadership Forum.

Conference Venue The Golden Tulip Dar es Salaam is the Conference venue and official Conference hotel. Click here for additional Travel Information.

Sponsorship opportunities Sponsorship are available for luncheons, dinners, coffee breaks, Opportunities and various plenary and concurrent sessions of the Conference. Please contact IIPT or ATA

Message from the President, Stephen Hayes

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