ICTP Chair and eTN Publisher on African Tourism Board
The African Tourism Board (ATB) is pleased to announce Juergen T. Steinmetz, Chairman of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP), and publisher of eTurboNews (eTN), is serving on the Board as a member of the Steering Committee.
New board members have been joining the organization before the upcoming soft launch of ATB taking place on Monday, November 5, at 1400 hours during World Travel Market in London.
200 top tourism leaders, including ministers from many African countries, as well as Dr. Taleb Rifai, former UNWTO Secretary General, are scheduled to attend the event at WTM.
Click here to find out more about the African Tourism Board meeting on November 5 and to register.
Juergen has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany (1979), beginning as a travel agent up through today as publisher of eTurboNews (eTN), one of the world’s most influential and most-read travel and tourism publications. He is also Chairman of ICTP.
His experiences include working and collaborating with various national tourism offices and non-governmental organizations; as well as private and non-profit organizations; and in planning, implementing, and quality control of a range of travel and tourism-related activities and programs, including tourism policies and legislation.
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His major strengths include a vast knowledge of travel and tourism from the point of view of a successful private enterprise owner, superb networking skills, strong leadership, excellent communication skills, strong team player, attention to detail, dutiful respect for compliance in all regulated environments, and advisory skills in both political and non-political arenas with respect to tourism programs, policies, and legislation.
He has a thorough knowledge of current industry practices and trends and is a computer and Internet junkie.
ABOUT THE AFRICAN TOURISM BOARD
Founded in 2018, the African Tourism Board (ATB) is an association that is internationally acclaimed for acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism to and from the African region. The African Tourism Board is part of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP).
The Association provides aligned advocacy, insightful research, and innovative events to its members.
In partnership with private and public sector members, ATB enhances the sustainable growth, value, and quality of travel and tourism to, from, and within Africa. The Association provides leadership and counsel on an individual and collective basis to its member organizations. ATB is rapidly expanding opportunities for marketing, public relations, investments, branding, promoting, and establishing niche markets.