Tourism and Technology Summit is a day event for building new ecosystem for tourism in Africa and it held yesterday 30 May 2019 at Oriental Hotel Lekki Lagos, Lagos Nigeria. It was organized by Brandworld Media in partnership with Technology Mirror
The event was themed “Building a new ecosystem for tourism in Africa; innovation, disruption and technology” with the sole objective of creating engender solutions to numerous problems facing the tourism sector in Africa and how it can be easier to deploy technology to solve these problems. It also was an avenue to discuss the digital future of tourism in Africa.
The Summit aimed at creating a platform for experts in Information and Communication Technology industry to exchange ideas with their counterparts in the Tourism/Travel industry on how to drive it with contemporary technologies in order to advance the industry.
The highlights of the event includes:
Exhibitions of innovative Technologies that could boost tourism,
Curate Sessions by experts in both sectors
Paper Presentations and pitches by new tech brands
Pitches by Tourism brands around Africa
One of the highlight of the event was when the Goje Africa duo – Nneka and Isaac Moses came up to reel out their journey across the continents of the world.
They talked about the different cultures they have encountered in the over 3000000 miles they have covered across five continents and how selling our culture could actually boost tourism in Nigeria.
The event rounded up with a google training on how to maximize the search engine in knowing destinations around the world.