Walter Mzembi, Chairman African Chapter

Walter Mzembi, Chairman African Chapter

Served as Minister of Tourism and Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Zimbabwe for a decade until Nov 2017. Was the African Union Candidate for UNWTO SG elections and its former Commission for Africa Chairperson and Executive Council Member for two terms. Currently, a Gobal Consultant and also serves on African Tourism Board as its Safety, Security, and Crisis Management Chairperson.

Global Networking in a virtual world disrupted by Covid 19 is a sustainable solution to communication and the new normal in transactional diplomacy.

The World Tourism Network Executive and Membership is happy to announce the launch of WTN Africa, which will champion Brand Africa, Africa Diaspora, and other African interests within the organization and across the globe.

Former and long-serving Minister of Tourism for the Republic of Zimbabwe and Minister of Foreign Affairs up to November 2017 has gladly accepted to lead this Division as its inaugural Regional President.

No doubt under the able leadership of Dr. Mzembi , Africa Union’s Candidate for the elective post of Secretary-General of the UNWTO in 2017, Africa will be positioned for tourism recovery confronted with the existential challenge of COVID 19 which has reversed the gains of this sector and its exponential growth a legacy of the decade during which he was Minister of Tourism.

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