Arriving Dakar International Airport in Senegal, ATB Chairman, Cuthbert Ncube was warmly received by one of the ATB’s Ambassadors, Faouzou DEME.
They both had dinner at the Africa 6 Hotel in Somono Senegal which was quickly followed by a discussion on a number of issues on ATB especially in preperation for the meetings with both Senegalese’s and The Gambian Ministers of Tourism and the ATB delegation will comprise the Executive Chairman, Ambassador Deme and Ambassador Amina later in the day.
“The ATB has embarked on a continental drive engaging Member States in its drive to advance and cement African community towards a well structured and unified approach thereby promoting the continent as a preffered destination of choice for the investors and tourists alike“, Ncube said.
In the process, an urgent need for Ambassadors to play an active role in the recruitment drive for Affiliate Members was at the pinnacle of the discussion and it was agreed to be one of the strategies in retaining and increasing members in the organization.
Also, the need to appreciate and for ATB to support the Senegalese beauty peagent to be officiated by the Minister of Tourism in Senegal, Hon. Alioune Sarr and graced by the Minister of Tourism from The Gambia Hon. Hamat Bah.
The grand finale of Miss Senegal is slated for today’s evening where dignitaries from all walks of life will converge at the Grand Theater in Dakar for the event.