Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African Tourism Board today. PMAESA is a non-profit intergovernmental body based in Mombasa, Kenya.

PMAESA is made up of Government Line ministries, Port Operators, Logistics and other Port and Shipping stakeholders from Eastern, Southern African and Western Indian Ocean Region.

MAESA’s primary objective is to offer a platform where all the above stakeholders and key maritime players converge regularly to exchange and share current ideas in the industry.

Andre Ciseau, the Secretary-General of the association said: “Our participation to the African Tourism Board will offer the two associations opportunity to interact and share best practices with an aim of growing and developing Africa continent.

African Tourism Board Chairman Juergen Steinmetz said. “The Port Management Association joining African Tourism Board is an important milestone for our your board and opens the door to expand our horizon of cooperation. We welcome PMAESA to the African Tourism Board.”

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Founded in 2018, the African Tourism Board an association that is internationally acclaimed for acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism to, from the African region.

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