Africa Tourism Technology & Innovation Forum

Day 1 - Thursday, 25th April, 2019

7.30 – 8.30 Registration and Networking
8.30 – 8.40 Welcoming Remarks - USIU
8.40 - 8.50 Opening Remarks: Kezy Mukiri, C.E.O, Zuri Events & Event Director, Africa Tourism Technology & Innovation Forum
8.50 – 9.10 Gap Analysis: Where are We at and Where Do We Want to Be?
Francis Njue – Founder & C.E.O – Htorex Global
9.10 – 10.30

Leveraging on Technology for Tourism Development in Africa: Sub – Sector Perspectives: George Waititu - Tafaria Castle

Fred Kaigwa – C.E.O Kenya Association of Tour Operators

Alisha Rajan – Jumia Travel

RwandAir

Lewa Conservancy Moderator : Nicanor – CEO, Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA)

10.10 - 10.30 Interactive Q & A Session
10.30 - 11.00 Group Photo, Health Break & Exhibition Tour
11.00 - 11.30 Keynote Address: Jonah T Orumoi - CEO- TFC)
The technology evolution of the tourism sector
V - Hub: (Virtual Reality, Virtual Events, Virtual Meetings)
11.30 - 12.00 The Power of Virtual.
How Virtual Reality is Transforming Travel and Hospitality:
Andrew Kang’ethe – C.E.O, Izone Africa
12.00 - 12.30 360 Virtual Reality
12.30 - 1.00 Interactive Q & A Session
Guests interact with the VR Gear
1.00 - 2.00 Health & Lunch Break
$ Hub: Revenue Collection & Management
2.00 – 2.25 The Mobile Money Miracle – Case Study of MPESA by Safaricom - Safaricom
2.25 - 3.25 Transforming Tourism to an Economic Mine for Africa
Streamlining Revenue Collection for Easy Management of Tourism Facilities:
  • Danson Muchemi – C.E.O, Jambo Pay
  • Jack Ngare - Managing Director, Finserve Africa
  • Agosta Liko – Founder & C.E.O, PesaPal
  • Hendrica Chebet - Kopo Kopo

Moderator : Cosmas Kimanzi, Strathmore University
3.25 – 3.50 Customers’ Perspective: Case Study of Safari Card:
  • Head of Corporate Communication - Kenya Wildlife Services
  • Head of Revenue, Tourism Fund
4.20 – 4.50 Interactive Q & A Session
4.50 – 5.30 Tea and Exhibition Break
5.30 Guests leave at their own pleasure

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