Routes Africa: All you need to know

Just over one week to go until the start of Routes Africa in Tenerife.

With Routes Africa just around the corner, we’ve compiled a list of everything you need to know ahead of the event.

Face-to-Face Meetings

Scheduling will close at the end of this week, so please request your face-to-face meetings as soon as possible to ensure you secure your priority meetings. View the full attendee list online and request your meetings today. 

Strategy Summit 

Open to all attending delegates, the Routes Africa Strategy Summit will open Routes Africa in Tenerife, taking place on Sunday 26 June. It already boasts a number of senior speakers including Edmund Makona, CEO, Air Zimbabwe; Ali Tounsi, Secretary General, ACI Africa; Dr Elijah Chingosho, Secretary General, AFRAA; Fernando Estrada, Chief Strategy Officer, Vueling; Richard Bodin, Chief Commercial Officer, fastjet and Raphael Kuuchi, Vice President, Africa, IATA. The Strategy Summit promises to provide interesting and engaging content for the Routes Africa audience. Topics to be debated include the future challenges for aviation in Africa and the economic impact of tourism.

Routes Talks 

Taking place on Monday 27 June, Routes Talks are a series of presentations focused on a wide variety of industry topics. Our Routes Talks programme already includes a ‘Route Case’ analysis on the Air Cote d’Ivoire, Abidjan – Abuja route, an AFRAA projects update delivered by Elijah Chingosho, Secretary General and a presentation focusing on the lack of data in Africa. View the full programme on our website.

Networking Events 

The Routes Africa Welcome Reception will be held at the event venue, the luxury Gran Hotel Bajia Del Duque hotel, in the Beach Club. The Networking Evening and the Routes Africa Marketing Awards will take place at the Finca Punta del Lomo, a rural complex built on a banana plantation. Find out more about the Networking events on our website.

Tour Programme 

Our Host are also offering a wide variety of complimentary and and paid tours during your stay in Tenerife. A new tour has just been added to the programme, Siam Park.  This wrls famous water park boats seven world record titles including the largest man-made wave in the world (about 3.3 meters or 11 ft, the world's largest Thai building outside of Asia,2015 Travellers' Choice Winner Tripadvisor: World's best waterpark and the statue of the world's largest dragon. Other tours include Mount Teide National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a hiking tour of the Teno Mountains and whale watching. Book my place on a tour.

Please remember that if you are registered to attend Routes Africa, to email your flight and hotel details to our event registration team, to ensure you receive a transfer upon arrival at the airport in Tenerife.

For more information about Routes Africa, please visit our dedicated webpage.