The Delegation was received with open arms as they landed at Bioko Island, Riaba City, one of the finest Tourist destinations in Equatorial Guinea which prides with clean beaches, magnificent waterfalls that saturates the traveler’s appetite, and the local communities who have been integrated in the Tourism value chain.
The City is in an uncharted and virgin Island that hasn’t been fully explored by the Regional, Continental and Global traveler’s.The 19 Member States Representatives were consumed and intrigued by so much virgin landscape that has been preserved for the benefit of the local communities and for quenching the visitor’s appetite.
The welcoming ceremony was graced by the Mayor of Riaba Hon Tomas Elohd Sohlopa who gave a free pass to the Delegation in the Province that included the most preserved cultural and heritage sites, that took all the Delegates back to their roots as we all were drawn to the commonalities of our African heritage that joins all African countries with umbilical code as Africans in Africa.
As ATB‘s drive to foster cooperation in the Tourism space to Equatorial Guinea and to provide collaboration in optimizing the Country’s Tourism Business potential as our main focus is, on Tourism Business investments, Tourism Destination Marketing and positioning Equatorial Guinea as a competitive destination that and effectively hosts International meetings, exhibitions and Conferencing.
The Secretary of State for Tourism Madam Catalina Martinez Asumu together with the ATB’s Executive Chairman Cuthbert Ncube shared their gratitude to the visionary Leadership of this ‘jewel of Africa’ in aligning Tourism as a catalyst tool to enhance and drive eco-tourism in diversification in complementing the Country’s mineral reserves that generates high volume of the Country’s GDP.