CAPE TOWN - Around 200 delegates from all over Africa flocked to Gugu S'thebe, Langa in Cape Town for the Africa Travel Summit hosted by Airbnb in partnership with South African Tourism.
The summit will focus on how technology can help more people benefit from tourism.
Thirty high profile speakers and panellists will discuss ways in which tourism and technology can enable economic empowerment across the African continent.
Airbnb in a statement said the Travel Summit is part of their $1 million investment to "promote and support community-led tourism projects in Africa".
"More than 200 delegates will be expected to share expertise and ideas on what tourism can do to empower more people in Africa, hear from innovators who are helping democratise tourism in Africa, and learn about the Airbnb Africa Academy, Airbnb’s newest programme to connect underserved communities to tourism in South Africa through technology," Airbnb said.