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Apply for Youth in Tourism Innovation Challenge 2024 ($1,000 grant)

Welcome to a unique platform designed for creative African youth in the travel and tourism sector. This initiative aims to assist individuals seeking financial backing, partnerships, and mentorship to showcase their projects globally and garner essential support for their initiatives.

Key Highlights:

$1,000 grant for the winner.
$500 grant each for the 1st and 2nd runners-up.
Free enrollment in short courses provided by UNWTO.
Mentorship, partnership, potential funding, and career opportunities.
Inclusion in a well-established network of African youth in Tourism Mentors and Innovators.
Eligibility Criteria:

Open to African youth.
Age limit – 35 years.
Competitors must present a demo/Minimum Viable Product (MVP) (5 min) during the presentation.

Entry Requirements:

Ensure the following details are clearly communicated to avoid disqualification:

Vision, uniqueness, authenticity, and rationale.
Proof of innovation addressing travel and tourism challenges in Africa, particularly during the COVID-19 era and beyond (technological, social entrepreneurship, educational, youth empowerment, job creation, environmental sustainability, community development, etc.).
Sustainability of the project’s impact on travel and tourism, local communities, and related industries.
Timelines for project completion.
Specific support required – funding, investors, mentorship, partnerships, etc.
A concise conclusion or additional, relevant information within a 500-words


To apply, CLICK HERE


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