Kojo Bentum-Williams’ core mandate with the UNWTO is to grow the organization’s 10-point agenda in Africa and is also expected to coordinate with the UNWTO’s Africa department to reach out to members of the African media and hold clinics to further train and inform travel media on the continent.
He is the founder and managing editor of VoyagesAfriq Media Limited, a pan African travel media company which publishes VoyagesAfriq Travel Magazine and operates the online portal VoyagesAfriq.com. He previously worked as the press secretary to Ghana’s Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts until 2014 and also worked a press officer at the Ghana Tourism Authority. Mr Bentum-Williams has covered a wide range of global travel and tourism conferences and he is seen by many as one of the authorities in the affairs of the UNWTO.