Africa Hospitality Investment Forum 2021

20-22 September 2021 – Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE


20-22 September 2021 – Dubai, UAE


Ep. 19: Rui Santos, Executive Director at Tourism Development Corporation of Boavista and Maio Islands

Published 04 May 2016

Bench Events Event Coordinator, Joelle Mottier, talks with the Executive Director at the Tourism Development Corporation Of Boavista and Majo, Rui Santos, discussing foreign investment and the challenges faced by Cape Verde. Beginning with an overview of Cape Verde, the pair go on to talk about branded hotels and how Chinese investment of 250 million dollars impacts the tourism market. Mr Santos goes on to speak on how Cape Verde can make itself a better known destination listing air connectivity as a key factor and on relationship building with investors. This podcast is part of an official series supporting the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF).