Sierra Leone: AfriCaribbean Competition Indicators Partnership With Air Senegal


The AfriCaribbean Competition introduced on Monday the signing of a partnership with Air Senegal because the official airline of its annual competition held in Freetown. By way of this partnership, Air Senegal will provide cheaper round-trip flights to competition attendees from New York, Paris, and Milan for the following three years, beginning in December 2023.

The partnership will convey extra folks to attend the occasion from completely different components of the world and increase the tourism business in Sierra Leone and the Africa area as an entire. It is going to additionally profit Air Senegal by bringing in additional passengers and serving to to extend the airline’s presence within the area and the worldwide journey market.

The AfriCaribbean Competition is an annual occasion that facilitates cultural exchanges between Africa and the Caribbean. With this partnership, competition goers could have a novel expertise touring to Freetown, making the occasion extra accessible and creating new alternatives for African and Caribbean cultural trade and collaboration.

Danna Labor, co-founder of the AfriCaribbean Competition, stated the purpose of the AfriCaribbean Competition is to bridge the borders between Africa and the Caribbean and promote a mix of African and Caribbean cultures with a view to advertising Sierra Leone’s tourism potentials and fostering socio-economic improvement within the nation. He stated the AfriCaribbean Competition creates alternatives for African and Caribbean creatives, entrepreneurs, and business professionals to attach and trade concepts, construct significant relationships, and collaborate on tasks which will likely be helpful for each African and Caribbean nations, as it’ll create new enterprise alternatives and open up new markets for them.

In a launch dated 29 Might, Labor acknowledged that they’re “very delighted that Air Senegal might see their imaginative and prescient of mixing African and Caribbean cultures,” including that by “offering discounted flights, Air Senegal is making it simpler for the worldwide group to participate within the AfriCaribbean Competition and expertise the wealthy tradition of Sierra Leone”.

Air Senegal’s purpose is to create a novel journey expertise that enables contributors to find the tradition, historical past, and tourism potentials of Sierra Leone. This can even give Sierra Leoneans the chance to expertise the distinctive tradition and traditions of the Caribbean and have fun the AfriCaribbean Competition.

The airline’s head of promoting Penda Mbaye stated they “stay up for making the journey extra accessible to patrons all over the world in order that extra folks can expertise the enjoyment and spirit of the AfriCaribbean Competition”.