UNWTO has a range of programmes designed to advance tourism to and within Africa:
- Sub-Saharan African Program
- Joint development strategy with the African Union
- ST-EP program to link Sustainability and Poverty Elimination activities
- Liberalization with a Human Face approach for pro poor trade policies
- “Essential Tourism Development Route” plan with ICAO, to boost air services
- Public Private Partnership with Microsoft to advance eTourism for Development.