Barbara Keating speaks at ATA’s 39th Annual World Congress event in Uganda!
President and Founder of Computer Frontiers, Barbara Keating speaks at the Africa Travel Association’s 39th Annual World Congress in Uganda on November 11-16, 2014. Ms. Keating has 25 years of experience bringing innovative and technological solutions throughout Africa. During this event, Ms. Keating spoke on the ATA panel discussion, “Spotlight on Tourism Facilitation” to share her experiences of doing business in Africa.
This panel discussion highlights the importance of tourism facilitation and the challenges and opportunities in the travel industry. Keating also discussed how travel and tourism coheres with investments, job creation, and the economy in Africa. Furthermore, this ATA signature event provided networking events, informative panels, tourism ministers’ roundtable, an African Bazaar, and much more. This event also showcased the newest products and services between the US and Africa, and offered professional development opportunities in various industries.
In 1996, Barbara Keating established Computer Frontiers Inc., a technology company with affiliate companies located in Uganda, Ghana, Senegal, and South Africa. CFI has implemented over 170 technology projects in more than 40 countries. This international consulting firm is dedicated to the applied use of Internet, information communications technology and free market principles to further the business, trade and development goals in all countries. Overall, Barbara Keating has shown the potential growth of business in Africa to thousands of companies, business professionals, and African governments around the globe.