YPP Forum delegates sing national anthem (Photo by: Matt Andrea).

YPP Forum Speakers (L-R), Moderator Mr. Hugh Mandizha, Mr. Dumisani Nyoni, Dr. Yohannes Zeleke, Dr. Thokozile Chitepo, Mr. Givemore Chidzidzi, Ms. Andrea Papitto, & Moderator Ms. Rumbidzai Mudzengerere. Not pictured Mr. Cleopas Njerekai & Ms. Robyn Deutsch.

A packed house at the YPP Forum (Photo by: Andrea Papitto).

YPP Forum delegates sing national anthem (Photo by: Matt Andrea).

YPP Forum Delegates (Photo by: Martha O’Donovan).

YPP Forum delegates with Moderator Ms. Rumbidzai Mudzengerere, Northern Region Marketing Executive, Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (Photo by: Andrea Papitto).

YPP Forum Delegates (Photo by: Martha O’Donovan).

YPP Forum delegates with Moderator Ms. Rumbidzai Mudzengerere, Northern Region Marketing Executive, Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (Photo by: Andrea Papitto).

YPP Forum Delegates (Photo by: Andrea Papitto)
NEW YORK, NY, September 2012 — The conference room at Elephant Hills Hotel was buzzing with excitement and anticipation as young professionals, students, and industry leaders from across Zimbabwe, Africa, and the U.S. kicked off ATA's Congress with the Third Annual Young Professionals Program (YPP) Forum on Friday, May 18th, 2012. Breaking past attendance records, over 100 students and young professionals from the tourism and hospitality sector came together to discuss the most pressing issues for youth. The tone for the YPP Forum was set by two engaging and knowledgeable moderators from the Zimbabwean tourism industry—Ms. Rumbidzai Mudzengerere, Northern Region Marketing Executive for the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority, and Mr. Hugh Mandizha, Food & Beverage Manager of the A'Zambezi River Lodge in Victoria Falls. Ms. Rumbidzai Mudzengerere led the delegates in singing the Zimbabwean national anthem.The tone for the YPP Forum was set by two engaging and knowledgeable moderators from the Zimbabwean tourism industry—Ms. Rumbidzai Mudzengerere, Northern Region Marketing Executive for the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority, and Mr. Hugh Mandizha, Food & Beverage Manager of the A’Zambezi River Lodge in Victoria Falls. Ms. Rumbidzai Mudzengerere lead the delegates in singing the Zimbabwean national anthem.The tone for the YPP Forum was set by two engaging and knowledgeable moderators from the Zimbabwean tourism industry—Ms. Rumbidzai Mudzengerere, Northern Region Marketing Executive for the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority, and Mr. Hugh Mandizha, Food & Beverage Manager of the A’Zambezi River Lodge in Victoria Falls. Ms. Rumbidzai Mudzengerere lead the delegates in singing the Zimbabwean national anthem.Then, the energy from the YPP Forum carried over to the Third Annual Young Professionals Program (YPP) Social Night. On Sunday, May 20th, 2012, ATA's young professionals hosted the 3rd Annual Celebrate Africa Social Night at The Kingdom Hotel in Victoria Falls. This evening was a time for all delegates to revel in African music, cuisine, dance, and Zimbabwean culture. Attendees began the night with a traditional braai barbeque dinner at the poolside garden. Barbeque chicken, steak, and pork were steaming on the grill. Pairings included salad, rice, traditional Zimbabwean sadza, and a lovely assortment of desert.
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YPP Forum Speakers (L-R), Moderator Mr. Hugh Mandizha, Mr. Dumisani Nyoni, Dr. Yohannes Zeleke, Dr. Thokozile Chitepo, Mr. Givemore Chidzidzi, Ms. Andrea Papitto, & Moderator Ms. Rumbidzai Mudzengerere. Not pictured Mr. Cleopas Njerekai & Ms. Robyn Deutsch.

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Moderators Mr. Hugh Mandizha, Food & Beverage Manager, A’Zambezi River Lodge, & Ms. Rumbidzai Mudzengerere, Northern Region Marketing Executive, Zimbabwe Tourism Authority kick off the YPP Forum! (Photo by: Matt Andrea).

YPP Forum delegates sing national anthem (Photo by: Matt Andrea).

YPP Forum Delegates (Photo by: Martha O’Donovan).

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