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Against all odds: UNWTO candidate fight to become the new leader of world tourism

Minister of Tourism and Hospitality for Zimbabwe, Hon. Dr.

Minister of Tourism and Hospitality for Zimbabwe, Hon. Dr. Walter Mzembi, has been doing his job while also running as a candidate for the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary General position. He does this against all odds knowing very well the challenges Zimbabwe brings to some parts of the world.


Trying hard to put local politics on a different plate, the Zimbabwe Minister had been demonstrating to be more than a local candidate. Touring the globe, listening to regional issues in countries and regions around the globe, coming up with workable solutions, made him a go-to person with a truly global view on the world of tourism. For some time, he has demonstrated to be a global leader with a global view, making him an ideal candidate able to put his role as a global player, and his role as a tourism minister of a country, with challenges separate. He demonstrated to bring growth to the Zimbabwe Tourism industry while he managed to equally focus on solutions not only for his home country. Inclusivity had been a big factor looking at his Facebook “likes.โ€