assembly of Heads of State and Government of the Organization of African Unity
proclaimed 1991 as African Year of Tourism during their session in
The idea came forth from the Conference of African
Ministers of Tourism, convened in November 1989 under the auspices of the UN
Economic Commission for
The OAU, ECA and the World Tourism Organization joined to make this year a success.
A number of African countries issued stamps showing their tourist attractions.
Niger 10 July 1991