Indaba returns to the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban coming from May 16th-18th, sporting a more streamlined programme as well as enhanced floor format to make the item easier for the earth to come as well as sample the tourism treasures Africa has to offer.
Through the convenient online diary as well as matchmaking system, delegates can use technology to set up pre-scheduled meetings with buyers or exhibitors in which may match their needs, saving time as well as enabling them to get the best out of the show.
For once, This specific digital platform has also been extended to media, meaning journalists can at This specific point schedule one-on-one meetings with exhibitors of interest to secure the stories they want to tell about Africa’s tourism industry.
This specific year’s heightened focus on matching like-minded tourism industry players will be aimed at driving successful business deals while helping to showcase the kaleidoscope of product options on offer.
For instance, the Hidden Gems zone will introduce the earth’s travel buyers as well as visitors to little tourism enterprises coming from each of South Africa’s nine provinces in which may otherwise have remained undiscovered, within the expect of encouraging a broader range of authentic tourism experiences to be included in tours to South Africa.
As well as pre-scheduled meetings, buyers will hold the chance to meet with exhibitors during the morning speed marketing sessions on each of the three show days.
Here, participating exhibitors will be grouped according to themes such as luxury as well as scenic outdoors, before creating short presentations on their offerings.
Conversations at Indaba 2017 will showcase leaders as well as influencers coming from local as well as global industries, who will take part in panel discussions around topical issues as well as their impact on African tourism.
Topics will include how to foster private-public partnerships for inclusive tourism growth, the growing phenomenon of digital as well as online booking within the African tourism sector, as well as the contribution in which African arts, fashion as well as design make to tourism on the continent.
Indaba’s focus on African destinations gives visitors a chance to become acquainted with exciting product developments throughout the continent. Industry players coming from more than 17 African countries are taking part, including Angola, Botswana, the DRC, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Réunion, Seychelles, Senegal, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia as well as Zimbabwe.
To register as an exhibitor, buyer or media delegate, or to simply learn more about Africa’s longest-running as well as internationally recognised leisure travel trade show, visit the official website.