Africa’s Travel Indaba has kicked off

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One of the largest tourism marketing events is taking place in Durban from the 7th until the 11th of May and our features writer Fundiswa Nkwanyana tells us what to expect at the award winning travel and tourism show.

Exhibitions

Southern Africa’s tourism products and services are showcased by exhibitors at the Durban Exhibition Centre and at the International Convention Centre. The aim of the exhibitions is to make it easier for travellers to engage with tour operators from the continent.  Expect to find exhibitors  with information on accommodation, tour operators, game lodges, transport, online travel, luxury products, hidden gems, transport, camping and safari companies.

Networking

The travel sector is growing at a fast pace and it’s important to stay abreast of global trends and developments. There are plenty of networking opportunities and informative talks on the program giving attendees a chance to meet face to face with industry leaders and stakeholders. The question and answer sessions are also very important as attendees can ask questions to get an immediate response.

Be inspired to travel in Africa

It’s important to explore our beautiful continent and help grow the intercontinental tourism sector. Get information about the various holiday destinations on the continent and discover hidden gems to visit and also get advice on the best times to travel. Tourism experts and industry leaders are available to help you plan your next holiday in the continent.

With exhibitors from over 18 African countries and travel and tourism experts attending the same event, one is bound to walk away with a wealth of information on travel and holiday destinations in Africa.