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#Indaba2017: Indaba rebranded to Africa's Travel Indaba

The annual Travel Indaba has rebranded to Africa's Travel Indaba, reflecting its evolution from a locally-orientated event to one that is representative of the African continent...

By Danette Breitenbach 18 May 2017

Travel Indaba in Durban for next five years

Durban will host the Tourism Indaba, one of the largest tourism marketing events on the African calendar, for the next five years...

17 May 2017

New online calculator tracks economic impact of events, festivals

Festival and event organisers will be able to track the economic impact of their events...

17 May 2017

Cape Town ranked best business tourism destination in Africa

The ICCA has ranked Cape Town as the number one city in Africa for business tourism...

10 May 2017

#WTMA17: Euromonitor shares key tourism trends in Africa

Speaking at WTM Africa 2017, Christy Tawii, research analyst at Euromonitor International explored some of the key trends influencing and driving growth in the African tourism industry...

By Cari Coetzee 9 May 2017

The best conferencing facilities in Africa 2017

The MICE industry is booming in Africa, with countries investing millions of dollars in constructing or renovating existing conference facilities...

By Josephine Wawira 8 Mar 2017

SA cities first in Africa to be included in GDS-Index

The Global Destination Sustainability Index is an innovative new way to measure the level of sustainability cities offer to the MICE events (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, and Exhibitions) industry...

16 Jan 2017

Top accolades to the Top Women in MICE

The 2016 Top 40 Women in MICE event held on 18 August at the breathtaking Pretoria-based venue, Monte De Dios, was a spectacular day celebrating nothing but women...

Issued by HOMEMAKERS 23 Aug 2016

Cruising for conferences

Over the past six years, the segment catering for business MICE within the worldwide cruising business has grown over 300 percent...

14 Jul 2016

The value of trade shows

We've just seen the back-end of the trade show season in the hospitality industry. Current conversation concerns the present value of participating in industry trade shows...

By Guy Stehlik 27 May 2016

How to prepare for a successful conference

What is the key differentiator between a good conference and an average one?

3 Mar 2016

Conference Centre opens at David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Spa

Conducted by the Deputy Minister of Tourism and Arts, Esther Banda and attended by numerous dignitaries from local tourism...

5 Aug 2015

Experiential marketing campaign creative for Century City Conference Centre and Hotel

Working with valued clients at Century City Conference Centre and Hotel, XZIBIT was commissioned to develop a below-the-line marketing strategy leading up to the launch of this exciting new development in February 2016...

Issued by XZIBIT Experiential Marketing 10 Jul 2015

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Freedom to roam: Sweden listed itself on Airbnb

The official tourism board of Sweden, Visit Sweden, has partnered with Airbnb to list the entire country and travellers won't have to officially book accommodation as all publicly owned land is entirely free and accessible to everyone.

1 day ago

Five fun things to do on a business trip to Australia

Now that business is taking you to Australia for a few days or weeks, are you thinking of catching some fun while handling business?

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 15 May 2017

Smoother connections with Qantas' new international transit lounge at Perth Airport

Construction is to begin on a new integrated domestic and international passenger precinct at Perth Airport. A new international wing will be located within the existing T3/T4 area, featuring a large outdoor deck with alfresco seating, a streamlined immigration and customs area, a new Duty-Free store and additional food and beverage outlets. According to Alan Joyce, Qantas group CEO, all of the airline's domestic flights, as well as services to Singapore, Auckland, and London would operate from the combined precinct.

11 May 2017

#WTMA17: When Just a Drop can make everything count

During the World Travel Market of 1998, Fiona Jeffery OBE, founded and launched Just a Drop, an initiative to help raise awareness on the importance of access to safe and sanitised water.

By Robin Fredericks 3 May 2017

Etihad Airways goes all-A380 on Abu Dhabi - Sydney route

As Etihad Airways marks the 10th anniversary of flying to Sydney, its first Australian destination, it has announced that all 14 weekly flights on the Abu Dhabi - Sydney route will be operated with its flagship A380 aircraft, effective 29 October. The current daily A380 Sydney flights will be joined by a second daily superjumbo service.

3 May 2017

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