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OurAfrica.Travel virtual trade show launched

The 'travel show' will connect African suppliers such as hotels, lodges, activity operators and inbound operators with global buyers, via pre-scheduled one-on-one, face-to-face virtual meetings...

27 Jul 2020

Rebooting conferencing will require confidence

While many are marvelling at the ease by which business meetings and even conferences have quickly segued onto an online platform, the general longing to return to the traditional ways of holding these has not left entirely, and the industry will return, say experts in the field...

24 Jul 2020

The Johannesburg Expo Centre - adaptability during crisis times

As part of the international GL Events Group venues network, the JEC was privileged to have visibility of the looming crisis through the venues in Japan and Europe early in 2020. Assessing the possible impact and being cognisant that it was only a question of time before Covid 19 reached South African shores...

Issued by Johannesburg Expo Centre 2 Jul 2020

SA exhibition industry expects to recover in 2021

Following a year of disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and global lockdown, South African exhibition organisers are confident that the industry will bounce back next year...

9 Jun 2020

Start with the beginning in mind. How do we 'future proof' the events industry?

The events industry, as with many others, has been thrown into a complete state of turmoil since the beginning of the year as a result of Covid-19...

By Joshua Low 2 Jun 2020

Strategies Africa's tourism requires to manage blow from coronavirus

Tourism has become an important economic sector for most African countries in the last two decades. There has been increased investments in product development and enhancement, aggressive marketing, coupled with appropriate business-friendly socio-political reforms...

By Issahaku Adam & Albert N Kimbu 24 Apr 2020

HOTT3D, Africa Oil & Power team up to build hospitals in Africa

A Cape Town-based exhibition builder, together with an event organiser, offer to work with governments and private sectors across Africa to rapidly build hospital infrastructures and shelters in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic...

9 Apr 2020

Digital conference to unite hospitality industry globally

The virtual conference will take place on 7 April from 10am-4pm BST and registration is free of charge for all participants; although an optional donation is requested to selected charities helping out those in the hospitality industry...

26 Mar 2020

#Covid19: Procure Travel Africa postponed until 2021

"South Africans and South African companies are, and always have been, resilient but the reality is that we have no real knowledge of how the virus will develop."

20 Mar 2020

To be sold: Amanzingwe Lodge

Amanzingwe: Lodge, restaurant, conference centre, wedding chapels and spa. 49.5 hectares, 48 rooms, two chapels and much more, is to be sold by appointed liquidators...

Issued by Amanzingwe Holdings 11 Mar 2020

WTM Africa 2020 visitor, media registration now open

World Travel Market Africa 2020, which takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre is set to be one of the African continent's largest and leading business-to-business travel trade show yet...

5 Mar 2020

#MeetingsAfrica: Why Africa's diversity gives it a competitive edge

Africa has the ability to be a serious contender in the MICE industry...

25 Feb 2020

#MeetingsAfrica: Connecting people and ideas to strengthen Africa's tourism market

The first leg of this year's Meetings Africa kicked off with discussions between buyers and exhibitors centred around relationships and sharing of ideas, and how these can impact tourism across the continent...

25 Feb 2020

KZN to stake its claim as Africa's MICE and bleisure tourism destination

"There is a large market of travellers who come for business but extend their stay by a few extra days in order to explore the country...We want these 'bleisure' delegates to come to KwaZulu-Natal where we have, not only the finest business events venues and infrastructure but also culture, nature and wildlife."

24 Feb 2020

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