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WTM Africa 2016 brings the world to Cape Town

The City of Cape Town is the place to be next month as WTM® Africa begins on 6 April 2016
With just under three weeks to go, momentum around WTM® Africa 2016 is swiftly building. As Africa’s leading B2B exhibition for inbound and outbound Africa travel and tourism, and with over 500 exhibitors on board, WTM® Africa 2016 is on track to reach new heights and exceed 2015 figures.

Through its industry networks, global reach and regional focus, WTM® Africa 2016 will create personal and business opportunities providing exhibitors, visitors and buyers with a diverse array of offerings, from world-renowned networking opportunities to interactive and trendsetting conferences and panel discussions presented by internationally acclaimed experts.

Included in the list of over 500 exhibitors showcasing their premium services at WTM® Africa 2016 are international tourism organisations such as Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Reunion Island, Mauritius, Ghana, Maldives, India, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Thailand and Zambia.

Adding to WTM® Africa’s already impressive 2016 line-up is the prestigious buyer programme. This programme offers travel industry buyers the opportunity to directly engage with WTM® Africa exhibitors. Buyers can look forward to a variety of benefits at WTM® Africa such as a personalised diary of appointments with exhibitors of their choice, and exclusive formal and informal networking opportunities. WTM® Africa will have buyers attending from across the world from locations such as the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy; western countries within the America’s; the Asian states of India and China and of course African buyers from countries such as Nigeria and Tanzania.

SKÅL, the trusted voice in the travel and tourism industry, is a strategic partner this year for WTM® Africa and members around the globe have been encouraged to register and attend this year’s jam-packed event. Globally, SKÅL represents senior managers and executives in the travel and tourism industry and has approximately 16,000 members in 400 clubs spread throughout almost 80 countries.

During this year’s WTM® Africa, the events programme will host relevant tourism seminars, bringing international speakers and experts to share their wealth of knowledge to WTM® Africa visitors. One of our speakers at WTM® Africa is Keith Jenkins who is the founder and publisher of the multiple award-winning Velvet Escape luxury travel blog. In addition to being a travel blogger, Keith is the CEO of iambassador - the world’s leading international travel blogger network - a company he founded in 2011. Keith, and other travel experts will share their knowledge with visitors throughout the three day event.

Held at the tip of Africa, in the Host City of Cape Town, WTM® Africa brings the world to Africa, and Africa to the world. The exhibition will take place over three days, 6-8 April 2016, at the CTICC; whereby travel professionals from South Africa, the continent of Africa and the globe will gather to do business.

Have you preregistered to attend WTM® Africa 2016 yet? If not, now’s your chance as WTM® Africa. Avoid standing in long queues and paying the onsite registration fee. Register – www.wtmafrica.com.

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