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Digital health passport launches in South Africa
Digital health passport launches in South AfricaArticle

The user-friendly mobile app will provide support in helping to restart tourism, business, sports, events and job creation on a national level...

3 Mar 2021

What does a post-Covid future hold for the MICE industry?
What does a post-Covid future hold for the MICE industry?Article

Tim Cordon, senior area vice president, Middle East & Africa, Radisson Hotel Group outlines some of the key factors that will give MICE operators an edge once the world begins emerging from the Covid-19 reality...

17 Dec 2020

#2020AfricaBrandSummit: Policy uncertainty is halting the recovery of SA's tourism sector
#2020AfricaBrandSummit: Policy uncertainty is halting the recovery of SA's tourism sectorArticle

"Instituting policy certainty is important - we should be able to ensure that people understand that when they arrive in South Africa, that they won't face confusion at airports and many other different places where tourism takes place," said Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, CEO of TBCSA.

Robin Fredericks 15 Oct 2020

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Switching on the corporate aspect of travel for economic growthArticle

With the release last week of South Africa's GDP Q2 figures and President Cyril Ramaphosa's calls for a quick and bold plan to place South Africa on a "rapid growth trajectory", a spotlight is shone on tourism as the sector with the greatest potential to reignite South Africa's economy, sustainably...

16 Sep 2020

Registration open for Africa MICE Forums
Registration open for Africa MICE ForumsArticle

"The goal is to propel MICE business across the continent in relatable ways that effectively spark ideas and foster real connections necessary to move minds and businesses forward."

29 Jul 2020

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WTM Africa 2020 visitor, media registration now openArticle

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...

4 Mar 2020

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Trends set to shape local travel in 2020Article

Big Ambitions' Chelsey Hale highlights key trends set to impact South Africa's tourism industry in 2020...

Chelsey Hale 3 Mar 2020

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

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

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

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

"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

Meetings Africa's BONDay to provide educational sessions for attendees
Meetings Africa's BONDay to provide educational sessions for attendeesArticle

Attendees will learn more about new industry trends which have the potential to contribute to the growth of their businesses...

21 Feb 2020

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How will future generations disrupt meetings and events?Article

Just when you thought you'd started to understand what makes millennials tick, a new generation has reared its head: Gen Z. And, they're about to disrupt the MICE industry drastically...

6 Feb 2020

AAXO Roar names WTM Africa best overall exhibition for 2019
AAXO Roar names WTM Africa best overall exhibition for 2019Article

The AAXO ROAR Awards are aimed at acknowledging and recognising excellence in the exhibition industry and are judged on successful exhibition strategies incorporating marketing, public relations, operations and activation...

5 Feb 2020

The importance of environmental sustainability in tourism and hospitality
The importance of environmental sustainability in tourism and hospitalityArticle

With sustainability being one of the most critical issues facing our world today, a green revolution within the tourism and hospitality industry is vital to ensuring the growth of these sectors into the future...

Brett Hendricks 4 Feb 2020

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New research: Face-to-face meetings most effective for business successArticle

The new study, conducted by Talk2 Media & Events, surveyed over 200 buyers and exhibitors from across the Asia Pacific region looking at industry challenges and the most valued attributes...

4 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: Travel forecast for intra-Africa travel in 2020 - Spotlight on Mozambique
#BizTrends2020: Travel forecast for intra-Africa travel in 2020 - Spotlight on MozambiqueArticle

Intra-Africa travel should be a priority for every African. While visas remain a challenge for many travellers and destinations, the good news is that air accessibility is improving - although in many cases those flights are still much too expensive...

Natalie Tenzer Silva 20 Jan 2020

CTICC outlines 2019 integrated annual report with growing success
CTICC outlines 2019 integrated annual report with growing successArticle

As outlined in its Economic Impact Report, the CTICC has generated more than 130,465 jobs since its inception in 2003. Despite an economy that is shedding jobs, assembled shareholders heard that CTICC created or sustained 14,620 jobs in the past financial year alone...

12 Dec 2019

AIME performance figures reveal positive ROIs for 2020
AIME performance figures reveal positive ROIs for 2020Article

Following the success of 2019, with AIME awarded Best Trade Show of the year, hosted buyers are setting their sights on the upcoming event, with return on investment for 2020 top of mind...

12 Dec 2019

#IBTM2019: Reinventing SA's MICE industry
#IBTM2019: Reinventing SA's MICE industryArticle

The South African National Convention Bureau yesterday hosted a panel session highlighting why South Africa is the best place to meet, thrive and inspire business growth...

20 Nov 2019

Tanzania, a leader in Africa's business tourism events
Tanzania, a leader in Africa's business tourism eventsArticle

Tanzania's growth within the business tourism sector has been driven by growing international recognition of a tourism industry second to none in terms of diversity and quality of experiences...

20 Nov 2019

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5 insights into event successArticle

According to brand experience expert and group managing director of CWDi, Samantha Gabriel, eventgoers no longer respond to a one-dimensional approach. In the information age, we're bombarded with data all the time and we're more likely to retain it if it's linked to a memorable experience...

Samantha Gabriel 5 Nov 2019

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6 trends likely to disrupt the events industry in 2020Article

Raylene de Wet, director of event sales at Hyatt Regency Johannesburg, unveils six trends that will likely disrupt and elevate South Africa's events industry in the coming year...

6 Aug 2019

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CTICC to host over 100 international conferences by 2026Article

Over 100 international conferences, which are expected to bring over 127 000 delegates to Cape Town, has been confirmed to take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre up until 2026...

10 Jul 2019

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Meetings Africa 2020 exhibitor registration now openArticle

The South Africa National Convention Bureau invites exhibitors to register for the 15th edition of the business events trade show...

27 Jun 2019

Event buyer tips on the benefits of booking an arena venue
Event buyer tips on the benefits of booking an arena venueArticle

To many, arenas are the place to go to see your favourite band or sporting team play. However, increasingly arenas are becoming the 'hidden gem' of the business events world...

24 Apr 2019

#MeetingsAfrica: 2019 Top 40 Women in MICE Awards launched
#MeetingsAfrica: 2019 Top 40 Women in MICE Awards launchedArticle

The Women in MICE initiative held a breakfast event at Meetings Africa 2019 to launch the Top 40 Women in MICE Awards...

28 Feb 2019

#MeetingsAfrica: Collaboration is key to growing MICE tourism in Africa
#MeetingsAfrica: Collaboration is key to growing MICE tourism in AfricaArticle

Day one of Meetings Africa 2019 saw regional and local speakers share knowledge during the aptly named BONDay, or Business Opportunity Networking Day, on a variety of topics affecting the business events industry...

26 Feb 2019

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CTICC, Mining Indaba partner to boost environmental sustainabilityArticle

"Events can cause a lot of waste and leave a large carbon footprint, so it is important that all event organisers try to increase their sustainability efforts where possible."

25 Feb 2019

CTICC achieves ISO 22000 accreditation
CTICC achieves ISO 22000 accreditationArticle

"Ensuring that our staff is comprehensively trained in the requirements of ISO 22000 is of critical importance."

5 Feb 2019

Meetings Africa 2019 launches
Meetings Africa 2019 launchesArticle

Meetings Africa 2019 working towards inclusivity and sustainability...

4 Feb 2019

Meetings Africa 2019 launches
Meetings Africa 2019 launchesArticle

Meetings Africa 2019 working towards inclusivity and sustainability...

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#MeetingsAfrica2019: Building a shared economyArticle

In his opening address at the 2019 Meetings Africa launch, South African Tourism CEO, Sisa Ntshona delved into how SA Tourism is looking to grow business tourism in the country through NCB efforts to sell the country as a business events destination of choice...

30 Jan 2019

5 tips for finding the best venue for your event
5 tips for finding the best venue for your eventArticle

Peter Jack, founder and director of EMG Events Agency shares his top five tips for finding the best venue for your next event...

15 Jan 2019

Cape Town to host Agritech Africa conference, exhibition in 2020
Cape Town to host Agritech Africa conference, exhibition in 2020Article

Cape Town and the Western Cape Convention Bureau, together with the support of the South African National Convention Bureau will play host to Kenes Exhibitions' Agritech Africa 2020 in Cape Town.

11 Dec 2018

Cape Town, Western Cape secures over R1bn in business events
Cape Town, Western Cape secures over R1bn in business eventsArticle

Meetings secured are expected to attract 32,080 delegates between May and September...

11 Dec 2018

Why conferencing in 2019 needs a different approach
Why conferencing in 2019 needs a different approachArticle

"Tighter budgets and an increased expectation of value for money and return on investment have seen more and more South African companies looking for conference venues that offer everything that they need in one venue."

19 Nov 2018

#WomensMonth: Meet Megan Arendse, a woman who's playing a significant role in Mice tourism
#WomensMonth: Meet Megan Arendse, a woman who's playing a significant role in Mice tourismArticle

In celebration of #WomensMonth, we chat to Megan Arendse, convention centre manager of Sun International's flagship resort, Sun City about what it means to be a woman in the MICE industry, the challenges she has faced and her message for Women's Month.

Robin Fredericks 30 Aug 2018

2019 YPO Edge, Global Leadership Conference is Cape Town bound
2019 YPO Edge, Global Leadership Conference is Cape Town boundArticle

Cape Town has been selected as the host of the 2019 YPO Edge and Global Leadership Conference (GLC) taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) in March 2019...

22 Aug 2018

The importance of the MICE industry and business events in South Africa
The importance of the MICE industry and business events in South AfricaArticle

What is MICE and how does it impact our economy?...

Issued by GL events South Africa 16 Aug 2018

SA MICE industry at the forefront of business events in Africa
SA MICE industry at the forefront of business events in AfricaArticle

"Ranked number 34 in the International Congress and Convention Associations' global ranking, South Africa is the number one convention destination in Africa and the Middle East."

3 Aug 2018

Cape Town retains lion's share of planned hotel developments
Cape Town retains lion's share of planned hotel developmentsArticle

"While Cape Town continues to offer great opportunities for hotel investment, it is exciting to see new hotel construction projects all over South Africa..."

5 Jun 2018

Park Inn by Radisson Lusaka
Radisson adds Park Inn Lusaka to Africa portfolioArticle

The hotel will be situated in a central location within the city's concentration of embassies, diplomatic missions and United Nations offices...

23 May 2018

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#Indaba2018: Creating experiences onlineArticle

While technology is disrupting the tourism industry, it is also bringing with it benefits to the industry and the end user. By 2030, 1.8 billion tourists will visit the continent. Africa can greatly benefit from technology to grow its share of the global tourism market...

Danette Breitenbach 22 May 2018

Bleisure travel expected to grow in 2018 and beyond
Bleisure travel expected to grow in 2018 and beyondArticle

In South Africa's tight economy, bleisure, as a rising trend, has become the ideal way to find a balance between work and play...

21 May 2018

Joburg moves up global ICCA rankings, now aims for top 100
Joburg moves up global ICCA rankings, now aims for top 100Article

"We have moved from position 186 to 113 globally, while also improving our ranking in Africa from position five to two. Now our team is aiming for a position in the top 100 globally in 2018..."

18 May 2018

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#Indaba2018: Increasing the value of tourism through collaborationArticle

"Tourism growth and sharing the benefits of tourism, contribute to replacing poverty and despair with prosperity and hope. Africa's Travel Indaba is the ideal springboard for further growth."

Danette Breitenbach 16 May 2018

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#Indaba2018: Experiential tourists embracing sustainable tourismArticle

Resistance to the negative impact of tourism, such as price inflation, is rising across the world. Simultaneously, tourists are getting off the bus as the trend towards experiences grows...

Danette Breitenbach 16 May 2018

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