Travel Trade shows & exhibitions

Africa’s Travel INDABA 2017 hailed as a ‘Resounding Success’

Africa’s Travel INDABA 2017 hailed as a ‘Resounding Success’

Thursday 18 May: Africa’s Travel INDABA 2017 has been deemed an outstanding success as the show saw high-quality buyers from across the world meeting high-quality exhibitors from across the African continent, showcasing a variety of tourism products and services. This resulted in more than 20 000 confirmed meetings being held over the three show days – […]

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South Africans reminded to “Do Tourism”

South Africans reminded to “Do Tourism”

16 May 2017 – South African Tourism has used INDABA as a platform to launch I Do Tourism (IDT) – an initiative that seeks to remind South Africans of the importance of the tourism industry and the role they can play as advocates for South Africa and for tourism. The purpose of the campaign, according to […]

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7 #responsibletourism reasons attend WTM Africa

7 #responsibletourism reasons attend WTM Africa

Besides being a great space for travel professionals to network, negotiate and discover new products, WTM Africa offers a wealth of opportunities for visitors to learn and engage around the topic of responsible tourism. In keeping with the ethos of the World Travel Market (WTM) brand, WTM Africa seeks to drive the responsible tourism agenda […]

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Philippines made a huge impression at ATF 2016

Filed in News, Travel Trade shows & exhibitions by on February 11, 2016
Philippines made a huge impression at ATF 2016

Philippines, the host of the 35th ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2016 in Manila, pulled out all the stops to make an impression on its 2,620 delegates comprising of ministerial and NTO delegates, as well as TRAVEX suppliers from across ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations), international buyers and media.  ATF TRAVEX featured a large […]

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ATF 2016 hosts amazing pre- and post-show tours

Filed in News, Travel Trade shows & exhibitions by on February 11, 2016
ATF 2016 hosts amazing pre- and post-show tours

Besides the opportunity of exploring Manila during the pre-show tours, a number of international buyers and media had the opportunity of booking one of the Philippine Host Committee’s 10 post-ATF tours that ran from 23 to 26 January.  This marked ATF’s most extensive number of post-show tours in recent years. With a diverse range of itineraries […]

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#ATF2016… ‘One Community for Sustainability’

#ATF2016… ‘One Community for Sustainability’

The 35th instalment of the ASEAN Travel Forum (ATF) returns to the Philippines in January this year with the theme for #ATF2016 being ‘One Community for Sustainability’. Host city Manila – the country’s capital of fun and gateway to the rest of the Philippines –will play host to some 1,600 international delegates including ministerial officials, […]

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Responsible Traveller posed a couple of questions to the organisers of WTM Africa prior to the event…

Responsible Traveller posed a couple of questions to the  organisers of WTM Africa prior to the event…

Carol Weaving – Managing Director Thebe Reed Exhibitions (Africa Travel Week) answers our questions…     WTM is a household name in the travel industry, and following the success of WTM Latin America it figures that Reed Exhibitions would look to grow the WTM brand further.  What made Africa the next choice and why Cape Town? Following […]

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WTM Africa puts Responsible Tourism in the spotlight

WTM Africa puts Responsible Tourism in the spotlight

World Travel Market Africa will bring wider issues of responsible tourism to the forefront during its leading event programme at the inaugural show. World Travel Market (WTM) Africa, taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 May, is launching its very own WTM Africa Responsible Tourism Programme […]

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Africa Travel Week demand from Exhibitors supports WTO’s prediction that Inbound To Africa will triple by 2030

Africa Travel Week demand from Exhibitors supports WTO’s prediction that Inbound To Africa will triple by 2030

In support of the recent announcement that the World Tourism Organisation (WTO) expects inbound tourism to Africa to triple by 2030, Africa Travel Week, designed to deliver the first event on the continent to combine leisure, luxury travel and meetings industries has been given strong support from regional exhibitors, who wish to participate in the […]

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