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The Cape Town International Convention Centre’s new expansion – CTICC 2 – delighted organisers and delegates alike as it successfully hosted the 21st Annual Congress of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC). The conference, held from 13 to 15 September was the new venue’s first ever event and attracted 1 500 delegates from over 500 […]
White space, “unplugging”, nutrition and mindfulness are all elements of well-being, a topic that is increasingly topping the to-do list for event strategists and meeting planners, and one that is explored in detail at IMEX America this year. The show, taking place October 10 – 12 in Las Vegas, shines a light on all aspects […]
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Exhibitions remain one of the most powerful marketing tools for a business, and particularly so with an experiential business in the travel and tourism sector where buyers appreciate face-to-face negotiations. This was proven by WTM Africa 2017, with the phenomenal amount of US$ 365,950,813 of business being generated. “We are absolutely thrilled that WTM Africa […]
Constitution Hill is a heritage site in Johannesburg. Situated on a hill overlooking the bustling Johannesburg inner city to the south and the forested suburbs to the north, the site provides a unique perspective on the City of Gold and its dramatic history. It is home to the Constitutional Court of South Africa and to the notorious Old […]
Almost 90% of business travellers in South Africa are using sharing economy services such as Uber and Airbnb for business travel purposes, with as many as 40% without the permission or endorsement of their companies. This is according to a recent survey conducted by FCM Travel Solutions and the African Business Travel Association (ABTA), which […]
The Handy mobile device that will be installed in 70 South African hotels this year will revolutionise the way travellers connect both inside and outside the hotel. With Handy one can make free calls, browse the internet and explore with the device while touring a particular city. Some of the features include room to room […]
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There is a new five star hotel in Rwanda that is filled with luxury, opulence and elegance. Dubbed as one of the new hotels to visit in Africa this year, Kigali Marriott Hotel is located along KN3 Avenue in the city centre, near the financial district and Kigali City Hall. For those visiting Rwanda’s capital, […]
South Africa’s international appeal as a sought-after tourist destination will prove as decisive as South Africa’s standing as a recognised rugby powerhouse in influencing the vote to determine the hosts of the 2023 World Cup. The bidding process, for the first time in the tournament’s history, is underpinned by World Rugby’s “weighted criteria scorecard”. Host […]
The eighth annual South African Concierges Conference 2017 – themed “Bleisure” Experiences – will focus on travellers who incorporate leisure into business. According to Deon Prinsloo, head concierge and guest relations manager at Tsogo Sun’s Palazzo Hotel and Conference Organiser, “This phenomenon is becoming a trend globally and with so much South Africa has to […]
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The IMEX Group – organizers of IMEX America – have announced the dates and locations for their industry leading Las Vegas show through 2025. Ray Bloom, Chairman of the IMEX Group said, “We know that our industry partners from across North America and around the world plan numerous activities and co-located events around IMEX America. […]
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