Anticipation grows as the 'Africa Travel Week' draws closer

Explore South Africa are official media partners to the 'Africa Travel Week'

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'Explore South Africa' Publication are delighted with the partnership they have formed with Thebe Reed Exhibitions in Oct 2013 and and are extremely excited about being an official media partner for the inaugural and greatly anticipated ‘Africa Travel Week’. 'Explore South Africa' Publication will have a presence at all 3 of the co-located shows at 'Africa Travel Week' where they will be distributing copies of their coveted March-May Edition. This is  of course over and above their standard distribution of the Publication and is in addition to their involvement and distribution of this Edition at INDABA Durban each year. 

Africa Travel Week will take place from 28 April-3 May 2014 in Cape Town at the CTICC and is set to take the African tourism industry and travel trade by storm. Registration is now open!

The event comprises of 3 co-located shows encompassing Africa’s inbound and outbound markets for leisure travel, luxury tourism and the MICE/Business travel sector; and is brought to you by the esteemed 'Thebe Reed Travel Exhibitions' - organisers of the hugely successful WTM events worldwide.

Shows are to take place as follows:

> IBTM Africa - Incentives, Business Travel & Meetings Africa 28-30 April 2014

> ILTM Africa - International Luxury Travel Market Africa 28-30 April 2014

> WTM Africa -  World Travel Market Africa 2-3 May 2014

The partnership provides Explore SA and its clients with valuable branding and exposure prior to and at the event. The Explore Team will have representatives at all 3 shows to further promote our platform and our clients, network with role players, decision makers, media etc and ensure that they get a first hand experience of this unique event. Their partnership will provide 'Reed Travel Exhibitions' with a mouth piece to address thier invaluable niche readership and the opportunity to utilise our Publication and online platforms to showcase and promote the event going forward, inform our readers of important developments and news in the run up to it as well as provide live onsite updates/news etc

WTM Africa:      Registration is now open!

The inaugural World Travel Market Africa will take place at Cape Town’s International Convention Centre on Friday 2 andSaturday 3 May 2014. It will be the leading B2B exhibition for Africa’s leisure travel industry, bringing the world to Africa and promoting Africa to the world’s leading source markets. World Travel Market Africa is part of parent company Reed Travel Exhibition’s Africa Travel Week, which sees it co-locate with ILTM Africa and IBTM Africa across the week of 28 April – 3 May 2014. WTM Africa will attract exhibitors from all categories of the leisure travel industry within Sub-Sahara Africa as well as North African destinations, aligning itself with sister events World Travel Market, World Travel Market Latin America, Arabian Travel Market and International French Travel Market Top Resa. World Travel Market was launched in London in 1980. The event quickly established itself as the leading global event for the travel industry where senior industry professionals attend to negotiate and conclude business deals. WTM 2012 in London saw 48,000 senior industry delegates discuss and conclude business deals worth some £1,860 million. 2013 saw Reed Travel Exhibitions expand the WTM brand outside of the UK for the first time with the hugely successful WTM Latin America in São Paulo. Arabian Travel Market recently celebrated its 20th anniversary in Dubai, solidifying its position as the leading travel trade event in the Middle East.

ILTM Africa:

ILTM Africa is where the leaders of the African luxury travel community meet. Exclusive trade only buyers from across the globe are introduced to African suppliers through a bespoke appointment programme to build relationships and grow their businesses. ILTM Africa takes place on 28 – 30 April 2014

VIP Buyers - ILTM Africa delivers face to face meetings with unique African travel suppliers, providing a time efficient opportunity to build relations, enrich your knowledge and be inspired to develop new business opportunities.

Exhibitors - ILTM Africa delivers face to face meetings with travel buyers with business for the African Continent of the highest caliber, providing a time efficient opportunity to build relationships and develop new business.

Event Programme - Our event programme is designed with you business objectives in mind. From a bespoke diary of appointment, an expert forum and cultural evening gala, ensuring every minute of your time in Cape Town is worthwhile.

IBTM Africa: 

IBTM Africa is the new invitation only event for Africa’s incentives, meetings and business travel industry. IBTM Africa takes place on 28 – 30 April 2014.

This highly targeted event will bring together buyers and suppliers for three days of business, education and networking all held in Cape Town, South Africa.

Targeting both inbound and outbound business, IBTM Africa is the platform for both international and African suppliers and buyers to meet, network

and transact business in a highly targeted and interactive environment.

Fifty senior level decision makers responsible for incentives and meetings from corporate companies, associations and not for profit and third party agencies will be hosted to the event.  Hosted Buyers will attend a programme of pre-scheduled appointments with qualified suppliers to the event providing a efficient return on time and investment.

For further information about the event visit

To showcase in this invaluable Edition or to receive further info on the Publication: / 021 681 7100 / /


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