The opening of receiving of applications for registration for Africa’s Top Travel Show INDABA 2016 will open on July 14, 2015 at midnight.
Announced by South African Tourism, INDABA 2016 will take place at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban from May 7 to 9, 2016.
The three-day show attracts Africa’s best tourism and travel trade offerings that in turn attract the most influential buyers in the world. INDABA is the biggest platform for African tourism businesses to meet global buyers of their products and services.
INDABA this year saw participation by 20 African destinations with quantifiable growth in connectivity between buyers and exhibitors. When business closed at INDABA 2015 on May 12, 2015, meetings between buyers and exhibitors (as managed through INDABA’s Online Diary and Matchmaking System) had grown an incredible 69 percent over INDABA 2014, delivering a total of 29 058 business engagements for tourism across Africa.
A total of 7 704 people attended INDABA 2015. Of those, 5 242 were exhibitors; 1 595 were buyers and 796 were journalists. There were 314 SADC exhibiting companies, 16 pan-African exhibiting companies and 725 South African exhibiting companies. Of the 1595 buyers in attendance, 301 were hosted buyers, an impressive 9.1 percent up on 2014.
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