The Africa Showcase returns to Australia in November this year bringing an impressive line-up of over 20 African suppliers to meet with the Australian travel trade. South Africa-based organisers, On Show Solutions have again partnered with South African Tourism and South African Airways to present a busy trade evening filled with meetings, networking and travel prizes.
The Africa Showcase will be a reflection of the diverse range of tourism products that Africa has to offer the Australian travel trade,featuring representatives from hotels, safari lodges, airlines and tourist boards. Registrations will close shortly for the Africa Showcase in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth.
The Africa Showcase is designed for travel specialists who book holidays to Africa, to discover new hotels and safari products and learn the latest trends to increase sales. The roadshow is designed to be educational and entertaining; the trade evenings provide travel sellers with an opportunity for personalised meetings with the finest products from Southern and East Africa, incorporating offers from 15 African countries.
‘It’s important for us to have the support of the wholesalers and we’re pleased to have so many top quality African partners participating at the events,’ says Jacqui Reynolds, owner of On Show Solutions. Attendees will be able to catch up on the latest offers fromAdventure Destinations, Adventure World, African Wildlife Safaris, Bench International, Destinations Africa, Swagman Tours, The Africa Safari Co and World Journeys.
‘SAA is delighted to be participating in Africa Showcase in 2015,’ says Tim Clyde-Smith, SAA’s Country Manager for Australasia. ‘For the second time this important event is returning to Australia and New Zealand and we are very pleased to be involved once again. As Africa’s largest and most awarded airline, we look forward to working with key travel companies and our own partners to showcase the world’s most exciting continent. Africa Showcase is a very effective way of promoting the best travel and tourism products on offer which make for an unforgettable experience.’ SAA has sponsored international flight prizes at each event for the lucky recipient of an African holiday.
Exhibitors participating on the 2015 Africa Showcase include:
African Sun Hotels | Africareps | Airlink | Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas | Dulini Private Game Reserve | Durban Tourism | Garonga | Kenya Tourism Board | Namibia Exclusive Safaris | Ongava Lodge | Peermont Hotels Casinos Resorts | Rainbow Tourism Group | Rovos Rail | Savanna Private Game Reserve |
SA Express | Seasons in Africa | South African Airways | South African Tourism | Tsogo Sun | Virgin Limited Edition | Zambia Tourism |Zimbabwe Tourism Authority
Over the past eight years, the Africa Showcase – On Show Solutions’ roadshows in key global markets – has evolved into one of the largest travel trade events featuring exclusively African products. Shows are currently held in the US, Russia, UK, Australasia, Europe and Asia. An integral component of the organising team in Australasia is Margi and Lauren Jansma from Luxury Travel Management. This duo are well-known players in the leisure travel industry with vast experience working with Africa.
The dates for Africa Showcase 2015 in Australia are:
- Sydney, 18 November 2015
- Brisbane, 19 November 2015
- Melbourne, 23 November 2015
- Perth, 25 November 2015
For more info and how to register, please contact Lauren Jansma on [email protected].