Programme of Events

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Friday, 8 May 2015
Time Schedule
09:00 - 14:00
Annual SMME workshop – registration on day outside room 22 from 9:00 – 9:30. Registration will be on a first come basis.
MR22
By Invite Only
Sharon
09:00 - 15:00
Join top speakers as they will be addressing the Travel Trade in Durban before the INDABA 2015 Trade Show on all things social media, content marketing and how to use and benefit from digital influencers and bloggers. Follow #ITBC15 for more.
The Morning Trade, 8 Morrison Road, Durban
All INDABA Delegates to RSVP limited seats
Monde Mateza
09:00 - 18:00
ANNUAL GOLF DAY
DURBAN COUNTRY CLUB
By Invite Only
Tamina Siebel
17:00 - 21:00
MEDIA RECEPTION: INDABA 2015
ICC SOUTH FOYER (MIDDLE SECTION)
By Invite Only
18:00 - 22:00
Indaba 2015 Networking Golf Day Gala Dinner and Prize Giving
Durban Country Club
All INDABA Delegates to RSVP limited seats
Tamina
Saturday, 9 May 2015
Time Schedule
08:30 - 10:00
FAIR TRADE AND TOURISM
MR22
By Invite Only
Noluthando Mazibuko
09:00 - 14:00
NDT - Tourism Steering Month Committee Meeting
MR 21 ABCG
By Invite Only
09:00 - 17:00
Join Durban Tourism and National Geographic Traveler for a photographic journey of delight showing this award-winning tourist destination as it is today, and as it was, generations ago. Indaba Delegates can hop onto the Durban Gallery Shuttle – departs Durban ICC every hour on the hour from 09 to 11 May 2015, alternatively book a Durban Ricksha Bus City Tour - Tel 031 322 4209
KwaMuhle Museum
All INDABA Delegates
031 322 4164
09:30 - 10:30
Putting Durban on the social media map
TECHzone
All INDABA Delegates
Dane Forman and Andy Carrie
10:00 - 14:00
RETOSA and JICA Workshop
MR 21 DEF
By Invite Only
Palesa
10:30 - 11:30
TripAdvisor and being consumer centric
TECHzone
All INDABA Delegates
Justin Reid
11:30 - 12:30
Damian Cook E-Tourism Frontiers
TECHzone
All INDABA Delegates
Damian Cook
12:30 - 13:30
Moderator: Nozipho Mbanjwa Speakers: Minister of Tourism CEO of SA Tourism Mr Bruce Whitfield
Media Centre - Briefing Room
By Invite Only
12:30 - 13:30
Alana Witte - Revinate
TECHzone
All INDABA Delegates
Alana Witte
14:00 - 14:50
Presented by: Nicogenix Industrial Theatre Company. Home to 6 of the world’s 10 fastest growing economies, the rise of Africa’s economic importance is well documented. Various South African economic sectors should be greater beneficiaries of this rise this rise and the South African Tourism industry is amongst them. In order to benefit from this fast growing, high value market, there are a number of barriers to overcome.
TECHzone Auditorium
By Invite Only
15:00 - 16:00
SAA is one of the key enablers of travel on the African continent. SAA operates daily in an environment that is different from other business environments but is also more rewarding than other operations. The talk will commence with a humorous Safety Video that gives you a guide to African travel and you will glean insights from a travel company prospering from its focus on the continent. Cherae Robinson is considered one of the leading lights of Africa’s leisure travel revolution.
TECHzone Auditorium
By Invite Only
17:00 - 19:00
PRESENTATION
MR21DEF
By Invite Only
CAROLINE Uys
17:30 - 19:00
INDABA 2015 OPENING CEREMONY
HALL 1AB
All INDABA Delegates
19:00 - 22:00
ATTA- African Travel & Tourism Association Networking Party
Ushaka Marine Moyo's
By Invite Only
ATTA
19:30 - 22:00
MEDIA EVENT
The Calabash
By Invite Only
Sunday, 10 May 2015
Time Schedule
07:00 - 11:00
Fair Trade Tourism Client Breakfast
MR 22 ABC
By Invite Only
07:30 - 09:00
Mr Edwin Shangwa is cordially inviting you to the Indaba Breakfast Presentation in honour of the African Sun Hotels and Resorts Business Partners
Hilton Hotel, Ballroom 1
By Invite Only
09:00 - 10:00
Kenya Destination Tourism Media Briefing. Limited seating available.
MR 22 G
All INDABA Delegates
09:00 - 11:30
Press Briefing
MR21 DEF
By Invite Only
Salad Nthenda
09:00 - 17:00
Join Durban Tourism and National Geographic Traveler for a photographic journey of delight showing this award-winning tourist destination as it is today, and as it was, generations ago. Indaba Delegates can hop onto the Durban Gallery Shuttle – departs Durban ICC every hour on the hour from 09 to 11 May 2015, alternatively book a Durban Ricksha Bus City Tour - Tel 031 322 4209
KwaMuhle Museum
All INDABA Delegates
031 322 4164
09:30 - 10:30
Our reputation online is defined by moments that are captured in pictures, videos, reviews, and discussions. This presentation looks at how those moments happen online, and how to ensure you are creating more of those moments online for your customers a
TECHzone
All INDABA Delegates
Dave Duarte
10:00 - 12:00
Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality and Sports Education and Training Authority ( CATHSSETA) will again be hosting the 2015 skills development information sharing workshop. The purpose of this workshop is to engage is to engage with Industry and provide an update on all skills development related issues affecting the subsectors falling within the CATHSSETA scope.
Hilton Hotel, Mkhomazi 1 & 2
By Invite Only
Sharon Mukhola
10:00 - 13:00
Democratic Republic of Congo Presentation
MR 22 DEF
All INDABA Delegates to RSVP limited seats
Ikike Mosepi
10:30 - 11:30
Featuring TEP and FTT CEOs
Media Centre - Briefing Room
All INDABA Delegates
10:30 - 11:30
Nicholas Hall
TECHzone
All INDABA Delegates
Nicholas Hall
11:30 - 12:30
Craig Rodney
TECHzone
All INDABA Delegates
Craig Rodney
12:30 - 13:30
Panel Discussion
TECHzone
All INDABA Delegates
Various
14:00 - 14:50
To share SAT’s strategic response to the insights and the opportunity to show the invitation that is being extended to our various Africa air markets. This will allow the travel industry in South Africa to benefit from the work SAT is doing in market.
TECHzone Auditorium
By Invite Only
14:00 - 18:00
Democratic Republic of Congo Cocktail
MR 22 G
By Invite Only
Ikike Mosepi
15:00 - 16:00
This talk will present practical do and don’ts to make African travellers more welcome in South Africa. To share the practical do’s and don’ts about how to welcome and improve the visitor experience of African travellers. At the end of this talk, there will be a prize for 2 to win a TSTMKRS curated South African experience by virtue of a random draw from all RSVPs. Winners must be in attendance to claim their prize, RSVP without attendance will disqualify anyone drawn for the prize winner
TECHzone Auditorium
By Invite Only
15:00 - 16:30
Swaziland Tourism Authority Destination Showcase Presentation
MR 22 ABC
By Invite Only
Este McGalty
16:00 - 17:00
Australia Research Insights Presentation
MR 22 DEF
All INDABA Delegates to RSVP limited seats
Abby
17:00 - 20:00
TGCSA STAKEHOLDER EVENT
HALL 1AB
By Invite Only
18:00 - 20:00
Women in Tourism Networking Cocktail - National Department of Tourism
MR 21 ABCG
By Invite Only
Nkeku
Monday, 11 May 2015
Time Schedule
07:00 - 10:00
SAA CEO's BREAKFAST
Hall 1 AB
By Invite Only
Athandile
08:00 - 09:00
China Research Presentation Insights Presentation
MR 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates to RSVP limited seats
Abby
08:00 - 11:00
NTCE Breakfast
Hilton Hotel
All INDABA Delegates to RSVP limited seats
Zakhele
08:30 - 10:00
MORE HIDDEN TREASURES
MR22
By Invite Only
Noluthando Mazibuko
09:00 - 00:00
Join Durban Tourism and National Geographic Traveler for a photographic journey of delight showing this award-winning tourist destination as it is today, and as it was, generations ago. Indaba Delegates can hop onto the Durban Gallery Shuttle – departs Durban ICC every hour on the hour from 09 to 11 May 2015, alternatively book a Durban Ricksha Bus City Tour - Tel 031 322 4209
KwaMuhle Museum
All INDABA Delegates
031 322 4164
09:00 - 10:00
Featuring: Tsogo Sun SA Tourism Brand SA Taste Makers Africa
Media Centre - Briefing Room
By Invite Only
09:00 - 10:00
Making technology work for Tourism
TECHzone
All INDABA Delegates
Anthon Muller
0829732883
10:00 - 12:00
Short Description: Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality and Sports Education and Training Authority ( CATHSSETA) will be hosting a Research focus group. The objective of the Hospitality Skills Development Research Focus Group is to engage key stakeholders within the Hospitality industry to better understand employment and skills development. The outcomes of this focus group serves as an important input into the SSP update process. The Sector Skills Plan (SSP), a key document which provides an overview of the
Hilton Hotel, Mkhomazi 1 & 2
By Invite Only
Sharon Mukhola
10:30 - 11:30
WAYN.com and South African Tourism
TECHzone
All INDABA Delegates
Jerome Touze
11:00 - 12:00
Featuring: *KZN Tourism CEO *DBN Tourism CEO *SA Tourism CEO *Durban ICC CEO
Media Centre - Briefing Room
By Invite Only
11:00 - 13:00
MEDIA BRIEFING
MR21DEF
By Invite Only
Athandile Mvusi
11:30 - 12:30
#Stellenblog
TEChzone
All INDABA Delegates
Mariette Du Toit-Helmbold and Keith Jenkins
12:30 - 13:30
Panel Discussion Working better with Travel Trade
TECHzone
All INDABA Delegates
Various
13:00 - 17:00
Lesotho Tourism Destination Presentation to create awareness of the products on offer in Lesotho
MR 21 G
By Invite Only
Tebello
14:00 - 15:00
This talk, open to media and other interested parties, will discuss South African Tourism’s invitation to the African Air Markets traveller.
TECHzone Aduitorium
By Invite Only
15:00 - 16:30
Photography Workshop Andy Carrie and Dane Forman
TECHzone
All INDABA Delegates
Andy Carrie and Dane Forman

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