Programme of Events

This programme is subject to change and was last modified on Friday, 29 April 2016 18:16 (UTC+2:00).

Friday, 6 May 2016
Time Schedule
09:30 - 16:00
TEP's Annual Information Sharing Workshop with SMME's.
Meeting Room 22
By Invite Only
Sharon
10:00 - 13:00
MINMEC Secretariat Meeting
Meeting Room 21
By Invite Only
10:00 - 20:00
Networking Golf Day, R980 per player
Durban Country Club
All INDABA Delegates
Paul & Karen
17:00 - 20:00
Welcome Refreshments for the media
Media Centre
By Invite Only
Saturday, 7 May 2016
Time Schedule
07:00 - 09:00
Breakfast
Hilton Hotel
By Invite Only
08:00 - 12:00
The Regional Tourism Organisation for Southern Africa (RETOSA) will once again be participating at the INDABA Travel Show. This year, RETOSA brings atwist as it launches its first phase of the E-learning Programme where RETOSA seeks to develop an interactive three tier e-Learning Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program for travel trade.
Meeting Room 21 DEF
All INDABA Delegates
Thoko
2711 315 2420
08:30 - 10:00
Speed Marketing Session
Meeting Room 22
By Invite Only
Noluthando Mazibuko
09:00 - 09:30
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony by the Minister of Tourism
ICC Auditorium Hall 1AB
All INDABA Delegates
09:00 - 10:00
Sam Mensah - Kisua. Position: Founder and CEO. Topic: To Be Confirmed
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
09:00 - 18:00
No other show brings more African Exhibitors Together.
Durban ICC, DEC and Walnut Road
All INDABA Delegates
09:20 - 09:30
Official INDABA 2016 Trade Floor Opening by the Minister of Tourism, ribbon cutting.
ICC Exhibition Entrance
All INDABA Delegates
10:00 - 11:00
Topic: To Be Confirmed
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
11:00 - 12:00
The Role of Tourism in Generating Economic Growth
ICC Auditorium Hall 1AB
All INDABA Delegates
Thandiwe
11:00 - 12:00
Alana Witte Position: Director France, Middle East and Africa Topic: Do you know your guest? How successful hotels use guest data to improve loyalty and increase revenue.
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
12:00 - 13:00
Dikla Blum & Tumi Chaka, Google. Position: Dikla: Account Manager specialising in marketing for Tourist Boards Tumi: Analytical Lead – South Africa. Topic: Digital trends and solutions in the travel industry
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
13:00 - 14:00
Darryl Erasmus (Chief Quality Assurance Officer) & Panel. The travel trade's role in positioning South Africa as a quality assured destination of choice for leisure and business tourists.
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
14:00 - 15:00
Debbie Damant - Country Manager SAT; Melanie Leloup - Trade Relations Manager SAT. How to maximise the domestic travel market - latest research insights and deals dashboard.
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
14:00 - 17:00
Pre-scheduled media walk about of the INDABA exhibition with photo opportunities with exhibitors.
Durban ICC, DEC and Walnut Road
By Invite Only
15:00 - 16:00
Aneshree Rambally - Trade Relations Manager - Product, SAT. The Welcome Campaign - tools that directly benefit the trade
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
16:00 - 17:00
Matsatsi Ramawela (CEO of TBCSA) & Panel. TOMSA Levy Collection and its impact on Tourism and GDP.
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
18:00 - 20:00
INDABA Welcome Cocktail - Opening cocktail. Authentic South African Networking Event
South Foyer
All INDABA Delegates to RSVP limited seats
19:00 - 23:00
A Newwman hotels now operates in South Africa In May, Newwman Hotels concluded the takeover, that includes Balmoral Hotel (Durban) and Capetonian Hotel (Cape Town). “Today marks a new beginning. We can now officially say Molweni, Sawubona and hello to South Africa!
Balmoral Hotel
All INDABA Delegates to RSVP limited seats
Yasmina Salie
0214055643
0843789658
Sunday, 8 May 2016
Time Schedule
07:00 - 09:00
The Honourable MEC for Tourism in the North West Province Mme Desbo Mohono cordially invite you to a Breakfast Interation
Southern Sun Elangeni Hotel
By Invite Only
Kemo Mothusi
08:30 - 10:00
Speed Marketing Session
Meeting Room 22
By Invite Only
Noluthando Mazibuko
09:00 - 10:00
Aneshree Rambally - Trade Relations Manager - Product, SAT. The Welcome Campaign - tools that directly benefit the trade
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
09:00 - 18:00
No other show brings more African Exhibitors Together.
Durban ICC, DEC and Walnut Road
All INDABA Delegates
09:30 - 10:30
Africa Focus: Tourism Pioneers a the forefront of the Continent's Growth
Media Centre - Briefing Room
By Invite Only
Thandiwe
10:00 - 11:00
How to Go Green - Lorraine Jenks (Greenstuff). Responsible Tourism
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
10:00 - 12:00
Pre-scheduled media walk about of the INDABA exhibition with photo opportunities with exhibitors
Durban ICC, DEC and Walnut Road
All INDABA Delegates
11:00 - 12:00
Debbie Damant - Country Manager SAT; Melanie Leloup - Trade Relations Manager SAT. How to maximise the domestic travel market - latest research insights and deals dashboard.
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
12:00 - 13:00
Phllip Sithole (Durban Tourism); Dr Musa Gumede (Dept. of Sports & Recreation). Where are we in 2022 Commonweath Games planning, and wgat opportunities are there for the industy?
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
13:00 - 14:00
Jerome Touze, WAYN. Position: Co-Founder & Co-CEO. Topic: How to measure Return on Investment in Digital Marketing – Focus on DMOs (Destination Marketing Organisations)
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
14:00 - 15:00
Thekiso Rakojane, TGCSA. Position: Marketing & Communications Manager. Topic: Online Guest Reviews and Hotel Classification Systems: An integrated Approach
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
14:30 - 15:30
Small Business Focus
Media Centre - Briefing Room
By Invite Only
Thandiwe
15:00 - 16:00
Velma Corcoran, Air BnB. Position: Regional Market Consultant: Southern Africa. Topic: How Airbnb is working with destinations to empower people and places.
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
15:30 - 18:30
Networking Event With Hidden Gems
Meeting Room 22
By Invite Only
16:00 - 17:00
Sam Mensah - Kisua. Position: Founder and CEO. Topic: To Be Confirmed
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
17:00 - 18:00
Refreshments served for INDABA Media
Media Centre
By Invite Only
17:00 - 20:00
Annual Networking Function
ICC Auditorium Hall 1AB
By Invite Only
17:00 - 20:00
ZAMBIA TOURISM BOARD NETWORKING COCKTAIL FOR TRADE AND MEDIA
Hilton Hotel
By Invite Only
17:30 - 18:30
Captivating Northern Cape: Experience the world’s 6th most desirable destination at Indaba! Join us for our Trade and Media Function – Sunday May 8 @ 17h30 to 19h00 and you could win a bit of Kimberley’ sparkle and hosted trips to the destination ? Win a diamond in our I love the Northern Cape competition or ? International buyers - win a hosted 2 day 2 nights trip for two to an experience of your choice on the Kalahari Red Dune Route ? Domestic buyers – win a 2 night 3 day family trip for four to
Northern Cape Stand
All INDABA Delegates to RSVP limited seats
18:30 - 21:00
National Department of Tourism Women in Tourism Dinner
Hilton Hotel, Ballroom
By Invite Only
19:00 - 23:00
By Mpumalanga Tourism
Southern Sun Maharani Hotel
By Invite Only
Shirley
013 759 5300
Monday, 9 May 2016
Time Schedule
08:30 - 10:00
Speed Marketing Session
Meeting Room 22
By Invite Only
Noluthando Mazibuko
09:00 - 10:00
Ross Kata – Expedia. Position: Area Manager Topics: To Be Confirmed
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
09:00 - 17:00
No other show brings more African Exhibitors Together.
Durban ICC, DEC and Walnut Road
All INDABA Delegates
10:00 - 11:00
Jerome Touze, WAYN. Position: Co-Founder &Co-CEO. Topics:How to measure Return on Investment in Digital Marketing – Focus on DMOs (Destination Marketing Organisations)
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
11:00 - 12:00
EXSA Judged Stands Awards
ICC
All INDABA Delegates
11:00 - 12:00
Velma Corcoran – Air BnB. Position: Regional Market Consultant: Southern Africa. Topic: How Airbnb is working with destinations to empower people and places.
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
11:30 - 12:30
INDABA Bid Parties Wrap Up
Media Centre - Briefing Room
By Invite Only
Thandiwe
12:00 - 12:30
To Be Advised
Media Centre - Briefing Room
By Invite Only
12:00 - 13:00
Dikla Blum & Tumi Chaka, Google. Position: Dikla: Account Manager specialising in marketing for Tourist Boards Tumi: Analytical Lead – South Africa. Topic: Digital trends and solutions in the travel industry
Meeting Room 21 ABC
All INDABA Delegates
18:00 - 23:00
Official Closing Networking event
South Foyer
By Invite Only