Hosted Buyer Program and Application

Why attend?
  • Its Africa’s top travel and tourism exhibition in the Southern Hemisphere
  • Keep abreast of global trends and new developments within the African tourism and travel industry
  • Meet industry stakeholders and decision makers face to face
  • Conduct business with new and existing clients
  • Gain competitive advantage with a view to becoming market leaders
  • Meet with over 1200 exhibitors from a diverse range of destinations and industry sectors
  • Opportunity to network with key decision makers and stakeholders on an exciting and informative platform

Not only can you meet and network with the industry's key role players and decision-makers, but also consider all the continents leisure tourism options and negotiate the best deals on these products, all in one place.

Program Includes
  • Economy class flights from selected destinations (restrictions apply)
  • 4 night stay in a 4 star hotel
  • Transfers airport - hotel - exhibition
  • Access to the hosted buyer lounge (complimentary refreshments and WIFI)
  • Invitations to various networking functions (restrictions apply)
  • Easy to use Online Diary and other digital platforms
  • Outstanding educational opportunities (restrictions apply)
Request to Hosted Buyers

We ask all hosted buyers to schedule and attend a minimum of 8 appointments per day, these being:

  • individual appointments with exhibitors of their choice
  • pre-scheduled conveyor belt appointments
  • pre-scheduled group appointments (where applicable)
  • pre-scheduled presentations

The aforementioned appointments can be scheduled via the online diary system. The Online Diary also has a search functionality to filter by exhibitor, category, country and region making it easy for buyers to book all their appointments in advance.

  • Hosted Buyers also agree to making themselves available for any meetings and marketing events as SA Tourism deems appropriate and relevant.
Program Excludes
  • Meals and any personal extras including telephone, mini-bar, WIFI etc. (these should be settled directly with the hotel upon your departure)
  • Hotel upgrades / flight upgrades
  • Taxi fares if arriving / departing outside Hosted Buyer Program dates
  • Visa application fees
  • Travel Insurance
Application and Registration Form

Please note that that your registration is not an invitation but an opportunity to consider your application as a hosted buyer. Successful applicants will be notified within 7 days of receiving your application.

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