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Attendance

Exhibitors

Numbers below reflect the total exhibiting companies, including main exhibitors and sharing exhibitors. The exhibitor base is from the Southern African region.

Year Number of Exhibiting Companies
2017 1,008
2016 1,049
2015 1,029
2014 1,257
2013 1,386
2012 1,437
2011 1,612
2010 1,820
2009 1,578
2008 1,725
2007 1,755
2006 1,682
2005 1,584
2004 1,636
2003 1,432
2002 1,307
2001 913
2000 850
1999 930
1998 776
1997 600
1996 500
1995 410
1994** 150
1993 332
1992 248
1991 310
1990 200
1989 260
1988 200
1987 188
1986 166

Buyers

The figures detailed below only include the international buyer representation as this is the primary target market for Africa’s Travel Indaba. The media figures below form part of the international total.

Year No. of Buyers From no. of Countries Media Representation
2017 1,404 710
2016 1,531 67 671
2015 1,595 66 796
2014 2,021 71 767
2013 2,628 74 739
2012 2,518 75 698
2011 2,545 88 658
2010 2,308 88 642
2009 2,557 109 680
2008 2,656 119 559
2007 2,341 115 462
2006 2,278 104 472
2005 1,648 84 173
2004 2,027 82 317
2003 1,766 78 334
2002 1,726 79 410
2001 1,581 70 398
2000 1,233 64 241
1999 1,327 68 270
1998 1,206 54 236
1997 917 57 92
1996 989 58 117
1995 854 53 98
1994 680 51 257
1993 882 63 98
1992 750 50 80
1991 645 49 67
1990 527 38  
1989 470 39  
1988 371 35  
1987 325    
1986 289    
1985 292   64
1984 300   30

Countries Represented in Buyer Attendance

  • Africa
    • Angola
    • Botswana
    • Cameroon
    • Democratic Republic Of Congo
    • Egypt
    • Ethiopia
    • Gabon
    • Ghana
    • Kenya
    • Lesotho
    • Madagascar
    • Mozambique
    • Namibia
    • Nigeria
    • Rwanda
    • Senegal
    • South Africa
    • Swaziland
    • Tanzania
    • Uganda
    • Zambia
    • Zanzibar
    • Zimbabwe
  • Asia
    • China
    • Hong Kong
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Japan
    • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
    • Maldives
    • Pakistan
    • Philippines
    • Rep Of Korea
    • Singapore
    • Sri Lanka
  • Australasia
    • Australia
    • New Zealand
  • Central & South America
    • Argentina
    • Brazil
    • Guatemala
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Austria
    • Belgium
    • Czech Rep
    • Denmark
    • Finland
    • France
    • Germany
    • Ireland
    • Italy
    • Netherlands
    • Norway
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Russian Federation
    • Spain
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • United Kingdom
    • Ukraine
  • Indian Ocean Islands
    • Mauritius
    • Reunion
  • Middle East
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Turkey
    • United Arab Emirates
  • North America
    • Canada
    • United States of America

Venue

Year Venue Location
1998 - 2018 Inkosi Albert Luthuli ICC Complex and Durban Exhibition Center Duban, South Africa
(ICC Arena, Exhibition Centre, including Walnut Road)
Durban
1992 - 1997 Durban Exhibition Centre Durban
1991 Good Hope Centre Cape Town
1990 Durban Exhibition Centre Durban
1988 - 1989 Nasrec Johannesburg
1987 Durban Exhibition Centre Durban
1986 Good Hope Centre Cape Town
1984 - 1985 Sandton Sun Hotel Johannesburg
1983 Carlton Hotel Johannesburg
1979 – 1982 Riverside Inn (Holiday Inn) Johannesburg