Africa's Travel Indaba Postponement FAQs


15 February 2019

  1. Why was Africa’s Travel Indaba postponed?
    On 7th February, President Cyril Ramaphosa, announced in his state of the nation address that the national election will take place on 08 May 2019. This would have coincided with Indaba.
  2. What is Africa’s Travel Indaba’s revised date?
    Africa’s Travel Indaba’s has been brought forward and will now take place from 02-04 May 2019 at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban.
  3. I am a non-hosted buyer and my company has made travel arrangements that cannot be changed. Would the company be reimbursed for flights and accommodation that I have already paid for?
    South African Tourism will work with all trade partners to ensure that there is smooth transition into the new date as many would’ve had plans in place already.
  4. I am an exhibitor at Africa’s Travel Indaba. Will my spot at the event still be secured on the revised date?
    Yes, if you have registered already, your spot is secured.
  5. Is Africa’s Travel Indaba still taking place at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre?
    Yes. The 2019 Africa’s Travel Indaba will take place from 02-04 May 2019 at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban.
  6. Are registrations for hosted buyers, exhibitor and media still open despite the date change?
    Yes and all further details around registration is available on www.indaba-southafrica.co.za
  7. My company will not be available to exhibit on the revised date? Will my company be reimbursed for exhibition space that’s already been paid for?
    South African Tourism will work with all trade partners to ensure that there is smooth transition into the new date as many would’ve had plans in place already.

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