Africa Travel Week – comprising of ILTM Africa, IBTM Africa and WTM Africa -has received the full backing and support of the Western Cape Province and the City of Cape Town, according to an announcement made by organizers Thebe Reed Exhibitions.
The partnership in this inaugural 3 in 1 travel and tourism event will ensure the City of Cape Town and the province as a whole can fully engage alongside the organizers to maximize the impact the region will have on the major features, events and experiences that all participants can enjoy during Africa Travel Week.
Africa Travel Week will be managed by the newly formed Thebe Reed Exhibitions in conjunction with Reed Exhibitions, and will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from April 28th to May 3rd 2014. The event will comprise three co-located shows – ILTM Africa, IBTM Africa and WTM Africa, encompassing Africa’s inbound and outbound markets for general leisure travel, luxury tourism, and the MICE/business travel sector.
“WTM is al eader in travel conferencing and exhibitions and it is an honor for Cape Town to host the first WTM Africa,” said CEO of Cape Town Tourism, Enver Duminy. “We are looking forward to interacting with trade, exhibitors and buyers from the continent and across the globe. This is also a chance for us to put Cape Town in the spotlight during our fascinating year as World Design Capital 2014 and on the occasion of our marking twenty years of democracy.”
The three events during Africa Travel Week will welcome more than 5000 travel and tourism buyers from Africa and beyond to the City of Cape Town and over 700 tourism companies to exhibit from around the globe.
Africa Travel Week, www.africatravelweek.com