Hluhluwe Accommodation Venues & Tour Operators

TRAVEL ...to the ends of the earth...

  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size

Indaba 2005 Fact Sheet

Venue: ICC & DEC Durban Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa
Dates: 6 - 9 May 2006
Opening Times: Exhibitors 08h00 - 18h00
Trade Visitors 09h00 - 18h00 (Saturday to Monday)
09h00 - 16h00 (Tuesday)
Website: Indaba www.indaba-southafrica.co.za
South African Tourism www.southafrica.net
Kagiso Exhibitions www.kagisoexhibitions.co.za

Widely regarded as the continent's premier travel trade exhibition, Indaba has grown in status, quality and diversity to become one of the industry's top three most visited travel trade shows of its kind on the global calendar.

Indaba 2005, regarded as the most successful and productive ever, saw a record number of 10 700 participants. Tourism products and services from over 1500 companies came together to showcase the best the Southern African region has to offer the international tourism trade. Visitor numbers were up by 5%, reflecting the increased interest to do business with Southern Africa. Almost 600 media, both local and international, provided extensive coverage through radio, television, newspaper and dedicated travel publications worldwide.

"Indaba has always been regarded as a key event on both the regional and global travel trade calendars, but this year it has surpassed itself", said Moeketsi Mosola, CEO South African Tourism.

Exhibitor Profile:

Indaba brings together a showcase of Southern African tourism products and services for the international travel trade. Exhibitors in the DEC (Durban Exhibition Centre) include provincial authorities and provincial products. In the ICC (International Convention Centre), exhibitor categories include accommodation, tour operators, game lodges, transport, online travel, media publications and industry associations. Outdoor exhibitors include transport, camping and safari companies.

Visitor Profile:

The profile of the Indaba visitor is made up of the following groups:

Tour Operators

 

Business Travel Agencies

 

Retail Travel Agencies

 

Incentive Agencies

 

Group Travel Agencies

 

Ground Handlers

 

Consulting Companies

 

Conference Organisers

 

Marketing Services

 

Adventure Travel

 

Sports Tourism

 

Eco Tourism

 

Online Travel

 

 

 

 

 

Media Profile

Indaba has a dedicated following of local and international media who provide extensive coverage of the exhibition for the local and international markets through radio, television, newspaper and dedicated travel publications.

Statistical Details 2005:

Sector

 

2004

 

2005

 

2006 Expected

 

Exhibiting companies

 

1636

 

1584

 

1600

 

Exhibiting Personnel

 

5689

 

6546

 

6500

 

Visitors

 

3933

 

4145

 

4500

 

Media

 

623

 

531

 

600

 

Overall Attendance

 

9629

 

10700

 

11500

 

 

Corporate Social Responsibility

  • ikhaya likababa house of the father abandoned babies home south africa empangeni kwazulu natal umhlathuze

    "Abandoned Babies Home"
    iKhaya LikaBaba is an organization based in uMhlatuze, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. 
    The name iKhaya likaBaba is an isiZulu phrase which means "House of the Father".
    Tel:  +27 35 791 1116
    Read more...