Africa

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    Algiers to open for major meetings and exhibitions

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    The International Conference Center (the “CIC”) is currently being constructed in Algiers by the Government of Algeria. This impressive site is scheduled to be completed and scheduled to open in the 2nd quarter of 2016.
    17th Dec, 2015
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    Tshwane - A host city of excellence

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    Le Amohetswe Bohle. Welcome to Tshwane, South Africa's cosmopolitan capital city; a city that blends local culture and character with world-class technology and infrastructure.
    7th Dec, 2015
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    Cape Town ICC - Flexibility Without Compromise

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    Located on Cape Town’s northern foreshore, beneath Table Mountain and only a 20-minute drive from Cape Town International Airport, the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) provides flexibility without compromise, as well as the most modern amenities and technology as mandatory components.
    7th Dec, 2015
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    Minister of Tourism in South Africa Outlines MICE Opportunities at ibtm world

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    Derek Hanekom, Minister of Tourism for South Africa outlined how South Africa, as a world-class business events destination, will respond to the next decade in the face of rising interest in the African continent.
    20th Nov, 2015
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    Joburg hosted global entrepreneurship challenge

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    More than 4,000 local and international university students converged on the Sandton Convention Centre from Wednesday, 14 October to Friday, 16 to participate in the 2015 Enactus World Cup, which gives young minds the world over the opportunity and platform to come up with entrepreneurial ideas that have the potential to positively change their communities and the world.
    21st Oct, 2015
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    Record breaking year of growth for East African Power Industry Convention in Nairobi

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    More than 1500 participants from 40 countries attended the 17th edition of the East African Power Industry Convention or EAPIC that took place in Nairobi.
    5th Oct, 2015
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    Africa to become the fastest growing tourism and travel market in the next 10 years

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    Africa is set to develop the world’s fastest growing Travel & Tourism market over the next 10 years, alongside Asia-Pacific, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
    5th Oct, 2015
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    AIR FRANCE KLM, a vast network serving the African continent

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    AIR FRANCE KLM is operating flights to 47 destinations on the African continent. The Group has also signed agreements with various African air transport players (Kenya Airways, TAAG Angola Airlines, Air Côte d’Ivoire, kukula.com, Comair) offering its customers over 20 additional destinations on the continent.
    30th Sep, 2015
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    Western Cape's largest construction conference and trade expo

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    The third annual Cape Construction Conference and Trade Expo took place on the 12-13 of August 2015 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Now in its third edition, this year’s event had 5000 pre-registered visitors and the Western Cape’s most innovative exhibition for the construction industry.
    14th Sep, 2015
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    South Africa’s best hotel group and large conference venue provider

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    For the 4th year running, the business travel community has voted Tsogo Sun as the ‘Best South African hotel group’. Furthermore, Tsogo Sun’s Sandton Convention Centre has received the coveted best ‘Large Conference Venue’ award for the 2nd year.
    11th Sep, 2015
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    Delegates gather for the XIV World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa

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    Over 3 000 delegates from across the world gathered in Durban ICC during the opening of the XIV World Forestry Congress, a global event which is held every six years and it was the first time that this gathering took place on African soil.
    11th Sep, 2015
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    INVESTOUR, renewed commitment at FITUR to the African tourist industry

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    Organised jointly by FITUR, the UNWTO and Casa África
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    FITUR, the International Tourism Trade Show, is renewing its commitment to sustainable development in Africa through its tourism industry, by means of the Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa, INVESTOUR, which will be staging its seventh edition on 21 January 2016 within the context of the trade show organised by IFEMA, running from 20 to 24 January next year.
    10th Sep, 2015
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    The Africa Travel Association returns to Kenya for the 40th Annual World Congress

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    Experience Magical Kenya, November 9-14, 2015
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    The Africa Travel Association (ATA), the leader in promoting tourism to Africa, will hold its 40th Annual World Congress in Nairobi, Kenya from November 9- 14, 2015.
    7th Sep, 2015
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    Where will you host your next event?

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    Africa is becoming more and more popular as a meetings destination
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    A report by American Express Meetings & Events has indicated that Africa is becoming more and more popular as a meetings destination, with 52% of respondents predicting a growth in interest
    4th Sep, 2015
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    Calabar ICC bids to host ICCA chapter meeting in 2017

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    Calabar International Convention Centre, in Cross River State, Nigeria, is bidding to host the ICCA Africa Chapter conference in 2017, which could be a first for West Africa and ICCA.
    1st Sep, 2015
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    Breaking news in East Africa: A new MICE FAIR

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    Lighting the East African flame has been the making of super active Ethiopian Kumneger Teketel, the organising talent behind the well-established Hotel Show (Hospitality and Tourism Trade Show) in Addis Ababa.
    1st Sep, 2015
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    South African Airways launches Washington-Ghana flights

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    South African Airways celebrated the launch of its new flights traveling between Washington D.C. and Accra, Ghana on August 3.
    28th Aug, 2015
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    Brand Africa – partnerships are key to build brand equity for Africa

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    The UNWTO Regional Conference on Enhancing Brand Africa – Fostering Tourism Development concluded with a call for stronger regional cooperation and increased partnerships as means to build a stronger brand value for Africa.
    28th Aug, 2015
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    Kenya aims to become a competitive destination for business conferencing

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    During the launch of Kenya’s inaugural MICE forum in East and Central Africa, cabinet secretary for East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism, Phyllis Kandie said, “For the first time, Kenya will host the 10th World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial conference in December 2015. We have also won the bids to host the world conference on PR forums in November 2015."
    21st Aug, 2015
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    Zimbabwe awarded African rising star country branding award

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    Zimbabwe has been awarded the African Rising Star Country Branding Award from Bloom Consulting, a Spain-based company that focuses on strategy consulting and specialises in nation branding.
    21st Aug, 2015
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