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Online buyer applications have closed. Please register onsite at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Convention Centre (Durban ICC).

Why attend Africa’s Travel Indaba?

  • It is Africa’s top travel and tourism exhibition in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • Keep abreast of global trends and new developments within the tourism and travel industry.
  • Meet industry stakeholders and decision makers face to face
  • Conduct business with new and existing clients.
  • Gain competitive advantage with a view to becoming market leaders.
  • Meet with over 800 exhibitors from a diverse range of destinations and industry sectors.
  • Opportunity to network with key decision makers and stakeholders on an exciting and informative platform.

Not only can you meet and network with the industry's key role players and decision-makers, but also consider all your South African leisure tourism options and negotiate the best deals on these products, all in one place.

Information & Criteria

Definition of Buyer Categories

Buyer categories are divided into International Buyer or Local Buyer dependent on where you are based.

Local Buyers and International Buyers will be allowed to attend on three days. The organisers reserve the right to request additional supporting information regarding company profile before approval. The organisers also reserve the right to decline the application should the information supplied not fit the criteria.

Show Days

Africa’s Travel Indaba 2022 will take place from 02 - 05 May 2022 at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Convention Centre (previously Durban ICC). Please check your confirmation from the website to establish your attendance dates. Local Trade will attend all three days of the show.

Entrance Fee (all prices include VAT)

  • Explorer and Local Trade buyer: ZAR 784.00
  • Allied Industry and Government Representative: ZAR 784.00
  • Local Buyer: ZAR 784.00

Application Form

You are required to complete one application per person.

Buyer Validation Requirement

South African Tourism and the Organisers reserve the right to request additional information before application approval.

Important Information

Please await feedback regarding the status of your application form. Any travel, accommodation, PCR test and business meeting arrangements should be made only after the delegate has received confirmation or approval from the organisers regarding their attendance.

Please be advised that if arrangements are made prior to receipt of the status of your application or that falls outside the dates you have been approved to attend, the organisers will not be held responsible (Flights and accommodation costs) and all meetings outside the dates you have been approved for, will thus need to be conducted off the venue.

Only four representatives from each company will be allowed to attend Africa’s Travel Indaba. Each application must be completed by each person attending Africa’s Travel Indaba.

* No group applications will be accepted, all buyers are requested to complete individual application forms

Travel Tips

Thinking about coming to Durban for Africa’s Travel Indaba? Need a few pointers to help make your Africa’s Travel Indaba visit a success? Here are a few valuable tips (by those in the know):

  • Make accommodation and car-hire bookings as soon as you can. There are a number of accommodation options in Durban and surrounding areas including boutique hotels, self-catering apartments, city hotels and even residential homes to hire, but you need to move swiftly.
  • Start setting up your appointments and making contacts as soon as the Online Diary System is live.
  • Ensure you have sufficient business cards for your many meetings.
  • Keep scouring this website and Africa's Travel Indaba App for details of events and activation's; make the most of your Africa’s Travel Indaba by keeping yourself informed.
  • Remember comfy clothing, comfortable shoes and, of course, your bathing costume and beach hat for those extra sunny days in Durban.

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