Seychelles Tourism coming to a city near you

Seychelles, voted the Top island in Arica & Middle East in the Travel + Leisure 2016 World’s Best Awards. JOHANNESBURG – JUNE 2017: The Seychelles Tourism Board and Air Seychelles will in July host this year’s MICE and Leisure Roadshow in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town. The Johannesburg leg of the event will take place…

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Selecting a Sustainable Conferencing Toolkit

There’s a surge in international travellers looking for sustainable hotels, conference centres, tour experiences and wedding options, tracking down accommodation that has the highest green credentials. Business travellers are also increasingly mindful of the impact their travel has on our environment. With a strong sense of contributing to saving the planet, they are calling for…

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5 advantages to hiring young people

16 June was Youth Day; so it’s the perfect time to consider how hiring young people – including those who have no work experience or formal skills – can benefit your events company: Short term solutions Lots of bright young students are eager for work experience, and can fulfil temporary roles – a perfect solution…

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Best Stands at The Wedding Expo in Cape Town

The Wedding Expo has a tradition of acknowledging the outstanding efforts of the exhibitors by awarding Best Stand or Stand Excellence certificates to those exhibitors who go the extra mile to produce excellent stands. This year in Cape Town was no different and the following companies received the best stand accolade: ZEST Music, Du Plessis…

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Travellers’ Sustainable Appetite is Growing – Set to Double this Year

A tourism establishment’s sustainability message should be threaded throughout the whole hospitality experience but not be blatantly obvious where the hotel comes across as too prescriptive. One needs to strike a fine balance between creating a warm place for your guests and inspiring them to join you in stimulating long-lasting behavioural change. At a time…

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You’re invited to test the latest tech at Madex/Markex

Visualise this: You’re attending a conference on urban planning, and the speaker pulls up a virtual 3D model of a city which he navigates you through as he explains the infrastructure you are seeing. Or you’re at an automotive exhibition, and you really want to test drive one of the luxury cars on display –…

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You’re Invited – a launch, training & a worldwide celebration

It’s ‘all systems go’ for the MADEX on 7 and 8 June 2017.  For AAXO, these will be an eventful two days… In addition to exhibiting, AAXO is launching their Associate Membership, conducting Organiser and Exhibitor Training and Serving the Industry for Global Exhibitions Day (GED17). You are invited to join! While the launch of…

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