Africa

Hard hit South African tourism to target support at SMEs and the marginalised

In a post on South Africa Tourism’s website 18 August, its CEO spoke about the need to place a stake on the marginalised in order to support the wider tourism sector. Indeed, South Africa has been one of the hardest hit countries by the Covid-19 pandemic and its tourism sector has been devastated. In a recent budget vote speech, minister of tourism, Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane told Parliament that...

Africa MICE Forums to kick off in Calabar in October

Registration is now open for the premier edition of Africa MICE Forums (AMF), a series of interactive high-end events designed to connect pre-qualified MICE buyers and local suppliers through fun and authentic experiences across various host destinations. Obinna Nwachuya, convener of the AMF said: “The goal is to propel MICE business across the continent in relatable ways that effectively spark id...

Budding young eventprof wows at IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum

Brian Mushakwe (pictured), from Chinhoyi University of Technology in Zimbabwe, recently won the International University Challenge at the IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum. The International University Challenge is part of the IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum, a unique and free opportunity open to final year students of hospitality, event or tourism management courses. It offers insight into the ...