Tourism Indaba 2016

INDABA is one of the largest tourism marketing events on the African calendar and one of the top three ‘must visit’ events of its kind on the global calendar.

It showcases the widest variety of Southern Africa's best tourism products and attracts international buyers and media from across the world. INDABA is owned by South African Tourism.

INDABA has won the awards for Africa’s best travel and tourism show. This award was presented by the Association of World Travel Awards.


•    Inkosi Albert Luthuli Convention Centre (Durban ICC)
•    Durban Exhibition Centre (DEC)
•    KwaZulu-Natal
•    South Africa

Show Dates

•    Show Days: 7 - 9 May 2016
•    International Trade Days: 7 - 9 May 2016
•    Local Trade Days: 7 - 9 May 2016

Show Times

•    09h00 - 18h00, 7 - 8 May 2016
•    09h00 - 17h30, 9 May 2016
•    Exhibitors can enter the halls from 08h00


•    INDABA:
•    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) includes, provincial authorities, provincial products and African Countries. 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.

Buyer Profile

•    Inbound Tour Operators
•    Foreign Travel Agents
•    Airlines
•    DMC's
•    Online Booking Companies
•    Transport

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 publication


2016 Tourism Indaba Programme of Events.pdf