Hilton plans to bring its first Waldorf Astoria hotel to Africa later this year as part of the Heliopolis Hotel & Towers Luxury Hotel complex in Cairo.
In South Africa, the landscape for sustainable meetings spans far and wide.
Make sure attendees traveling from the affected airports are aware of the new regulations so that they arrive at the airport with electronic equipment appropriately stored in hold luggage.
At the southernmost tip of Africa, where the Atlantic and Indian Ocean meet, it’s not uncommon to see a cluster of Harley-Davidson’s flittering along the Western Cape.
Located on the island of Sal in Cape Verde, Africa, the seaside resort offers team building options galore.
With a season that runs year-round—in summer and autumn, the vineyards are most scenic, and harvest takes place from January through March—the possibilities are endless.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has announced economy class flash fares to Nairobi, flying from New York, Boston, Washington DC, Houston, Los Angeles and Seattle.
Thousands attended Meetings Africa 16, a high-energy trade show held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg this past February. Exhibitors came from South Africa and 15 other countries, all under the banner, “Advancing Africa Together.” Here’s a sample of what had meeting and event planners buzzing.
There's something about South Africa that seeps into your soul.
At the IACC Americas Annual Conference last year, Kapellerput Conference Centre in The Netherlands presented a case study on its tree house meeting room concept.
“These lodges’ outstanding service and experiences in addition to their commitment to sustainability make them ideal for small groups or incentive trips.”
220 preschoolers now have brand new running shoes as the result of a CSR program by Genband and its DMC, Dragonfly Africa, during the company's incentive trip to South Africa.
Announcing Site's 2014 Crystal Award winners, from the UAE's biggest incentive trip ever to a CSR program that delivered running shoes to preschoolers in South Africa.
About 100 miles from Johannesburg in the North West province of South Africa is the Palace of the Lost City, one of four Sun International hotels visited during our South Africa adventure.
The Royal Livingstone hotel hotel rests on the banks of the Zambezi river, offering a warm welcome of hippo and elephants to groups who arrive by boat.
At Meetings Africa 2014 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, the “Advancing Africa Together” theme continued. "It’s a very easy delegate-boosting destination. We can sell first-class infrastructure and then a safari pre- and post-visit."
As Cape Town is a very cosmopolitan, modern city, guests can easily forget they are in Africa. A meal at Gold reminds them that they are in Africa, a unique country with a variety of tastes, sounds and rhythms.
For groups who want new experiences amid stunning landscapes and a friendly culture, Namibia is worth a look.
Our driver, Solomon, took our group off-roading to get within arm’s length of a mother elephant and her two twin calves at her feet.
Crystal Cruises operates two cruise ships, Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity. To learn more about their group product, we spoke with Eric Graves, vp of field sales, and Hedwige Roessler, manager of incentive sales.
In South Africa meeting/event planners are combining environmental sustainability and social/economic development through innovative group programs by local organizations.
South Africa is an enviable group experience offering affordable luxury, impeccable weather and authentic cultural experiences.
Created by Hyatt in 2007, Andaz hotels are “upscale, boutique-inspired lifestyle properties that distill the best of their locale.” The nine hotels all work...
Where is the best big city destination offering the most facilities and services in-demand from planners and attendees today with the highest ROI/ROE? We have a few ideas and Cape Town is near the top of the list.
Backsberg Winery The new South African National Convention Bureau launched this past spring to address the growing worldwide demand for meetings, incentives and events in...
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