Indaba now big noise in SA tourism

 

AFRICA DRAWCARD: Abedi Dunia and drummers perform Burundi songs at the tourism Indaba in Durban. Picture: THULI DLAMINI
AFRICA DRAWCARD: Abedi Dunia and drummers perform Burundi songs at the tourism Indaba in Durban. Picture: THULI DLAMINI

THE 36th annual Indaba in Durban – Africa’s biggest tourism marketing event – was characterised at the weekend by the beating of Zulu war drums and the flapping of foreign tongues.

Speaking to the theme “Plug into Africa”, South Africa Tourism chief executive officer Thulani Nzima reflected on the progress the tourism sector had made during 20 years of democracy and urged those attending to continue propelling the country and continent forward.

“This show has grown exponentially since 1994, with 23 African countries represented this year. It is truly a pan-African conference satisfying the needs and curiosity of global residents,” he said. – Tremaine van Aardt

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