The Africa's Eden 2023 Hosted Buyer Show kicked off today at the Radisson Blu Mosi-oa-Tunya hotel in Livingstone. It runs until November 23.
The show serves as a pivotal platform, bringing together 118 exhibiting companies from Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Namibia. This year's event is curated to provide 105 international buyers from around the globe with the opportunity for matched one-on-one meetings, fostering collaboration, and exploring new business horizons.
Africa’s Eden CEO, Jillian Blackbeard, said: “This edition marks our biggest show to date, a testament to the dedication of our team who have worked tirelessly to ensure its success. Our heartfelt thanks go out to the Livingstone tourism community and our members for their support. Together, we are creating an unparalleled experience that celebrates the beauty and potential of Africa's travel industry."
- Exclusive networking opportunities: Attendees will connect with industry leaders, build relationships, and explore potential collaborations while taking full advantage of the unique activities that Livingstone has to offer.
- Cutting-edge products and services: Attendees will discover the latest innovations and offerings in the travel and tourism sector, ranging from new properties to tech platforms, destination management companies, safari operations and airlines.
- Insightful discussions: Participate in discussions that address the current landscape of the industry and strategies for future success.
- International buyers experience: International travel buyers will be hosted at a variety of Africa's Eden member properties in Livingstone. As part of the experience, they are privy to a five-day in-destination fam trip hosted by members throughout Africa's Eden, in conjunction with the four nights in Livingstone.
Africa's Eden also revealed that the next International Hosted Buyer Show was scheduled to take place in Swakopmund, Namibia, from November 11-13, 2024.