South African Tourism has committed their support to sponsor the five trade evenings, Australasia general manager Lalie Ngozi saying that the partnership with On Show Solutions is “a great way for us to continue to achieve our objectives of creatively engaging with trade and highlighting that now is the best time to help travellers tick South Africa off their bucket lists”. “We have been watching the arrival statistics from Australia and New Zealand increasing significantly, so we believe the timing right now is perfect.” “We’re proud to be bringing Africa to the travel trade this year,” On Show Solutions co-owner Jacqui Reynolds. Dates for the Africa Showcase 2013 are:Perth 18 NovemberMelbourne 19 NovemberBrisbane 21 NovemberSydney 26 NovemberAuckland 27 November According to On Show Solutions, the events have been organised to give Australian and New Zealander travel sellers the opportunity to obtain the latest information and tools direct from the horse’s mouth, with hopes agents can boost their sales to Southern and Eastern Africa. A number of representatives from hotel properties, game lodges and national tourist boards will be on hand to showcase a diverse range of tourism products to Australasian travel trade. Later this month, South Africa-based roadshow organiser, On Show Solutions, in association with South African Tourism, will be bringing the Africa Showcase to Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland and Brisbane. Source = ETB News: M.H.