Maliba Mountain Lodge attended its very first Australian Holiday and Travel show, which is one of the biggest travel shows in Melbourne. This travel show was hosted at the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton Gardens and is one of the world’s oldest remaining exhibition Pavilions with a great Victorian interior.
Donning colourful blankets and Basotho hats, the Maliba crew attended the third biggest tourism show in the world at Durban’s International Convention Centre in May.
The Tourism Indaba is a remarkable four-day trade event which attracts over 13 000 international delegates from the travel tourism and related industries. We were boosted by the heavyweights with our directors, Nick King and Chris McEvoy, flying in from Australia to join us.
As a new face in the Maliba family and the marketing department, this was my first Indaba and it proved the most invigorating, enjoyable and, at times, overwhelming experience.
On the eve of the Indaba opening, I arrived to look at our allocated stand and was amused by the booming public announcement warning contractors to “stop using saws and angle grinders in the hall immediately!” …