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 April 07, 2015
South African Airways Brings The 2015 Africa Showcase To The U.S. And Canada

 South African Airways' (SAA), the national flag carrier of South Africa and Africa's most awarded airline, has announced the tour dates for the Africa Showcase in 2015. From September 29th to October 7th, the annual educational travel trade show will visit Los Angeles, CA, Dallas, TX, Boston, MA and for the first time Toronto, Canada.

The Africa Showcase is the largest travel trade event in North America featuring exclusively African suppliers that represent hotels, safari lodges, destination tourism organizations and other attractions that are popular with North American travelers. The show brings Africa travel specialists the latest trends on the region's products and services, enabling those who participate to boost their sales to the increasingly popular destinations throughout Africa. The Africa Showcase is hosted in collaboration with On Show Solutions, a South Africa based event organizer.

"We are proud to see the Africa Showcase getting bigger and more popular every year," said Todd Neuman, Vice President Commercial for South African Airways in North America. "We are also very excited to bring our show and suppliers to the Canadian travel specialists for the first time. It is a strategic and growing market for SAA and we look forward to a very successful first edition."

"The Africa Showcase in the U.S. - our highlight on the global roadshow calendar -- is again well supported by a phenomenal line up of 30 suppliers," said Jacqui Reynolds, Managing Partner of On Show Solutions. "We're anticipating representation and product experiences from more than 12 African countries, providing a good cross-section of what this dynamic destination has to offer the North American travelers."

In addition to its traditional format, South African Airways and On Show Solutions will also introduce VIP buyer encounters. These dedicated sessions create an additional opportunity for top African travel specialists to meet suppliers through scheduled one-on-one appointments.

The dates and venues for the 2015 Africa Showcase are:

• September 29th: Los Angeles, CA
• October 1st: Dallas, TX
• October 5th: Boston, MA
• October 7th: Toronto, ON