34Conference+ Meetings WorldMay 2010 PHOTORANGE A South African adventure CMW and South African Tourism took a group of UK- based hosted buyers to explore South Africa's meetings and events offer, no doubt bolstered by major infrastructure investments prior to next month's FIFA World Cup 2010. The group experienced traditional African hospitality, from hotels, event spaces, and the wildlife as well. Top left: The UK- based buyers join CMW's Sarah O'Donnell for a refreshing break under a waterfall in KwaZulu- Natal's Karkloof Spa and reservation. Top middle: Zibrant's Louise Trinder with her tour guide. Top right: SAT's global manager for business tourism, Nomasonto Ndlovu speaking at the opening of the Meetings Africa exhibition in Johannesburg. Top middle left: The group on a site visit of Durban's hotels and meeting facilities with a man dressed in traditional Zulu costume. Top middle centre: Nelson Mandela Square adjacent to Sandton Convention Centre, host venue for Meetings Africa. Top middle right: South Africans throughout the country have been asked to wear their favourite football team's colours every Friday in the lead up to the FIFA World Cup in June. Bottom middle, left: Clearly supporters for the team in black and white stripes. Bottom middle centre: The completed Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban. Bottom middle right: Fairmont Zimbali Resort and Lodge's view from the pool. Bottom left: On the bench and ready for future events. Bottom middle and left: On safari near Durban andZip- wiring through in KwaZulu- Natal.
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