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Exhibitors/Travel Suppliers

Promote your hotel, safari lodge, tourism company, national or local tourist organisation, international or domestic airline, car hire company or other tourism product at Spotlight TravelExpo to travel agents, tour operators, corporates, government agencies and other tourism buyers throughout Africa and the Indian Ocean islands

Visitors/Travel Buyers

Find exciting new destinations and tourism products for you and your clients at the Spotlight TravelExpo in a city near you.

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Exhibitor Comments

Visitor/Buyer Comments

Spotlight Maputo 2024

Congratulations for the organization of Spotlight TravelExpo Maputo. It was really productive. Thank you.


Sarah Francisco
SAA - Mozambique

Spotlight South Africa: 2023

Thanks so much for a wonderful workshop in Cape Town, the venue was stunning, and I think it was a good turn-out.

Sarah-Jane Silburn
Sales & Marketing Manager: RwandAir Ltd

Thank you for your amazing work. May you continue to soar and succeed.

Tamia and I found the exhibition very valuable.

Hilda dos-Ramos
Operations Manager

The Expo was awesome, great interaction and well organised.

We look forward to working with you in the near future.

Barbara Namwila
Sales and Marketing Manager: Proflight Zambia

Spotlight Lusaka 2022

I am so glad that I made my way to Lusaka, the workshop was really well organised and it remains a great platform for us as the Lufthansa Group to showcase our products and meet with all the travel agents.

Renette Scholtz
Lufthansa Group Account Manager Namibia

Spotlight Lusaka 2022

On behalf of TKZN I would like to thank you for an outstanding event, it was fruitful and generated much value for our destination. Always a pleasure to participate at the Spotlight Workshops as genuine leads get generated.

Samora Nqweniso
Tourism KwaZulu-Natal

Spotlight Nairobi 2022:

Thanks Derek !
It was indeed a very good event. It was my first time at Spotlight Nairobi and I was certainly impressed.

Tom Kunkler
Karibu Kilifair 02-04 June 2023: East Africa’s largest Tourism event

Spotlight South Africa 2022:
We really enjoyed the workshop and it was great to connect with so many agents again, in person!

Janet de Kretser
Senior Consultant: Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) – SA Representative

Spotlight South Africa 2022:
Thank you again for an awesome workshop in Sandton last week - I really enjoyed it.

Karen Badrick
Key Account Director - Outbound Sales, South Africa: Westmont Africa

Spotlight South Africa 2022:
We had a wonderful time during both Spotlights in SA. it has been very productive for us and the events were well organized. Thank you

Patrick Beck
General Manager: Sea Cliff Resort & Spa - Zanzibar

12 - 13 October 2021: Seychelles Virtual TravelExpo

… we wish to thank you for your support during the event which is proving to be fruitful for us as it has given us the opportunity to meet new business partners. 

Alicia De Souza: Marketing Assistant
7° South Ltd

12 - 13 October 2021: Seychelles Virtual TravelExpo

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to participate. We found the Expo very well organized  and indeed  very productive. We managed to get in contact with as many buyers we could during the two days. We will obviously follow up on the leads for potential partnerships. We look forward to the next expo.

Silver Pearl Tours & Travel

Spotlight Arusha 2024

Greetings Derek,

I want to send my appreciation for organizing Spotlight Arusha. It was worthwhile and I made very useful contacts and I'm sure this will help our company grow deep into the industry.

I have seen the attached and we will decide on the best way forward.

Looking forward to more Expos.

Patricia Opiyo
Managing Director: Trip It Safaris Ltd

Spotlight Arusha 2024

Dear Derek,

Greetings! Trust this email finds you well and safe

Thank you so much for having us at the Spotlight Travel Expo In Arusha at Gran Melia last week.It was very educational,good networking with some valuable contacts attained too.The experience was amazing not forgetting to mention the venue too.

We look forward to attending many more lovely expos with you.Thank you for sharing the annual itinerary and we look forward to being a part of the exciting events 

Much appreciated and looking forward to a wonderful continued business relationship with yourselves✨ 

Joy Kimani
Director: JayKay Tours & Travel

I wanted to share that the Spotlight TravelExpo was fantastic. I had the opportunity to connect with exhibitors and even negotiate with them.

Audrey Maha
Denllepe Tours & Safaris

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Spotlight Dar es Salaam 2023

21 September 2023, Thursday: Attended Houston Marketing organized by Derek Houston in collaboration with TASOTA bringing all for the DAR travel Expo Spotlight at Serena Hotel. It was a good exposure for Travel Agents, Tour Operators and Hoteliers. Looking forward for such events again and thanks to Mr Derek Houston for the wonderful ideas in letting aviation meet together.

Zaitun Kismayuwalla
Managing Director: Hit Holidays Travel & Tours Ltd

Thank you that you “found” me again for your Travel workshops, I had the most enjoyable & informative time.

I liked that we were free to attend any table we liked, because after many years I know which traders I’m more interested in & more relevant to my business.

Evie Peristeris
Senior Consultant at Design-A-Tour

What a wonderful workshop. It was most certainly most informative and interesting and lovely to meet up with you.

The idea of the free flow was a great idea as well.

Helen Barnard
Private Tours/Conferencing/Events

The Workshop was amazing.....

Thank you.

Gay Thebus
Project Manager: GT African Tours & Safaris

I wanted to pass on my colleagues' feedback about their experience at the expo yesterday. They had a wonderful time and returned with a wealth of information that is highly relevant to our company's needs.

Your efforts in organizing this event are greatly appreciated. The insights they gathered are sure to be instrumental in our future endeavours and decision-making processes.

Once again, thank you for providing such a valuable opportunity for our team. We truly value the connections and knowledge gained from attending the Expo.

Chadia Nyota
Admin & Contracting Officer: Satguru Travels (Pty) Ltd

Spotlight Maputo 2023

Thank you for being in Maputo and allow us to have this lovely event 💗🙏


Tania Maia

Spotlight Maputo 2023

I would like to express my deep and sincere gratitude to the Spotlight Maputo TravelExpo team for the amazing event they put on.

I also thank you for the opportunity to make contact with several entrepreneurs and to exchange ideas, and experiences.

Josia Fuxe
FJ investimentos-Soc Unipessoal Lda

Spotlight Nairobi: February 2022

Thank you for helping put the Spotlight event together at Panafric. We forged solid business partnerships.

Mary Kamau
Destination Specialist: Award Tours & Safaris Ltd

12 - 13 October 2021: Seychelles Virtual TravelExpo

Thanks so much for this amazing workshop.  Very techno savvy!  Much appreciated.

Sue Le Marquand

12 - 13 October 2021: Seychelles Virtual TravelExpo

Just had my last meeting for the Seychelles workshop … everything worked like clockwork today and we made some great contacts and renewed some old ones as well.  Thank you for all the hard work and for very successful workshop for Voyagers. 

Molly Care: Travel Manager – Leisure
Voyagers® Zambia Ltd
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