Fast becoming the world’s
most popular travel destination, South Africa's scenic beauty, diverse wildlife,
kaleidoscope of cultures and heritages, the great outdoors, sport and adventure
opportunities, eco-tourism and conference facilities offer the most discerning
traveler the original African experience.
It is the variety of South
Africa's spell-binding and diverse peoples that is its greatest asset, along
with leading the world in adventurous and adrenalin activities.
As a full service Destination
Management Company, AFRICAN CLASSIC ENCOUNTERS offers a complete
range of services throughout Southern Africa. Offering incredible service,
exacting budget planning, versatile itineraries, exclusive added value and
insight into little known tour and safari destinations AFRICAN CLASSIC
ENCOUNTERS, with intimate knowledge of the region, and many years of
experience, its the natural choice for meeting travel needs - from the moment of
initial contact, to the conclusion of the journey.
African Classic Encounters
honored to be appointed the DMC for the prestigious MasterCard Global Board meeting held
in Cape Town. VIP delegates from all corners of the world experienced and
enjoyed a flawless program for its 185 delegates.
AFRICAN CLASSIC ENCOUNTERS
exceeds expectations from the most luxurious to the most adventurous and enables
encounters of the subcontinent with true African hospitality.
AFRICAN CLASSIC ENCOUNTERS
specializes in Southern Africa, which includes South Africa, Botswana,
Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia, Mozambique, Mauritius and Seychelles.
Tailor-made tours, safaris,
scheduled tours, self drive itineraries and special interest itineraries
including Mountain Climbing, Scuba Diving, Gorilla trekking,, Golfing, Bird
Watching, Photographic tours and Food & Wine tours.
From diverse culture to awe
inspiring scenery, traveling in luxury and lazing around on picture postcard
beaches, assuring attention to detail of experienced professionals.
The incentive world is
changing, new trends are taking hold, and incentive professionals are adding
innovation to long-time practices. Corporations and incentive houses are
constantly looking for fresh ways to motivate employees.
The selection of incentive
destinations continues to expand as employers increasingly choose
Group incentives are taking on
an individual flavor because many participants prefer not to have incentive
schedules crammed with pre-planned activities. There is a trend away from
orchestrated events, and toward more individual activities.
unusual locations, wildlife
activities, and exhilarating adventure sports give South Africa an edge when it
comes to choosing an incentive destination.
Rugged coastlines, playful
dolphins, Southern Right Whales, luxurious accommodation, unusual locations,
impeccable service, sublime cuisine, wildlife safaris, river cruises, luxurious
health spas, championship golf courses and adrenalin packed adventure - South
Africa offers incentive organizers a dream destination.
The demands are for bigger venues with excellent leisure
facilities and South Africa has developed a reputation for being able to host
exceptional conferences, meetings and events regardless of size.
From the picturesque Cape to the majesty of the Zulu dynasty of
Kwa Zulu Natal, to the rugged splendor of the North West Province, to the fiscal
power base of Johannesburg - South Africa has the finest collection of
conference and meeting facilities.
conference and meeting facilities are ideally located, all within comfortable
reach of major airports offering direct flights and frequent connections to the
world's major cities.
The International Conference Centre (ICC) located centrally in
the business district of Durban is an extremely functional venue enhanced by the
aesthetic beauty of this coastal city. The ICC Durban is surrounded by a range
of hotels adequately accommodating thousands of delegates.
The ICC in Durban can accommodate conferences of up to 15 000
delegates offering a full range of business facilities and conference related
services, allowing your conference to be as simple or as technically
sophisticated as you choose. The latest in conference technology and logistical
support is available and a comprehensive list of services will meet the most
detailed and specific arrangements - from international scale conferences to
The auditorium, seats 1800 delegates and can also be divided into
two halls seating up to 840 delegates each. Double operable walls separate Halls
1, 2 and 3 can be moved to create a venue which seats up to 5 000 delegates.
Hall 4 can accommodate 1 800 guests in theatre style seating. There are 23
smaller meeting rooms ranging from 43m2 to 396m2
Cape Town is proud
to join the global community with a world-class international Convention Centre.
Cape Town is not only the powerhouse of the Western Cape region, but it is also
renowned as one of the world's most beautiful cities.
Its two auditoriums offer excellent technological infrastructure
and superb acoustics with dedicated tiered seating for a total of 2 120 seated
The Cape Town International Convention Centre provides 10 000m˛
of dedicated, column-free exhibition and trade show space. The exhibition halls
are sub-divisible and can be configured into five separate venues for smaller
exhibitions, banquets or conferences.
The magnificent 2 000m˛ Grand Ballroom has striking views of the
vibrant city and the Table Mountain range. Spacious function rooms of varying
sizes include four Meeting Rooms, each accommodating up to 330 delegates. The
Meeting Rooms are sub-divisible and can be set up for a variety of
configurations. There are 1 400 secure on-site parking bays available for
economic powerhouse, Johannesburg has an international standard event venue for
international corporations and business travelers. Located in the heart of
Sandton's hotel, business and entertainment district, Sandton Convention Centre
offers 22,000m˛ of convention, exhibition and special event space.
There is easy access to over 5 000 hotel rooms, is adjacent to
the country's top shopping and entertainment complexes and provides 10 600
secure parking bays.
The Pavilion can seat 4,500 patrons. The Ballroom can seat 2,000
banquet guests and the 13 other meeting rooms can accommodate up to 350
delegates. The two exhibition levels have a combined floor space of 11,000m˛.
The Palace offers a great venue. With its Gary Player designed golf courses and its
extraordinary architecture The Palace is sure not to disappoint.
Sandton Convention Centre is South Africa's most technologically
advanced convention centre and is purpose built to cater to your every need.
With state-of-the-art lighting, audio, structures, power, rigging, audio-visual
and daylight screens.
The Sandton Convention Centre has hosted many international
events requiring world-class technology and amenities, with the World Summit on
Sustainable Development being their most acclaimed.
A business centre offers total telecommunications solutions and
services. Mobile and desk telephones with speaker facility; video conferencing;
video streaming; web hosting; digital, analogue and ISDN lines as well as ADSL
are a few examples of what the business centre has to offer.
Other conference venues in Johannesburg include Gallagher Estate,
a country venue situated midway between Johannesburg and Pretoria. Facilities
include 19 multi-functional venues and secure parking for 9 000 vehicles. The
Auditorium provides seating for 1 500 delegates and 500 banquet style. There are
five large exhibition halls for exhibitions, concerts and trade shows, as well
as other smaller areas.
The Dome situated north of Johannesburg's city centre offers
approximately 30 000m˛ exhibition space. The spacious main arena and mezzanine
(12 500m˛) is ideal for exhibitions, concerts, large conferences and other
special events. It accommodates up to 16 000 people standing. A number of
smaller areas can host smaller groups. Additionally there is also an open-air
amphitheatre located alongside the main arena that can host 500 people.
The Expo Centre at Nasrec is set amidst Johannesburg's mine dumps
and offers yet another superb alternative. Ample secure parking for up to 25 000
is available. The exhibition facilities offer a total of 42 000m˛ and facilities
can be configured in various formations, accommodating 15 000 people.