ILTM Africa has partnered with Explore More Travel to host a series of experiential activities and fam tours in and around Cape Town, for registered participants at this year’s event, which runs 2-4 April. Centred around the Vineyard Hotel, close to the #ILTMA20 venue at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, the activities will give ILTM Africa attendees and Hosted Buyers the opportunity to experience the best that the Cape has to offer, both during and after the luxury B2B travel event.

ILTM Africa’s partner Explore More Travel is an award-winning specialist tour operator that provides international clients with the highest quality travel services and life-changing experiences. Explore More Travel provides a professional, high quality travel consultancy and destination management service to both local and international clients.

Explore More Travel will be hosting a series of daily activities during ILTM Africa to give attendees the opportunity to start their day, the right way. Some experiences carry a fee, while others are complementary – and all are subject to maximum participation numbers. Attendees can enjoy a 7km morning run through leafy Newlands and onwards to the base of Table Mountain; a mid-level Aqua Aerobics session in either the heated indoor or spectacular outdoor pool at The Vineyard; a session with a Yoga expert in the lush Vineyard gardens; a tour of the gardens themselves with head horticulturalist Adrian or a gym training session with The Vineyard’s personal gym instructor.

Those who wish to venture further afield can learn to surf at Gary’s Surf School in Muizenburg; learn to play golf at the stunning Steenberg Golf Club with EOGA Golf Academy; hit the trails on a soft-tail or E-bike MTB through the Newlands Forest and Kirstenbosch Gardens. For more information on the Explore More Travel experiences at The Vineyard and beyond, contact Adam on

Image: ILTM Africa attendees and Hosted Buyers who wish to venture further afield can learn to surf at Gary’s Surf School in Muizenburg.

There are also plenty of post-event fam opportunities for ILTM Africa Hosted Buyers, including the chance to experience a luxurious 3-day Rovos Rail train journey from Pretoria to Cape Town or Cape Town to Pretoria; visit luxury properties including Taj Cape Town, the Marine Hotel & Spa and the prestigious Fancourt Hotel & Country Club with Springbok Atlas Tours & Safaris; enjoy the tranquil surrounds of Boschendal Estate; spend the night at mesmerising DesignHotels™ member Gorgeous George in the heart of the Mother City and experience the full majesty of the Cape from the air, with NAC Cape Town. Qualified buyers who have been confirmed to attend ILTM Africa can apply for a fam tour by contacting the fam host directly. All itineraries are for guideline purposes only and are subject to change at the host’s discretion. The selection of attendees is at the discretion of the host destination and spaces are limited.

The 3-day Rovos Rail journey takes in the goldfields of the Witwatersrand, a tour of the Diamond Mine Museum and Big Hole in Kimberley, the historic village of Matjiesfontein and down the escarpment, through the Hex River Valley. The offer for ILTMA attendees is a semi-hosted experience in a Deluxe Room, charged at R3 500.

Springbok Atlas Tours & Safaris is offering a carefully-designed program that showcases key luxury destinations within the Western Cape. The first night is spent at Taj Cape Town, a hotel known for its grace and refinement. From there, it’s onwards up the Southern Cape Coast to one of the world’s best land-based destination for whale-watching, Hermanus, where the Marine Hotel & Spa will inspire with endless vistas of ocean and sky. It is then on to Swellendam where a Victorian Homestead awaits to charm you with its old-world sophistication. The trip ends in George at the prestigious Fancourt Hotel & Country Club, a member of the “Leading Hotels of the World”. This fam experience is fully complementary on a first-come, first-served basis.

ILTMA attendees also have the opportunity to spend a night in the luxury cottages on the Boschendal Estate, where they can enjoy farm tours through the vineyards and orchards, mountain biking routes, walking paths, caves to explore, wine tasting, cellar tours, swimming in the dams and plenty of opportunities to sit, read, relax and generally take in the goodness of life. This fam experience is fully complementary on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cape Town’s first DesignHotels™ member, Gorgeous George, gives guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in South Africa’s design scene throughout the 32 rooms and communal spaces, including a rooftop restaurant, pool and bar. This semi-hosted experience is charged at R950 per person, including breakfast.

Take to the skies above majestic Cape Town and explore the peninsula from a unique vantage point with NAC Cape Town, enjoy the thrill of a classic sidecar ride and enjoy a special wine tasting experience at the historic Groot Constantia estate.

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