Durban: The National Empowerment Fund (NEF) and 8 of its investees exhibited their products and services at Africa’s top travel tradeshow, Africa’s Travel Indaba 2019, which took place at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban from the 2nd to the 4th of May 2019. Opening the tradeshow on Friday, 02 May, Tourism Minister Mr Derek Hanekom urged participants to enhance the Indaba “every year to drive massive growth in tourism numbers by bringing together a range of our best and most unique products from across our continent, and connecting them with buyers from across the world”. The Minister said Africa’s Travel Indaba has become synonymous with storytelling and this year’s theme: “Africa’s Stories, Your Success” re-emphasises the importance of “telling our own stories and showcasing our successes. Over the next three days, Africa Travel Indaba will be a hive of activity. There are hundreds of tourism products from across the continent exhibiting. International buyers and media from all over the world are here to spread the good news and whet the appetite of millions of aspirant travellers to visit our magnificent and alluring continent”.