Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2010

7 July 2010 – Johannesburg

Africa & Indian Ocean

Welcome to the home page for the Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

This year’s prestigious event was held at Sandton Convention Centre, located in ‘The City of Gold’, Johannesburg, South Africa.

CEO’s, directors of leading travel companies, Government Ministers, heads of tourism departments and destinations, industry association leaders and celebrities gathered for Africa’s most important industry evening.

VIP’s included: Hon. Tokozile Xasa, South Africa’s Deputy Minister of Tourism; Senator Tokunbo Afikuyomi, the Hon. Commissioner, Lagos State Delegation; Mr. Kenneth Racombo, First Secretary at the Seychelles High Commission; Mr. Mansoor Mohamed, Executive Director of the City of Cape Town; and Ms. Mariette du Toit-Helmbold, CEO of Cape Town Tourism.

The biggest applause of the night was saved for Dr. Aupindi Tobie Aupindi, Managing Director of the fast-expanding Namibia Wildlife Resorts, named Africa’s prestigious Tourism Personality of the Year.

Guests were treated to an entertainment feast including the world acclaimed theatre production Africa UMOJA, Kwela Tebza and instrumental pop super group Sterling EQ.

16:00 Registration
16:30 Drinks Reception
17:30 Gala Dinner & Ceremony
20:30 World Cup Semi-Final viewing

Black Tie and National Dress

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