Travel Leaders Announces 2013 Summit Program

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africaTravel agents who want to market travel to southern Africa will find Travel Leaders Franchise Group's release of the agenda for its 14th Annual International Summit at the Taj Cape Town in South Africa, April 12-14, 2013, of special interest. The event will immerse its participants into all that the host city and offer a wide range of pre- and post-tour opportunities throughout southern Africa, including in Botswana, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

“Whether our International Summit attendees are interested in enjoying an epicurean adventure or experiencing the vast array of safari options, we’re offering myriad options to ensure that our Travel Leaders return home, ready to counsel their clients from an expert and knowledgeable position,” explained Roger E. Block, president of Travel Leaders Franchise Group.  

In addition to the April 13 business meeting, the 2013 International Summit will feature diversity of tour options, including:

Half Day Cape Township and Culture

Half Day City & Spice 

Half Day Panoramic Cape Town 

Half Day Stellenbosch Vine, Vineyards and Architecture 

Each of these tour options will also be available on April 12 as an add-on. On April 14, Summit participants will journey to the Cape Peninsula, featuring Cape Point and nearby Cape of Good Hope. 

“This year we’re pleased to offer an array of options that stretch across the massive southern portion of the African continent," Block said.

"Because Travel Leaders are increasingly focused in ensuring their most discerning and affluent clients ‘travel better’ with the finest accommodations and experiences, we are proud to work with our Travel Leaders In-Country Partners –Grosvenor Tours and Trans Africa Safaris – in  offering unique VIP excursions," Block said.

Tour options include access to game reserves in Botswana and South Africa, as well as experiences at Victoria Falls. All tours include accommodations at some of southern Africa’s highest-rated hotels, lodges and resorts. 

Travel Leaders’ 2013 International Summit marks the first time the annual event has been hosted on the African continent.  Previous Travel Leaders International Summits have been held in London (2000), Hong Kong (2001), Paris (2002), Barcelona (2003), Budapest (2004), Dublin (2005), Rome (2006), Dubai (2007), Berlin (2008), Santiago (2009), Jerusalem (2010), Sydney (2011) and Dubrovnik (2012).