Destination Marketing Representation
With 30 years combined experience in destination marketing, travel, tourism, hospitality, strategic marketing, sales, brand management and investment facilitation, we are uniquely positioned to understand and meet the needs of our clients. In addition to our expertise, we have resources and extensive industry network to represent Destination Marketing Organisations in South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. Whether it is for a national, provincial, municipal authority, city, specific destination, hotel, guest house or a small enterprise, we will provide solutions to meet your needs.
Our destination marketing services range from the complete set-up of an office, hiring and training of staff, market research, strategic planning, brand management (targeted marketing campaigns, advertising, production of collateral, digital and social media marketing), It also includes representation at exhibitions, hosted-buyer programmes and event project management. We work with our clients to make sales, marketing and brand communication activities more efficient and cost effective.
Sales and Marketing Representation
We design and provide “bespoke” Sales and Marketing Solutions for organizations looking for efficient, effective and reliable sales and marketing agency. We offer ad hoc, a-la-carte and a full range of strategic marketing, sales, key account management and brand management services for our clients. These services are provided on an ad hoc or long-term basis.
- Planning and execution of Marketing and Brand Management Strategies & Tactics
- A-la-carte Sales and marketing for Hotels, Lodges, Guest Houses, national tourism organisations, convention bureaus, tour operator services
- Representations at exhibitions, conferences and events
- Multi-channel advertising campaign design and management
- Representation at tourism shows and exhibitions,
- Executive coaching and staff training for marketing and sales leadership
- Facilitation of cooperative marketing negotiations
- Facilitation of sales missions and calls
- Facilitation of hosted buyer programmes and familiarization tours
- Wholesale product and packages negotiations
- Digital and social media marketing services and training
- Executive Coaching
We tailor these services to match clients’ needs, objectives and budget using our unparalleled sales and marketing experience and “demonstrated” market expertise.
We create meaningful partnerships and value for our clients and investors looking for commercial real estate investment in tourism, travel and hospitality industry.
Our investment facilitation services involve special actions aimed at making it easier for investors to establish and expand their investments in Africa. This focuses on alleviating ground-level obstacles by making all relevant information easily available to investors to enhance investment predictability.
We do these by researching and designing appropriate and/or relevant menu for investment facilitation based on clients needs and experiences.
Staging of Signature Business Tourism Events and Exhibitions
We work with our global partners and our clients to carefully develop innovative concepts and work plans that cater for every single detail of staging a tourismbusiness events for our clients. Our events include Exhibitions, Meetings, Conferences, Destination showcase and Sales kick-offs.
Training in Market Readiness, Access and Development
We have expertise to offer impactful training, skills development and capacity building for private and public sector destination marketing professionals. Our areas of focus include, but not limited to market readiness, market access, market development, sales leadership, business development, digital and social media marketing, brand communications, key account management, customer relationship management and leadership development. All training programmes focus on assisting clients to run financially viable and profitable operations.
Strategy Formulation and Project Management
We have the passion to keep brands alive. Based on our experience, research and creative thinking, we craft strategic paths for brand leadership to provide fresh engagement for valuable returns. Realistically, brand management has only two paths, because brands either thrive or die. This is all because brands have to sustain their heritage and character because everyones brand matures and plateaus.
Golf Tourism Advisory and Project Management
Golf is inherently sociable and a great way for business people to make new contacts and lasting connections with colleagues, management and potential business leads, as well as with friends and family. It has a unique ability to bring people of all ages and abilities together.
Based on our golf industry experience, and as part of our Meetings, Conferences, Incentives, Exhibitions and Events (MICEE) services, we are involved in a number of golf events including the Africa Golf Summit, Africa Golf Festival, and South Africa Golf and Leisure Vacations Coffee table book.