Tech and Tourism Conference 2024: Shaping the Future of Travel

Johannesburg, South Africa – November 23, 2023 – WilliamDavid Travel, proudly announces the inaugural Tech & Tourism Conference scheduled for February 22-23, 2024, in Johannesburg. This groundbreaking event marks a significant milestone in exploring the untapped opportunities at the intersection of technology and tourism.

In the context of the Tech & Tourism conference, recognizing the importance of technology and its role in the future of the travel industry is paramount. This conference serves as a platform to explore and discuss the intersection of technology and tourism, fostering collaboration, knowledge sharing, and innovation. By embracing AI and leveraging social media effectively, businesses can position themselves at the forefront of the industry, adapt to changing consumer behaviours and drive sustainable growth in the business of the future.

The Tech and Tourism Conference invites leaders from the Travel and Tech Fraternity to converge and create the future of travel.

Unveiling the Untapped Opportunities

The conference theme, “The Intersection of Technology and Tourism – The untapped opportunity,” promises two days of immersive learning, networking, and exploration. Attendees will discover how technology can enhance the travel experience, making it more accessible, immersive, and informative.

Highlights of the Tech & Tourism Conference:

For Stakeholders:

  • A platform to showcase initiatives, policies, and innovations in technology and tourism.
  • Engage with experts, network with industry leaders, and gain insights into the latest trends.

For Exhibitors:

  • Showcase products, services, and technologies to a targeted audience.
  • Interact with potential customers, forge partnerships, and generate leads.

For Speakers:

  • Share expertise, insights, and thought leadership with a diverse audience.
  • Contribute to shaping the narrative around the intersection of technology and tourism.

For Attendees:

  • Gain valuable knowledge through keynote speeches, panel discussions, presentations and clinics.
  • Network with peers, exchange ideas, and explore potential collaborations.

For Content Creators:

  • Showcase work, share insights, and discuss the importance of portraying the true story of travel.
  • Share the potential of revenue creation through Social Media platforms whilst garnering partnership and collaboration with existing brands
  • Participate in panel discussions, deliver presentations, or host workshops on leveraging technology.

For Investors:

  • Discover emerging startups, innovative technologies, and disruptive business models.
  • Engage with entrepreneurs and founders, explore investment opportunities, and build connections.

Harnessing the Power of AI and Social Media

Recognizing the transformative power of technology, especially in the advent of artificial intelligence (AI), the conference emphasises the crucial role of AI and social media in the travel industry. Social media platforms have revolutionised business interactions, providing unprecedented access to global audiences, while AI has the potential to revolutionise various aspects of the travel industry, from personalised recommendations to intelligent chatbots.

Learning and Development in the Tech-Driven Tourism Industry

The conference will host panel discussions addressing the role of Learning and Development (L&D) in equipping professionals with the necessary skills to thrive in the dynamic travel industry. Topics include the impact of AI on employability, the transformation of the job-seeking landscape, employability skills in the evolving industry, and the role of the L&D community in driving innovation.

Join Us at the Tech & Tourism Conference 2024

The Tech & Tourism Conference promises to be a dynamic and inclusive event, fostering collaboration, knowledge sharing, and innovation within the tech and tourism sectors. For registration and further information, visit

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About WilliamDavid Travel:

WilliamDavid Travel is a recognized Travel Agency known for its expertise in handling Corporate, Leisure, and Production Travel, as well as Fixer Services for major events and projects in the global travel and tourism industry. They have played a crucial role in organizing notable events, including Gabriella Union’s 50th Birthday trip to South Africa and the Martell Blue Swift launch in RSA with Ambassador DAVIDO. WilliamDavid Travel is at the forefront of innovation in the travel and tourism sector.

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