Corporate Travel Forum | Luanda, Angola | Facing current Industry Challenges | 16 Oct 2019




The Talatona Convention Hotel
Luanda, Angola
16 October 2019


ABTA’s Corporate Travel Forums bring together the leading Travel Buyers, TMC’s, Travel Agents and Travel Suppliers to discuss key trends, challenges and opportunities affecting their region.

If you want to keep your finger on the pulse with regards to your local and global travel industry whilst increasing your network of travel professionals, then these events are for you.

This ABTA Luanda event will focus on the following trends impacting the Angolan Corporate Travel Industry:

  • Improving traveller behaviour and the role of the Travel Policy
  • The new IVA Tax and how it impacts Corporate Travel
  • Direct Online Bookings and how this impacts the Travel Agent/TMC and other sectors




ABTA Premium & Enterprise  Members: Free of charge
ABTA Lite Members: Kz   7 000.00 (ZAR 285)
Non ABTA Members: Kz 12 900.00 (ZAR 525)
Annual Lite Membership + Event Attendance Promo Kz 35 300.00 (ZAR 1 435)
Hosted Buyers, Exclusive Sponsors, Sponsor Guests, Press Free of charge (requires promo code)


08.30 – 09.30 Registration and Networking
Tea, Coffee & Pastries served
09.30 – 09.45 ABTA Update  &  A Word from our Sponsors
09.45 – 11.00 Improving Traveller behaviour
This session will address some of the key challenges companies face when their travellers are not cost conscious, and will give ideas for improving traveller behaviour.         Monique Swart, Founder – ABTA


11.00 – 11.45 Tea Break & Networking
11.45 – 12.30 Understanding IVA Tax and Corporate Travel
This month sees the launch of the new tax requirements in Angola.  The new 14% Imposta sul Valore Aggiunta (IVA) consumption tax replaces the existing Consumer Tax.  IVA will b levied on the supply of goods and services as well as on the import of goods into Angola and can range from 2% to 30%, depending on the goods or service.This event will take a look at how this new tax will affect the Corporate Travel Industry.    

Nelson Sampiao
, Sales & Marketing Officer – BTML Angola Lda
12.30 – 13.30 Panel Session: Online Booking Platforms and their impact on Industry stakeholders
This session will address the new trend where suppliers encourage and often incentivise travellers to book directly on their websites, often by-passing the travel agent.
This session will address why this is happening, how this impacts relationships and how travel agents can remain relevant amidst fast moving technology.     Delfina Santos, Chefe de Departamento Comercial – Intours BCD Travel
Eulalia Bravo Da Rosa, Eulalia, Chief Commercial Officer – TAAG
Josemar Leandro Q. Da Costa, Manager – Monalisa Hotel Residence
13.30 – 13.45 Close
Speaker and Sponsor thanks and Business Card Prize Draw
13.45 – 14.30 Networking Lunch


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Event Details

Date: 16 Oct 2019

Start time: 09:03 a.m.

End time: 13:30 a.m.

Venue: Talatona Hotel, Luanda, Angola

Directions: Luanda, Angola

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