Getaway Travel Blog Conference
4 August 2012
Upper Eastside Hotel, Cape Town
The second Getaway Travel Blog Conference will offer practical advice for travel bloggers and tourism professionals on everything from starting a blog, how to gain an audience, building up a social media following, and designing a blog.
Getaway’s second travel blog conference will feature top international travel bloggers Nellie Huang (of Wildjunket), Melvin Boecher (of Traveldudes), Matt Long (of Landlopers) and Keith Jenkins (of VelvetEscape) who will be speaking about a range of blogging topics, including how to leverage social media channels, how to monetise your travel blog and how to write blogs that drive traffic. They will be joined by local blogging experts, such as Andrew Brauteseth from Cape Town photography blog Guy with Camera, to form a day full of interesting and practical talks on travel blogging. Whether you’re a blogging newbie, an old hand, or want to learn how to use blogging and social media to market your tourism business, this conference is for you.
Date: Saturday 4 August 2012 – 08.30 to 17.00
Location: Upper Eastside Hotel, Cape Town
Cost: R750 (R100 discount for Getaway bloggers) – Bookings are closed for the 2012 Getaway Travel Blog Conference
More venue info: Upper Eastside Hotel is on Brickfield Road in Woodstock, Cape Town. The four-star hotel has 183 rooms, a lounge-bar that regularly hosts live acts, and a range of conference venues equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual facilities. The Upper Eastside Hotel is offering a special to Getaway Travel Blog Conference attendees – R580 for a double room, including breakfast.