Ajay Bhalla is president, Enterprise Security Solutions, responsible for ensuring the safety and security of the MasterCard global network and its more than 51-billion transactions each year. He also serves on the company's Management Committee..
Alexandre Torrao is MD of MUCHOMOO Experiential Marketing & Events Agency and co-founder and co-creator of NeonRun, Emmarentia Live, Afriski WinterFest, Colour Me Crazy and Slidejozi..
Allison Foat is a travel writer and a theatre PR specialist. More about her here.
Country Manager at Beachhead Solutions, Inc..
Andrew Stark is the managing director: MEA for Flight Centre Travel Group..
Press Office Manager/Writer at Bizcommunity.
Avukile Mabombo is the group marketing manager of Protea Hotels by Marriott..
Boris Dzhingarov graduated UNWE with a major in marketing. He writes for several online sites such as Tech.co, Semrush.com, Tweakyourbiz.com, Socialnomics.net.
Brian Berkman can be contacted on 083-441-8765 or email ..
Group Editor at Bizcommunity.
An experienced and talented problem solver in the business and technical arena, Craig Byren is the MD of ViaData, which develops custom business systems to meet accurately defined business requirements and specialises in travel CRM. Byren's strengths are in systems design and data modelling, then turning abstract requirements into practical implementations.
Danette Breitenbach was the editor and publisher of Advantage, the publication that served the marketing, media and advertising industry in southern Africa. Before her editorship, she was deputy-editor as well as freelancing for over a year on the publication before that.
Danny Bryer is Area Director, Sales, Marketing and Revenue Management, Protea Hotels by Marriott..
Dawn Jorgensen is The IncidentalTourist..
Enver Duminy is the CEO at Cape Town Tourism.
Eran Feinstein is the CEO of Direct Pay Online, a global e-commerce and online payments solutions provider for the travel and related industries. With over 14 years of experience leading technology, sales, marketing and operation teams, Feinstein is an authority in the East African e-commerce and payments arena..
Gavin Tollman has over 20 years of experience in the travel and tourism industry and currently serves as the CEO of Trafalgar..
Gillian Saunders is the head of advisory services at Grant Thornton South Africa and global leader for travel, tourism and leisure for Grant Thornton International..
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Glenn is a true entrepreneur. From the age of 16, he has been involved with Magnetic Storm, initially by assisting his brother with the setting up and de-rigging of AV equipment and thereafter maintenance of equipment; and at 25 years of age Glenn purchased Magnetic Storm.
Guy Stehlik is the CEO and founder of BON Hotels and Director of BON Hotels International West Africa. Having vast experience in all aspects of Hotel Management as well as having owned his own hotels, Guy created BON Hotels as an "owner-staff-community-guest" centric company to herald in and define an exciting new era in hotel management..
Henrie Geyser joined the online publishing industry through iafrica.com, where he worked for five years as news editor and editor. He now freelances for a variety of print and online publications, on the subjects of cars, food, and travel, among others; and is a member of the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists.
Hitesh Gupta works for TourTravelWorld and nurtures inside a passionate writer, who loves to explore the world and spill his experience down on pages. To unravel the world's wonders through his words, follow him on his Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+ handle..
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Ilse is a group editor at Bizcommunity.com, the first-choice B2B news site in Africa. She is the former editor of Marketing & Media Africa at Bizcommunity.com and is also a contributing lifestyle and travel writer.
Hunkeler works for BlueGlass, a digital marketing agency. Her experience includes working for clients in different industries such as travel, retail, recruitment, technology, and charitable institutions.
Jannine Adams is the senior marketing manager at Amadeus Southern Africa, with over 20 years' experience in the travel industry. What drives Adams is being able to bring creative, innovative and forward-thinking solutions to the 10 Southern African countries she oversees..
Manasse is the owner of Write For You, offering freelance copywriting services in Cape Town. He is also the content manager for Encounters Travel, a UK-based travel agency who offers adventure tours and small group holidays all over the globe..
Joe Hessert is a digital marketing manager at Auto Europe and maintains a personal blog at joehessert.com. He earned his MFA at the Iowa Writers' Workshop and his writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Review, New Haven Review, Fjords Review, McSweeney's and elsewhere.
Josephine Wawira is a consultant in communication and public relations with over six years of progressive writing and broadcast experience. She is currently a writer for Africa's online hotel booking portal, Jumia Travel, focusing in the areas of travel, tourism, and hospitality as it relates to Africa..
Juanita Pienaar is an editorial assistant for the Marketing & Media news portal at Bizcommunity.com and is also a contributing writer..
Kelly Jackson is the General Manager of Contiki in South Africa and recently celebrated nine years with the brand. Jackson has almost 20 years of experience within the travel and tourism industry - having studied travel and tourism, and working her way through various sectors of the industry ranging from a junior domestic travel consultant, wholesale sales representative, business development manager, and senior contracting manager, before settling into the world of sales and marketing with Contiki..
Kelvin Jonck is the MD of YouKnow Digital. The company helps brands and agencies across Africa to efficiently use marketing technology platforms - spanning social media analytics and insights, social media management and business optimisation - to scale their marketing, customer service and research operations with ease..
Retail editor and lifestyle contributor at Bizcommunity.com. Former automotive and ICT editor.
Leigh Andrews (@leigh_andrews) is Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com and one of our Lifestyle contributors. She is passionate about issues of inclusion, equality and diversity, the only SA finalist shortlisted for the Women in Marketing #WIMawards2017, and can be reached at ..
I am part of a fantastic marketing and communications team for a brand that is defining luxury travel for Africa, continuously on the lookout to improve its product offering for international travellers. I write content about the tourism offerings in Southern Africa, East Africa and the Indian Ocean islands, new travel trends, sustainable tourism and multi-generational travel..
Natalia Rosa is the director of Big Ambitions, a specialist Cape Town-based travel content marketing consultancy. Rosa is a passionate follower of online marketing, social media, retail travel, inbound tourism and publishing..
I started out in the world of social media growing Africa's largest Online Travel Agency, Travelstart's presence from just around 1500 followers to over 3 million across the globe, a community which was also one of the most highly engaged in the industry. A creative problem solver who values honest marketing, I believe in demystifying what happens on social so that businesses are more clued up as to how they're achieving their goals..
Olivier Hannaert is the MD of Club Med Southern Africa..
With a proven track record in business management and finance, Oz Desai heads up Flight Centre Travel Group's dynamic Corporate Traveller brand in South Africa. Having worked in a retail travel, management and finance environment within the Flight Centre group, Desai's first-hand experience brings great depth to the role of positioning Corporate Traveller as the preferred provider of travel solutions to corporate South Africa..
Paul Steyn is a freelance travel writer. Having guided throughout Africa for some years, he went on to edit a prominent travel magazine and now focuses on writing about Africa.
Phindiwe Nkosi has a decade of experience coupled by post graduate studies from the University of Pretoria. Her experience ranges from working as a journalist, international news anchor, travel writer, speech writer, marketing and communications manager, editor, blogger, foodie and ghostwriter.
Editorial assistant at Bizcommunity..
Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity, as well as a editor of the Lifestyle section. .
Sindy Peters (@sindylp) is managing editor at Bizcommunity.com. She can be reached at ..
Stephen Marshall is a Director of LMG Solutions with extensive experience in marketing and financial services in Meridian, Idaho. My work has been featured and mentioned in a wide range of publication, including Tweak Your Biz, Mobile Business Insights, Social Nomics, Small Biz Club, Energy Central, Dzone, Biz Community, Blog Her and more..
Theresa Prins is the founder of Revenue Resolutions, a strategic revenue management agency for the hospitality, leisure and property management industries. Prins has over 25 years experience in the hospitality industry and is an expert in revenue optimisation..
Tim Smith is the managing partner of HVS Cape Town, a consulting firm specialising in providing services to the hospitality industry. He is responsible for work carried out throughout Africa.
Local representative at Airbnb.
Marketing Administrator at Discover Africa Group.