African Business Travel Association selects new regional director

The African Business Travel Association (Abta) has named Nadine Clarke as its regional director for Africa. Clarke will be responsible for the expansion of Abta across Africa and increasing membership and sponsorship of the association in her new role. Clarke was previously head of corporate at Diners Club and head of strategic relationships at American Express International. 5 Jun 2018

Drive South Africa appoints new business/relationship manager

Drive South Africa has named Kirsten van der Hoven as its new business and relationship manager Van der Hoven joins the company after 20 years' service at Bidvest Car Rental. 4 May 2018

Asata appoints Nivashnee Naidoo

The Association of South African Travel Agents (Asata) has named Nivashnee Naidoo as its professional project and programme manager. Naidoo will be responsible for managing various government projects and implementing the processes and procedures related to the recognition of Asata as a professional body by the South African Qualifications Authority (Saqa) in her new role. Naidoo has 18 years of experience in in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. 26 Apr 2018

Club Med appoints Nathan Stubbs

Nathan Stubbs has teamed up with Club Med's Southern Africa team to head up its sales, transport and customer care team in the region. 11 Apr 2018

FCM Travel Solutions names new team leader

FCM Travel Solutions has selected Samuel Herman as its new team leader for FCM Events. Herman will be responsible for uplifting the profile and brand of FCM Events as well as upskilling the FCM Events team in his new role. The new appointee has more than 14 years of experience and has a qualification in travel management. 6 Mar 2018

Etihad Aviation Group names new chief financial officer

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) has appointed Mark Powers as its new group chief financial officer. 9 Jan 2018

Riana Fouche Joins Partnership Travel Consulting

Partnership Travel Consulting has appointed Riana Fouche to its management team. 6 Oct 2017

André Dafel named Club Med national sales manager

André Dafel has been appointed as Club Med Southern Africa's newest national sales manager (trade). 14 Sep 2017

Jumia Travel appoints new CEO

Jumia Travel has appointed Joe Falter as its new CEO following the departure of Paul Midy. Falter, who is founder and CEO of Jumia Travel's sister company Jumia Food, will assume the role of strengthening the company's operations in his new position. 6 Sep 2017

Uzair Desai named new Corporate Traveller GM

Flight Centre Travel Group has named Uzair ‘Oz' Desai as the new GM of Corporate Traveller. Desai began his career as a retail travel consultant in 2010 with the Flight Centre Travel Group and was later promoted to area leader in 2015, where he led a team of 70 individuals and 15 managers. 10 May 2017

MSC South Africa appoints Ross Volk as MD

Ross Volk has been appointed as the new MD of MSC South Africa. 24 Jan 2017

New appointments for WorldVentures first office in Africa

WorldVentures has opened its first office on the African continent in Cresta, Johannesburg. 24 Nov 2016

New MD appointed for World Leisure Holidays

Ramesh Jeenarain, the former audit manager at KPMG, has been announced as the new managing director for island specialists, World Leisure Holidays. 13 Jul 2016

New managing director for MSC Cruises

Swiss-based cruise line company, MSC Cruises, has appointed Johann Strydom as its new managing director to oversee business in South Africa. 7 Jun 2016

Travelstart appoints country manager

Online travel booking website, Travelstart, has appointed Philip Åkesson as their new country manager for Nigeria. 6 Jun 2016

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