Meet the Team

Claire was born in South Africa and spent much of her adult life in Africa, before returning to the UK some 15 years ago. As managing director she travels extensively searching for new ideas and has many adventures under her belt, including canoeing down the Zambezi, walking in the Okavango & riding an elephant in Zambia. She has travelled throughout Southern & East Africa - including Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania & Madagascar. She has explored India, Sri Lanka, Argentina, Chile, Ecuador & Peru.
Melissa was born in the heart of Sussex, but when she fell in love with a South African she hung up her wellies and moved to Durban in South Africa for 5 years to pursue working in travel. They were married on a beautiful African beach, before returning to the UK.  As the sales manager she travels frequently to Southern & East Africa and has explored South Africa in depth, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania & Zanzibar.
Dianne Ceresa Marketing Consultant
Dianne is our marketing consultant. She is passionate about responsible tourism and loves the outdoors. She has trekked in the Pyrenees, Himalayas and Costa Rica and has visited the San Blas Islands in Panama. She has cycled in Ecuador, driven along the Garden Route in South Africa and been on safari in Kenya, Botswana, Namibia and Kruger. She has also visited Mauritius and Reunion Island, which holds a special place in her heart.
Rhona was born in Scotland but moved to "sunny" England over 30 years ago. She is a keen competitive golfer, with many club and county trophies to her name. She enjoys travelling and has visited South Africa several times. She has spent many of our winter months exploring Thailand and has also travelled extensively in the United States.
Janet is in charge of our middle office. She has travelled throughout Europe and discovered the joys of South Africa several years ago. Having been bitten by the Africa bug she has since visited Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. One of the highlights of her travels was boarding the luxury Rovos Rail train from Victoria Falls to Pretoria - a truly amazing experience. Janet is a keen gardener.
Jacci was born in Hertfordshire and has always been passionate about travel. She has worked in the travel industry for many years and is well travelled in both Africa and Europe. Jacci is an accomplished photographer and artist, weaving magic with her camera and paint brush.
Brian has travelled the world with his backpack and motor bike, including India, Asia and Europe. He develops our travel management systems and website. Brian is a keen rugby supporter and we doubt there is anyone alive who has attended more live Bruce Springsteen concerts than he has!
Eleen is our accountant. She was born in Malaysia and has travelled throughout South East Asia - including Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore. She has also visited China and Australia. One of her favourite travel moments was exploring a crystal cave in Thailand in a tiny boat and seeing spectacular stalagmites & stalagtites.
Nigel looks after our office technology. He has travelled to many destinations, including road tripping through the USA and Australia. One of his most memorable adventures was travelling by motor cycle through Europe. He has also spent time in India enjoying many new cultural experiences.
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