Luxury Travel Manager

Belinda

Belinda is a Groups specialist with expertise in Art-related and other specialist group travel, including Food & Wine, sport, and agriculture. Born and raised in Bloemfontein, she completed her university degree in Communications, before moving to London and into the travel industry. Belinda has had a lifelong love of travel and a glowing career spanning major events for hundreds and incredibly detailed itineraries for smaller groups and couples. She was the Great Wine Capitals Global Network coordinator for Cape Town for 12 years. She created and managed Celebrity Food & Wine pairing events for Wines of South Africa with over 800 delegates. Most remarkable is that she brings the same energy and attention to detail whether it’s for two people or several hundred. Having returned to her beloved South Africa, she is happiest when sharing the beauty of Cape Town and the diverse African continent with travellers from all around the world.

Belinda's Top Trips Include:

  • Harvard Business School Global Alumni Food, Wine and Art programme around South Africa
  • A 250-guest A-list wedding, hosted in SA with the bride from New York and celebrity guests from all over the world
  • Wines Of South Africa Green Tie event for 650 politicians and influencers, including 20 Food & Wine Stations
  • Unilever Savoury Division Management Conference for 300 delegates in Cape Town and Winelands
  • WOSA Celebrate Cape Kontrei Cuisine, which won SA Tourism Best of Business Tourism Awards 2006 and was nominated for National Best Special Event and awarded 2nd place
  • 2004, 2006 and 2008 Celebrity Chef Food & Wine showcase, all nominated in South African Tourism Best of Business Special Event category

Belinda’s top bespoke trips

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What do you love most about your job?

To live in Africa is a special privilege and I am passionate about sharing this with guests. To travel is to broaden your mind and I believe it should be life changing. For me to be able to create and make people’s travel dreams a reality is very rewarding.

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