Meet The Team
Abigail Le Roux Booking Support
Who is Abby? She's a backpacker at heart because she goes where life leads her and she does not let anything stop her. She has a taste here and there, but she's irreplaceable in the kitchen. Cooking up a storm is her favourite past time. She loves the outdoors, especially camping, hiking and outdoor sports. Abby always wanted to be part of an action cricket team, but it doesn’t seem like they are ready for her. Abby likes to meet new people and learning about various cultures.
Anina Myburgh Booking Support
Anina is originally from the Free State. She adores her new home in the Cape Town and has a "Carpe Diem" outlook on life. She loves jogging, tennis and spending time around the braai with good friends. She can't imagine life without music, her family and Yorkie.
Cherine Swanepoel Booking Support
Cherine is originally from a little town called Volksrust and crazy about Cape Town. She has a passion for nature, loves animals, and likes camping, fishing and biking. Cherine is a friendly girl who likes listening and lending a hand.
Claudette De Clercq Booking Support
Claudette is originally from Pretoria and recently moved to Cape Town. It has always been her dream to live in Cape Town. She loves the beach, dogs and new challenges. She is a very compassionate and friendly person.
Coenraad De Villiers Booking Support
Coenraad was born in Douglas in the Northern Cape. He loves wild animals, especially the caracal. In his free time he likes skateboarding, going to the gym and playing squash.
Dianke Mostert Booking Support
Dianke is originally from Vredenburg, but lived in Gansbaai for some time. She enjoys drawing, is always looking for a new adventure and loves the outdoors, computer games, reading and cycling. She enjoys a braai and spending time with her family and as well as playing pranks!
Elindi Nagy Booking Support
Elindi grew up in the small town of Beaufort West in the Karoo. She moved to Cape Town for her studies in the hospitality industry and that’s when Cape Town stole her heart. She is a family person and will never be able to survive without her pets. Elindi was drawn by the hospitality industry because it would allow her to work with people. She loves people and won’t survive alone. Putting a smile on someone’s face gives her a warm feeling.
Elvona Tamana Booking Support
Elvona originally comes from Bethelsdorp in Port Elizabeth, but has been living in Cape Town for 16 years. She comes from a family of 5, and is blessed to have both her parents, an elder sister and younger brother. She is a mother to 4 year old boy and fiance to a gentleman named Moses. You’ll always find her with a smile on her face. She absolutely loves travelling, but hasn't gotten the chance to do a lot of that lately. However, she has been dancing a lot.
Eva Coetzee Booking Support
Eva grew up on an Ostrich Farm in Oudtshoorn but has been living in Cape Town for two years now, and fell head over heels in love with its nature. She enjoys creative expression such as graphic design and playing music, but her deepest love of all are animals.
Jacques Pretorius Booking Support
Jacques is an easy-going guy who loves to crack jokes around the braai. On a Wednesday you’ll find him in a karaoke bar. He loves zombies and Harry Potter. If you feed him brains he’ll stay your friend forever and even give you a ride on his Nimbus 2000.
Janine Swart Booking Support
Janine has an appetite for adventure, but also enjoys a good read or some delicious seafood. When she's not walking her dog "Teddy", she socializes by the pool or braai.
Julize Van Staden Booking Support
Julize grew up on a farm in Limpopo with a big noisy family who believes in hospitality, but the beauty of the Cape stole her heart. She loves art, a good book and is always up for a new challenge. She lives by the quote: “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game”.
Khanyiswa Madolo Booking Support
Khanyiswa was born in Cape Town. She is outgoing, hardworking, and always up for a good challenge. She loves cooking, shopping, and spending time with her family. In her free time you will find her having a ball on the beach or in the park with her son.
Lauren Summers Booking Support
Lauren loves spending quality time with her very dramatic three year old daughter, Gia. When Gia isn't taking up all of her free time, she enjoys a good book or movie. She prefers outdoor activities like hiking, camping, picnics and don't forget socializing! She’s very passionate about life and living it to the fullest is very important. The saying in life that she strongly lives by, is: "If you can’t see the bright side, polish the dull side."
Lesley Kotze Booking Support
Lesley is originally from Kimberley, but she moved to Cape Town when she was 9 years old. Cape Town's beauty and beaches persuaded her parents to move here. There is no better way to spend a Saturday afternoon, than watching a rugby game with her husband at Newlands. Besides rugby, Lesley is passionate about customer service, the exquisite beauty of nature and animals ─ especially the little kitten that stole her heart last year. Friendliness, loyalty and respect are some of her core values.
Lisa-Maria Botes Booking Support
Lisa is a nature lover and she loves to get the adrenaline going. She enjoys having fun on weekends with her family and friends. Tourism has always been her passion and she would really like to tour her own country. She is a very friendly and loving person and she will always walk the extra mile to help people.
Lloyd Carelse Booking Support
Lloyd loves playing rugby and soccer in his free time. His other interests include anime and horror movies, and his favourite series are Game of Thrones, The Office, The O.C., and Friends. And he doesn’t mind cooking up a little storm in the kitchen.
Lucresia Boswell Booking Support
Lucresia makes it her mission to put a smile on someone's face. She is very outgoing, caring and spontaneous. She loves touring one of the best countries in the world, which is of course, South Africa.
Ludwig Endrich Booking Support
Ludwig was born in Namibia, but he hails from Velddrif. He loves spending time outdoors! Ludwig is an avid cricket and rugby supporter, he enjoys playing golf and he is a real people’s person. He enjoys having a braai or fun evening with good friends. Ludwig is very friendly and down-to-earth and he will always go the extra mile to help people or be a shoulder to cry on. His motto in life is “Hakuna Matata” and to live life to the fullest every day.
Marc Quinn Booking Support
Marc was born in Cape Town but grew up in the Northern Cape. Because of his love for the Mother City it was always his plan to come back and stay here permanently. He spent 9 months in America and would like to travel again if he gets the opportunity. He enjoys his own time and to play video games and he lives for music. He has a big passion for soccer and the industry, good craft beer and nature.
Margaretha Käsner Booking Support
Maggie hails from Cape Town and the sea is her inspiration. She loves her family, her loved ones and the tourism industry is her passion. She always tries to look her best. Her motto is: aim for the moon, and even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Marlize Engelbrecht Booking Support
Marlize was born and raised in Paarl, but she has always had a soft spot for the hustle and bustle of the city. She likes spending time with her family and friends and she is passionate about working with people. She always tries to live life to the fullest.
Martelle Thiart Booking Support
Martelle is an explorer, nature lover and culture vulture with an undeniable passion for tourism. Spending time in nature and at the seaside are her idea of the perfect holiday. She lives in the Mother City and has the most fun and down-to-earth colleagues on the planet!
Mary Ann Phiri Booking Support
Mary is a Capetonian through and through. She really enjoys travelling, jogging, cycling, reading and spending time with family and friends. In her free time she really enjoys giving back to the community by getting involved in volunteering programs.There is nothing more beautiful than being able put a smile on someone's face.
Meagan Hillman Booking Support
Meagan believes nothing is more special than spending time with her two little girls and family. She is friendly, chatty, and excels at customer service.
Melitta Stoutz Booking Support
Born and bred in Cape Town, Melitta enjoys reading, jogging, the outdoors and spending time with family and friends. She is always willing to lend a helping hand.
Monica De Gouveia Booking Support
Monica is a passionate and positive person that always strives to be greater today than she was yesterday. She loves the outdoors as well as indoors, especially when it comes to shopping malls. She enjoys being in the company of friends and family as much as possible. After living in London for two years she finally realised that there is no place like home right here in South Africa.
Morne Adlem Booking Support
Morné is originally from Vredenburg. He is a very friendly person who likes to work with people. He will always go the extra mile to help people. He loves computers and spends his free time with friends.
Nerine Kruger Booking Support
Nerine grew up in Amanzimtoti, but has been living in Cape Town for a decade. She is a vivacious people's person that will go out of her way to help anyone and make them feel loved. Her one year old boy is the apple of her eye life and she adores her family, friends, and pets.
Nicole Conradie Booking Support
Nicole was born in Cape Town. She stayed in Moorreesburg, Johannesburg and Vredendal but Cape Town remains her favourite. She loves working with people, loves the beach, enjoys good movies and music, as well as spending time with family and friends. She enjoys a challenge and is a bit of a perfectionist!
Riana Loubser Booking Support
Riana is from the small town Citrusdal. She was born and raised there, but later moved to Cape Town to complete her studies. Riana is passionate about life on the farm and animals and she loves camping. On weekends she enjoys spending quality time with her loved ones. She loves finding people the perfect accommodation, so they can experience and discover life outside their comfort zone. Riana believes that it is important to travel, so you don't miss out on life's adventures.
Timothy Terblanche Booking Support
Timothy is originally from Pretoria but grew up on the Cape Peninsula. He loves nature and animals. His idea of the perfect weekend is pitching a tent with his friends next to the ocean or a river. He tries to stay active by surfing and playing some rugby.
Wendle Philander Booking Support
Wendle is from Cape Town and has been living here all his life and loves this city! He is a family man and enjoys playing soccer. He recently picked up a new hobby: coaching kids at football. Wendle enjoys seeing other people happy and loves the outdoors and socialising on weekends. You will most likely find him in front of the fire or on the soccer field in his free time.
Adriëtte Le Roux Content Coordinator
Adriëtte completed her BA in Language and Culture at Stellenbosch University in 2013, majoring in Afrikaans and Dutch, English Studies and History. The following year she did her Post Graduate Certificate in Education while working as a tutor in the Afrikaans Language Acquisition Department at Stellenbosch. After a few years teaching high school Afrikaans and History, she joined our content team as a language practitioner, translator and blogger.
Andrew Bowyer Booking Support
Andrew is originally from Namibia but moved to Cape Town after high school. He studied and worked in the hospitality industry for the past 10 years. He gets the greatest sense of joy when he plays his guitar or piano.
Anjuli Boshoff Accounts Assistant
Anjuli is a perfectionist who is always ready for a challenge. She has a passion for animals and the hospitality industry, and always puts 100% into everything she does. She is a creative and loving soul who cherishes the simple things in life. She would trade her life in the city for the platteland at the drop of a hat!
Annelene Minnie Establishment Support
Annelene loves everything about Cape Town ...She moved all the way from the Northern Cape to join the team and experience all the adventures the Mother City has to offer!
Bernadette Van Schalkwyk New Listings Consultant
Originally from the Karoo, Bernadette moved to the Cape almost 10 years ago. She loves good food, good music, reading, watching movies and series and relaxing with her other half and our 5 furkids. She adores all animals and if she could, she would buy a farm and fill it with animals! Bernadette is currently busy studying for her BA in Linguistics.
Bilal Mirza Developer: Team Leader
Bilal is from a small town in Botswana on the footsteps of Okavango Delta. He moved to Cape Town to become an engineer. He loves reading history, biography books and articles on recent technologies. He likes good food, the latest gadgets, and claims to be Batman!
Bradley Swail Booking Support
Bradley is an outgoing person who loves to make people smile! He is always dressed well and you will rarely see him in a bad mood. Bradley is hardworking and has a passion for customer service.
Cea Swart Language Practitioner, Translator and Blog Writer
Cea has two places she calls home: one in the flat, grey landscapes of Vanderbijlpark where she grew up; the other next to the green mountains of Stellenbosch where she has lived for the past 7 years. She loves to travel, drinking coffee while jotting down her thoughts and escaping with a nice book! Her great love, however, is music. She likes to spend time drinking a glass of red wine while listening to vinyls, but equally enjoys dancing in the crowd at music festivals!
Chanel Mulder Booking Support: Team Leader
Chanel absolutely loves Cape Town and adores the sea, cooking, braai and spending time with her family. She’s a social butterfly that enjoys her job and is crazy about the TravelGround Team. She dreams of travelling around the world with her husband and daughter, but her heart will forever stay anchored in the Mother City.
Chante van Schalkwyk Language Practitioner, Translator & Blog Writer
Chante's beach feet are planted in the West Coast but she has a soft spot for the city lights. If she is not busy reading a book, she is probably enjoying a glass of wine with her friends in the valleys of Stellenbosch or trying to find the next gin craze. One day she would like to pack her bags and see the world.
Chantell Vaughan Accounts Assistant
Chantell is passionate about the travel industry and her job. She enjoys travelling, exploring new places, reading and cooking (when she has time)!
Charl Potgieter Developer
Charl is a recent Stellenbosch University graduate, with a love of both nature and technology. He likes spending his free time gaming, exercising, and going on occasional hikes. At work, he has a passion for creating good-looking and user friendly web pages and applications.
Charl Pitout Booking Support
Charl is from Durban originally, but has been living in Cape Town for more than 10 years. He spends most of his time outdoors and loves going for walks and listening to music. The best education he has ever received was traveling and his favourite city is New York. He firmly believes in the expression: "I found that if you love life, life will love you again".
Christie Marnoch New Listings Consultant
Christie is originally from Durban, and has spent the last 9 years living in London, where she has had the opportunity to travel extensively throughout Europe, and other parts of the world. She loves exploring new places, spending time at the beach, listening to music, reading, and anything creative.
Danielle Terblanche Team Leader: Content Team
Danielle is a Cape Town girl who likes laughing, drinking coffee and taking pictures of pretty things. Anything in nature is an adventure for her, especially the beach and mountains. She enjoys exploring new places and sharing it with people. Travelling is food to her soul and she will spend her last cents on it. Danielle feels life is too short to drink bad coffee and red wine and that is why she's constantly searching for places where she can drink good coffee and red wine. She loves Afrikaans and can spend her days reading a book.
Denise Neethling Marketing and Guest Relations
Denise is passionate, outgoing, creative and quite the talker. She could easily live off biltong, braaivleis and braai-pie forever and loves singing in her car. She sites these 6 things as what she loves most in life: her kids, her husband, her sisters, her parents, animals and red wine, off course.
Emsie Wolhüter Establishment Support
Emsie is from a small town in the Free State. She appreciates nature, the small things in life, and believes in the power of a smile and hard work. She is constantly driven by the new experiences and adventures and learning more about our beautiful country’s people and their cultures. Her passions include travel, poetry, people and food. She is a carefree soul who strongly believes in seizing the day and taking the best out of every situation.
Federico Lorenzi Developer
Hardcore pop culture ninja. Travel fan. Web aficionado. Music maven. Social media lover.
Gaynor Clayton Booking Support
Gaynor was born and bred in Cape Town. She enjoys being surrounded by nature and spending time with friends and family. Her favourite getaway spot is anywhere along the coast, including the winelands.
Gerriline Fouche Language Practitioner, Translator & Blog Writer
Gerriline is originally from Vredendal on the border of the Namaqualand, but is now settled in the suburbs of Bloubergstrand. She studied BA Law at Stellenbosch University, where the Afrikaans & Dutch Department fed her passion for the Afrikaans language, literature and culture. After finishing an honours degree in Afrikaans & Dutch in 2017, Gerriline bid adieu to her student life in the Cape Winelands. She enjoys reading autobiographies, novels and poetry, and you can usually find her with a cup of coffee, admiring art or attending theatre productions.
Hennely Nel Language Practitioner, Translator and Blog Writer
Hennely is an avid reader, book collector, part-time wanderer and a music lover. She can spend hours on the internet looking for places to explore, artists to support and new ways to decorate her room. Her love of travel and new experiences can make her restless. She is convinced that Cape Town holds a secret healing power for one's soul.
Igné Roux Establishment Support
Igné was born and raised in Port Elizabeth, after which he studied Law and Psychology at NWU: Pukke. After his studies, he settled in Cape Town and fell in love with the rich heritage, natural beauty, bright lights and loud sounds of the Mother City and her people. In his spare time, he can be found behind his computer, adventuring in nature, with his nose in a book, braaing or playing music loudly to himself or a crowd. He is interested in history, current events, esoterism, philosophy, fantasy, economics, fictional lore, poetry, physical sciences...if it can be known, watched or written, chances are it's on his catch-up list.
Ilana Olivier New Listings Consultant
Ilana is an innovative and creative thinker. She loves anything with an artistic vibe and spends most of her free time creating, travelling, and listing to music. She strives to bring out the best in the people around her and if you are looking for her, you will find her at a music festival in the middle of nowhere.
James Cushway Developer
James is from the south coast of KZN. He has always been a massive fan of technology which developed his love of computing and engineering. When he is not working on a new engineering project, he can be found out on the mountain hiking or in the ocean surfing. He also enjoys cooking and loves exploring all of the different food Cape Town has to offer.
Jana Barnard Translator, Language Practitioner & Blog Writer
This country girl has a thoughts deeply rooted in the social sciences, with her heart longing for the Far East. As you can only continue living as long as you continue learning, she is only interested in that which challenges her thoughts. And humour is extremely important, as life is already far too serious!
Jean-Pierre Da Fonseca Sales Consultant
JP is an avid football fan, but generally enjoys all types of sport. He loves to travel, spend time with family and friends and nothing beats a good braai for him.
Jeanne Carstens Language Practitioner, Translator & Blog Writer
Jeanne is a Cape Town girl with a passion for languages, especially Afrikaans and German. When she's not keeping herself busy with language, she tries out new recipes, takes photos or spends hours in front of her piano. The Sarie always finds its way into her shopping basket, mainly for the Nataniël column. She feels most at home in Stellenbosch and at her happiest when she wakes up to the view of the Simonsberg Mountain. She enjoys travelling and hopes to travel to the Nordic countries soon!
Johane Matthee Booking Support: Team Leader
Johané loves nature and her family and believe there is nothing better then spending her weekend around the swimming pool and the braai with family and friends. She loves people and recogise the individual needs in everybody. She would love to see the world, but her heart will always be in South-Africa.
Josh Buchalter Developer
Josh grew up in Cape Town and completed his Honors in Computer Science at UCT in 2016. He is an avid musician and music lover, performing and recording as much as he can in his spare time. His hobbies include his classic rock cover band, golf and Formula 1 racing games.
Jurgens Liebenberg Customer Service Manager
From a small town up north, one of the hottest places you can find on the map. Jurgens loves gaming and has a fun sense of humour. He likes working with people and is always glad to be in a team - especially the booking team!
Karli Durr Translator, Language Practitioner & Blog Writer
Karli comes from the heart of the Swartland and she has a deep love for Afrikaans, sport and rock music. She enjoys spending time with friends and family and won’t miss the opportunity to see a good movie.
Kate Gibbons Head of Establishment Support & New Listings
With a passion for people and a love for travel, Kate has found her niche here at TravelGround. When not working you will find her taking walks in Tokai Forest, sweating up a storm at CrossFit or chilling over a glass of vino with her mates. She has a keen interest in decor and design and loves keeping up with current trends.
Katie Cowan New Listings Consultant
Katie loves experiencing new places and she has travelled extensively throughout Africa, as well as other parts of the world. In her spare time she loves to curl up with a good book, watch TV or spend time with her three dogs. She is also a qualified field guide and enjoys spending time roughing it in the bush.
Kelsey Hilton Developer
Kelsey was born in Cape Town and lived in both Cape Town and Johannesburg growing up. She loves animals (literally ALL of them) and wouldn’t miss an opportunity to take her dogs for a walk in the sunshine. Any day with friends and family is a day well spent. An engineer by studies, Kelsey decided she needed a new challenge and opted for the developer’s life (and loving it so far!).
Kristin Adams Establishment Support
Kristin loves art, especially the art of photography as it allows her to create beautiful pictures and express her views of life. She also enjoys spending time outdoors and meeting new people. She has a serious passion for food, especially "braais". One day she hopes to pack her bags and travel to most parts of South America.
Le Roux Havenga Enquiry Consultant
LeRoux was born and raised in the Mother City. He loves his furry friend, Zoé, a weekend braai and a cocktail or two and he is a boffin behind the stove. He goes out of his way to lend a hand to everyone. His motto for life is 'learn it, live it and love it'.
Lizl Fortuin Head of Accounts
With more than 10 years’ experience in admin & finance, Lizl enjoys working with people to find ways of making life easier.
Llewellyn Williams New Listings Consultant: Team Leader
Llewellyn is a citizen of the world. Cape Town is his home, the world is his playground. Food and travel are his passions.
Marco Cupido Booking Support
Marco grew up in Paarl, a beautiful valley in the Cape Winelands. He has travelled extensively throughout South Africa and came to the conclusion that it definitely offers the best landscapes. In his free time he likes reading, hiking, long walks on the beach and anything involving nature. Hanging out with friends around a fire and good chats, is how he rolls. His amazing family steers his moral compass.
Marieke Faber Enquiry Consultant
Marieke's idea of the perfect summer holiday is in a little house on a mountain by the sea. She loves spending time with her family and friends and having a nice braai with them. On weekends she likes to visit her parents' farm in the Sandveld where she goes for long walks with her dogs. During the week she likes grabbing a cup of coffee with her friends or reading a book when she has the time. Marieke is a friendly and spontaneous girl who loves meeting new people. She is passionate about travelling, exploring new countries and experiencing their culture first-hand.
Marosane Hutchinson HR/Operations Manager
Marosane strives to give the best version of herself in every aspect of her life and in so doing, inspire other people to give the best of themselves. It brings her joy to see people grow and develop into the best version of themselves. When not at work, you will find her spending time with her family. She has a passion for travel and aviation and enjoys good wine, good food and good coffee.lop into the best version of themselves.
Marshant Hoogbaard Booking Support
Marshant is from Heidelberg, a small town on the Garden Route. He loves motor sport, especially drag racing, he belongs to a gospel vocal group, and loves helping people is his forte.
Martin Smit Developer
Martin was born in Centurion but spent most of his schooldays in Durbanville. After studying Socio Informatics at the University of Stellenbosch he joined the Joburg e-commerce scene. This is where he discovered the rush of getting online customers to click “add to cart” by streamlining the user experience. After 3 years in the fast lane he is happy to be back in beautiful Cape Town where “tomorrow” is defined as “another day”. He and his girlfriend are the proud owners of Phantom (a black cat) and Lilly (a Yorkie). Among his favourite pastimes are competitive gaming, wine tasting, and good times next to the braai with his friends.
Meghann Currie Enquiry Consultant
Meghann has always been an achiever, be it academics, her professional life or any other field in her life. She believes in success through hard work and dedication. Her motto in life is "if you want something, work hard and you will achieve it, there are no shortcuts". She enjoys life to the fullest and love humour. She is a progressive thinker and respects each person's space and values.
Merissa Van Der Bank Establishment Support: Team Leader
Merissa moved to Cape Town 9 years ago and fell in love with everything Cape Town has to offer. She is a quiet person who is always willing to lend an ear and dreams about travelling the world. She cannot live without music and spends most of her time at music festivals or taking it easy with friends and family. She adores her kitty, Pablo, and is an animal and nature lover by heart.
Michael Seymour Developer
Mike is from the KZN South Coast and has been building his own websites since high school. When not attached to his computer, he likes to go surfing.
Morné Van Heerden Booking Support: Team Leader
Morne was born and raised in Fochville and he prefers to live in the moment - that's what's important because today's all that matters. His family and his pets are his first priority and he loves to help out at South African Boston Terrier Rescue. Callisthenics is his passion and he can not go one day without it.
Nanje Lourens Language Practitioner, Translator & Blog Writer
Nanje is from Somerset West and just finished her Postgraduate Diploma in Translation at Stellenbosch University. She loves travelling, camping, reading, the Afrikaans language and singing in her car when no one can hear her. Her biggest dream is to explore the English countryside and to visit a Scottish castle. And lastly, she has a lot of time for her family, her friends and her cat.
Nicolette Siebritz Sales Consultant
Nicolette loves reading, she could get lost in a bookshop. She also loves making eastern food. She has an awesome husband, 4 kids and pets. Nicolette generally loves spending time with her family and creating wonderful memories, whether it’s camping as a family or just spending time playing board games.
Nusrat Parker New Listings Consultant
Nusrat, originally from Paarl, loves to read and write, listen to music, art, and being outdoors. She enjoys a good laugh, good food, as well as cooking and baking. She loves spending time with those closest to her, enjoys a good movie and adores animals.
Pieter Wolhüter New Listings Consultant
Pieter is from the picturesque Free State and exchanged it all for the beautiful landscapes of Cape Town. He is a professional photographer with a passion for character and creatures. It is his dream to travel the world and experience the adventures it has to offer.
Princess Balasana Office Caretaker
Princess plays an important role in the TravelGround and LekkeSlaap Team. She is responsible for keeping the office clean and tidy. She has a keen interest in every staff member and often joins in the conversation with her colleagues over lunchtime. She always has a smile on her face and nothing is ever too much for her to handle.
Ronelle Blows Booking Support
Ronelle is a Capetonian born and bred. She is passionate about people and can be considered a "social butterfly". She has plenty of customer service experience and loves providing the best service possible. In her spare time, she does a lot of community work and she also keeps active with gym and outdoor activities.
Roxanne Wareley New Listings Consultant
Roxanne loves reading, meeting new people and is a good listener. She likes helping people and wants to travel the world.
Shawn Saunders Booking Support
Shawn is a friendly, down-to-earth guy that loves meeting new people and making them smile. Shawn was born in Kensington and moved to Mitchell's Plain when he was six years old. When he's not busy working at LekkeSlaap, he enjoys being a choreographer (hip-hop and freestyle) and he is also involved with community sport, soccer and the netball club.
Shelley Swart Establishment Support
Shelley has an amazing husband and the most precious son, Connor Jo! She loves baking, making things and in all feels like a typical mother hen be it at home or at work!
Spencer Tobi Software Tester & Communicator
Spencer is a native of Tampa, Florida where he spent his childhood fishing with family and friends. Now living in South Africa, he enjoys exploring the natural and cultural wonders it has to offer. Whether spending the weekend in town or going off on another adventure, each day is seen as an opportunity to learn, experience, or share something new.
Stephan Erasmus Booking Support
Stephan grew up on a farm in Molteno, a small town in the Eastern Cape. When he was 12 years old, they moved to Stellenbosch, and at 14 he attended high school in Bloemfontein where he studied LLB at the University of the Free State. Later on he decided to head back to the Cape. He loves the outdoors and he loves reading.
Sunelle Olivier Establishment Support
Sunelle is originally from Velddrif and she has a hospitality background working at BON Hotels and, more recently, Village n Life trading at the Farmhouse Hotel. Working with people is her passion. She enjoys spending time with family and friends or summer days on the beach. She is definitely a “glass-half-full-person”.
Tanya Harris Booking Support: Team Leader
Tanya has travelled quite a bit, but her heart belongs in SA – preferably on a beach, with her baby and husband soaking up the sunshine by her side.
Thandeka Qangule Booking Support: Team Leader
An avid reader and an aspiring blogger! Thandeka is very passionate about people and loves to laugh.
Tina Nel Accounts
Tina is in the accounts department and loves anything to do with figures or maths. Her free time is spent with family and friends and loves being in the great outdoors.
Vinita Oosthuizen Establishment Support
Vinita was born in Johannesburg but she is a Kommetjie girl at heart. This adrenaline junky is always ready for a new adventure and she loves the ocean. Being a mother has been her biggest adventure thus far and she loves her children dearly.
Vivian Wessel Office Caretaker
Vivian is originally from Alice in the Eastern Cape, but has been living in Cape Town for the last 8 years. She has two girls (8 and 22). She loves a traditional South African braai, singing, and spending time at her church.
Willemien Engelbrecht Newsletter Editor & Blog Writer
Willemien is a Capetonian with roots is the West Coast. She enjoys cooking, a glass of red wine, loves words and all things pretty. She loves getting in her car and going wherever the road may lead – usually a serene spot for watching the sun set. She loves life and where she is headed (wherever that may be).
Yoliswa Takatshanana Office Caretaker
Yoliswa is a valued member of the TravelGround and LekkeSlaap team. Being a mother herself, she’s quite at home looking after our staff of over 50; and is as quick to laugh and join in on stories of weekend fun, as she is to scold a team member for interfering with her office work.
Zenobia Henderson Enquiry Consultant
Zenobia has 9 years experience in customer service. She has a good sense of humor, enjoys a good braai and spending time with her family. She also loves good movies.
Jonathan Womersley Director
Jonathan has a background in commerce and engineering. He loves working at this amazing company!
Marcel Van De Ghinste Director
Marcel loves internet marketing, UI & conversion. Loves working at a high-growth company. Loves holidays. Loves his family most of all.