The Team

Jacqui Taylor - Founder and Managing Director

Jacqui has over 30 years of experience in the Tourism and Agriculture industries, both nationally and internationally.

She is passionate about marketing & communications and worked in NPO and Community Development Project environments in both Agricultural and Tourism fields.

Elzett Kotze - Web Administrator and Social Media Marketer

Elzett is a mother / coffee drinker / creative / horse lover / wife…...and a passionate gardener. Elzett and her family live the farm life on a small holding just outside of Riversdale, Western Cape, hence her passion for the outdoor, animals and farming.

Johan Rothmann - Videographer

Johan grew up on a farm near Balfour in Mpumalanga.

Always attracted to new technology, Johan started his career as a computer operator at the SABC a year before South Africa had its first television broadcast in 1976. When personal computers arrived on the global scene, Johan saw the opportunity and in 1981 founded Properdata that specialised in the development of agricultural applications. The company was very successful and had the majority share of farmers using its software all over South Africa.

Neels van Heerden - Agritourism Co-ordinator (Mpumalanga, Limpopo, North West and Gauteng

Neels started his career as a public relations practitioner at the University of Pretoria while completing his BSc-degree in Agricultural Economics in 1985. He then pursued further studies in marketing and a career in academia from 1987. He completed a BCom (Hons), MCom and doctorate in marketing while climbing the academic ladder from junior lecturer to associate professor in marketing at Tuks. In 2009 he was appointed as full professor and head of the Department of Marketing, Logistics and Sport Management at Tshwane University of Technology. In 2015 he vacated this position and assumed the role of research professor in the Faculty of Management Sciences at TUT.

Greta Wilson

Cape Town based Greta Wilson has a media relations consultancy since 2002.  One way and the other, she has worked closely with media since 1997.  Her formal start to media relations was at the then Cape Metropolitan Council's PR consultancy, where she wrote speeches and media releases for the former Mayor of Cape Town and Councilors within the City's Directorates.  She moved on to a stint of nearly 2 years at Cape Town Tourism, where she supported the General Manager in the efficient running of her office and initiated,  conceptualized and managed day and weekend trips within a 3-hour radius of Cape Town for members, media, and staff. 

Nomonde Qeqe - Tourism Coordinator

Nomonde Qeqe, known as “Ndesh’’ is a mother and aunt. She is a fashion stylist and a passionate photographer. She is an outgoing person and loves organising and attending events.

Wadzanai Mubika - Student

I’m an upcoming tourism practitioner, currently completing a degree in Bcom Tourism Management with UNISA. Passionate about food security especially in Africa.

Andre van Pletsen - Farmer Liaison

Business Director for Farmers and Corporates and has a wealth of experience in this field...

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