Conference industry sales representative Tourism
Portfolio has expanded into Africa with its appointment by
destination management company Travel Motives DMC South Africa.
Sydney-based Tourism Portfolio will spearhead
Travel Motives’ sales and marketing efforts in Australia as part
of the DMC’s expansion into new international markets.
Established in 2002 by Donna Kessler, Tourism
Portfolio is among Australia’s most successful specialists in the
conference and incentive sector, representing venues, destinations
and event suppliers in Australia and overseas.
“Travel Motives is a leader in its field,
offering extremely professional and creative services in
extraordinary destinations throughout southern Africa,” Ms Kessler
said. “Tourism Portfolio is very proud to represent them in
Travel Motives was established in 1996 and has
grown to become one of Southern Africa’s leading full-service
destination management companies, handling more than 40,000
delegates annually in South Africa and neighbouring countries.
General Manager of Travel Motives Inbound
Division Collette Hoppé said the company had identified Australia
as a key market and had appointed Tourism Portfolio to provide a
full-time, in-country sales partner.
“We are absolutely delighted to have Donna and
Tourism Portfolio onboard,” Ms Hoppé said. “Donna brings with her
a wealth of experience and her natural exuberance and passion is
evident from the first moment you meet her.”
Tourism Portfolio's other clients include the
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, The Byron at Byron
Resort and Spa, Off-Site Connections, Gulf Ventures (Dubai and
Oman), Emirates Hotels & Resorts Dubai, Emirates Hotels & Resorts
Australia, Distant Frontiers (India, Nepal and Sri Lanka), and
Blue 360° (Spain & Portugal).
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