Bernard Bankole - Nigeria

Recognised by his peers as a Mover and Shaper in the travel industry, Bankole Bernard has been advocating tirelessly to rescue the fragile Nigerian aviation sector and to grow the travel industry in his country.

Joseph N Wamah Sr - Central & West Africa

Owner of JOS Travel and Tours in Monrovia, Joseph N Wamah Sr. is passionate about bringing international airlines to Liberia, opening the skies to the region.

Monica Horn - Southern Africa

‘Everybody’s favourite person’ is how travel industry people in South Africa describe Monica Horn, Product Manager for Harvey World Travel in Southern Africa. “Always the light of any travel industry event; she is much liked throughout the travel industry in South Africa. Monica is a dynamic go-getter and always has a can-do attitude.”

Patrick Maina Kamanga - East Africa

Hailed by his peers as someone who has made a significant difference to Kenya’s travel industry, Patrick Maina Kamanga, MD Deans Travel Centre in Kenya, sees himself as a “simple man who loves life, church, charity and travel”.

Mary Shilleto - Southern Africa

Always open to new ideas and new trends in the market, Mary Shilletto is said to ‘carry a world of knowledge with her’.

Mary started her career in the South African travel industry at South African Airways in the seventies.

Glory Brisbane - Ghana

Described by her peers as ‘being at the forefront of the travel industry in Ghana’, Glory Brisbane has made Stellar Travel FCm into one of the leading travel agencies in Ghana. The key to success, according to Glory, is personalisation.

Bukola Aliu - Nigeria

“She is hands-on and goes over and beyond to help her clients.  Her service is impeccable. She is dedicated, prompt and always follows through.”

These are just some of the phrases her clients and peers use to describe Bukola Aliu as a Mover & Shaper of the travel industry in Nigeria.

Mako Hassan - Djibouti

Recognised by her peers as a trendsetter in the market, Mako Hassan, kick-started the travel industry in Djibouti in the nineties when she decided to open up a flourishing travel agency ATTA.

Francisco Castelo - CWA Africa

Partnerships and strong ones at that – that’s the recipe for success that our Amadeus ‘Mover and Shaper’ from Cape Verde, Barracuda ToursFrancisco Castelo, employs in his business, and one that has clearly led to his nomination as one of the travel technology trendsetters in Africa.

Joana Biney-Afful - Ghana

There are no secrets when it comes to building a successful travel agency in Ghana, according to Doscar Travel and Tours’ Joana Biney-Afful. She explains true professionalism is without a doubt the key to success.