Linda Tekere

Linda’s love for the travel industry started when she received a prestigious scholarship to study Travel & Tourism at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in Cape Town. As she’d always wanted to travel around the world and learn first-hand about new cultures, it was a massive milestone for her.

During her tertiary studies, Linda worked in the hospitality industry where she dealt directly with clients and gained hands-on experience. And so, her passion for the travel industry was born. This experience piqued her interest to branch into a different sector of travel: to help create dream holidays and help put together unforgettable travel experiences for clients.

She joined the DMC division as an administrative consultant and enjoyed learning from an experienced team, giving her invaluable mentorship. She was then promoted to Junior Groups Consultant. Nowadays she’s an Africa Travel Expert in the inbound team, continuing to develop her skills and striving to create memorable holidays that exceed every client’s expectation.

What’s been your favourite safari experience?

My absolute favourite safari experience has been my safari in Chobe, Botswana. In particular, I loved the river safari and watching the ellies cross the Chobe River from the Botswanan to the Namibian side of the river with their young ones following closely.

Pick one place in Africa that’s forever in your heart?

Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls! I’m probably biased because Zimbabwe is my home country but the Victoria Falls are a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty and grandeur. Anyone visiting Southern Africa (budget and time permitting) should add this to their bucket list itinerary.

Your top tip for clients?

Bring along your adventurous side to explore. Keep an open mind to learn from the locals, guides, rangers, and above all remember to enjoy every bit of the moment.

Featured Accommodations

Royal Madikwe

Situated on the western side of Madikwe Game Reserve, The Royal Madikwe is a five-star lodge where game viewing takes centre stage. Accommodating only 12 guests at a time, it promises to be a personal and luxurious safari experience.

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Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge

With great views of the Great Fish River, the lodge is set up high on a steep bank and inside the Kwandwe reserve. The 9 luxurious suites are connected by wooden walkways, each suite featuring an en-suite bathroom, indoor-and-outdoor showers, thatched veranda and private plunge pool. Enjoy starlit dinners in…

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The Last Word Franschhoek

If you’re looking for a perfect boutique hotel, then The Last Word Franschhoek is for you! This 5-star hotel is all about French Provençal living. With 8 superior double rooms and 2 pool suites, the boutique hotel feels like a private retreat. Its public areas, pool and courtyard are elegantly…

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Featured Destinations

Garden Route

South Africa’s Garden Route is holiday perfect: long sandy beaches, magnificent forests, lagoons, rivers and a million things to do. Although the official start of the Garden Route is Mossel Bay, you know you’ve arrived somewhere really  special when you round the coastal pass down to the small seaside town…

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Madikwe Game Reserve

Bordering Botswana, Madikwe Game Reserve is one of South Africa’s largest game reserves. This is prime big game territory set against rugged landscapes with rocky hills, woodlands and rich, red earth. Madikwe is not open to the general public, and visitors must be accommodated in one of the luxury lodges…

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Namibia is a magical country in Southern Africa – and it captures the soul. It’s a land of endless horizons, contrasting landscapes, the oldest desert on earth and starlit skies (see our 10 most romantic lodges here).

Namibia’s Skeleton Coast is a striking,…

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Kigali is the capital city of Rwanda in East Africa. Located almost in the middle of the country, Kigali is home to around 1.1 million people.

Famous for its ‘umuganda’ concept – this is probably the cleanest city you’ll ever visit! On the last Saturday of every month,…

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Featured Tours

South Africa Fairways & Luxury Safari

South Africa’s Western Cape region is a golfer’s paradise with a wide selection of world-class courses. Explore Cape Town, the Winelands, Garden Route and Shamwari Game Reserve – while playing our pick of championship courses. So much more that the usual golfing holiday!

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