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Regional

Winner

From South Africa

From Tanzania

The country and regional winner in the Tourism and Leisure sector, Wendy-Ann Alberts is the chief executive officer of the The Restaurant Association of South Africa. The Restaurant Association of South Africa is a leading organisation in the food and beverage sector, successfully managed under her leadership and mentorship. She has in-depth knowledge on every conceivable aspects of food, restaurants, franchising and pure people and she business development in the hospitality sector has played a major role in the success of RASA. Wendy promotes a pro-restaurant agenda on critical restaurant issues like smoking, liquor legislation, food safety, and employment practices. Through their members Wendy diligently engages and tackles anti-restaurant initiatives while promoting responsible business practices within the same. Wendy is unquestionably passionate about and dedicated to her role.

Mary Kalikawe is the managing director of Kiroyera Tours Ltd. Formerly unknown on any tourist map, Mary invited tourists and locals to visit nearby islands, ancient rock paintings, spice farms, waterfalls, scenic beaches and various cultural attractions in Bukoba. In order to expand income generation and create more jobs she linked and took tourists from Bukoba to visit Tanzania premier attractions of Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Mt Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar as well as the Gorillas in Uganda. She influenced the Tanzania Tourist Board of which she had become a board member, to celebrate World Tourism Day 2006 at national level in Bukoba town. This opened the door for Bukoba to get recognition as a tourist destination in Tanzania. She was invited to work with the Dutch organisation SNV to develop tourism around Lake Victoria in Tanzania from 2008 to 2010.

Wendy-Ann Alberts

Mary Consolata Kalikawe

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