South Coaster of the day

2011-07-05 00:00

MAXWELL Mhlongo has a passion for tourism and is planning on running the Comrades Marathon next year.

How long have you been on the South Coast?I was born on the South Coast, then we relocated to England for four years. I moved back as I missed the South Coast too much.

What do you do for a living? I am a membership officer for Ugu South Coast Tourism.

What is the biggest challenge of your day? Dealing with complaints from tourists; it is a great challenge, but a nice learning curve as well. At the end of the day it’s all about keeping our tourist happy and that is all that matters.

What do you enjoy most about what you do? Meeting members every day, visiting their establishments, receiving their warm welcome. I also enjoy meeting new people.

Is there anything big you would want to do?I’m planning to run the Comrades Marathon next year.

What do you do to relax?I enjoy reading, especially my Bible. I also enjoy watching comedy movies.

Have you got any hobbies?I love to jog, it keeps me fit.

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