SA Tourism UK head on "special leave"

2012-10-22 13:21

Cape Town - Amid industry talk that UK Country Manager, Lungi Morrison, has been suspended, SA Tourism has announced that she is on "special leave," Tourism Update reports.

Morrison took on the role just over a year ago. Her background included working for Nestle, Gauteng Tourism Authority and project-managing MTN's 2010 FIFA World Cup campaign.

SA Tourism responded with the following statement:

"Our UK Country Manager, Lungi Morrison, is currently on special leave and our Europe Regional Director, Bashni Muthaya, is acting in the position of UK Country Manager.

Our UK office is staffed and fully operational and we will be unveiling our marketing plans for the UK at the World Travel Market in London in November"

The statement also mentions that SA Tourism is excited about a 5,5% growth in the UK market in the first six months of the year. 

The news comes just weeks before World Travel Market (WTM) in London is set to kick off.


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