Famous Safari & Animal conservation in Africa
CEO Sanctuary Resorts & Immediate Past President PATA
Dr. Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore is an international expert on women and children in tourism. She has recently co-published two books: Women and Travel: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives; and Asian Genders in Tourism.
Her work has been published in international journals and that specifically on girlfriend getaways have been featured by travel sites, radio and newspapers. Catheryn also speaks frequently at corporate training programs, international conferences, lectures, seminars and workshops all over the world. She is the Second Vice-Chair of The Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE); Editor-in-Chief of international journal, Tourism Management Perspectives; and the proud founder and chair of Women Academics in Tourism (WAiT).
She researches at the Griffith Institute for Tourism (GIFT). Catheryn has started and sold businesses for profit and has experienced consulting for institutions and organisations, and lived and worked in Malaysia, New Zealand and America. She is settling for now, in an Australian bayside suburb.
Chairman Strategic Planning Society Turkey
University of Bournmounth (etourism specialist)
Nisha is a tourism practitioner, consultant, corporate trainer and higher education academic with more than 25 years extensive management experience in the Tourism and Hospitality industry. She is currently pursuing her PhD in the area of tourism and has published book chapters, research publications and conference papers. Nisha has also published tourism industry based research to enable partners to make sense of current developments and assess new market opportunities.
As a tourism practitioner, Nisha has been involved in tourism product development, sales & marketing, customer relationship management and MICE. Currently, Nisha is engaged in regional consultancy work in the area of tourism development in developing countries that includes Sri Lanka, Bhutan & Vietnam. She has provided marketing and management consul to destination marketing companies and tourism SMEs to develop long term strategic plans in light of the global changes and challenges. Nisha has also been involved in capacity planning and development of tourism workforce to enhance the quality of service provision in Singapore and emerging tourism markets. She has extensively trained and developed travel intermediaries, tourism boards and hotel employees. Capitalising on her tourism experience and knowledge, Nisha has been invited as a keynote speaker, subject matter expert and panellist for conferences and seminars in Singapore and the region. In recognition of her dedication and professionalism, Nisha has received several accolades from national agencies and international universities.
Chairman Jetwings hotels
President SKAL International
Chancellor of Nelson Mandela University
Chairperson Curro & Famous Brands, Board member : Telkom SA & Tiger brands (10 richest person in South Africa)
President, International Council of Tourism Partners
Board member World Tourism Forum Lucerne