Paul Sandford has been appointed as a French market consultant by Southern Africa 360 to drive and manage its sales and marketing within the French market.

Colin Thaver, Managing Director of Southern Africa 360 says: “Paul Sandford holds solid expertise in the travel industry, both as a buyer and a seller. Having the knowledge of the French market, he can accurately identify the best commercial outlet for the given products we are wanting to promote. He also understands the importance of connecting a DMC with the right tour operator or travel agent and thus is the perfect fit for us and our business module.”

Jenman African Safaris has appointed Peter Pittendrigh as the new Head of Sales.

Pittendrigh comes from a background of sales, adventure travel and online technology and sales, and has previously worked for Xscapesa and Travelbud.

Hideaways appoints new Sales Manager, Nicole Jacobs

Nicole has moved to her new position from Jenman African Safaris’ Series division and has been with the company for six years. In that time, she has established a proven track record in delivering service excellence for guests and agents, first in the Operations department and then over the last two years as Manager of the Series department.