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Illse Jacobs
Tourism and Entrepreneurship Facilitator, Cameo Enterprise
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Member since June 2024
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About me

I am a powerhouse equipped with 20 years of tourism experience in marketing, industry services and visitor services for Cape Town, Nationally and Internationally. I worked in a fast-paced tourism environment at Cape Town Tourism.
I am an independent consultant starting off a new business to educate start-up businesses and entrepreneurs using my wealth of knowledge and networks.
I am a responsible, innovative, passionate and committed professional with a get-it-done approach.
I am experienced in Local, National and International Tourism Marketing for Cape Town and South Africa to be the destination of choice. I also have experience in emerging businesses and mentoring.
I have been working with Industry Services members promoting endorsed businesses.
I also assist with start-up businesses on how to market your business and how to network with established business and leverage from them.
I obtained my Tourism Management Diploma in 2006. I have done extensive training in Responsible Tourism through the British High Commission and a Common Purpose Leadership training.
I have achieved my Statement of Results to Facilitate learning using a variety of given methodologies and Conduct outcomes Assessments.
Currently, I am a Business Leader selected by Citizen Leader Lab on the Leaders for Municipality, a leadership development programme.
I have also tried my stint at teaching in the beginning of my career and have worked in a casino as a croupier.

Why did you join the community?

To Network with Tourism Businesses

What is your favorite travel destination?

Vietnam and Malaysia

Where do you dream of traveling to?

Morocco and Far East

What was your first travel job?

Cape Town Tourism

What do you want to learn more about?

I would like to now more about travel trends and tourism markets.

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