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Bente Rieser, Senior Consultant, Russia & Eastern Europe

Born in Sweden and based in Cape Town, Bente joins our Russia & Eastern Europe DMC division as a Senior Travel Consultant. Bente has over 14 years of experience in the travel industry and is a valued addition to the Ker & Downey® Africa team.

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Born and Bred

Bente was born and bred in Motala in Sweden and relocated to South Africa in 2011 and resides in Cape Town.

Highlight of her time in the industry

Bente has worked in the travel industry for 14 years. She takes great pride in putting together itineraries for her clients that showcase the very best of Africa.

Travel Expertise

Bente has traveled extensively throughout Africa and her expertise in luxury travel extends to South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Mauritius, Lesotho, Eswatini and Mozambique.

Bente’s favorite destination in Africa

Bente’s has a passion for Mozambique’s uncrowded and pristine wilderness and South Africa’s diverse landscapes.

Bente’s Top 3 Recommended Safari Lodges & Hotels

20 Degrees Süd, Mauritius.

Notten’s Bush Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa

Thonga Beach Lodge, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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