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Helena Lategan, Travel Assistant, North America

Helena is a Luxury Travel Assistant for the Ker & Downey® Africa DMC division. With a background in luxury hospitality management for prestigious brands like the Ritz Carlton, Helena adds a unique perspective to the operations at Ker & Downey® Africa. She has over 5 years of experience in the industry and is a great addition to Marcelo’s team.

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Born and Bred

Cape Town, South Africa.

Highlight of her time at Ker & Downey® Africa

Assisting her team expert team to create life changing travel experiences for clients. 

Travel Expertise

After studying Hospitality Management in South Africa, Helena relocated to Dubai to work for luxury hospitality brands as a guest relations agent. Here, she explored her love for travel even further by handling desert experiences such as falconry, archery, quad biking and camel riding.

Helena’s favorite destination in Africa

Helena loves her home country South Africa and aims to travel to Zimbabwe as soon as possible.

Helena’s Top 3 Recommended Safari Lodges & Hotels

Segera Retreat, Laikipia Plains

Victoria Falls River Lodge, Victoria Falls

Singita Kwintonda Lodge, Ruhengeri

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