Meet our team
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.
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.
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