10 - 12 April 2024

Hosted Media

We are bringing some of the world's best travel journalists to WTM Africa.

2023 Hosted Media

Ramsey Qubin

(US) Freelancer

Ramsey Qubein is a freelance travel journalist covering hotels, cruises, airlines and loyalty programs from around the globe. His work has appeared in numerous publications including Conde Nast Traveler, Travel+Leisure, Forbes.com, CNBC.com, AFAR, Robb Report, Readers Digest, BBC Worldwide, USA Today, NerdWallet.com, Business Traveler and Northstar Travel Media publications.

Obinna Emelike

(Nigeria) Business Day Newspaper

EMELIKE OBINNA is an award-winning journalist with over 10 years experience. He majors in Tourism, Travels and Hospitality, which he reports with passion.  He heads the Tourism & Hospitality Desk at BusinessDay Newspaper in Lagos, Nigeria, where he is also an assistant editor.

David Brown

(Spain) Two Bad Tourists

David runs the blog Two Bad Tourists which now reaches half a million LGBT+ travelers annually through its website, newsletter, podcast, and social media. He also works as a freelance food and history tour guide in Madrid.

Ondela Mlandu

(SA) Ondela Mlandu Media & Communications

Ondela Mlandu is an award-winning media and content specialist and has working experience in travel journalism, marketing, digital marketing and radio broadcasting. In her career, she has contributed to national newspapers, some of South Africa's finest print magazines, and radio stations. In addition to her contribution to the media and communications industry, she is the Outgoing Cape Town Hub Curator, part of the Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. Ondela is part of the class of 2022 Mail & Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans in the Film and Media category.

Xav Judd

(UK) Freelancer SCMP

Xav Judd is a freelance journalist who specialises in travel, film and social issues. His work has appeared in various international publications including the South China Morning Post, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, ELLE, the Guardian, Metro, and the Independent. He is particularly interested in adrenaline-junkie activities, so has been inside a volcano in Iceland; snow-kited over a glacier in Norway; completed the Edgewalk on the CN Tower in Toronto; and abseiled down Rotterdam's Euromast. 

Iga Motylska

(SA) Travel writer and Radio personality

Iga Motylska is a travel writer, guidebook author, radio host, and photographer with a passion for telling stories with heart. Since 2018, she has been sharing her biweekly travel feature on the Azania Mosaka Show and now on afternoons with Relebogile Mabotja on Talk Radio 702 on Friday afternoons at 13:45. Her stories focus on people, the environment, and their intersection, striving to make a small difference by changing travellers' mindsets, encouraging responsible travel, supporting community projects, or inspiring awe in mother nature.

David Henning

(SA) Getaway