Joanne takes over the reins from nic griffin who has held the position for the closing 11 years. Nic, at the ripe age of seventy three, will continue to be involved in the commercial enterprise because the custodian of the longstanding relationships throughout the thornybush collection with trade companions and providers. ìwe thank nic for the tremendous legacy he has constructed inside thornybush and it's been a exquisite privilege to work with him. We're thrilled that he's going to not be leaving us completely and look forward to operating with him in his new potentialî says andy payne, chairman, thornybush series. Joanne joins the crew with a wealth of expertise and over 25 years revel in in the journey enterprise, maximum lately as handling director and ceo of go2africa till 2015. Following 4 years overseas ñ the final 6 months spent working as a volunteer teacher at www. Baliwise. Org hospitality foundation in bali ñ joanne has now returned to south africa and the safari industry.
ìi'm extremely joyful to be becoming a member of the thornybush series; it is a reputable logo and has a great group. I purpose to use my abilities in in addition enhancing the precise purchaser revel in already being offered at some point of the thornybush collection, as well as bringing out the ëmagicí of the crew and growing the enterprise on the way to maintain to fulfill the needs of our visitors and change companions within the years in advance. I'm obsessed on running with and giving lower back to the neighborhood communities, so i'm excited to participate inside the amazing projects that are in life currently,î adds joanne. The thornybush collection consists of 12 luxury accommodations along with their most up-to-date supplying, saseka tented camp, a luxurious tented safari enjoy with modern layout. All the accommodations, bar simbambili recreation motel, are set within the 14 000 hectare thornybush non-public nature reserve, which now forms a part of the more kruger countrywide park conservation region for the reason that losing of the fences that border the timbavati reserve and thornybush.