2016 Judges

Sthandiwe Mkhize

Sthandiwe Mkhize

Mr Sthandiwe Mkhize is a former Tourism KwaZulu Natal official. He’s background is in Information, Research and Enterprise Development. He established a Tourism Consulting Group with interests in Tourism Strategies, Tourism Enterprise Development, Research and other tourism-related solutions. He leads a team of consultants and associates in Tourism. Sthandiwe has led extensive projects, amongst others: - Auditing of Accommodation Audits in various regions within Ethekwini Municipality - Tourism Strategy development in other areas of South Africa - Developing Multi-lateral tourism business agreements - Capacity Building Projects and - Foreign Direct Investment projects He currently is contracted to advise the Tourism Research, product quality and Business intelligence department of Ethekwini Municipality. He’s served on the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry Policy and Lobbying Sub-committee. www.thinkingpair.co.za