2017 Judges

Hloni Thabethe

Hloni Thabethe

Hloni has more than 19 years working experience in different industries. 13 years of her working experience has been the in the Auditing field both Internal and External Auditing, this experience gives her vast experience in having a good and clear idea of Quality Assurance. She has spent the last 6 years in the hospitality and tourism industry. Hloni is the Managing Director for Ndalo Hotel and Conferencing at Badplaas, Mpumalanga. She is also holding the position of General Manager for the hotel, which gives her the first experience in ensuring Service Excellence. She is passionate about the Hospitality and Tourism industry and this is evident through her hotel that started with only 18 rooms and a restaurant in 2010, and today it boasts 75 rooms, 3 large conference/ event venues, A Swimming pool, Beauty SPA and A Gym in the hotel. In her working experience she has worked for both the Private Sector and Public Sector, she is still currently sitting in various Audit committees, providing advisory on quality assurance services. In her working career, she was appointed in about 3 instances to start new sections/ departments that never existed before in those particular organisations, and it always gives her great pleasure to see those sections still in operation and succeeding still today. Another programme that she is passionate about, very special to her, and supports is to see a good well-being of children and women.