>Yotando Magazi

Yotando Magazi

Once Youth Hotels, Traffic Manager

Introducing the bubbly and loud Yotando Magazi who was born in rural Transkei and has strong connections to her ethnic Xhosa roots. She has studied and worked in the tourism industry for many years and across many departments such as marketing, operations, bookkeeping, administration and human resources. Yotando has been passionate from the beginning about using tourism to impact positively on developing communities. Through this passion she founded Khwela academy with the aim of decreasing the percentage of youth by empowering young women and helping them to succeed in full-time jobs after the training and internship program. Her motto “Try it so you never have to say the word regret EVER in your life”