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Gold Travel is one of Cape Town’s longest-standing corporate travel companies with a track record of over 40 years in the industry. We have offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg and expansion plans are underway to open branches throughout South Africa and West Africa.

Through the use of innovative technology our services are accessible to anybody, anywhere in the world and our highly experienced team of travel management consultants will provide you with the top of the line personalised service, with the shortest turn-around time.

We believe in relationships! Even though we have implemented efficient technical, automated systems; personal interaction with our clients is paramount. Our aim is to build solid, long-term relationships – this allows us to gain insight into your needs, preferences and give you service above and beyond.

Our people

Our highly trained staff of experienced, and motivated professional consultants maintain daily contact with our travellersor travel arrangers. Through this interaction we are able to develop a full understanding of your individual needs and experiences, so as to add value whenever the opportunity arises. This personal, hands-on relationship is a hallmark of the owner-managed Gold Travel experience.

Meet the team


Konrad Laker

The foundation of Konrad’s success stems from his background in accounting – after matriculating from Belville High he went on to attain a degree from Stellenbosch and UNISA, followed by a 4 year stint at SARS and completing his articles with Deloitte.  After starting his own accounting firm and working for 10 years as a financial accountant at Truworths, and desparate for a change, opportunity struck with the purchase of Gold Travel in 2011, and today Konrad owns three branches in Cape Town and Johanesburg.  His spontaneity, vision and energy, and the people he surrounds himself with, is evidence of a motivated, disciplined yet fun and engaged workplace and Konrad is excited about the future.


Mona Hartley

Mona comes from Cape Town and has enjoyed a varied and colourful career and brings a wealth of experience to the company. She has an affinity for helping others and dreamed of becoming a doctor so after matriculating from Salt River High she went on to acquire a Diploma in Medical Technology. After a short foray as a medical technician the travel bug bit and after a 2 year stint in the UK and extensive travel, she headed back to SA. During this time she worked in various fields from interior design to  PR, tourism and travel – overseeing, managing and always  taking care of things. She is dependable, adaptable, a quick study, caring and warm, and a great asset to the Gold Travel team.



Micky is our senior travel consultant with over 25 years’ experience in the industry. She has travelled extensively and worked in London at both corporate offices and in-house agencies, along with extensive experience in Africa. Her expertise lies in the international knowledge and creativity with which she is able to build an itinerary, work with airlines that operate globally and address the particular needs of her clients.



Zuleigah brings 17 years’ experience in the travel industry having worked with major clients such as American Express, Clicks and Pick ‘n Pay and industry experience at Wembley Travel, Tourvest and Media 24. She has a thorough all-round understanding of the industry and her clients’ needs, with excellent events knowledge to boot having arranged conferences and events for the Department of Water Affairs for 6 years.



Carla is a seasoned travel consultant who has over 25 years corporate and retail agency experience with a no nonsense get the job done “can do” attitude. She has been blessed with the opportunity to have travelled extensively across the globe and has worked in corporate offices abroad and her broad knowledge has enabled her to have both a concern for the welfare of the traveller without losing the perspective of good business practices.



Kelsey joined us a junior travel consultant last year. She is a quick study and has taken to her position like a duck to water. Kelsey offers a renewed approach and perspective to her work which is a great advantage to her clients, and her positive attitude and energy is refreshing to be around.



She is energetic, full of life and passionate about her work, so it’s no surprise that Robyn’s background is one of health & fitness.  After achieving a Health & Wellness Science Degree, she worked as a personal trainer before working on a luxury cruise, where dealing with people of many nationalities, sparked her interest in the travel industry. We are glad to have her on board and with her great eye for detail she brings a renewed approach to her financial and administrative duties, and is a pleasure to have around.



Melissa has 12 years’ experience in the corporate and leisure travel industry, both locally and abroad, 5 years of which was in an international supervisory role at Cape Town International Airport for British Airways.  This has given her a deep insight into the way the industry works and how to get the very best out of it for her clients.



Born and bred in the capital city of Pretoria, Jacinta always knew that she was destined for a career in Travel. So much so, she took a job as a jewellery consultant purely to save money to study travel at Birnam Business College. Jacinta is a self-starter who is passionate about the travel industry. This, coupled with her determined nature, results in an incredible work ethic, always holding clients’ interests paramount and going out of her way to make sure travellers are happy.



Tammy hails from the beautiful town of Matatiele in East Griqualand, where they produce hard-working, reliable and super-efficient people. Her desire to work with people along with the satisfaction of ensuring happy customers was an indication that she was destined for the travel industry. Her now 12 year journey in the industry of which two were spent in London, working at Club Med & Contiki Holidays and exploring most of central Europe has given her experience working in leisure and the last four years has seen her specialise in corporate travel. Tammy has great appreciation and knowledge of the ins and outs of the industry. Well-travelled and an ever-curious nature makes her an integral part of the Gold Travel team – a breath of fresh air, forever smiling and inspiring.