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Velma Corcoran

Velma is currently the Regional Market Consultant for AirBnB Southern Africa, with a mandate to accelerate growth and highlight the potential of the region. Prior to that she spent 5 years heading up marketing at Cape Town Tourism, where her team won numerous awards for destination marketing leadership and a Cannes Gold for their "Send your Facebook Profile to Cape Town" campaign. Velma has established and nurtured exceptional tourism relationships both within Southern Africa and internationally.

Her personal philosophy, integrity and passion mean has earned her the respect of her peers and she is widely regarded as a trusted thought leader in the tourism and technology space.

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