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A new face in the Tourism office

The Greater Swellendam Tourism Office (GSTO) recently appointed Reneé Bufé as new General Manager. After undergoing a rigorous interview procedure, from which Reneé emerged as an outstanding candidate, contracts were signed, and she has already become a hardworking member of the team.

Reneé and her fiancé, photo journalist and author George Irwin, recently became residents in Swellendam, having fallen in love with the town and seen its potential for growth in the tourism industry. Reneé has extensive knowledge and experience in managerial skills and hospitality, having worked at Fugitives Drift in the Midlands and cutting her tourism marketing teeth there.

Reneé will be based in the Swellendam Tourism Information Office, but will also be spending time in the Offices in Suurbraak and Barrydale. The GSTO is planning  a presence at this weekends Outdoor Expo in Cape Town, so please pop in and see Reneé if you are in the area. Otherwise Reneé will be on hand here in the Greater Swellendam Republic to help guide visitors in the most exciting directions and making the most of their stay in Swellendam.