This dynamic team are excited to share their beautiful home country with high-end clients seeking a luxurious experience in Africa.

Zalure is a premium South African travel company owned and operated by three women who have travelled around the world through their careers in the luxury industry. This dynamic team are excited to share their beautiful home country with high-end clients seeking a luxurious experience in Southern Africa.

At Zalure, we believe that travel should be an immersive and transformative experience, which is why we go beyond the basic tourist destinations to uncover hidden gems and out-of-the-way locations to give you an authentic experience while making your stay as comfortable and luxurious as possible.

Our commitment to luxury extends beyond just the places we visit. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional service from start to finish, ensuring that every aspect of your trip is seamless and stress-free.



Kim Kennedy

With a degree in PR & Event Management and extensive experience in the luxury travel industry, Kim has worked abroad with elite high-end clients for over 14 years.

After climbing the ranks to purser on a mega yacht, Kim went on to manage a private island in the Caribbean to villas in Switzerland, then luxury concierge work in Hong Kong and Mexico.

Kim adores her home country and is passionate about giving her clients an authentic yet premium experience of the place she loves the most – Africa.

Chenaye Gibson

Chenaye’s background in PR and premium brand event management paired with her impressive career in luxury travel has her well-versed in the specialised needs of top-tier clientele.
From a 6-year stint as a chief stew on super yachts for high-profile clients to working with some of the world’s top travel influencers, and creating solo travel groups for women in South Africa, she is highly experienced in curating premium experiences.
Chenaye takes pride in her ability to craft a seamless travel plan for her clients and loves to create personalised touches to make trips truly unforgettable.

Margarite Smuts

Margarite is the business brain of the team. With a degree in Business Commerce, mastering in Luxury Business in Italy, Margarite has extensive experience working with international brands and companies and high net-worth clients.

Having lived between Cape Town and Europe for many years, travel is a core part of her identity, giving her the unique view of being a tourist in her own country.

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