We Would Like To Introduce You To Our Team
Jonas Kjellqvist (Managing Director & Founder) moved to Camps Bay, Cape Town in 2005 where he met his wife and co-founder of Action Africa. Swedish by birth, he has studied in Switzerland and has extensive experience in the hospitality and travels business. Jonas realized that his passion that drives him is the combination of the experience, Southern Africa and People. This resulted in the creation of Latitude Ventures which has now created unique and unforgettable travel experiences for thousands of travelers. Jonas enjoys the beautiful cycle routes along the Atlantic Seaboard as well as kite surfing Cape Towns great waves.
Jacky Cornille (Travel Consultant) has been working since 1999 as a travel consultant in Geneva for major Swiss tour operators. Since 2001 he has specialized in golf travels.
Passionate about South Africa and looking for new opportunities on his own, he decided to change his quality of life and was offered to work together with Latitude Ventures in 2013. From this partnership the “French Signature Division” was created. He now lives in Cape Town and enjoys every single aspect the Mother City has to offer, from hiking around Lion’s head and Table Mountain to going out to welcoming and trendy restaurants. He dedicates his free time to surfing the waves of Muizenberg so that he gets closer to his life long interest…sharks!
Bevan Antonie (Travel Consultant) has over 10 years’ experience in the Tourism, Hospitality and the Aviation Industry. He joined the team at Latitude Ventures and Action Africa in 2016 after working with global travels for clients. Cape Town is where he was born however, the continent of Africa is what he calls home. He has extensive knowledge of Southern Africa and has no doubt that any trip created for his clients will be one of the best experience they’ll have. In his words “travel is not just an experience, it’s an everlasting memory” and he lives to create ever lasting memories for everyone he assists with travel plans.
Jenny Kjellqvist (Marketing Director & Co-Founder) moved back to SA after her extensive travels around the world realising that there was no place like home, Cape Town! Jenny met Jonas on her return back to sunny SA. With her creative background and marketing experience from London, USA and South Africa, together they have built up Latitude Ventures and Action Africa. Together they have 2 little Kjellqvist girls. Jenny loves the great outdoors from cycling, hiking to running. There is just not enough time to do it all!