Mike cut his teeth in marketing eco-tourism destinations as Marketing Manager for Big Game Parks in Swaziland. BGP is an inspiring company with its focus built solely around conservation of animals, no mean feat and extraordinarily successful at its job. BGP has a myriad of products that are relevant today and into the future, embracing lifestyle and conservation. Mike’s task was to build on that and exploit it while remaining within the organizations conservation ethics. After two years, Mike was promoted to head up the Tourism division and also become a member of the executive team, alongside Ted and Mick Reilly and the head of finance. The role here was to maintain and improve standards, the organizations public image and make it well known within the trade as a brand to love.
African Quiver came about from the desire of two American professors and Mike’s love for travel and matching travel requirements to gems on the ground. The result is an ethos that guides tour development throughout African Quiver. our tours specialize in Wildlife, Culture and Adventure at an immersive level. We strive to mix the outrageous natural beauty of South Africa with her equally inspiring cultural and adventure interactions.
We present our tours with respect for the areas and people we encounter.