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XLNamibia Dream Team 

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Tiekie & Chantell
van den Heever

Founding Agency shareholders 

and Travel 

Together we have been actively involved in the day to day running of our Travel Company for over 23 years. Combined we have in excess of 80 years of Industry experience.  Along with our formal IATA/UFTAA Internationally recognized 
qualifications and our hand-picked team of experts, we confidently manage your travel requests in this Post-Covid Travel Environment.  
We have hand-picked the team , with care , to ensure that the people we work with have bought into our Dream - to make this the Travel Company of choice in Namibia , offering a Beyond XL-ence Travel Experience from beginning to end of your journey.  

We love the business of travel and enjoy sharing our expertise and knowledge with our staff and clients.   Tiekie can be reached for all things Air-Travel - Our airfare pricing and route planning expert. Chantell can expertly match the right travel

deal to your specific needs.

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Jessica Malan

Travel Expert 

I have been selling travel dreams for more than 22 years. I am a Holiday travel specialist and have travelled to many worldwide destinations.
Island Holidays is my "first love"  but am an expert in worldwide travel planning for individuals, couples, families, groups and business travel.
My formal education includes Internationally recognized
IATA / UFTAA Travel Management Diploma. 
I grow my portfolio of clients with referrals from my clients, which I believe is a sign of their satisfaction and confidence in my services. Feel free to contact me for your next travel booking and if you know me , please refer me to your colleagues, friends & family...and oh yes - I am fully tri-lingual - German, English & Afrikaans

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Lize Snyman 

Director Finance &

Being in the Travel Industry for all of my working career, I have had the pleasure of experiencing both travel consultant position in excess of 15 years as well as now in the position of Finance Director and shareholder, for more than 9 years. Successfully steering the company finances  through the 3-years of Covid-19 and jumping in and assisting with travel bookings when the team needed has recently been my biggest challenge

I am actively involved in the day to day running of our beloved Travel Company and work side-by-side, with the rest of the Dream Team to create an Excellent Environment for the team and our clients. I look forward to seeing you in the office for your next booking. 

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Doreen Botha 

Travel Expert 

Travel has been part of my entire working career which spans over 22 years.  Working at a National Airline, car rental company and mostly in a travel agency environment as a Travel Advisor as well as in management & supervisory roles, along with my formal Travel Qualifications,  I have an excellent knowledge of all things travel.  

My area of expertise is both Business & Holiday Travel Planning. So if you’re in need of help from a fully bilingual - English & Afrikaans, travel professional, give me a call. Rest assured you now have someone who will make things easier for you to Just Pack And Go!

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Chantelle Vermeulen
Fondly known asTella

 HR Manager & Key Accounts Relations Executive

I joined XL The Travel Professionals more than 8 -years ago. My Diploma in Human Resources, and experience in dealing with staff & people in general, has proven to be invaluable in this position. I have established & changed the path of this department, to play a pivotal role within the company.  I work very closely with the management team in a supporting role ensuring that our team is operating at optimal level as well as seeking ways of growing the business 

I also oversee and ensure that our Key Accounts are handled with the utmost professionalism and care. If you want to benefit from our Travel Management Expertise for your company's Travel portfolio , please reach out to me, I would love to chat to you. 

I have an innate desire to uplift and be Beyond the Ordinary.

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Gerti DuPlessis

Travel Expert 

With a rich background in the airline industry and over two decades of experience in the travel agency field, I bring a wealth of expertise to the team. Having started my career in 1998, I have honed my skills in sales and client relations, ensuring personalized and memorable travel experiences for my clients. I have also successfully run my own agency for five years, further enhancing my understanding of the travel industry's intricacies. Passionate about creating seamless journeys and building lasting relationships, I am dedicated to making your travel dreams a reality.

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Jaco-Mari Jacobs

Travel Expert 

I have been with the XL Namibia Dream Team for more than 17 years.
I have been able to successfully steer through the Covid-19 challenges that our industry faced, and remained loyal to our team and clients.  My travel qualifications include a Travel & Tourism Diploma Level N4 , along with other recognized travel 

qualifications. Growing with the company culture, knowing our clients on a first name basis and knowing what makes our clients tick, is what drives my  repeat client base and consistent sales figures, and oh yes -
I never forget your face.
My area of expertises includes Corporate Business Travel Specialist, Sport & Events along with holiday travel bookings. I am known for going to extra lengths in making our clients happy. My home language is Afrikaans, but am fully versed in English too. I look forward to planning your travel bookings

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Gaby Sobotta

Assistant Travel Consultant

I have joined the XL Namibia team as a trainee assistant Travel Consultant. Under the guidance of the XL Travel Experts, I hope to gain as much knowledge and training to kick-start my Travel Career. I can already assist with travel bookings within Namibia and bordering countries and assisting the XL Travel Experts with our client bookings. With the support of the rest of the team I am excited to get as much formal training done and soon start building a portfolio of clients and also finding my area of expertise.  I have also travelled personally,  so the big wide world out there is not too new to me. My home language is German, and am fully versed in English & Afrikaans

Mathew Haindongo
Driver & General Office Assistant

Without Mathew , our office will not run at the optimal level that we do.
From Reception, to accounts, to sales team support, to driver and general office assistant....

he is a link in a very long chain within the XL Namibia Dream Team 

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