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FIONA MAKAMU’s smiling face greets visitors to the ticketing counter at #GraskopGorgeLiftCo.
As Ticketing Supervisor, she handles bookings and email enquiries, sells tickets to visitors and is responsible for cashing up each day.
WHAT SHE LOVES ABOUT HER JOB:
“I love talking to people from different backgrounds and brightening up a person’s day by giving them delightful service. I also love the collaborative working environment.”
WHAT SHE LOVES ABOUT GRASKOP GORGE LIFT CO:
“The peace that the forest brings and the breath-taking experience of crossing the suspension bridge.”
WHAT INSPIRES HER:
“Love and growth. Life is a journey of learning new things. Love yourself and create happiness in everything you do.”
Fiona, who grew up in a small village called Arthurstone in Bushbuckridge, has been part of our team for just over two years. She currently lives in Graskop and lists the ability to teach as one of her special skills.
Before joining our team, she was a part-time brand ambassador for DStv and worked in the finance department of the Ehlanzeni FET College. She holds an N6 certificate in financial management.
“As a child, I was not aware of tourism as a career. We need to teach future generations that tourism is more than an adventure – our economy depends on it.”