Marisah Nieuwoudt is the Wine Tourism Manager at Vinpro, a non-profit company which represents 2 500 South African wine producers, cellars and industry stakeholders. Her focus is on providing momentum to and growing the local wine tourism market. She is an experienced tourism marketer and researcher with a background in communication, media and trade relations, digital account management and sales.
Marisah has studied at Stellenbosch University where she completed a module towards her Master’s Degree in Geography of Tourism (cum laude). She has also completed her Bachelor of Technology, B-Tech Tourism Management (cum laude) at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT). In 2014 she was awarded Cape Town Tourism’s Most significant contribution to Strategic Leadership award and in 2016 she was selected as jury member for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Awards for Excellence and Innovation in the
Tourism: Research & Technology Category.