Hosted Media

Stories discovered here.

With the biggest names in luxury travel, but also the up-and-coming innovators of the future too, this is as much about networking as it is about finding new stories and feature ideas. Our media programme—complete with press talks, exhibitor meetings and experiential experiences—awaits.

We look forward to making #momentsthatmatter with our 2023 Hosted Media. If you would like to apply, please click here.

2023 Hosted Media

Yvonne C. Mtengwa

(Dubai) Travel Essence Magazine

Yvonne C. Mtengwa is an award-winning PR, Communications Strategist and Media Entrepreneur, leveraging 15+ years of experience. She’s a Strategic Communications Director as well as author of multiple titles.  Yvonne is the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of a monthly UAE based digital travel publication and Travel Essence Magazine.

Grace Mumo

(South Africa) Luxury Exclusives

Grace Mumo is a three times CEO Global Awards winner. Amongst many other awards, Grace is one of the most influential women in business. Driven by her passion for technology, Grace set up the first media platform that aggregates content luxury brands in Africa.

Steffen Michels

(UK) OutThere Magazine

Steffen Michels is a Digital Experientialist (Editor) and staff writer at OutThere, overseeing the magazine’s digital content and social media campaigns.

Michaela  Guzy

(US)Oh The People You Meet

Michaela Guzy is the founder of the editorial content house OhThePeopleYouMeet. In her award-winning series, she curates the local hosts you are supposed to meet when traveling, Season 1 is now airing in flight on Qatar Airways 2023 and KTLA (Channel 5 in Los Angeles).

Stefania Bonacina


Stefania Bonacina has more than 20 years' experience in leading communication teams for public bodies and private companies. In her career, she has been involved in the tourism and corporate fields, in strategic planning and territorial marketing and has also organized election campaigns, press trips, international conferences, congresses and art exhibitions.

Dineo Zonke Maduna

(South Africa) Travel Influencer

Dineo Zonke Maduna is a travel content creator. She travelled to 30 countries before the age of 30.  She has explored 34 countries and showcases her experiences on social media.  Her aim is to encourage her audience to get out and explore more of this world. Nature and adventure is her main focus.

Michael Tosner

(US)Oh The People You Meet

As a travel and adventure videographer, Michael Tosner has shot for “Oh The People You Meet” (Syndicated: Qatar Airways, American Airlines, KTLA + OTPYM Channels) and “We Speak Dance” (Netflix). He’s produced his own short documentaries, features, and taught filmmaking in the US and China.

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