Helping remarkable properties is Authentic's goal
Carina founded Authentic to discover and showcase remarkable destinations. Lodges, camps, boutique hotels and activities that offer genuine experiences and richly deserve a wider audience.
- Bringing great properties to the trade’s attention and helping them in a tough marketplace is Authentic’s goal
- Partnering with places which shine with charm and character, offering experiences not cliches, is Authentic’s passion.
Carina’s 20+ years of experience in the travel trade, 10 of which spent working in Africa gives partners and clients a rounded perspective and expert support.
Carina helped make award-winning Africa and Madagascar specialist Rainbow Tours a leading operator during her eight years as Sales and Product Manager.
Helping communities by promoting responsible travel and sustainable tourism
Carina is passionate about helping communities and positively changing people’s lives by promoting responsible travel and sustainable tourism. It’s a key part of Authentic’s mission statement.
Carina serves as a trustee at Tourism Concern – a voice for ethical travel.
UK travel trade servicesFind properties and access key property facts. Explore new places. Save time closing sales. Develop new portfolio ideas. More choice and options for clients with our product training and fam trips
Destination servicesRepresentation, marketing and PR services designed to get properties more bookings. Web marketing to drive more web traffic and deliver bookings.
- "Carina has the ability to ‘think out of the box’. She has a great facility for recognising the more offbeat possibilities and using this as a marketing tool. She has a sound knowledge of all aspects of the Africa travel industry, she is personable and engaging, but also tenacious – a winning combination."~ Roger Diski - Founder of Rainbow Tours