Meet the SUCSESS team of University of Pretoria

This time we would like you to meet the SUCSESS team from University of Pretoria.

Berendien Lubbe

Research Associate

Berendien has been a Research Associate in the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies at the University of Pretoria since 2019 after retiring from the Department of Marketing Management in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences. Her primary focus is research where, apart from this exciting SUCSESS project, she is heavily involved various research projects. Her area of specialization is Business Travel, although her research takes her into different areas of tourism. She also teaches an Honours course on Management of Cultural and Heritage sites. At this time her hobbies consist of spoiling her five grandchildren!

Hannes Engelbrecht


Hannes Engelbrecht is a Lecturer in the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies, University of Pretoria, South Africa. He has been involved in the department in various capacities since 2015 and currently lectures Heritage and Cultural Tourism. His research interests include tourism education and media-induced tourism. He is particularly passionate about instilling attitudes to learning that inspire lifelong adaptation and skills development beyond the classroom.    

Reba Letsholo


Rebaona Letsholo is a Lecturer in the Department of Business Management at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. She lectures strategic management on undergraduate and post graduate level. She has been involved in various research projects in the fields of tourism, small business development, business rescue, education development and entrepreneurship. Her research areas of interest include strategic management, organisational behavior, sensemaking and knowledge transfer. Her key interests include development, leadership and lifelong-learning.