It is with profound sadness that we commiserate about the untimely passing of our esteemed industry colleague and associate, Jermaine Craig, a dedicated professional who played a pivotal role in our recent collaborative efforts to revive tourism and events in the city.
Jermaine’s sudden departure is not only a tremendous loss to our organisation, but also a tragic blow to the industry he served with passion and commitment. His unwavering dedication and innovative spirit significantly contributed to the success of our recent strategic events aimed at revitalising the tourism and events sector in our city.
As a collaborative partner with JTC, Jermaine played a crucial role in shaping and executing initiatives that aimed to bring about positive change to our industry. His vision, creativity and tireless efforts have left an indelible mark, and his absence will be deeply felt by all who had the privilege of working alongside him.
Thandubuhle Mgudlwa, CEO of Joburg Tourism Company (JTC), expressed his condolences, stating, “We are devastated by the news of Jermaine’s passing. His leadership and contributions to our collaborative efforts were invaluable, and his absence leaves a void that will be challenging to fill. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jermaine’s family and loved ones during this difficult time.”
Lumka Dlomo, Destination Marketing Manager at JTC, added, “Jermaine was not just a colleague; he was a dear friend and a source of inspiration to many. His passion for our industry and his infectious enthusiasm touched the lives of everyone around him. We will fondly remember the positive impact he had on our professional and personal lives.”
At this difficult time, we extend our heartfelt condolences to Jermaine’s family, friends, and colleagues. We request respect for the privacy of Jermaine’s family as they come to terms with this profound loss.