Lesley Keyter is the face of travel in the booming oil town of Calgary. Every week since 1997 she has has featured live on the Morning News of Global TV, Calgary’s primary morning TV show. Widely known as “The Travel Lady” she is recognised as the leading vacation expert in southern Alberta.
Born in England, Lesley grew up in South Africa. She has toured most of Southern Africa as well as the Indian Ocean Islands, Europe and Asia. Since arriving in Calgary 15 years ago she has extended her knowledge by exploring the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii, South Pacific and Australia. She has a passion for travel and says she has the best job in Calgary.
She is frequently interviewed on travel matters by CBC National TV, CBC Radio, 660 News, Global National and other radio and TV programs in Canada. She is also an invited contributor to well known magazines such as Chatelaine and Calgary’s Child and edits her own newsletter sent out to over 10 000 subscribers every week..
She has been a regular speaker on travel at Canada’s largest bookstore chain Chapters and an invited lecturer at the University and at Calgary Library Services. She is also frequently invited to review new vacation destinations, resorts and cruise ships. Within this busy schedule she still finds time to be the president of an award-winning leisure travel company in Calgary.