About Lesley

Lesley Keyter is the face of travel in Calgary. Every week since 1997 she has been 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 travels often and has extensive knowledge of East and Southern Africa, Australia, and much more. She is also an avid cruiser with deep knowledge of the most popular Ocean and river cruise lines. She has a passion for travel and says she has the best job in Calgary.
Lesley is proud to recommend her agency South Travel Inc o/a The Travel Lady Agency. Founded in 1995 and based in Calgary Alberta we have grown into a mature specialist leisure agency with expertise in customised vacations to Africa, South Pacific and Europe. Our CLIA certified cruise consultants have personally inspected and cruised on the top rated ships – from mega large to super small luxury. You deserve mature and experienced travel consultants working on your very special vacation time.


Lesley 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 has also been an invited contributor to well known magazines such as Chatelaine, Calgary’s Child and Reader’s Digest. She edits her own newsletter sent out to over 10 000 subscribers every week.

Lesley has been a regular speaker on travel at Chapters bookstore locations in Calgary and an invited lecturer at the University and at Calgary Library Services. Lesley is 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.
The Travel Lady