With less than fifty days to go till the event kicks off, Mcleod will provide the UK events industry with an exclusive insider's view on the biggest event of the summer.
In his first blog, Mcleod champions the hospitality and friendliness of South Africans and says the country is "ready and waiting and the level of excitement is mounting as the biggest event in the world draws closer".
Read the first South Africa World Cup countdown blog here.
Log on every week for the next eight weeks to read more World Cup news and views from Dragonfly.
Visit C&IT's South Africa destination guide here.