Tourism Internships

Tourism Internships


Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 001

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum of 3 months and longer

Short description: The company is an independent, inbound tour operator based in Cape Town, South Africa. They have been tourism leaders since 1997. They are known for their personalized service and creative travel ideas. From advice to bookings, to comprehensive travel documents – they do everything in their power to ensure that their client’s dream holiday becomes a reality. As travel preferences differ, they cater for self-drives, and groups large and small including guided tours. Their team is happy to recommend tours and itineraries that best suit their client’s interests, budget and time frame. The company tries to offer something more than the mainstream highlights – Explore the wine lands on your bicycle, enjoy the Cape Peninsula on a Harley-Davidson or learn to cook authentic Cape Malay dishes.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification

Language skills: Good command of the English language

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 002

Location: Marconi Beam

Length: Minimum of 3 months and longer

Short description: The company is one of South Africa’s leading tour operators. There whole team is 100% local and they love it here. The company has been crafting tours since 1999 to bring their clients the safest and most comfortable travel experience in South Africa. They prefer a personal approach – and can customise tours for groups of any size. The vehicles are great and take groups of up to 12 people, but because they’re so well established in the South African tourism sector,they can draw on their network of coach companies to source any vehicle from 18 to 60 passengers.Tours include a safari, a trip to Cape Point or the mother city and the wine lands etc.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification

Language skills: Good command of the English language

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 003

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum of 3 months and longer

Short description: The company has been in operation since 1999 and offers affordable Garden Route Tours from Cape Town. Thereall inclusive adventure tours are perfect for exploring the best that the Garden Route has to offer. Highlights include Big 5 Safari Game Drives, Cango Caves, Ostrich Farm, canoeing on Wilderness Lagoon, Tsitsikamma National Park, Knysna, Bungee jumping, Whale watching, Addo Elephant Park and much more! There is a reason that thousands of clients have entrusted their holidays to the company Garden Route Adventure Tours – they have fantastic guides, they go off the beaten path for their clients and they have no hidden costs.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification

Language skills: Good command of the English language

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 004

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum of 3 months and longer

Short description: The company is a truly international, friendly and well-travelled multicultural team of professionals. They are a cycling and walking holiday specialists with many years of experience organising tours on the Camino de Santiago routes across Spain, Portugal and France. More than a pilgrimage, the Camino is a unique cultural experience, a trip of a lifetime. Their team is dedicated and will take the stress out of researching and planning their clients Camino de Santiago adventure and take care of every detail. They provide clients with all the information and advice they will need before, during and after their trip; and customise the itinerary so it is perfect for them. Over the years, the company has built a great relationship with service providers and there tours keep in harmony with local culture and traditions, as well as respecting the environment. This is an integral part of the the company ethos.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification

Language skills: Good command of the English language

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 005

Location: Gardens

Length: Minimum of 3 months and longer

Short description: The company was established at a time when a new optimism and freedom prevailed in Cape Town at the birth of the democracy. The company’s founder, Axel Zander, had recently returned from an epic journey around the world and a life of snowboarding, exploration and adventure, he returned bursting with new ideas, innovations, and a passion for the outdoor and nature sports environment.

The company mission is simple – accessible, outdoor fun in nature assisting adventurers to undertake a wild physical experienece whilst aquiring a skill and sharing time with like-minded people and exploring Cape Town and beyond. They take adventurous folk away from a day-to-day treadmill into being alive!

After twenty years developing day-trips and guiding thousands of visitors into the adventure zones of the Cape, the company continues to be a successful, pioneering outdoor adventure company. Known as an industry leader with professional and passionate staff, they pride ourselves on providing an exciting and funfilled experience for enthusiastic outdoor orientated visitors and locals alike.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification

Language skills: Good command of the English language

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 006

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company hosts various trips from the Orange River to the Breede River and has been taking clients on river trips for over 26 years.

Orange River Trips is more than just a river trip. The Richtersveld area with the majestic Orange River flowing through is awesomely beautiful. On this river trip, they offer clients days of relaxation, visual beauty, incredible sunsets and nights filled with fun around the campfire and peaceful sleep under the stars. Breede river trips are great outdoor adventure getaways for couples, families and individuals, only 2.5 hours’ drive from Cape Town and they supply 5 star bush cuisines, comfortable chalet accommodation en-suite and much more.

Round The Bend Lodge is based just two hours outside of Cape Town, The company offers Corporate Conferencing facilities. Corporate Conference Venue with accommodation for up to 80 people and all equipment included. They have an exciting range of corporate team building activities to ensure fun and education for all.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 007

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company is a specialist in tours and safaris in Southern Africa. The company is able to source and book a large variety of luxury accommodation in Southern Africa at competitive prices. As their clients are all different, as well as their holiday needs and interests the consultants are able to custom make an unforgettable holiday experience for their clients, which will not cost more than if they had booked it themselves.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 008

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description:The companies help clients find information on the local community, the important attractions, and must-do activities in the area of their choice. Whatever experience the clients have in mind, search through the companies perfect pairings for that ideal villa stay. They have matched experiences to distinctive places to stay for creating those special memories.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 009

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company is an adventure travel company made up of daring explorers, bound by the thrills of adventure, exploration and discovery. Their mission is to challenge, to connect and and to leave a positive legacy for Africa. They research, plan and operate luxury venture trips throughout the African continent from their home base in Cape Town. Every luxury adventure trip includes, as standard, on the ground support and the clients own personal adventure caretaker. The company knows how hard their clients work and that this might be their only time in Africa, so they want to do it right. The company also knows that their clients want to experience the raw thrill of Africa whilst ensuring there safety and creature comforts.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 010

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company is a premier Safari Specialist and Events Management company in East and Southern Africa. They continuously excel in arranging all aspects of destination management services. The company has operations in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Madagascar, Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola. Some of their attractions in Cape Town include Table Mountain, Castle of Good Hope, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and Cape Point to name a few.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: They need an honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 011

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company is a site developed for all guesthouses, hotels and rentals. The website provides all the necessary information, systems and listings to enable an establishment to get the bookings the clients need. The system that they provide is called Merchant and exists of a booking facility both offline and online, touch screen facility, point of sale for restaurants and integration with telephone systems like MAN3000 etc. The company also provide pre-build and custom websites for guesthouses that require online bookings or just a website for marketing purposes. They not only provide websites for guesthouses but also for all other sections in the business world.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 012

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company was founded on a passion for the people, wildlife and spectacular landscapes of Africa. For over a decade, they have been tailor-making experiences for their guests from all over the globe and have established themselves as the authority on African travel. Their tours include Cape Town, Victoria Falls, the Garden Route and Cape Winelands to name a few.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 013

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company is a Destination Management Company providing quality African safari holidays experiences to both the discerning and the first-time traveller to Africa. They provide clients with a Tailored African Safari Holiday Itinerary with options, combined with vetted Quality Travel Products and Operators in Southern and East Africa.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 014

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company is a leading African travel business that specialises in tailor-made tours and safaris to Southern and East Africa. Based in Africa, they offer customers from all over the world the ability to access local knowledge and information directly from a true destination specialist when planning a dream safari to a relatively unknown destination such as Africa. The company was started in 2005 and now specialises in 9 African countries. Head-office is based in Cape Town (South Africa) and satellite offices are based in Brazil and Australia. Today, more than 1500 clients annually elect to travel with the company due to the excellent service, rates and passion for Africa they provide.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 015

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company has specifically chosen to invest in the most modern and sophisticated luxury vehicles available to ensure that they offer world-class safety standards – from roller bars safety to advanced brake and retarder technologies.

Their fleet is kept in immaculate condition, and they carry out services well within the manufacturer’s recommendations. Every vehicle undergoes comprehensive pre-departure, overland and safety inspection checks. All their new luxury coaches and vehicles have individual seat belts.

All of their full- and part-time drivers undergo comprehensive performance management. They employ their own driver trainer who engages the drivers in an on-going training and assessment programme. On-board computers provide constant monitoring for performance enhancement.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 016

Location: Riverside

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: East Africa is a country with diverse scenery but primarily offers the highest concentration of wildlife in its National parks unrivaled to any other part in Africa. With the companies excellent knowledge of the country, European precision and reliability they will be delighted to customise their clients “private safari” to suit their desire/ interest. This kind of tour cannot be compared with pre-packaged offers and fixed itineraries. Their quest is to make their clients another one of their highly content and enthusiastic visitors.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 017

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company is a Destination Management Company, established in 2000 by Debbie de Villiers and Christine van der Merwe. Since then the company has grown to become one of the top Destination Management Company’s operating in Southern Africa, with a reputation for professionalism, an eye for detail and a passion for the destinations it manages.

They specialize in Meetings and Incentives, Individual Travel and Leisure Group. Their Incentive experience allows them to treat each project (whether it is a honeymoon itinerary or an incentive group), with the same attention to detail and immaculate management from start to finish. Their team consists of a dynamic and vibrant mix of consultants and project managers from both Southern Africa and European countries. They are able to communicate in English, Afrikaans, German and Spanish. They are all very different – but they have one thing in common, a great love for Southern Africa!

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 018

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company specialises in the planning and co-ordination of incentives, conferences and private individual holidays in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Tanzania. Specific know-how, creativity and dedication to social responsibility are at the core of the companies’ professional service and the team is always up to date with latest trends and developments.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 019

Location: Century City

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company was a pioneer in the transformation of the tourism sector, and today it still plays a vital role in this evolution. The company’s goal was to drive black economic empowerment to redress the economic imbalances that exist in South African society. Through successes and failures with valuable lessons contributing to what the group has become today, they have positioned themselves as a tourism business that understands South African and African heritage with an unmatched ability to package aspects of this heritage into tangible tourism products for distribution to the domestic and international tourism markets. The company aims to be a trusted, world-class, African company that develops and invests in sustainable businesses for the long-term benefit of communities. They are passionate about sharing Africa with the world and influenced strongly by our African heritage.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 020

Location: Storms River Village

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description:These backpackers and hostels started with the company in the late 1990's and they have undergone all of the growing pains to put them up among the top hostels in South Africa let alone the Garden Route. They are located in the main street of the quaint Storms River Village that forms the epicentre of attractions and activities in Tsitsikamma. The company pledges to deliver superb services and facilities to travellers and holiday makers and we guarantee to match, if not beat any prices offered on accommodation in the Tsitsikamma area. It is no wonder, bearing the above said in mind, that this company won the prestigious 2009-2010 Adventure Province award in the category for best backpacker hostel. They have the widest variety of accommodation ranging from our upmarket lodge to backpackers and camping.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 021

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company is an innovative Destination Management Company based in South Africa which specialises in Responsible Tourism. Dedicated to corporate & individual tourism, they organise family holidays, honeymoons, special interest trips as well as incentives, seminars and conferences. Their tailor made programs combine a unique, authentic Southern African experience, with exotic locations and social awareness.

Some possible destinations include South African safaris which are not only done in 4x4, but also on foot, on horseback or by hot air balloon. Clients can either experience a safari in a private game reserve or in a national park according to their wishes and budget. Of course there is the famous Kruger National Park, but there are also other less visited, however just as inspiring safari regions such as the North West, KwaZulu-Natal (The Zulu Kingdom) or the South West with the Namaqualand and the Kalahari.

Far from being a classic beach resort destination with its cold sea currents, it’s 3000 km of wild, unspoiled beaches remain a must see for magical walks, sunset picnics, horse rides or departure point for nautical activities such as scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, sailing or surfing. Not to miss is magnificent Cape Town. Nestled between the sea and the mountain, Cape Town is an exciting, festive, nonchalant, colourful cosmopolitan metropolis.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 023

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company is a wholesale Destination Management Company based in South Africa and focused on travel services throughout Southern Africa. They guarantee professional service and expertise. There is a demand for professional travel-related assistance and this is what they offer. The company prides themselves on their service excellence and in-depth knowledge of Southern Africa. For clients leisure travel, as an individual or as a group; on one of their scheduled departures or as an incentive group, they offer peace of mind and world-class services.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 024

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company’s core team, is based in the International hub of CAPE TOWN and provides direction to the three main ingredients of a unique tailor-made adrenaline experience, as they proudly call themselves South African Adrenaline junkies. Strong business focused design to make clients choices of an adventure and unique experience. Technical advice that aligns their client’s individual needs with their adventure goals. Personal consultancy from where the company tries to understand their client’s requirements and helping them to achieve their unforgettable adventure experience.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 025

Location: Observatory

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company shares the beauty of the Western Cape and the surrounding areas with their clients, taking them to some of the major destinations and attractions of the area. Whether they choose to explore the steep coastlines of the Cape Peninsula, take in some of South Africa’s finest wines, go shark cage diving or driving in Kruger Park or just to browse the Garden Route, the company has what it takes to make each experience unforgettable . An adventure their clients will enjoy for years to come.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 026

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company is one of the BEST established Overland tour companies in Africa and is completely African based. They operate a fleet of specially built safari vehicles, in ten Eastern and Southern African countries, and each year sees them introduce new and innovative itineraries. The company introduces clients to a wide range of African adventure tours through Africa's ever-changing landscape.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 27

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company brings their clients a carefully selected range of overland adventures, wildlife safaris and travel packages. With over 15 years’ experience in organising African tours and safaris, they bring their clients the very best of Africa. Whether it is a day tour, camping overland tour, an exclusive lodge or a Big 5 safari, the company can help clients plan a fantastic travel experience to suit their desires and budget. With a passion for travel and vast knowledge of Africa, they will help clients organise an unforgettable African experience.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 028

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: At the company, the offering of an African Safari that suits their client’s needs, budget & requirements, is paramount to them. The company goes out of their way to ensure that clients have a trip of a life-time. At the company clients are dealing with experienced African consultants and agents that have been to where travelers want to go. From the first email clients send them to arriving back home, they make sure that visitors can relax and have the best Safari or Tour of a lifetime. The company takes great pride in providing a professional service, ensuring that visitors tours runs smoothly from the planning stages to the actual travel.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 029

Location: Rondebosch

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company is acknowledged as the top South African company operating in the North American, Australian / New Zealand markets and the United Kingdom. Travel Services - Creative, professional and detail-focused, their dedicated & well experienced team of travel consultants have the A-Z of top end Southern and East African travel right at their fingertips.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 030

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: Since 1994 the company has been one of the leading providers of nature and adventure tours in Cape Town and has been able to bring more than 4000 customers closer to the beauty of the African continent. Southern Africa ...fascinates with its scenic beauty, unique flora and fauna, as well as interesting culture. This is one of the last travel destinations in the world that still has pristine wilderness areas explored by the company. They were founded by the German-South African zoologist Stefan Kohrs in 1994 in Cape Town, the metropolis of Africa and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The company offers a variety of nature and adventure trips that guarantee lasting impressions of these wonderful areas.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 31

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company is defined by the people behind the brand – the heart and soul of their business. Established and respected business leaders within their ownership structure provide the company with intellectual property and guidance. Professional dedicated and experienced consultants.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

Field: Tourism

Reference number: Tour 032

Location: Cape Town

Length: Minimum 3 Months

Short description: The company invites clients to experience the best of Southern and East Africa with them. With 21 years of experience in this region, they are experts at creating memorable holidays that have resulted in many of their customers becoming life time repeat clients. They have a global reputation with an ability to find the hidden gems, present them to clients in a tried and tested package and ensure that every detail of their holiday is well planned, thoroughly researched and designed to fit their expectations and budget.

Whether clients are a family wanting a relaxing 3 Star Holiday, a group of 200 medical doctors on an international conference, or a wealthy film star wanting a luxurious honeymoon, the company creates custom made experiences that have become famous worldwide amongst their customers who wanted something special, and they delivered something so detailed and unusual that many have left their hearts in Africa after their trip.

Level of education: University qualifications or similar qualification.

Language skills: Good command of the English language.

Kind of person: An honest, hard-working intern who has a good knowledge of their subject and suitable qualifications. A people’s person is essential.

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