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SAFARI TOUR OPERATOR

ID:2014

Organization: This internship is offered by a tour and safari company based in Cape Town. The company specializes in creating holidays for groups travelling together or independent travelers, preferring self-drives in Southern Africa. The company primarily focuses on the United Kingdom and German FIT markets.

Internship Duties:

  • General assistance to consultants (e.g. assist with booking inquiries)
  • Following up on suppliers and request rates
  • Product research and development
  •  Partaking in product knowledge work shops
  • Site inspections
  •  Website and social media updates
  • Writing of itineraries and costing of packages
  • Preparation of tour documents and filing
  • Maintain databases and update booking system database
  • Assist with preparation for trade shows (ITB, Indaba)
  • Daily working time: 9.00- 16.00 (1 hour lunch break)

Requirements:

  • Fluency in German and English language, ideally also in another European language (Spanish, French, Dutch etc.)
  • Touristic background, ideally previous work experience with tour operator
  •  Drivers License
  • Ability to work independently
  • Confidence on the phone
  •  Creativity, flexibility and capability of adapting to life in South Africa


Bonus: Supportive environment Friendly colleagues

Start: flexible

Duration: at least 3 months requested

Field: Tourism & Marketing

Location: Cape Town – Suburb Newlands

Start: flexible

Duration: at least 3 months

Field: Tourism & Marketing

Location: Cape Town – Suburb Newlands

Services included

  • Mediation of the internship
  • Written confirmation
  • Regular meetings with other participants on site activities & Suggestions
  • Extensive information in advance
  • Welcome pack with tourist information
  • Local contact

Additional services (optional):

  • Accommodation service in a shared apartment or host family
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Car rental