AfricaStart your career in tourism in Morocco, Madagascar or South Africa
In Africa we offer traineeships in Madagascar, Morocco and South Africa.
In Madagascar, you work as a trainee in a small organization, which was founded by a Belgian entrepreneur who has worked for years as a tour guide in Africa. In addition to organizing trips, the organization also has a property where you can stay, a beautiful location! The organization wants to work with a new software back office system and this will likely be your contribution. It is important to have some knowledge of this destination in order to make travel proposals and to be able to communicate well with customers. If you don’t have much knowledge on this destination, you will get the opportunity to get to learn about different locations in Madagascar. Preference is given to a German-speaking person who also speaks good English and French, as French is one of the official languages of Madagascar.
The Moroccan DMC of Riksja Travel offers an interesting job for a Trainee! The company was once founded by a Dutch woman and nowadays there are mostly local employees. The modern city of Agadir is home to the company, which is, by the way, a really nice city to live in! As a trainee you will possibly work on the following tasks: Travel around the country to shoot professional photo’s, visit destinations throughout the whole country to improve the service of the company, assisting in developing a professional website – Priority, website is in-between company and customer, to maintain the sustainability policy. To adjust current and new product so they so they meet the requirements for Travelife, marketing activities and development of information packages, development of a new product and bookings and developing the social media of the company (Instagram, Facebook)
Our partner for South Africa and Namibia is working from Cape Town. This organization has a lot of attention for sustainability. They offer customized trips as well as excursions. The organization organizes trips for Better Places and Fairaway. The trainee can therefore be Dutch as well as German-speaking. You work in a team of around 16-20 people. The team manager is Dutch and has a lot of travel experience. You will especially play an important role in communication with customers. In addition, you will also contribute to setting up travel proposals. The trainee position at this company is for 10 months, but they prefer a person who would like to live in Cape Town for a longer period of time and the chance of staying for a couple of years is very realistic. So especially young professionals with an interest of staying a few years in South Africa are invited to apply for this function.