Latin America

Start your career in tourism in Colombia, Peru, Nicaragua or Jamaica

In Latin America we offer traineeships in Colombia, Peru, Nicaragua, Ecuador,

and Jamaica.


The trainee in Colombia will be working with an organization that was founded by two Dutch entrepreneurs. Tourism flow to Colombia has increased enormously in recent years. The company has two small offices including 13 staff. The international team in Bogota where you will be working, is consisting of eight people, including two Dutch persons. The organization organizes the trips for Better Places and Fairaway. The company will start working with a new software program and you will also be assisting in this. It helps the organiasation to develop iteneraries and make reservations. Besides this you will help them with product development and client communication. Both German and Dutch trainees are invited to apply for the position. They are looking for a trainee who is available for 10 months.


In Peru, the traineeship will be at an organization founded by a Dutchman quite a few years ago. The company has expanded quite a bit and consists of a team of around 15 people working from several locations in and outside Peru. As a trainee you will work primarily from Cusco in a multicultural team of Europeans and Peruvians. The organization would love to start measuring its impact on the destination and this is a task you will help with. Besides that you will communicate with potential customers, make travel proposals and perform marketing tasks. Knowledge of Spanish is important. Also, you are required to speak Dutch or German. This DMC is a partner of Better Places, Fair Away and Better Places Travel.




In Nicaragua can do a lot at the Destination Management Company. The company was started by a Dutch man and has a very open company culture compared to other companies in Nicaragua. A lot of independency and entrepreneurship is required from the student. The working activities are very diverse: developing iteneraries and quotes, reservations, clientcommunication and a lot fo other duties. It is a beuatiful destination to stay for 6-10 months. The organisation in Nicaragua organises tours for Better Places as well as for Fairaway in Germany. Both German and Dutch speaking students can apply for this traineeship. 



More information about traineeship in Jamaica will follow soon.