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Tourism Boot Camp 2020

Tourism Boot Camp 2020

Last week, I had the privilege of teaching a week of “Tourism Boot Camp“. This is an industry-led initiative in partnership with Luxury Safaris and the SALT group, whereby we recruit and offer training to young people looking for work in the tourism industry. The aim is to offer practical experience, and facilitate internships in…

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2019 Business Statistics

2019 Business Statistics

Hi everybody.  Chrissy here, the Earthstompers’ statistics geek! I would like to share some of our business statistics for the calendar year 2019.  I find these really interesting to understand where our clients come from, the distribution of online travel agents vs. more traditional booking methods, and how South African tourism is doing overall. So,…

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Earthstompers: Best Tour Operator in South Africa!

Earthstompers: Best Tour Operator in South Africa!

Wow!!! What an honor to be named the Best Tour Operator in South Africa, at the 2019 Lilizela National Awards this past Saturday! It was an incredible privilege to receive this award on behalf of the Earthstompers team. We are so proud of every single member in our team and certainly could not have achieved…

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Experience Boschendal

Experience Boschendal

Earthstompers and Cape Food & Wine Tours love Boschendal Farm. They just have it all! Located about 1 hour’s drive from Cape Town, Boschendal is a working farm situated in the stunning wine region of Franschhoek. This farm has it’s own Deli, Bakery and Butchery with all produce sold coming straight from the farm! They…

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Western Cape Lilizela Tourism Awards 2019

Western Cape Lilizela Tourism Awards 2019

The Lilizela Tourism Awards recognize the ‘best of the best’ in South African Tourism. “These awards recognize and reward tourism players and businesses who work passionately and with pride to deliver a world class product and service and whose delivery grows South Africa’s global destination competitiveness.” In 2018, we entered the Awards for the first…

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Tourism month – Get to know the Earthstompers team

Tourism month – Get to know the Earthstompers team

The month of September is known as “Tourism Month”. During this month, the tourism sector of South Africa receives heightened exposure and focus is placed on the importance of tourism in our local economy. In the light of tourism month, we celebrate our awesome team of now, 14!! Without them, we can’t do what we…

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Explore Victoria Falls with Earthstompers

Explore Victoria Falls with Earthstompers

Some exciting news:  Earthstompers can now help you plan your Victoria Falls travels!  We have been getting many enquiries from existing clients to offer something in the Victoria Falls area, so Hendrik and I visited the area personally. We investigated the range of offerings for accommodation, transfers, and activities, so that we can give our…

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Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park, Botswana

Hendrik and I recently had the chance to visit the Chobe National Park area of Botswana, as a part of our Victoria Falls Trip. We stayed three nights in Botswana to take in the various activities on offer and check out the accommodation options. What is special about this area is the unique vantage point…

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Tourism Boot Camp success story

Tourism Boot Camp success story

  Today we are wishing Fazlin Samaai congratulations on one year of working at Earthstompers! Fazlin joined the Tourism Boot Camp program in July 2018 which was conducted by Pieter Geldenhuys and the team from PG Tops & Luxury Safaris. The aim of the program is to give inexperienced, unemployed individuals the necessary job training…

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