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Top Travel Suppliers of South Africa for Indian market

Be it for luxury, adventure, special interest groups or Indian meals; South Africa is buckled up with cater every type of Indian travellers with specialized local DMC catering to the Indian market.

Here is a quick video on how South Africa Tourism in India is working on a strategy to attract over 1,00,000 Indian tourists in 2019. The video also showcases few of the top travel suppliers of South Africa who are apt for the Indian market.

 

Here is the list:

1.Africa Incoming

Africa Incoming has set its roots as being one of the most reliable DMC for South Africa. We take pride in now calling ourselves an individual firm that not only caters to travel necessities, but offers a complete travel solution. Across the market, we are known to systematise the entire journey with an end-to-end service all from departures and transportation, handpicked attractions and specialised tours to hospitality.

Contact Person: Paras Bhutani

Email: indiasales@africaincoming.com

2. African Pride Tours

African Pride Tours' tailor-made itineraries include self-drive or guided FITs, honeymoons, family groups, incentives, special-interest and sports tours. They are the appointed African representatives of Golden Oldies international sports tours.
Their dedicated staff and guides, with offices in Cape Town and Victoria Falls, ensure that their clients receive the TLC they deserve.

Contact Person: Trevor Hewett

Email: trevor@africanpride.co.za

3. Albatros

Albatros Travel, with over 33 years of experience, offices situated around the globe, e.g. Copenhagen, China, Greenland, Poland, Tanzania, Kenya and South Africa plus 400 employees – can be regarded as a leading tourism partner. Offering adventurous and diverse safari experiences to Southern Africa, including Namibia, Mozambique, Botswana and Victoria Falls. In India, the company is represented by Delhi based Sapphire Ventures.

Contact Person: Siddharth Jain

Email: int.b2b@svindia.in | india@albatros.co.za

4. By Design Africa

By Design Africa are destination specialists that offer full service hosting, for both domestic and international travellers. During our time in this industry we’ve also carved out a niche as specialists in corporate travel – be it for business meetings, incentives, conferences or events. We also pride ourselves in creating luxury escapes, weddings and safari experiences. We’ll work closely with you to design an itinerary that suits your needs, and once you’re in the country we’ll be on hand 24/7.

Contact person: Zoe Molapisi | Monique Plaatjies

Email: zoe@bydesignafrica.com

5. Buja Tours & Safaris

Buja Tours is a tour operator based in Johannesburg, South Africa, that fully understands the needs of the Indian traveller, including the emphasis on culinary requirements, and their range of destinations and adventure activities. We have been providing end-to-end, bespoke travel services since 2005. We focus on delivering unique, high quality experiences. Our wide range of guided holidays and day tours, along with limitless tailor-made travel options, offer innovative, authentic and competitively priced experiences with service levels that exceed expectations.

Contact person: Jabu Matsilele

Email: jabu@bujatours.co.za

6. Centurion

Established in 1999, Centurion Travel & Tours is a fully fledged inbound tour
operator and DMC (destination management company) operating their own
fleet in South Africa, servicing international leisure and corporate markets.
Offering a wide selection of competitively priced travel services ranging from
budget to high-end luxury, these services include:
- Customised family holidays, honeymoon packages, self-drive, group and
FIT packages.
- MICE – meetings, incentives, conferences, events.
- Scheduled and private day tours conducted by registered tour guides.
- Accommodation – three-star to five-star luxury – hotels, apartments, villas and
lodges.
- Chauffeurs, transport and ground-handling services.
- Domestic flights.

Contact Person: Ikraam Bulbulia

Email: leisure@centuriontours.co.za

7. ERM Tours & Safaris

ERM Tours & Safaris is an owner-managed DMC, and one of the first South African tour operators to have established the destination-South Africa, in the Indian market. With over 20 years’ reputable experience operating in India, we have gained tremendous insights and expertise in meeting the requirements of the discerning traveller. Our professional, dedicated team is equipped to deal with FIT, group, leisure and MICE markets, having worked on events such as the IIFA Awards, Panasonic and Sony Incentives to name a few.

Contact person: Kavita Makan

Email: kavita@ermtours.co.za

8. Miola Safaris

Miola Safaris – Africa, offers complete holiday packages, luxury African safaris and corporate events throughout South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Kenya.

Contact person: Russel Fredericks

Email: russel@miolasafaris.com

9. Private Safaris

With over forty years of experience, Private Safaris, one of Africa’s leading and most reliable Destination Management Companies provides exceptional holiday experiences for groups or individual travellers to 11 countries in Southern Africa. Explore Africa in style and at your own pace with bespoke itineraries, unique offerings, and management of all travel services.

Contact person: Monika Iuel

Email: monika.iuel@privatesafaris.com

10. Royal African Discoveries

Royal African Discoveries celebrated its 20th year anniversary during 2018. Over this time it has built a solid reputation for providing top-quality service and innovative programmes at competitive rates. Royal African Discoveries prides itself on going beyond pre-packaged sightseeing tours to create personalised encounters with Africa and her people.

Contact person: Pieter Erasmus

Email: pieter@royalafrica.co.za

11. Southern Africa 360

Southern Africa 360 is an owner-run and managed inbound DMC that has decades of experience in providing outstanding, luxury holiday packages and tours throughout the Southern African region. We offer a wide range of dynamic holiday experiences, from lavish honeymoon packages, to heart racing family adventures.

Contact person: Collin Thaver

Email: collin@southernafrica360.com

12. Springbok Atlas

Springbok Atlas Tours and Safaris is Southern Africa’s leading tour operator and prides itself on its dedicated India inbound department. Our team of sales consultants fully understands the needs of the Indian traveller, including the main emphasis on the culinary requirements, and the most popular destinations and adventure activities.

Contact person: Lionel Vas | Chris Chibaduki

Email: india@springbokatlas.com

13. Syavaya

Syavaya Tours provides complete planning and destination management services in all of the major destinations in South Africa. We specialise in the design and delivery of tours, as well as transportation logistics. Our team of dedicated planning professionals will ensure a successful programme regardless of the budget or the destination.

Contact person: Sonto Mbonambi

Email: sonto@syavayatours.com

14. Thompsons Africa

It is a Destination Management Company supplying meet and greets, transfers, fully escorted and group series tours, MICE, seat-in-vehicle tours, open-vehicle safaris and FIT services in South and Southern Africa. Established more than 36 years ago, we provide memorable and life changing African holiday experiences, thereby ensuring your success in selling Africa.

Contact person: James Hassan

Email: james.hassan@thompsonsafrica.co.za

15. Tourvest DMC

Tourvest Destination Management’s flagship brand into the Indian market SST merged with the brands Your Africa, Welcome Tourism Services and Focus Tours to form Tourvest DMC in 2017. The business consolidation has since synergised operational efficiencies and processes, allowing for further specialisation capacity by creating pockets of expertise.

Contact person: Suzanne Benadie | Renuka Natu | Nerusha Singh

Email: sbenadie@tourvest-dmc.com | rnatu@tourvest-dmc.com | nsingh@tourvest-dmc.com

16. Tshuku Transport & Tours

Tshuku Tours is an inbound tour operator located in The Cradle of Humankind, Gauteng with operations throughout South Africa.

Contact person: Mpho Mache

17. Travcare

A 16-year-old topmost DMC, part of Dhar Group with business interests in IT solutions, real estate, mining and restaurants. They are an expert B2B company, catering to needs of travel houses, HNV individuals, film stars, top business executives, politicians, film producers etc. We design bespoke family holidays, honeymoon, adventure holidays, golfing breaks, Incentives or special events like destination wedding, anniversaries or hunting safaris.

Contact person: Virendra Dhar

Email: holidays@travcare.co.za

18. Tsheloa | Dinare

Tsheola Dinare is one of the leading black-owned tour operators in South Africa, with a massive experience in tourism, conference and shuttle service industry. With its head offices in Johannesburg, the company’s footprint is found in all corners of the country with its branches in Cape Town and Durban.

Contact person: Namhla Mayeki

Email: namhlam@dinaretours.co.za

19. V2 Travels

V2 Travels Pty Ltd is a South African Destination Management Company based in Cape Town, South Africa. A team of professionals with combined experience of more than 25 years serving in South Africa.

Contact person: Nishang Ashar | Krunal Ashar

Email: nishang@v2travels.net | krunal@V2Travels.net

20. Zenith Tours & Safaris

Zenith Tours & Safaris Pty Ltd is an officially registered Destination Management Company which, for over 15 years, has successfully served tourists travelling to Southern Africa (South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia) as well as East Africa (Kenya, Zanzibar, Tanzania).

Contact person: Lana Koncheva | Olesya Nikitina

Email: lana@zenithafrica.com | sales@zenithafrica.com

 

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