Hospitality & Tourism 

Tour Operations and Development Assistant


Tourism, Operations, Tour design, Tourism sales, Internship

Career Field

Hospitality & Tourism 

Job Type

Internship Programme


South Africa



Tour Operations and Development AssistantTour Operations and Development Assistant

The Host Organisation

A tours company focused on giving visitors a memorable and educational experience through bespoke itineraries.

Roles and Responsibilities

Interns have the opportunity to get involved with various areas of operations. They will liaise with clients and with numerous local restaurants and vendors to create customized and enjoyable itineraries that showcase the best blend of cuisine, adventure, and culture the city has to offer. Interns work alongside our experienced and passionate team to consistently stay ahead of trends in the food and tours industry.


No previous experience in the tourism industry is required, however, an appreciation and passion for culture and food is essential. Applicants should be friendly, approachable and willing to learn on the go.

Skills Acquisition

Customer service Development of tour itineraries and proposals Interpersonal skills Organization and multitasking NetworkingProject management Teamwork and cultural awareness

Benefits to Intern

Gain hands-on experience in a vibrant, fun and exciting work environment Work alongside and learn from people from different backgrounds and cultures Gain an in-depth understanding of South African culture and history and experience the first hand the best cuisine and locations Cape Town has offer Boost your CV in customer service, hospitality, events, travel and tourism

Schedule & Compensation

Full-time temporary role with expectation of 37.5 hours work per week. Summer placement of 8-12 weeks with some flexibility and potential to extend Internship completed on an unpaid basis.



Please note that this position is offered as part of a comprehensive professional internship programme which has a fee. We offer lots of opportunities in this career area as part of our internship programme.

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Key programmes features

You are here for your development, your career and ultimately your future. You need to nail it when choosing a provider and a programme. So here's our offering in a nutshell.

Choice of programmes

We offer several programme options to suit different budgets

Choose your level of support and independence

Pay only for what you need from your trip

Programme fee starts at GBP £396 (USD $495)

Unlimited duration. No extra fee

Stay for any amount of time that you need and the price you pay for your programme does not change.

Total flexibility and control over your stay duration

You're free to change your itinerary whilst you're here, no hassle.

Unique guarantees

You won’t pay a penny unless we can offer you your ideal internship. Get 100% back if you’re not 100% happy after our placement search.

Your needs and preferences always come first

You're in total control of your experience

You won't get a 'cookie cutter' experience with us.

Four unique promises underpin our services. See them.

Focus on the skills you need.

Not only do you choose your industry, but also choose the exact skills you want to develop within that industry. Communication, negotiation, political negotiation. Just say!

We have a huge network of host organisations that allow us to find your match with unbeatable accuracy.

Our unique application provides you with the opportunity to highlight the skills you need to develop.

Our placement search is totally driven by your personal requirements.

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