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Our mission is simple: “We believe that the future of travel is at the intersection of technology and marketing.”

Tech innovation plus Marketing genius multiplied by loyal Customer and Supplier Relationships, equals Travelstart: Africa's leading Online Travel Agency with more than 200 staff members in 15+ countries and territories around the world!

We have been connecting travellers with the best travel deals available in the open market for over 15 years, we are our Africa’s market leader.

Travelstart began in a humble coffee roastery in Malmö, Sweden. Stephan Ekbergh, the man who started it all, is still the CEO based at our HQ in Cape Town, South Africa.

When you join Travelstart you will become known as a 'Travelstarter' - our nickname for people who work here.

Travelstarters value intelligence and energy, creativity, and of course team players with a Warrior Spirit. We're looking for great talents who are humble, responsible and come with the best attitude to join our globally-diverse family.

We believe the creative future of travel is at the cross roads of user experience and design.

Watch the video below and gain some real insight of what it's like to be a Travelstarter. Be the first to know about available vacancies by signing up to our Talent Factory.

  • You will be a part of a leading online global travel agency.
  • You’ll join specialists within their field. Their knowledge and passion for their careers is inspiring.
  • We have the energy and excitement of a start-up melded with the comfort and stability of a well-established organization.
  • We incorporate fun into everything we do.
  • We have the coolest offices.
  • We give back to the community in many ways.
  • We love our country and want the world to love it too.
  • You can realise your professional career aspirations under one roof.
  • We work in a collaborative environment that exceeds the needs of our customers.
  • We care for our environment and the communities in which we operate.
  • We are an organization in transformation. We’re young, dynamic and reaching for the stars!

In our SA office:

  • Every Friday morning we have a great breakfast. The entire company eats together, family-style.
  • On the last Friday of every month, we have Wine Friday where we kick back and relax after a productive week.
  • We also have lovely Miko coffee available to us at all times.

We value intelligence and energy, creativity, and of course team players with a Warrior Spirit. We're looking for great talents who are humble, responsible and come with the best attitude to join our family. At Travelstart we have eight core values.

  • Think Different – we value innovation, exploration and revolution. We encourage our employees to challenge themselves and always test the limits of their potential.
  • Romance the Customer – This is our Golden Rule. We ALWAYS try our best to connect with each and every customer in order to provide world class service. At Travelstart, the Customer is King.
  • Share - your knowledge, life and ideas. Travelstart employees have a “community” mindset. We are always ready to teach each other, and to learn from each other. Here, the whole is greater than the individual.
  • Family and Fun – Celebrate, laugh, encourage, respect. Travelstart is a family and we focus on the importance of family and enjoying our time together. We encourage laughter, celebration and respect for one another.
  • Passion as a compass – be curious, dream and love. Travelstarters need to be passionate about what they do, they must love travel and the customer. We always try to promote love for one’s job and the constant desire to be better.
  • Silk and Steel – open eyes, full heart, warrior spirit. Be cool, calm and collected when dealing with one another and with clients.
  • Less is more – simplicity and quality. We choose quality over quantity. Keep things simple, but interesting and lastly,
  • Go for it! - Never be afraid to take chances and explore options. Have fun and aim for the stars!

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