Travel Industry Internships

Rhino Africa was founded on a passion for the people, wildlife and landscapes of Africa. For over a decade, we have been tailor-making luxury safari experiences for our guests from all over the globe. Rhino Africa was an early adopter of the online travel boom and we’ve continued to embrace innovation as a key ethos. We pride ourselves on our digital skills and place ourselves at the hot spot where travel and tech meet. Each year, working with 2000 partners and suppliers, we service over 15000 clients and fill 100000 bed nights, aiming to be the authority on African travel. It is our vision to share our passion, experience, and knowledge with the world.

To share this passion with you, we have created the unique Rhino Africa travel industry internship programs. These 3-month programs have been designed to inject fresh perspectives, new ideas, and youthful energy into our ever-evolving workplace, while simultaneously helping our interns to develop their own skills and understanding of our dynamic industry.

Travel industry internships are available in all of the roles listed below, offering opportunities for English, French, German, Spanish and Portuguese speakers:



  • Preparing final travel documentation for customers based on sold packages
  • Working with our sales team to ensure the quality of documentation
  • Designing documentation in a way that is pleasant for customers


  • Capturing rates accurately according to rate sheets provided by our suppliers
  • Updating rates on a regular basis and calculating rates accurately
  • Working with our sales team to resolve rates-related challenges in daily operations
  • Working with the product team to maintain rates-related information
  • Ensuring that rates and supporting information have been captured correctly


  • Monitoring weekly client arrival reports and liaising with consultants
  • Producing welcome letters and distributing these to hotels & lodges
  • Arranging and distributing welcome gifts for VIP clients
  • Assisting consultants with restaurant bookings, golf bookings, and special requests
  • Increasing the level of personal service delivered to clients on behalf of and in conjunction with sales consultants
  • Assisting sales consultants on an ad hoc basis


  • Analyzing historical sales figures to identify trends and define product and sales strategies
  • Inventory and allocation planning, updating, monitoring & reporting
  • Pricing analysis for product packages and specials, performance tracking & reporting
  • Supplier Sales target performance tracking & reporting
  • Competitor analysis
  • Ad Hoc assistance in project management & supplier management



THE RHINO CAFE: Whether it’s the life-giving cappuccinos or sinfully satisfying meals, the chefs at Rhino Café are on hand to give you the fuel injection you need to keep going. Grab a bite to eat, drop in for a chat, or simply pass through to catch a glimpse of the latest game.

COMPENSATION: We don’t ask our Rhinos to work for free! Every intern receives a salary of R3,000 per month.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES: We’re constantly evolving, which means that there are always new positions opening up. All interns who excel will be given the opportunity to apply for a full-time role at Rhino Africa.

DIVERSE CULTURE: Rhino Africa is a fun, challenging, fast-paced place to work. We’re one big family. Interns are encouraged to soak up our culture and participate in social and community events.

LIFE-LONG LEARNING: We understand the importance of our team members establishing themselves as leaders in their own right. We ensure that interns leave our offices with invaluable skills that will help them continue on their own paths to success.

DIRECT MENTORSHIP: Every intern is assigned a mentor to guide them through the program. This mentor will lead individual workshops designed to develop your skills and knowledge. Our mantra is simple: the easiest way to improve is to learn from the best.

ONLINE DEVELOPMENT COURSES: Online courses with will be offered to help our interns develop the precise range of skills they wish to focus on. These courses span the fields listed below:


    • The tourism industry in South Africa
    • Rates Sheet Analysis
    • Rates Calculation: Markups and margins
    • The tourism industry in South Africa
    • Travel Documentation
    • Travel Itineraries and Maps
    • Introduction to Online Tour Operating
    • Service Thinking in the travel industry
    • Introduction to sales training

If you are interested in any of the above internship opportunities then APPLY HERE

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