Who we are

“We create life changing travel experiences as responsible destination experts by offering value with integrity, creativity, and flexibility”

Giltedge Africa is an award-winning, luxury inbound tour operator with an in-depth knowledge of Southern Africa, East Africa, and the Indian Ocean islands. We create tailor-made itineraries to the best destinations in Africa, from South Africa to Botswana to Rwanda.

Founded in 2001, we are passionate about sharing the best of this beautiful continent; and pride ourselves on our professionalism and outstanding levels of service. This has sealed our reputation as an authority in African travel, and we have been voted “South Africa’s Leading Luxury Tour Operator” no less than 9 times at the annual “World Travel Awards”.

Giltedge Africa is part of the Giltedge Group, a South African private company co-owned by our directors Sean Kritzinger and Murray Gardiner, and Accor; Accor is an augmented hospitality group listed in the CAC 40 index in Paris and the largest hotel group in Europe.

Murray Gardiner

Murray Gardiner

Giltedge Group: Chief Executive Officer

Sean Kritzinger

Sean Kritzinger

Giltedge Group: Executive Chairman

Meet the rest of the team

Award-winning luxury tour operator

As a luxury inbound tour operator with an in-depth knowledge of southern and eastern Africa and the magnificent Indian Ocean islands, Giltedge Africa has been recognized for multiple awards across the globe; however the one we are very proud of is being voted “South Africa’s Leading Luxury Tour Operator” 9 times by the World Travel Awards – frequently referred to as the ‘Oscars of the Travel Industry’.

Clients Feedback

Giltedge has turned many agents & travellers from around the world into happy clients

Philanthropy

Giltedge Africa, and the overall Giltedge Group, is involved in several philanthropic events and activities throughout the year but there are some organisations that are very close to our hearts and whose projects we vigorously support along with our own internal program.

Giltedge Group

Giltedge Africa is part of the award-winning Giltedge Group, considered a leading expert in holidays and safaris to Southern and East Africa, FITs and group travel, outbound corporate and leisure travel, incentive travel (both in- and outbound), and golf travel.

Giltedge DMC

Giltedge DMC

Our inbound incentive division Giltedge DMC (Destination Management Company) creates inspiring itineraries for meetings, conferences and incentive groups

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Giltedge Incentives

Giltedge Incentives

Giltedge Incentives specialises in conceptualising and planning meetings, incentives, conferences and events for the South African (MICE) market.

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Giltedge Golf

Giltedge Golf

Giltedge Golf combines the ultimate in luxury travel with the very best in wine, golf and safari experiences.

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Giltedge International

Giltedge International

Giltedge International is a fully accredited travel agency with three IATA (International Air Transport Association) licences.

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Giltedge Ocean Islands

Giltedge Ocean Islands

specialises in authentic island holidays on the world’s most beautiful beaches. From the Seychelles and Maldives to remote Madagascar, our well-travelled team knows just how to tailor-make each detail to our clients’ vision of the perfect island escape.

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