Who we are

“Our mission is to enrich lives through innovative and sustainable travel experiences. This integrated travel offering is leveraged through our specialist teams, culture of high-performance and high-touch technology.”

Giltedge is a global travel company, based in South Africa, founded in 2001. It’s co-owned by its directors Sean Kritzinger and Murray Gardiner, and Accor, one of the world’s leading hotel groups listed in the CAC 40 index in Paris.

Offering a full suite of travel expertise in their teams, Giltedge are leading experts in holidays and safaris to Southern and East Africa as well as the Indian Ocean Islands, FITs, group, outbound corporate and leisure, MICE and golf travel.

Our integrated travel offering is supported by seamless communication, leading technology, an agile team, and a strong commitment to guests.

Additionally, strong partnerships with both valued suppliers and our global travel trade partners have been instrumental in Giltedge’s success. These factors combined will continue to be the foundation of our company’s growth.

At Giltedge we invite our customers to be our guest no matter where they wish to travel, for what purpose and how. People are at the heart of our business and to enrich the lives of our guests is our biggest goal.

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 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” 10 times by the World Travel Awards – frequently referred to as the ‘Oscars of the Travel Industry’. We have also won SA’s leading Destination Management Company for the past few years.

Clients Feedback

Have you travelled with us? You can add your Giltedge review on Safaribookings.com, or on the independant reviews platform Feefo. You can also read what our guests have had to say about their dream safaris, vacations or business trips.


Giltedge is passionate about Travel with a Purpose and these are some of the community projects and non-profit organisations that are close to our hearts, and whose projects we vigorously support along with our own internal program.