About Cullinan Holdings Limited



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What we do

Cullinan Holdings was established in 1901 as the famous diamond mining company which discovered the world’s largest ever rough diamond. The company is listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange under the Tourism and Leisure sector.

The Group has evolved rapidly from almost exclusively focusing on Tourism to the current business which operates in three major segments. These are Travel and Tourism, still the dominant segment, Marine and Boating and recently Financial Services.

Cullinan Holdings forms part of The Travel Corporation, one of the world's largest global travel experts, whose multi award-winning portfolio includes luxury hotels, boutique river cruises, independent holiday package companies and a variety of guided travel experiences.

The Travel Corporation is the largest shareholder of Cullinan Holdings Ltd, one of South Africa's oldest public companies, which owns household travel brands such as Thompsons Africa, Thompsons Holidays, Thompsons Touring & Safari, Springbok Atlas Tours and Safaris, Hylton Ross Tours, Planet Africa, Gateway Tours, followme2AFRICA and Pentravel, as well as marine businesses Manex and Central Boating.

The company owns the following tour operators, as of 2022:

AAT Kings,
Aussie Adventure,
Inspiring Journeys,
Adventure World Travel,
African Travel,
Brendan Vacations,
Contiki Tours,
Down Under Tours,
Evan Evans Tours,
Grand European Travel,
HAGGiS Adventures,
Highland Explorer Tours,
Shamrocker Adventures,
Insight Vacations,
Luxury Gold,
Lion World Travel,
Siva Travel Services Greece,
Trafalgar Tours,
Travel Corporation Asia,
Uniworld – operates river cruises across Europe, Asia and the Middle East on a number of rivers including the Rhine, Main, Danube, and the Seine.

The company also owns Red Carnation Hotels, a luxury hotel group with hotels in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States, South Africa, Guernsey and Switzerland. In August 2015, Ashford Castle in Ireland was voted the world's best hotel by Virtuoso Travel Week, and third best world hotel in July 2015 by Travel + Leisure magazine in the U.S.

The company also owns and operates transportation services in various locations. Transportation brands include AAT Kings and Atlas Reizen (based in the Netherlands).

Other holdings include the Old Town amusement park in Florida and Bouchard Finlayson Winery in South Africa.

Why Work For Us

Internationally, TTC has become one of the largest, family owned and run business in the world.

Our Culture

The company's philosophy is to keep the brands separate with their own identity, serving their own niche markets, rather than trying to merge them all and ending up with one brand without a distinct identity.

Our Hiring Process

We have an exciting opportunity for a Software Engineer to join our established and highly regarded travel and tourism company.

You can join a team of self-driven innovators and have the freedom to work remotely, from home, and to run with ideas in order to come up with innovative solutions to complex problems.

• Tech stack knowledge: Python, Django, HTML
• 3+ years’ coding experience

• Technical integration of new in-house systems from legacy system
• Application Design and development
• Conducting code reviews
• New functionality design & development
• Fixes & maintenance on current system

Strong problem-solving skills, great interpersonal and communication skills are essential.

Remote Working
Flexible Leave Policy
No Dress Code
Tourism is all about creating unforgettable experiences for people!
Paid Maternity leave
Assistance payment for newborn baby
Disability and Funeral cover
Provident Fund
Training and Development
Work Life Balance
Longevity Service Awards
Tech Stack

Application and Data




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