About Rainmaker Africa

Address

113 Loop Street, Cape Town, 8000

Company Size

1-15
Summary

As a social enterprise or zebra type company we are passionate about democratizing technology. As a true TravelTech company with a strong 5-decade hospitality and tourism background, we provide holistic and enterprise-grade platforms and solutions to our customers.

We are a partner of Google and the UNWTO amongst others.

WHY | To Keep More Tourism Spend in Destinations for an Economically Sustainable Tourism Development through Democratization of Technology.

WHAT | The Award Winning 5 Stages of Success is a holistic methodology and managed service to inclusively enable all hospitality and tourism businesses in a Destination.

HOW | The Award-Winning VISTA Destination Network Open Platform and Ecosystem is a unique Supply-Site Platform seamlessly integrating all stakeholders in a destination to gain back control of their visibility, reputation, communication, and distribution.

PROBLEM SOLVED | The 200.000 hospitality and tourism business in Africa are overwhelmed by the increasing and ever faster-changing complexity of technology and value chains to deal with. Since they are often no hoteliers, marketers, digital or IT geeks, they can't cope and as a result remain on pen & paper, excel or Outlook to manage their business. They have become dependent on a very few either traditional and no longer sustainable (i.e. Thomas Cook Retail-Wholesale-DMC) or market-dominant digital (i.e. booking.com) value chains and give away 60% to 80% of their profits plus the customer ownership. This is not sustainable. Only 10% of them have a proper digital presence and only 15% of them use technology to manage their business.

SOLUTION PROVIDED | While the 5 Stages of Success is the paid-for product for the hospitality and tourism businesses, the VISTA Destination Network is our Public-Private Partnership and Freemium Application business model for Tourism Authorities to drive Digital Transformation for the entire Destination to keep more tourism spend in the destination and gain back control of visibility, reputation, communication, and distribution for a sustainable tourism development. Aligned with the UNWTO Digital Transformation Strategy, contributing to the Tourism Sustainability Goals. It forms an integrated pull-push go to market model.

Our solutions and platform have been awarded in the USA, Europe, and Africa.

Perks
Flexible Hours
Remote Working
No Dresscode
Flexible Leave Policy
Making an Impact
Tech Stack

Application and Data

Amazon S3
Amazon EC2
Amazon VPC
Javascript
Node.js
MySQL
PHP
jQuery
HTML5
nginx
Vue.js

DevOps

Jenkins
npm
Bitbucket
Kubernetes

Utilities

Amazon SES
Google Analytics

Business Tools

Google Apps
Slack
JIRA

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