ABOUT US

The Touch Down Group has over 25 years of experience in the tourism and leisure industry, boasting seven properties in South Africa and three properties in Croatia, and booking more than 300 000 beds a year.

Having sold more than R2.5 billion worth of Share Block accommodation, we now proudly employ over 1000 people across South Africa, Canada, the USA, Australia, Croatia, Hungry, and Indonesia.

The Touch Down Group is responsible for unique customer experiences in South Africa and abroad. We have recognized the gap in the market for consumers to engage and experience a diverse range of products and services. We employ a multi-faceted approach to hospitality and tourism, offering a broad spectrum of options covering the total tourism eco-system. Our focus is to provide specialized services based on location, property type, channel, and target market to create a seamless environment for our partners and customers.

WHAT MAKES US UNIQUE

Founded in 1995

Develop, manage and own more than 2000 beds in hospitality industry

Employment

Employ more than 1000 people across South Africa, Canada, the USA, Australia, Croatia, Hungry, and Indonesia

Specialists in:

Hotel management and marketing, local and international tourism, Ownership and Membership products

Leaders in:

Conferencing and Events, Travel distribution, and Travel technology

MEET THE TEAM

Alutius Oberlholzer
Alutius OberlholzerGroup Chairman
Eben Odendaal
Eben OdendaalCEO Touch Down Africa & Touch Down Invest
Leonard Reyneke
Leonard ReynekeCEO Touch Down Travel Tech &Touch Down DMC
Deon Barnard
Deon BarnardCEO- Go Touch Down Travel and Tours
Tijan Oberholzer
Tijan OberholzerCEO Touch Down Europe
Greg Smith
Greg SmithChief Marketing Office Touch Down Group
About Us Stories
2020
Launch of Touch Travel Tech

Launch of Touch Travel Tech

Launch of Sharkbay, Langebaan and the Launch of Belle Maroc, Blouberg
during the Covid-19 Pandemic 

2019
Launch of Touch Europe

Launch of Touch Europe

Touchdown DMC

2018
Started Croatia with St Lukes / Split

Started Croatia with St Lukes / Split

Touchdown DMC

2015
Started DTH , single biggest ova trout operation in the southern hemisphere

Started DTH , single biggest ova trout operation in the southern hemisphere

2014
Started own investment company – with various investment port folios

Started own investment company – with various investment port folios

2013
Started in Indonesia with branches in Australia and Bali

Started in Indonesia with branches in Australia and Bali

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