Service: Tours and activities
CEO: Cherae Robinson.
Tastemakers Africa is revolutionizing African travel with authentic and amazing tours hosted by seasoned and local curators.
Whether it’s a chef, a DJ, artist or creative entrepreneur, guests on the tours will experience a unique side of Africa.
The company, which launched a mobile app for booking, is currently operating in Accra, Cape Town and Johannesburg.
Goals for 2020
"2020 for us is about deepening community connections on our platform and expanding to new markets.
"Our goal is to dig deep into Africa and its diaspora by launching new markets on the continent but also in diaspora strongholds across the world like Brazil, Colombia, Panama, the United States, the U.K. and France.
"It’s an exciting time for us to lean into the needs of black travelers and be both a source of inspiration and the place where they can actually book the experiences that make their trip worth it.
"We plan to reach 20 cities with more than 1,000 experiences in 2020. We will continue to offer both day tours and multi day group trips but will launch new product features that level this up completely allowing peer to peer communications, influential hosts, deep supplier engagement and much more.
"You can also expect to see new collaborations like what we’ve done with AFROPUNK that really speak to our community driving value and interactions that reach far beyond the transaction."
- Founded: 2016.
- Team size: 3.
- Funds raised: $2.2 million.
- Website: Tastemakers.
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