Thobela, known as Tobz, grew up in the coastal village of Chintsa in the Eastern Cape. He possesses a degree in Tourism Management, holds the reputable FGASA certification as a nature guide, and has obtained national accreditation as a cultural guide. Tobz has also been awarded with the title of "South Africa Specialist" by the South African Tourism Board (SAT).
In 2018, Tobz won a prestigious Lilizela tourism award and was recognised as one of the best cultural guides in South Africa. With over a decade of industry experience, Tobz founded Traveloma Tours & Safaris – one of the most exciting journeys in his life. Tobz leads business development and guides our cultural and nature tours.