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Alliance Strategies celebrates five years of exceptional growth and impact in South Africa
WYSE News | April 16, 2024

Alliance Strategies, a global leader in cultural exchange programs through its Alliance Abroad and GeoVisions subsidiaries, has announced the fifth anniversary of its South African hub, a milestone marked by substantial growth and sustained success. Launched in 2019 with just five staff members, the Cape Town office has expanded to a robust team of nearly 50 dedicated professionals.

Over the past five years, the South African hub has evolved from providing administrative support for the Summer Work and Travel program in the USA to becoming a comprehensive global service center. Today, the team boasts specialists in digital sales, program applications, document collection, visa processing, and in-country support. Their efforts are pivotal in successfully supporting nearly 15,000 annual participants in cultural exchange programs across the USA, Spain, and Australia.

The Cape Town team not only contributes to global operations but also actively embodies the core values of Alliance Strategies through regular participation in local volunteer and charitable activities. This commitment enhances the community and reinforces the positive impact of the hub on a local and global scale.

James Bell, CEO of Alliance Strategies, expressed his pride in the team’s achievements: “Celebrating five years of our South African hub is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team in Cape Town. From a modest beginning to becoming an essential part of our global operations, they have shown incredible growth and resilience. I am immensely proud of what we have achieved together and excited for the future as we continue to expand our reach and impact.”

As the hub celebrates this significant anniversary, Alliance Strategies is committed to continuing its support for the Cape Town team’s growth and development as a pivotal element of the company’s global strategy. This celebration not only reflects on past successes but also sets the foundation for future endeavours in enhancing cultural exchanges worldwide.


Member snapshot

Alliance Strategies is the umbrella entity that serves strategically and tactically the Alliance Abroad global footprint as well as the – GeoVisions – Sociedad Mexicana de Gastronomía – YoWork – and –The Work Nomads– subsidiary brands. For over 30 years, we have been a leading facilitator of global cultural exchange programs. From our five offices strategically located in Australia, Mexico, Spain, South Africa, and the United States, and our extensive network of recruiting partners worldwide, we have successfully facilitated meaningful cultural exchange experiences and career development opportunities to hundreds of thousands of international participants from over 55 countries. Our extensive portfolio of programs provides young people the opportunity to experience a destination and gain in-depth and authentic exposure to its culture, people,

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