African Dream: South Africa's Shaheed Ebrahim
31 January 2013 Last updated at 16:25 GMT
As part of the BBC's second African Dream series, Shaheed Ebrahim tells the BBC about the personal journey he took which led to him to winning the 2011/2012 Emerging Tourism Entrepreneur of the Year in South Africa.
The former banker set up Escape to the Cape, an innovative company providing guided tours around Cape Town which come with a technological twist.
Sophie Ikenye reports.
African Dream is broadcast on the BBC Focus on Africa radio programme every Thursday afternoon and on BBC World News throughout the day on Fridays