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TOURVEST ACQUIRES LOCAL TRAVELEX ASSETS TO CREATE SOUTH AFRICA’S LARGEST FOREX PROVIDER

The Financial Services division of integrated tourism group Tourvest has acquired the South African assets of global forex provider Travelex, creating the biggest independent foreign exchange business in South Africa. The deal, concluded earlier this year following Competition Commission approval, sees Tourvest owning 75% of the new business and Travelex owning the rest. Prior to […]

Tourvest appoints Peter Dlamini as CEO OF Mankwe-Gametrackers

Integrated tourism group Tourvest has appointed Peter Dlamini Chief Executive Officer of its Sun City-based activity business Mankwe-Gametrackers Dlamini joins Tourvest from SANParks where he served as the hospitality services manager for both the Skukuza and Berg en Dal rest camps for eight years. He has a wealth of experience in the hospitality and tourism […]

Tsitsikamma Cattle Baron reopened, offering breathtaking seaviews

The Cattle Baron Seafood Grill & Bistro has re-opened its doors on the shores of the Storms River Mouth to great applause by contributors to the travel review website, TripAdvisor.com. The restaurant and adjacent Parks Shop, both operated by integrated tourism group Tourvest, was burnt to the ground by a fire on the 25th of November […]

Tourvest opens new restaurant at V&A Waterfront in Cape Town

Integrated tourism group Tourvest will be opening a new 200-seater restaurant with breath-taking views of Table Mountain and the harbour in the V&A Waterfront on 1 December 2016. Called MAReSOL, the new restaurant offers authentic Portuguese cuisine with a touch of Mozambican flair. Brian Seaman, managing director of the restaurants and taverns business of Tourvest’s […]

Tourvest sees improved tourism trading conditions in East Africa

Integrated tourism group Tourvest said today its East African operation has seen an improvement in trading conditions in the East African region with bookings at its lodges improving by 25% this year compared to last. Tourvest East Africa operates the Lemala tented camps and Kuria Hills permanent camp in the northern Serengeti, as well as […]

AKA Sports and Events has been re-branded to TEAM Destination Management

Tourvest Destination Management acquired a UK based sports travel business ‘AKA Sports & Events’ a few years ago, and in alignment with the rest of its global sport offices the business has been rebranded to TEAM Destination Management. TEAM Destination Management is a global destination management company specialising in the provision and management of all […]

Tshokwane Trading Post and picnic site reopened after major Tourvest refurbishment

The Tshokwane Trading Post and Picnic Site, a popular stop-off between the Kruger National Park’s Skukuza and Satara camps, has reopened following an extensive refurbishment by integrated tourism group Tourvest. The Tourvest Destination Retail division was awarded the concession to operate the popular picnic spot by SANParks, and opened its doors to the public on 30 September. The uniquely revamped picnic site offers visitors to […]

Tourvest secures double contract success with British Airways

British Airways has awarded Tourvest Inflight Retail Services (Tourvest), the contract to manage the airline’s new short-haul food and beverage service.  Tourvest has also extended their contract to supply and manage the Duty Free service to British Airways throughout the world, which it has held since January 2012. The new catering service will enable customers […]

Sense of Africa appoints Michael Njogu Head of Sales & Marketing in East Africa

Sense of Africa has appointed Michael Njogu as the Head of Sales and Marketing in East Africa.  As a division of Tourvest Holdings and with offices in Namibia, Botswana, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania, Sense of Africa is one of Africa’s’ leading inbound tour operators. Michael is a seasoned professional with a wealth of experience spanning two decades in the tourism […]