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WILD HORIZONS LOOKOUT CAFE – IMPORTANT UPDATE

VICTORIA FALLS, 24 APRIL 2019 – When flames engulfed and devastated the Wild Horizons Lookout Café, it was a searing loss for the town of Victoria Falls. While we have been working tirelessly on the reconstruction of this iconic restaurant, due to circumstances beyond our control, the process has encountered numerous hindrances along the way. For […]

aha HOTELS & LODGES STRENGTHENS LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH STRATEGIC APPOINTMENTS

JOHANNESBURG, 12 March 2019 – aha Hotels & Lodges has made several changes to their Executive Team through the appointment of highly-experienced leaders in key roles. These strategic changes will cement the focused growth of both the management and acquisition of leisure properties and lodges across Southern Africa, in addition to properties in key city […]

AMERICAN EXPRESS GLOBAL BUSINESS TRAVEL CONFIRMS TOURVEST TRAVEL SERVICES AS SOUTH AFRICA PARTNER

LONDON (February 27, 2019) American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), the world’s leading business partner for managed travel, has confirmed Tourvest Travel Services as its partner in South Africa. Following the acquisition of HRG in July 2018, a best-of-both integration strategy has been pursued to create a new GBT that will provide even more value […]

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 […]

OLD DRIFT LODGE VICTORIA FALLS, NOW OPEN

VICTORIA FALLS, 25 MAY 2018 – Wild Horizons is proud to announce the opening of Old Drift Lodge, Victoria Falls. Old Drift Lodge is a bush paradise that exudes an old world charm, admits modern luxuries, and is a symbol of the harmonic existence that can be achieved between man and nature. Old Drift Lodge, speaks 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 […]