Entries by Tourvest

TOURVEST DESTINATION MANAGEMENT BROADENS REGIONAL FOOTPRINT THROUGH THE ACQUISITION OF MOZAMBIQUE VOYAGES

In line with their strategy to expand their African footprint, Tourvest Destination Management has acquired Mozambique Voyages, a DMC specialising in both self-drive and tailor made holidays in Mozambique. Says Martijn Mellaart, owner of Mozambique Voyages; “I am extremely excited about this partnership. Joining such a strong company, being able to broaden its reach into […]

SOUTH AFRICA’S FIRST FINE-DINING FLOATING RESTAURANT AT THE V&A WATERFRONT PROVES A HIT WITH CAPE TOWN LOCALS AND TOURISTS

Tourvest Restaurants and Taverns, a member of integrated tourism group Tourvest, says its latest restaurant, The Alba, has been very well received by the Cape Town public and international tourists since its launch in September this year. The Alba is South Africa’s first and only fine-dining, floating restaurant, seating 72 people in comfort and measuring […]

TOURVEST LAUNCHES NEW NANYUKIE LODGE

Integrated tourism group Tourvest’s new lodge, Lemala Nanyukie, in the central Serengeti opened successfully to a full house on Saturday 10 November. Lemala Nanyukie is a 45 minute drive east of the Seronera Airstrip in the central Serengeti and offers guests panoramic views of the annual wildebeest migration as well as many other game.  It […]

TOURVEST COMMITS TO EAST AFRICA INVESTMENT

Tourvest East Africa, a member of integrated tourism group Tourvest’s Accommodation and Activities division, says it plans to invest in two further properties in Tanzania over the next five years and to extend its presence to Kenya, given the tourism potential of the East African area. Tourvest East Africa owns the Lemala Collection in Uganda […]

WILD HORIZONS EXPANDS INTO CAPE TOWN

Wild Horizons, the Victoria-Falls based adventure and tourism activity business of integrated tourism group Tourvest’s Accommodation and Activity division, has expanded its portfolio of products through a new operation in Cape Town. Situated in the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, the new operation is called Wild Horizons Waterfront Adventures and offers a variety of scheduled and […]

TOURVEST EAST AFRICA STARTS CONSTRUCTION AT NEW KALAGALA CAMP SITE

Tourvest East Africa, a member of integrated tourism group Tourvest’s Accommodation and Activities division, said today it has officially broken ground at the new site of its Kalagala Falls tented and overland camp, situated on the Uganda Nile near the town of Jinja. Scheduled to open for the 2019 season, the new camp will comprise […]

TOURVEST LAUNCHES SA’S FIRST FINE-DINING RESTAURANT BOAT

Integrated tourism group Tourvest will launch Cape Town’s first fine-dining restaurant boat in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront on 1 September 2018. Known as The Alba, the boat has been modelled on similar successful concepts in tourist cities across the world including the Bateaux London, Bateaux Parisiens, Bateaux Dubai, The Hornblower and the Melbourne River […]

TOURVEST EAST AFRICA ADDS NEW LODGE TO LEMALA PORTFOLIO

Tourvest East Africa, a member of Tourvest’s integrated tourism group’s Accommodation and Activities division, will open a new luxury camp called Lemala Nanyukie in the Serengeti National Park on 1 October this year. Lemala Nanyukie is a 45 minute drive east of the Seronera Airstrip in the central Serengeti and offers guests panoramic views of […]

GRAEME EDMOND APPOINTED TAA DIVISIONAL SALES AND MARKETING EXECUTIVE

Graeme Edmond has been appointed divisional sales and marketing executive for integrated tourism group Tourvest’s Accommodation and Activities division with effect from 1 August 2018. Tourvest Accommodation and Activities comprises tourism activity operators Wild Horizons and Mankwe-Gametrackers, the Lemala camps in Tanzania and Uganda, the Adrift Nile-rafting company in Uganda, Drifters Overland Tours and aha […]

TOURVEST EAST AFRICA APPOINTS WARREN GREEN & ASSOCIATES AS NORTH AMERICAN REPRESENTATIVE

Integrated tourism group Tourvest has appointed Warren Green & Associates as the North American representative for its Accommodation and Activities division’s East African arm. Tourvest East Africa operates the Lemala Collection, which consists of the Ngorongoro, Ewanjan, Mara and Ndutu tented camps; the Mpingo Ridge and Kuria Hills lodges; and Kili Villas which are all […]

GIVING PLASTIC STICK: TOURVEST EAST AFRICA VOWS TO RID ITS BUSINESS OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCOURGE

The East African arm of integrated tourism group Tourvest’s Accommodation and Activities has vowed to purge its premises of all disposable plastic products. Tourvest East Africa operates the Lemala Luxury Collection comprising Kuria Hills Lodge in the Serengeti National Park, Mpingo Ridge in the Tarangire National Park, Lemala Kili Villas in Arusha and the Lemala […]

TOURVEST OPENS NEW LUXURY CAMP IN TANZANIA’S TARANGIRE PARK

Integrated tourism group Tourvest has developed a new luxury tented camp in Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park. Called Lemala Mpingo Ridge, the camp will open its doors to the public on 1 July this year and is the second luxury camp in the Lemala collection, after Kuria Hills Lodge in the Serengeti, to be developed in […]