Windhoek, 16 August 2014 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) intends to bring an interesting twist to this year’s Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair (OATF) from the 23rd of August to 31st August 2014. Visitors are encouraged to visit us at the Queen Hall at stand 37 and 38.

NWR Settles Wages

Windhoek, 15 September 2014 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) and Namibia Public Workers Union (NAPWU) are delighted to announce the finalisation of the wage negotiations that concluded on the 24th of July 2014 with the final salary agreement being approved on the 12th of September 2014.

Windhoek, 17 September 2014 – After successfully re-introducing two new NamLeisure cards (NamLeisure Plus and NamLeisure Family) at the Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair (OATF), Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) will do the same at the Windhoek Industrial and Agricultural Show from 26 September to 4 October 2014 in the Presidential Hall.

Windhoek, 8 October 2014 – With the re-introduction of Gross Barmen set to take place on 1 December 2014, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) decided to invite individuals who fancied an opportunity to work at Gross Barmen that is being said is going to become the leading resort in the Otjozondjupa Region.

Windhoek, 18 October 2014 – In keeping up with the modern times, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) spent four months revamping its website to cater for the ever changing customer needs. We are delighted to mention that the new website will allow our diverse international customers to translate the English content on our website into their own languages to improve understandability. The website will go live this coming Monday (20 October 2014).

Windhoek, 23 November 2014 – With the recent good news from lonely planet rating Namibia as the second best travel destination for 2015 after Singapore, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) along with the Turkish Embassy decided to embark on an initiative to invite Turkish tour operators for a familiarisation visit. The tour operators arrived today and will depart on 28 November 2014.

Zelna Hengari, NWR MD assists during the clean up campaign.

Windhoek, 8 January 2015 – With the holiday season slowly coming to an end for many of us, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) cannot hide its excitement at the rate Namibians explored our camps and resorts throughout the country. Between 16 December 2014 up until 31 December 2014, most NWR camps and resorts were full.

Windhoek, 20 January 2015 – Over the past weekend (16 January up until 18 January 2015), Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) held its first quarterly management retreat for the year at its Khorixas Restcamp along with some colleagues from the Ministry of Environment and Tourism.

Windhoek, 29 January 2015 – With the ushering of new leadership at Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR), notable improvements have started showing at the different resorts in addition to the improved customer service. These notable improvements have not gone unnoticed locally and internationally. On 2 February 2015, NWR will be receiving an International Hotel & Restaurant Quality Award from the Global Trade Leader’s Club in Madrid, Spain.

Windhoek, 17 February 2015 – In what can be described as a great start to the year, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) was presented with the Diamond Arrow award from PMR Africa on 16 February 2015 as the leading organisation in tourism and conservation enhancement in Namibia.

Windhoek, 20 February 2015 – With winds of change set to dawn upon us on 21 March 2015, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) saw the need to give back to the Namibian nation for the continued support. As a way to say thank you, NWR will be offering 75% discount at all its 19 resorts spread across the country excluding campsites for the month of March for Namibian and SADC residents.

Windhoek, 24 February 2015 – In today’s world, there is no price one can put towards the health and safety of its employees and clients. With this background, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) saw the need to implement a program run by ATA (Action Training Academy) International that focuses on Health and Safety Management. The implementation is set to start from 1 March 2015 to 28 February 2016.

Windhoek, 26 February 2015 – Smartphones have significantly taken over how we communicate in today’s world. With over 1,2 million applications in the iTunes store, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) saw the need to officially launch its own Android and iPhone application. The application can be downloaded for free in the Google Play or iTunes store by searching for NWR.

Windhoek, 15 March 2015 – One cannot over emphasise the importance climate plays in ensuring our sustainability. It is for this reason that Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) decided to come on-board at this year’s FNB Global United Kick tournament that will be held in Outjo on 28 March 2015.

Windhoek, 23 March 2015 – In what can be described as a breakthrough to the international market, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) will be receiving two international awards for its pro-active marketing brand awareness campaign. Today in Berlin, NWR will receive The Global Award for Perfection, Quality & Ideal Performance from the French-based Otherways Management & Consulting Association.

Windhoek, 19 April 2015 – At the recently concluded workshop in Swakopmund held by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) between 14 – 17 April 2015, the stage was set for Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) to seek ways of becoming a profitable State Owned Enterprise (SOE).

Windhoek, 17 May 2015 – Through the long standing relationship between Namibia and the United States of America (USA), the US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, decided to sponsor one of Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) employees, Mr. Elago Iipinge to be among seventeen visitors for an International Visitor Leadership Program entitled: “Trends in Tourism and Economic Development” between now and 29 May 2015.

Windhoek, 26 May 2015 – At its just ended quarterly management retreat held from 18 – 20 May 2015 in Khorixas, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) recognised its top performing employees for the past four months.

Windhoek, 9 June 2015 – In anticipation of the opening of the Hardap resort slated to open later this year, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has begun training staff members that will be assigned to it.

Windhoek, 10 June 2015 – With the current efforts being made by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) to curb rhino poaching in the National Parks, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has also been doing its part in order to sensitise all its employees working within the National parks about the repercussions they can face if they are found guilty of this crime.

Windhoek, 8 July 2015 – Since 6 July 2015, Gross Barmen Resort has been hosting the Top 12 2015 Miss Namibia contestants as they prepare for the main pageant that will take place in August 2015.

Windhoek, 20 July 2015 – In an effort to maintain a healthy lifestyle at the company, Namibia Wildlife Resort (NWR) Human Capital Department along with its partners organised a staff wellness day on 17 July 2015 for all the Head Office staff members.

German Interns
L-R Monika Meichsner, Saskia Brauer, Zelna Hengari (NWR MD), Johanna Schmidt and Finje Achterberg.

Okahandja clean
L-RMufaro Nesongano - NWR Corporate Communications Manager, Serdar Piri - Deputy Chief of Mission, Zelna Hengari - NWR MD and Deniz Cakar - Turkish Ambassador.

NWR Wins at OATF

Windhoek, 2 September 2015 - At the recently concluded Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair (OATF), Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) was awarded for being the Best Exhibitor in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry.