Windhoek, 8 May 2019 – One thing that cannot be ignored is the impact that social media has on an individual’s travel decisions. Many a time when one sees a friend or a family member having visited somewhere, they are drawn to wanting to undertake a similar trip. With the enormous effect social media has, the past few years have seen a growth in individuals who away from influencing their friends and families have become social media influencers who have established credibility and a huge social media following. It’s for this reason that over the past three months, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) worked with three social media influencers to take over their social media accounts with the aim of enticing domestic travellers to see why Namibia is rated as one of the best holiday destinations in the world.
Windhoek, 28 April 2019 –Over the past year, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) underwent an introspection on how to serve its domestic and international tourist market better. This reflection led to the organisation to better equipped to withstand the economic downturn in continuing to deliver on its mandate given to it by the shareholder, the Namibian Government.
Windhoek, 23 April 2019 – We wish to confirm the suspension of the NWR Managing Director, Ms Zelna Hengari, with immediate effect on 23 April 2019 with full pay. The suspension is pending investigations. We do not at this stage wish to divulge the nature of the investigations.
Windhoek, 10 April 2019 – The business world has significantly changed since the internet went mainstream during the early 1990s. I can recall how challenging it was to access information about businesses before this period. At the same time, the past two decades have brought about significant changes within the digital landscape that have led to companies having to either adapt or fall behind.
Windhoek, 4 April 2019 – When one thinks about how far we have advanced as a country, it’s so easy to overlook the amount of effort and time that has gone into realising the progress we are enjoying today. As a nation, we all desire to be developed in order to provide a better life for our fellow citizens.
Berlin, Germany 7 March 2019 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) is currently participating at ITB Berlin (Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin) which is the leading tourism fair in the world. ITB allows NWR to present its latest offering at the world's largest fair in addition to affording it with a platform to gain insight at the emerging trends within the tourism industry. The fair is from 6 – 10 March 2019.
Windhoek, 25 February 2019 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) was presented with two Diamond Arrow awards from PMR.africa on 25 February 2019 as the leading organisation in tourism and conservation enhancement in Namibia as well as the leading tourism company in the country.
Windhoek, 24 February 2019 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) Hobas lodge which experienced flash floods over two weeks ago and left the resort full of broken trees and vast piles of sand has significantly been cleaned up resulting in the restaurant, and camping grounds being able to accommodate guests.
Windhoek, 19 February 2019 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has for the past few years focused its efforts in offering the domestic and international market the only opportunity to stay within Namibia’s National parks. Over time, this has provided guests with the chance to enjoy an early morning game drive or experience a breath-taking sunset at Sossusvlei.
Windhoek, 9 February 2019 – Late last night, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) Hobas lodge experienced flash floods which resulted in the rivers along the lodge causing damage to their office area, restaurant and camping site.
Windhoek, 6 February 2019 – Over the past few months, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) and the Namibia Public Workers Union (NAPWU) have been engaged in wage negotiations aimed at improving the livelihood of its employees. However, due to some pending matters, the negotiations have taken longer than anticipated and have required patience and understanding from both parties.
Windhoek, 17 December 2018 – For the past four years, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has been making steady progress in creating awareness about its establishments within the Turkish market. The initial drive to do this began with the encouragement of the former Turkish Ambassador to Namibia, Ambassador Deniz Cakar for NWR to go and present their establishments to the Turkish market. Soon after returning from Turkey, NWR was able to secure some tours.
Windhoek, 3 December 2018 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has just returned from a marketing and networking session in Ghana aimed at luring Ghanaian visitors to their resorts. The event took place on 30 November 2018 in conjunction with Air Namibia’s local representative who gave attendees the benefits of flying with Air Namibia.
Windhoek, 22 November 2018 – As the year comes to an end, it is worth reflecting on some of the progress Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) made. The economic challenges that the country faces played a role in how the company fared. However, it was these trying times that showed how resilient the company is.
Windhoek, 12 November 2018 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) and Namibia Public Workers Union (NAPWU) have reached a wage deadlock regarding the proposed salary increment for its employees. The deadlock has resulted in NAPWU receiving a certificate of unresolved dispute that provides them with the mandate to go on strike after the rules of engagement are agreed between the two parties.
Windhoek, 10 October 2018 – The #letsgotoNWR challenge with the Matongo Family received an overwhelming response from the public with a combined 14 782 views by close of competition last week Friday. Since the initiative was launched at the beginning of September, the innovative challenge encouraged the public to create a new dance to the Matongo Family’s new single titled ‘Let’s Go’ featuring Maszanga.
During the annual awards ceremony at the Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair (OATF), Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) was awarded for being the Best Overall Exhibitor: Tourism and Hospitality Industry.
Windhoek, 22 August 2018 – A good brand is built on the ability of an organisation to deliver on its brand promise over and over again. It is this promise that connects the client and organisation over the years to the point that a relationship is created. It is for this reason that, when one thinks of our local brands, quite a number of them come to mind.
Windhoek, 9 August 2018 – When one thinks about the tourism industry, what usually comes to mind are the tourism facilities along with transportation service providers. These players have a significant role to play to ensure tourists are accommodated and transported.