Windhoek, 19 May 2017 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) would like to inform the public that the situation concerning the availability of fuel at /Ai-/Ais Hotsprings Spa resort has been resolved

 

Windhoek, 19 May 2017 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) would like to inform the public that it is currently experiencing some challenges with fueling its client’s cars at /Ai-/Ais Hotsprings Spa resort. However, NWR is currently working hard to rectify the situation in the swiftest possible manner to avoid inconveniencing its clients any further.


 

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Mr. Christopher Isaaks is NWR’s new Food and Beverage Specialist

Windhoek, 16 May 2017 Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) recently appointed Mr Christopher Isaaks as its new Food and Beverage Specialist, effective 01 May 2017.

Mr Isaaks was previously employed as the Executive Chef at Midgard Country Estate prior to coming on board. He joins NWR with vast international and local culinary experience, having had the rare opportunity to cook for the Yeoman Warders Annual Dinner at the Tower of London in 2010 and 2011.

The 2011 dinner was attended by Her Royal Highness Princess Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise who is the second child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

 

NWR improves Terrace Bay and Okaukuejo’s Restaurant
Mrs. Zelna Hengari - NWR Managing Director

Windhoek, 14 May 2017 - Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has undertaken to improve its Terrace Bay resort, in addition to modernising Okaukuejo’s restaurant. The upgrades are aimed at bringing the facilities up to the standard of its other renovated establishments and to ensure customer satisfaction.


 

NWR wins Okahandja expo
L-R: Willem Karunga (Resort Driver), Jasmen Kavari (Floor Captain), Linda Katjaimo (Assistant Resort Manager) and Axel Emvula (Chef).

At the recently concluded Okahandja Tourism and Trade Expo, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) was awarded for being the Best Overall Exhibitor and Best Corporate.

 

/Ai-/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park, Fish River Canyon, 8 April 2017 – After months of refurbishments, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) officially presented their Hobas Camp with a new facelift back into the market on the 7 April 2017.


 

Mrs. Zelna Hengari, NWR’s Managing Director
Mrs. Zelna Hengari, NWR’s Managing Director

Windhoek, 6 April 2017 – In what started off as a way of appreciating the peaceful transfer of power from our former President, His Excellency President Hifikepunye Pohamba to His Excellency President Hage G. Geingob, along with Namibia celebrating 25 years of Independence, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) did not anticipate the positive response it would receive from the domestic market due to the 75% discount.

 

Okaukuejo’s Resort Manager receiving her appreciation certificate from Mrs. Zelna Hengari
Left to right: Mrs. Katriena Hoeses, Okaukuejo’s Resort Manager receiving her appreciation certificate from Mrs. Zelna Hengari, NWR's Managing Director, during the certificate handover of the N$ 100 million revenue achievement at Okaukuejo Resort.

Windhoek, 4 April 2017 – Katriena Hoeses is Okaukuejo’s Resort Manager, and her love for the Etosha National Park is what makes her stand out from the crowd.


 

Mrs. Zelna Hengari, NWR’s Managing Director
Mrs. Zelna Hengari, NWR’s Managing Director

Windhoek, 29 March 2017 – In what can be described as an affirmation of the great work being done by the biggest tourism company in the country, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) were presented with the Diamond Arrow award from PMR.Africa on 29 March 2017 as the leading organization in tourism and conservation enhancement in Namibia.

 

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Mrs. Anna Onen, NWR's Sales and Reservations Manager

Windhoek, 16 March 2017 – During the month of February, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) ran a promotion aimed at encouraging domestic travelers to sign up for a Namleisure card at 50% of the cost. The aim of the promotion was to encourage domestic travelers to acquire a Namleisure card which entitles them to 50% discount whenever they visit any NWR facility including Sun Karros Daan Viljoen.


 

Mrs. Zelna Hengari, NWR’s Managing Director
Mrs. Zelna Hengari, NWR’s Managing Director

Windhoek, 3 March 2017 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has resolved to renovate its /Ai-/Ais Hotsprings Spa resort, which is located 706 KM south of Windhoek, from mid-March up until 31 July 2017. This decision was taken due to long-standing maintenance challenges which the organisation believes stand in its way towards customer satisfaction. The resort should be fully operational on 1 August 2017.

 

Mrs. Zelna Hengari, NWR’s Managing Director
Mrs. Zelna Hengari, NWR’s Managing Director

Windhoek, 24 February 2017 – As has become customary on the Namibian travel calendar, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) will once again offer 75% discount to its clients as a way of saying thank you for their continued support during the past year. Throughout March, some of the NWR resorts across Namibia, excluding campsites, will be offering guests an opportunity to stay for next to nothing.


 

Mrs. Zelna Hengari, NWR’s Managing Director
Mrs. Zelna Hengari, NWR’s Managing Director

Windhoek, 15 February 2017 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) is distressed by the number of rhinos being poached. Over the past few months NWR has noted with great concern at how the situation has evolved especially within the Etosha National Park. What is, however encouraging is the way the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) has taken charge in bringing to book these perpetrators.

Windhoek, 1 February 2017 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) would like to inform you that we have begun drilling (breaking of rocks) and digging out sand and rocks with heavy machinery at Sossus Dune Lodge (SDL). The aim of the project is to construct a new sewer reticulation network and sewer treatment plant.


 

Mr. Cobus Bruwer new NWR Chief Operations Officer (COO)
Mr. Cobus Bruwer new NWR Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Windhoek, 05 February 2017 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has appointed Mr. Cobus Bruwer as its new Chief Operations Officer (COO) as of 01 February 2017.

 

Mrs. Zelna Hengari, NWR’s Managing Director
Mrs. Zelna Hengari, NWR’s Managing Director

Windhoek, 31 January 2017 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has followed in the footsteps of President Hage G. Geingob by signing performance agreements with its senior managers. Prior to the start of its financial year (1 November 2016 – 31 October 2017) each senior manager underwent training at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) aimed at sensitising them on the importance of performance agreements and what role they play in helping organisations achieve their goals.


 

Desert Knights Tour Overview

Day 1 Registration in Sendelingsdrift (RSA) or Hobas (Namibia). 35 kms cycle from Hobas Campsite to the Fish River Canyon&nbsp
Day 2 Morning guided hikes along the Canyon or to Zebra pools. 68 kms cycle from Hobas to the Ai Ais Hotsprings Resort.
Day 3 Morning at leisure in the hot springs or in the large outside pool. 59 kms cycle from Ai Ais to the spectacular Gamkab Canyon.
Day 4 Optional cycle of 13 kms or transfer to Orange River for 20kms kayak to De Hoop.
Day 5 Morning guided hike or at leisure on the banks of the Orange River. 38 kms cycle from De Hoop to Hakkiesdoring as the full moon rises.
Day 6 Early departure for final 67 kms leg to Sendelingsdrift. Evening farewell function.
Day 7 Departure from the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park.

 

 

Mrs. Charmaine Gaingos, NWR Company Secretary
Mrs. Charmaine Gaingos, NWR Company Secretary

Windhoek, 24 January 2017 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has strengthened its team with the appointment of Mrs. Charmaine Gaingos as its Company Secretary as of 16 January 2017.


Windhoek, 21 December 2016 – In what can be described as a major milestone in the life of the biggest and oldest resort within the Etosha National Park, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) Okaukuejo generated a revenue of N$ 100 million during the financial year, 1 November 2015 to 31 October 2016 which translated to an overall revenue increase of 16% compared to the previous financial year.

Windhoek, 13 December 2016 – Over the past few months, quite a number of tourists have visited some Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) resorts/camps with the intention of undertaking the hiking trails at the respective facilities.


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NWR Team members with the award winners.

  

 

Windhoek, 20 November 2016 – In what has been a very rewarding year for Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR), its Onkoshi, Dolomite and Popa Falls resorts each walked away with an Eco Award with a rating of four flowers during the Hospitality Association of Namibia’s (HAN) Gala dinner that was held at Sun Karros Dan Viljoen on 18 November 2016.

 


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Kunene Governor, Honorable Angelika Muharukua, in the presence of the Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare, Honorable Doreen Sioka receiving NWR’s donation from NWR's Managing Director, Mrs. Zelna Hengari.



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Windhoek, 5 November 2016 – 4 November 2016 marked a momentous occasion in the relationship between the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) and Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR). This was as a result of MET handing over three vacuum trucks to NWR in its efforts to assist the company with the supply of portable water and servicing of the ablution facilities at Sossusvlei and the Fish River Canyon View Point.


Windhoek, 26 September 2016 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) Khorixas Camp experienced some fire damage on 25 September 2016 after all the guests had safely finished their dinner and had left for bedtime.



Windhoek, 6 September 2016 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) would like to hereby clarify that Mr. M. Nakwitima who is reported as being an employee of NWR in various news reports of him having been caught with Rhino horns is not an employee of the company.


Windhoek, 10 August 2016 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) and Namibia Public Workers Union (NAPWU) are delighted to announce the finalization of the wage negotiations that were concluded on 5 August 2016, with the final salary agreement being approved on 8 August 2016.