Mr. Mufaro Njabulo Nesongano, Corporate Communications and Online Media Manager
Mr. Mufaro Njabulo Nesongano, Corporate Communications and Online Media Manager

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.


Windhoek, 15 September 2018 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) and Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) have just returned from the South African Airways (SAA) Africa Showcase. The showcase is the largest travel trade event in North America featuring exclusively African suppliers that represent hotels, safari lodges, destination tourism organisations and other attractions that are popular with North American travellers. This year’s showcase took place between 3 September – 16 September 2018 and covered Boston, Chicago, Seattle and Los Angeles with over 200 tour operators attending the events.


Mrs. Zelna Hengari, NWR’s Managing Director
L-R Lahia Tshuuya, Simon Hamalwa, Anastasia Harases and Nestory Mundjulu

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.

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

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.


Mr. Mufaro Njabulo Nesongano, Corporate Communications and Online Media Manager
Mr. Mufaro Njabulo Nesongano, Corporate Communications and Online Media Manager

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.

Mufaro Nesongano - Corporate Communications and Online Media Manager
The late Mr Ernest Mokganedi at the re-launch of NWR's Hobas Lodge in 2017

Windhoek, 30 July 2018 When one thinks about the Transfrontier Conservation Areas (TFCAs), the /Ai-/Ais Richtersveld and Kgalagadi Transfrontier Conservation Area easily come to mind. However, for the past 16 years, Mr Ernest Mokganedi spearheaded the establishment, management and extending of these two and many other TFCAs within Southern Africa as the Director of Transfrontier Conservation Areas in the Department of Environmental Affairs in South Africa. He was a passionate conservationist along with being a biker at heart. It was his love for biking that saw him, and other motorcyclists establish the Tshwane Legends Bikers Club (TLB).


Windhoek, 25 July 2018 Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has taken note with great concern the harmful and misleading press reports in some local print media aimed at casting aspersions and doubt about corporate governance at the organisation. Allegations made in one local weekly newspaper cannot be left unchallenged and therefore, NWR sees the need to set the record straight.

Mufaro Nesongano - Corporate Communications and Online Media Manager
Mufaro Nesongano - Corporate Communications and Online Media Manager

Windhoek, 19 July 2018 – In every businesses life, there comes a time when decisions need to be made for its betterment and future generations. These decisions are made by visionary leaders who see beyond the current state of affairs. Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) is fortunate to have a Board of Directors and a Managing Director that has this outlook.


Windhoek, 4 July 2018 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has started a sensitisation campaign aimed at encouraging its domestic and international clients to start making use of debit/credit cards when making payments for their bookings or any services offered at their various camps/resorts.

Windhoek, 22 June 2018 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has taken note of a video and some pictures that have been circulating on social media of one of its employees being accused of theft. NWR sincerely appreciates all the evidence that was submitted which will, in turn, enable it to investigate and take appropriate action.


Hardap, 17 June 2018 – In its effort to celebrate the day of the African Child, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) decided to run an essay competition aimed at Grade 7 pupils within the Khomas region asking them to write an essay on “why tourism is important to Namibia”. Out of the entries that were received, Mrs Zelna Hengari, NWR Managing Director decided to give 15 learners (instead of the original 10) the chance to go on an educational trip at its Hardap Resort. Over the past weekend, 13 of the winners embarked on this lifetime experience.

Dr Matthias Mpareke Ngwangwama-NWR Chief Officer Strategy and Projects
Dr Matthias Mpareke Ngwangwama-NWR Chief Officer Strategy and Projects

Windhoek, 3 June 2018 - After having spent the last five years managing Namibia Wildlife Resorts’ (NWR) finances and working as its longest-serving Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Dr Matthias Mpareke Ngwangwama finally closed that chapter a few months ago.


Windhoek, 30 May 2018 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has grown its NamLeisure offering by introducing an exciting product for students. The NamLeisure student card is life made easier and affordable for students who want to explore the country.

Windhoek, 23 May 2018 – After travelling more than 4000 km, the Tshwane Legend Bikers Club (TLB) Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) tour officially concluded in Gaborone, Botswana.


Windhoek, 7 May 2018 - Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has appointed Ms Talita B Horn as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) as well as Ms Julia Mutumbulua as its new Chief Human Capital Officer (CHC) as of the beginning of May 2018.

Windhoek, 25 April 2018 – Last week Friday, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) through its Corporate Social Investment initiative took a step further in complimenting the efforts of the Namibian Government in assisting some marginalised communities.


Windhoek, 27 March 2018 - Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) recently held an awards ceremony at its Gross Barmen Resort aimed at awarding its top performing tour operators.

Mr Salomo with NWR drivers

Windhoek, 12 March 2018 - Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) recently increased its day visitor entrance fee at Gross Barmen Resort to N$ 200.00 per person (pp).


Windhoek, 5 March 2018 - Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) vehicle operators recently underwent an advanced 4x4 driving skill training from Indongo Toyota in Southern Namibia with the sole purpose of refreshing their vehicle handling abilities. The drivers were shown how to get the most of their 4x4 vehicles in different environments with great ease.

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

Windhoek, 26 February 2018 - It has come to Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) attention that there are individuals who are purporting to be NWR booking agents and are luring clients to make their bookings and payments with them to secure their accommodation needs.


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

Windhoek, 22 February 2018 -Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) is once again proud to announce that it will be running its 75% discount during March, as Namibia celebrates its 28th anniversary. The discount will be running at all its facilities spread across Namibia excluding campsites and its Terrace Bay Resort.

Windhoek, 12 February 2018 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) will be hosting the Tshwane Legends Bikers Club (TLB) from Gauteng, South Africa on a nine-day tour of all the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) countries.


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NWR's Board Chairman, Ambassador Leonard N. Iipumbu

Windhoek, 1 February 2018 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) recently ended its Torra Bay camp season which is situated in the Skeleton Coast National Park differently from previous periods by hosting a season end function for its campers with the popular South African band, Radio Kalahari Orkes.

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Mrs Zelna Hengari, NWR’s Managing Director

Windhoek, 22 January 2018 – On the backdrop of having helped five young disadvantaged women from the /Ai-/Ais Richtersveld Transfrontier Park. Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) and Peace Parks Foundation (PPF) have embarked on assisting another group of ten unemployed youth from the Hai-//om San and Ovahimba communities to be trained in hospitality and tracking. The latest training commenced on 22 January 2018 in Graaff-Reinet, South Africa.


 

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

Windhoek, 11 January 2018 – With the economic headwinds that Namibia is facing, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) is grateful at the number of domestic tourists that did not let the financial challenges prevent them from visiting some of their well-known resorts during the past festive season.

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

Istanbul, Turkey, 14 December 2017– Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) is thrilled to have come out tops in the first-ever Office of the Prime Minister’s (OPM) Citizen Satisfaction Survey (CCS) carried out by the Harold Pupkewitz Graduate School of Business at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST).