Windhoek, 4 July 2017 – It is a known fact that tourism is an important industry in Namibia. It currently contributes significantly towards the Gross Domestic Product, making it a valuable sector within the country. Unlike other segments that have not been spared by the tough economic challenges the country is going through, the tourism industry has witnessed a tremendous boost over the past two years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.