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Gondwana receives 2016 TripAdvisor "Certificate of Excellence"

Canyon Roadhouse: “Excellent place for family”

“Stunning Oasis”, “Little garden village”, “Excellent place for family”. These are the kind words used to describe the Gondwana Lodges that have received the Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. Kalahari Farmhouse, Damara Mopane Lodge and the Canyon Roadhouse have each received a “Certificate of Excellence 2016” to award their dedication to...[more]

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Etosha Safari Camp: Finalist at the Responsible Tourism Awards

Prize-giving of the Accommodation Establishment category (ltr): Gernot de Klerk (Nedbank), Albe Botha (NMH), Stephan Brückner (Wolwedans), Ruggero Micheletti (Nkasa Lupala), Mannfred Goldbeck (Gondwana)

The Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 were presented at the Namibia Tourism Expo today (19 May). Etosha Safari Camp was one of three finalists in the Accommodation Establishment category, together with Wolwedans Boulders Camp and award winner Nkasa Lupala Tented Lodge. Sense of Africa received the tour operator award. The winners of the Responsible...[more]

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Gondwana rocks the Tourism Expo

Fancy Galada and the Professors performing at the Gondwana Shebeen.

What a party! Gondwana started its 20th anniversary celebrations at the Namibia Tourism Expo yesterday (18 May). Fancy Galada and the Professors brought the Gondwana Shebeen’s roof down with catchy rhythms, and Namibian Kwaito star EES feat. The Hunta performed their new song “Sundowner” for the first time. The Sundowner song is a partnership...[more]

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Gondwana celebrates 20 Years at the Tourism Expo

This year the Gondwana Collection is celebrating 20 years at the Namibia Tourism Expo and heartily invites anyone who would like to celebrate with us. Join us from 18 to 21 May at the Gondwana Shebeen and grab one of our jubilee newspapers, or click here for the English edition Celebrate or the German edition Wir feiern. Participate in our...[more]

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Hakusembe River Lodge scores big

Hakusembe River Lodge

What a success! Eco Awards Namibia assessed Hakusembe River Lodge for the first time and instantly honoured it with four desert flowers. The lodge of the Gondwana Collection on the banks of the Okavango River scored high marks for staff and health, social responsibility, management and legal compliance, building and landscaping, guiding as well as...[more]

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Persistent drought continues to threaten wild horses

Supplementary feeding for the wild horses.

The Namibia Wild Horses Foundation would like to express their gratitude for all the generous contributions for the wild horses during the past six months. This has provided supplementary feed – a quarter to a third of the horses’ nutritional requirements – in the form of grass/lucerne and a protein lick, and will sustain the population until the...[more]

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Feeling closer – Facelift for Kalahari Anib Lodge

A standard room at Kalahari Anib Lodge.

With the completion of all renovations, Kalahari Anib Lodge has reopened to the public on 1 April 2016. The remodel was successfully completed within the three-month time frame. With the rebranding slogan implemented in 2014, the 'feel closer' theme has been applied to the design of the lodge.The Gondwana Collection wanted to enhance the...[more]

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Fit & healthy – Joint venture with the Cancer Association

Senior Nurse Christolina Kavetuna and Rolf Hansen, Chief Executive Officer of the Cancer Association of Namibia.

Gondwana promotes healthy lifestyles among its staff and as part of that supports the work of the Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN).A professional CAN team will tour the country this year and visit our lodges to provide health education and valuable advice on healthy lifestyles. It will also offer cancer screening including pap smear, breast...[more]

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Gondwana’s new clean and green glass crushing machine

A Gondwana team receiving the glass crusher machines from Steven and James Hirst.

The Gondwana Collection has acquired five glass crushing machines in order to address the environmental threat that discarded glass bottles are posing to the country.The Gondwana Collection Namibia is the leading brand in Namibian eco-tourism and widely respected for its environmental entrepreneurship and green technologies employed at its...[more]

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EES and Simon Desue on #RoadTripNamibia

With the Shaggon Waggon on #RoadTripNamibia: EES (Eric Sell) and Simon Desue (right).

Some YouTube channels will run hot later this month when well-known German comedian and web video producer Simon Desue is visiting Namibia at the invitation of EES (Eric Sell). Accompanied by a camera team they will travel around Namibia from 20 to 28 March and afford people all over the world an opportunity to see Namibia’s grand landscapes, its...[more]

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