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Tourvest Destination Management is a GLOBAL TRAVEL MANAGEMENT BUSINESS dedicated to creating and delivering world class TRAVEL EXPERIENCES, with a distinctly African SOUL.
In our quest to CONNECT you to extraordinary African destinations, experiences and business opportunities, we’ve worked hard to BUILD AND FUTURE-PROOF our business as a RELIABLE SUPPORT to yours.
Our FAMILY of integrated brands work SYNERGISTICALLY to bring you the perfect travel experience from START TO FINISH.

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Our Pledge

Trust. Transparency. Convenience. Recognition. Personalisation
It’s who we are. It’s what we do. For YOU

Ours is a family with African soul. A business built on, with and for people.

Our staff, our suppliers, our visitors and you all come together to define who we consider to be our people.

Our community is our connection… We care, we share, we grow, we prosper together.

We value the essence of humanity in everything we do and aim to improve lives in the process.

We realize this pledge through highly personal relationships; a passion for delivering exceptional experiences; a work ethic built on trust, transparency, convenience, recognition and personalisation; and the ability to adapt, evolve and regenerate continuously.

After all, even a 100-year-old tree needs to grow new leaves…

Our Values

It starts with me, I learn!

The philosophy of “It starts with me, I learn” is to create a mindset that drives individuals to take charge of their own growth and development.

Embracing Diversity:

Believe in difference – value each individual’s uniqueness, whether it is their age, gender, race, religion, disability or sexual orientation.


Our desire to make changes by introducing new methods, ideas or product for the benefit of all stakeholders.


Our consistency and honesty based on making decisions, regardless of the situation or consequence.

Environmental Awareness:

Our responsibility to the natural world and the impact we have on its condition.


Energy, excitement and enthusiasm in all we do!


We value ourselves and others (stakeholders), the environment and diversity that surrounds us daily.

Stakeholder Driven:

Our accountability and responsibility towards anyone that affects or is affected through our actions.

Tourvest Destination Management’s Global Footprint

Tourvest Destination Management services 46 source markets globally with established offices world-wide.

Tourvest Destination Management’s Offices

  • Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Cape Town, South Africa

  • Windhoek, Namibia

  • Maun, Botswana

  • Entebbe, Uganda

  • Arusha, Tanzania

  • Zanzibar, Tanzania

  • Nairobi, Kenya

  • Mombasa, Kenya

  • London, England

  • Lisbon, Portugal

  • Tokyo, Japan

Tourvest Destination Management’s Representation & GSA

  • United States of America

  • Italy

  • Australia

  • New Zealand

  • Tokyo, Japan

  • Taipei, Taiwan

  • Hong Kong, China

Tourvest Destination Management’s Destinations

  • South Africa

  • Namibia

  • Botswana

  • Uganda

  • Tanzania

  • Kenya

  • Zimbabwe

  • Zambia

  • Mozambique

Our Purpose

We create unique travel experiences and solve everyday challenges that all stakeholders face, using innovative solutions supported by personal knowledge, skills and experience.

We realize dreams through service excellence in every aspect of destination management.

As a level 2 BBE company, we develop and empower our employees so that they can go out into the world and live our values in a manner which both empowers and inspires them.

We Care: Practising Responsible Tourism

By protecting the environment and uplifting local communities, we’ve earned Green Leaf Eco™ Standards’ Core Status for the past 6 years. We are a proud Travelife and Fair Trade Tourism Tour Operator Partner and we continue to live our sustainable practices policy.
Green Seat Projects

We are committed to the empowerment of people, this relates to communities in need of support. Through the TDM Tour Guide Academy and learnership programme, we contribute to skills development and job creation, as well as to the Tourvest Destination Management family itself. The development and training of our people have earned us the “Employer of Choice” title for 6 consecutive years.

We aim to make a lasting and measurable difference in the quality of people’s lives. We activate this through community-based programs centered around education, sport and the promotion of basic human rights in all forms.

We are responsible for the environment and are committed to treading lightly on this earth by reducing carbon emissions, recycling wherever possible and pro-actively giving back through initiatives such as planting trees as part of a reforestation project in the Western Cape and are actively involved in the war against rhino poaching and promoting suppliers practising ethical and sustainable tourism.

Tourvest Destination Management’s Organogram

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CEO Martin Wiest

South Africa

COO Martin Botha


COO Paul Brinkman

GoVacation Africa

CEO Sabine Blehle

Tourvest I.M.E
Incentives, Meetings
& Events

COO Yvette Coetzee

Global Sports
Global Sports Events
& School Sports Travel

COO Danny Talbot




CFO David Mincer

  • Debtors
  • Creditors
  • Management Accounts

CIO Dieter Holle

  • End User Computing
  • System & Office Automation
  • Networks
Product, Procurement & Marketing

CMPO Felicity Vieira

  • Central Marketing Services
  • Central Supplier Contracting
  • Central Product Development
  • Touring, Beds, Transfers & Charters
Human Capital

CHCO Sumaiyah Bux

  • Training
  • Recruitment
  • HR Management

CLO Andrew Lailvaux

  • Global Event Fleet Management
  • Global Event Ground Handling Services
  • Global Operational Efficiencies

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