Tourvest Destination Management (TDM) has announced its appointment as Globus family of brands’ (GFOB) General Sales Agent following the launch of its new product line.

GFOB comprises coach tour companies, Globus and Cosmos; river cruise operator, Avalon Waterways; and independent touring brand, Monograms. The portfolio of brands offers travel experiences throughout the continents, including Antarctica.

“The partnership with Globus family of brands is the next logical step in creating globally interdependent networks of like-minded businesses for the mutual benefit of all stakeholders and especially the consumer in a post-COVID-19 travel world,” said CEO of TDM, Martin Wiest.

“We’re delighted to be working with Tourvest Destination Management to promote our brands within the African market. Globus family of brands remains committed to this market and our priority is to support our agents and customers and help them plan for future travel,” said MD of GFOB Australasia, Gai Tyrrell.

The news follows the launch of the new product line, Pure-Travel, built on the merging of Pure Sports, Pure Skiing and TEAM Sports Travel within the sports division of TDM. Pure-Travel focuses on various leisure travel solutions for the South African consumer and includes packages on sport and leisure, and caters for youth and school segments.

“Globus family of brands is a well-established product globally and, through the partnership with Pure-Travel and Tourvest Destination Management, we extend to the South African market with total peace of mind when travelling, exciting new product ranges, expertise of various destinations and products, ease of booking process, flexibility and solutions that benefit these segments, especially in these complex times… this, we believe, is key,” said Illana Pereira, Managing Director Global Sports and Leisure at Pure-Travel.