TransNamib Engages Tourism Industry
On Friday, November 22nd, 2019, Transnamib had an engagement session on-board the Desert Express with tourism representatives from tour operators, travel agentsm hospitality establishments and media representatives.
The event, which was scheduled for 2pm to 6pm, started at Windhoek station with welcome performances by local traditional group, networking and photo taking session, as well as welcoming drinks before boarding the Desert Express to Okapuka range.
As the train set off, guests received a warm welcome from TransNamib’s Acting CEO, who is also the company’s Executive: Human Capital, Mr. Webster Gonzo who stated that “We are busy turning around TransNamib for the better, am therefore very glad to have everyone on-board to spread the good news.”
The main objective for the tourism industry engagement session was to showcase TransNamib’s improved Desert Express amenities and have the business partners experience the product’s local distinctiveness. Furthermore, Mr. Gonzo indicated that:
TransNamib will continue engaging its stakeholders in order to share information, determine new developments to help improve our railway service delivery and achieve a transparent decision-making process with greater input from stakeholders;
TransNamib offers historical and cultural heritage that should be tailor-made for varied segments and always be experienced by locals and international markets;
Urged the guests to enjoy the unique experience in the company of great refreshments and fellow citizens; and
Most importantly to continuously participate in the promotion of national pride, unity, socio-economic upliftment as well as TransNamib’s business growth and sustainability
Guests were also offered a presentation on TransNamib’s Integrated Strategic Business Plan (ISBP) as well as the luxury Desert Express unique services in specific routes such as Windhoek to Swakopmund.
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