Competitive Supply Traders
Value-added one stop solution
Who We Are
Tourvest Duty Free is a registered, compliant and licensed inbound and outbound duty- and tax-free operator committed to providing a globally competitive export route to market. Based in South Africa, we have a well-developed infrastructure and understand the challenges of doing business in Africa and abroad.
Importing and exporting into this region presents a complex set of business-related risks and we pride ourselves on providing a low-risk, reliable service. Our competitive edge ensures we offer a value-add one-stop-shop solution for all our clients.
Trust and transparency are the building blocks of our success and we have forged enduring partnerships with both our suppliers and our customers.
In addition, we are also an appointed representative and distributor of key alcohol brands marketing them via a number of channels including:
- Cross border exports via its warehouse in Musina on the Beit Bridge border
- Exports into Africa and
- Exports into Europe and the East
While import/export remains the mainstay of our operation, we also provide a duty-free retail store in the Port of Cape Town to service the needs of:
- Crew from commercial vessels
- Tourists from the cruise ships and
- Embassies and diplomatic missions
are in Africa,
but our reach
extends all over
Travel Retail Division
Tourvest’s Travel retail division is made up of five sub-divisions that cater for the shopping nuances of local and international travellers. The Division generates an approximate annual turnover of some R2,1 billion and employs approximately 1 600 people. The Division is structured as follows:
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Our group website, www.tourvest.co.za, provides further information on the group.
Our Holding Company
Tourvest is one of the largest integrated tourism groups in the world, owning some 63 sector-leading brands and employing over 5 000 staff across the globe.
Our integrated tourism model is unique in the
industry in that we access most of the touch-points of the travel chain.
Our group encompasses hotel ownership and management, adventure activities, in-bound and outbound tour operations, foreign exchange bureaux and a diverse portfolio of travel retail operations.
Our ability to trade on an international scale is clearly illustrated by our successful operations across the world – apart from South Africa, we have company-owned business establishments in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Seychelles, the UK, the Caribbean, Brazil, India, Spain and New Zealand.
Tourvest Duty Free Social Responsibility
All Tourvest Duty Free’s partners feel a personal calling to involve and support groups who work every day to uplift our disadvantaged communities, particularly in education, nutrition and health. Tourvest
Duty Free will give maximum assistance to these heroes and add to the great stories they can tell. These will all become part of the tourist experience at our locations.
Tourvest Duty Free believes in giving back, especially to the most vulnerable in our society.
In addition, it believes that education is key to breaking the cycle of poverty.
For this reason, it supports a charity as part of its corporate social responsibility.
Mangaliso Children’s Fund
The Mangaliso Children’s Fund was created to assist vulnerable and destitute foster mothers and the children in their care.
Tourvest Duty Free currently supports is a house mother, together with her six foster children. They live in Phoenix, Milnerton.
The support includes finding a suitable home and negotiating a lease, assisting with rental payments, food, stationery, outings and legal advice, as well as lobbying for placements at better schools for the children. In addition, Tourvest assists with medical and transport costs and is also helping her establish a catering business to augment the household’s finances.
Tourvest Duty Free (Pty) ltd
Address details: 2 South Arm Road, Port of Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
7 Pirrow Street, Musina, 0900, South Africa
Postal address: PO Box 11160, Bloubergrant, 7443 South Africa
Contact numbers: +27 21 003 7300 – Cape Town +27 15 004 0881 – Musina