About Venture Media

V enture Media is the pioneer of Namibia tourism promotion. We distribute accurate, credible, up-to-date and regular tourism-related information on paper, in social media and on the web. Over more than 23 years we have reached hundreds of thousands of readers and to date we are the leader in content generation in Namibia.

When most people hear ‘venture’ they think excitement and exploration, which is exactly what Venture Media stands for – an adventurous journey with the sole aim to market and promote Namibia internationally as an attractive and exciting tourist destination.

Founded in 1993, Venture Media is a one-hundred-per-cent Namibian company that supports Namibian businesses and local talent exclusively and creates an affordable advertising medium for all Namibians active in the tourism industry.

The privately owned company specializes in full-colour, high-quality magazines on tourism and related industries in Namibia, as well as beautifully designed reference and coffee-table books.

Our flagship publications:

Travel News Namibia

Travel News Namibia is a high-quality glossy Namibia travel and lifestyle magazine tasked with promoting Namibia to the world. With riveting stories, first-hand encounters and magnificent photographs showcasing tourism, travel, nature, adventure and conservation, TNN is the ultimate and most comprehensive guide to exploring Namibia. Travel News Namibia is
 published in five different editions per year. These include four English- language editions and one German. Travel News Namibia is for sale in Namibia and South Africa.

Namibia Holiday & Travel

The Namibia Holiday & Travel is an annual tourism directory with over 200 pages of information on the country, regions, people, activities and wildlife. The NHT is filled with spectacular images, helpful traveling tips, suggested routes and serves as directory to accommodation establishments, tour operators and tourism companies across Namibia.

More from Venture Media:

Travel News Namibia – German Edition

The annual German edition of Travel News Namibia takes all things Namibia straight to the country’s largest European market. Informative articles and stunning pictures will capture and enthrall readers and make them fall in love with all parts of Namibia.

Conservation and the Environment in Namibia

Conservation and the Environment in Namibia, an annual special edition of Travel News Namibia, is published in close cooperation with the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, and
is available as a printed magazine
and online.

HuntiNamibia English and German

This annual magazine has an English edition for distribution in the USA and a German edition for distribution in German- speaking European countries. It consists of a minimum of 60 pages and is available as a printed magazine and online. www.huntnamibia.com.na

Namibia Trade Directory

Namibia Trade Directory is a 200 plus page publication featuring trade and industry establishments in the country. Namibia Trade Directory is at the forefront of the Namibian Government’s information campaign to market Namibia and its products to the potential investor and is the pillar of information dissemination to the private-sector. Namibia Trade Directory is endorsed by the Ministry of Trade and Industry.

Etosha: 100 Years

Etosha, the book, vivdly captures the wonder and excitement of Namibia’s fabled national park, through informative essays and outstanding aerial and ground photography. With contributions from leading Namibian writers and photographers Etosha celebrates the centenary of the Etosha National Park, highlighting its fascinating history and the strong conservation ethic that has made it one of the world’s premier national parks.

Skeleton Coast

Through her captivating photographs and absorbing text, Amy Schoeman shares with the reader the strange beauties of her life’s passion. The Skeleton Coast of Namibia – an area once feared and shunned because of its treacherous coastline – is now prized as a place of beauty and tranquility, a place of magnificent solitude.  Originally published in 1984 and reprinted seven times with a total print-run of over 30 000, this magnificent book has been updated, imaginatively redesigned, and republished in an artistically modernized format.

Namib: Secrets of a desert uncovered

Designed to provide a background to enhanced understanding of the vagaries and values of the Namib Desert – an ancient landscape with a long human history and an array of bizarre plant and animal adaptations. Namib: Secrets of the desert uncovered covers every aspect of the phenomena present in this the oldest desert in the world.

Birds of Namibia: A Photographic Journey

In the first edition of his spectacular book on birds in Namibia, Pompie Burger introduces the world to the wonders of birding in this spectacular southern African country. With informative and entertaining stories portraying is keen original flair and photographs that will stun and awe, Birds of Namibia: A photographic journey should not be absent from the bookshelf of any bird- or Namibia-lover.

Birds of Namibia: The Journey Continues

Join Pompie in the second volume of his wonderfully energetic, hilariously funny and photographically stunning Birds of Namibia: The Journey Continues, as he debates, pokes fun at and teaches us all about birdlife in Namibia. Available at reputable bookshops in Namibia or directly from Venture Publications

My Hungry Heart

Antoinette de Chavonnes Vrugt’s delectable collection of recipes bears testimony to her passionate dedication to food and to the people and land she loves. Complemented by the inspired writing of Christine Hugo and photography of Hentie Burger, this cookbook with a difference will warm the heart and stomach of every reader.

Life on a Table

The award-winning sequel to Antoinette de Chavonnes Vrugt’s cookbook, My Hungry Heart, was launched at the end of October 2015. The book is available at selected bookshops throughout Namibia or can be ordered from Venture Media at bonn@venture.com.na.

Indigenous Plant Products in Namibia

Indigenous Plant Products in Namibia provides information on the harvesting and commercialization of local plant products such as !nara fuit, hooidia resin, devil’s claw tubers, marama beans and ximenia seed kernels by rural people to improve their food security and livelihoods.

Etosha: the film

Etosha: the film, takes you on a spectacular journey inside one of Africa’s greatest national parks, exploring life in its wild abundance and through the natural cycle of seasons. Running time: 40 mins.

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