The Window Seat

Welcome aboard The Window Seat - the ultimate travel podcast series, brought to you by Travelit and, the unrivalled leaders in both business travel management and leisure travel.

Join us as we explore the latest trends in online travel technology and discover the hottest holiday destinations and products – from hidden gems and bucket list adventures, to best-kept travel secrets and must-visit spots, we’ll discuss them all!

Whether you're a seasoned explorer, a business traveller, or simply a dreamer seeking inspiration, this is tailored for you. Hop on and fasten your seatbelt as we embark on a captivating audio adventure together.

Welcome to The Window Seat – where travel dreams take flight!
Occasionally English South Africa Places & Travel · Business
24 Episodes
1 – 20

Destination Management

From bus driver to CEO... Tourvest Destination Management CEO, Martin Wiest joins the team to chat about the change that the tourism industry has seen over the last few years, and what exactly Destination Management is all about.
9 Apr 15 min

First Time Travel

Do you remember the first time you went to another city, or flew on a plane? Tracey van den Berg from Tourvest Travel Services and Peter Moagi from Moagi Solutions explain the First Time Traveller initiative, and how you can make someone's travel dream come true
26 Mar 14 min

Duty of Care

COO of Tourvest Travel Services, Claude Vankeirsbilck educates us on travel insurance, and how to cover yourself for emergencies when travelling abroad.
12 Mar 17 min

’Don’t cry for me…’

Tourvest Travel CEO, Morné du Preez and Drifters CEO, Ken Hill are here to divulge their experiences in Argentina and Brazil. Morné also chats about the importance of travel as a life experience for anyone who is open to learning.
26 Feb 16 min

Sustainable Travel and Tourism

What does sustainability mean in relation to the South African tourism industry? Judi Nwokedi - Group Chief Sustainability Officer and Executive Director of Tourvest - joins the team to explain.
12 Feb 18 min

The TAG Foundation

Jonathan Gerber - Founder and Owner of TAG (Travel Assignment Group) - joins the team to discuss the work of the TAG Foundation, which started in 2009 with one boy… and now helps 50 boys at King Edward VII School, and 14 girls at Parktown Girls.
29 Jan 13 min

Sports Travel in 2024

What are the most popular sports events you might want to travel to this year? Jacqui Reid is an Incentive & Global Immersion Specialist at Tourvest, who has dedicated her life to helping clients reach their dreams of seeing the world. She shares some exciting ideas of sports events as…
22 Jan 12 min

Last Minute Holidays

Is it too late for a festive season holiday? Good news - it's not! While it's best to plan in advance, there are still some options for the most sought after destinations. Plan your own adventure with
11 Dec 2023 13 min

When Travel Goes Wrong

Mornè du Preez and Tracey van den Berg from Tourvest Travel Services share some amusing stories of travel mishaps... and the one thing you need to fix them!
6 Dec 2023 11 min

Online Holiday Tech

Wayne Muirhead, Chief Sales Officer for Tourvest Travel Services, joins Gareth and Bakh’abantu to discuss the hottest tech on a worldwide scale that helps you to not just book the holiday of your dreams, but also to manage every aspect of your trip.
27 Nov 2023 17 min

Skiing in the Desert

Agie Adams joins Gareth Cliff, Sam Cowen and Bakh’abantu Gaqa on The GCS to talk about the World Travel Market in London. He gets lost in conversation over stories of travels to France for the World Cup final, and some unique adventures that people are getting involved in these days…
13 Nov 2023 14 min

Ancient Journeys

Gareth gets philosophical about life and travel, after his first trip to Athens - during a special cruise with the Tourvest Travel Services crew.
31 Oct 2023 11 min

When in Rome…

Morne du Preez - CEO of Tourvest Travel Services - chats to Gareth about his recent trip to France to see the Springboks in action against Ireland, and his current visit to Rome for the Ryder Cup. Plus, a tip from Nina Hastie about the best gelato in Italy!
26 Sep 2023 11 min

Student Travel made easy

When Ndabenhle Ntshangase and Lwanda Shabalala were students, they conceived an idea to fill a gap in the travel market. Just over five years later, their vision has blossomed into a thriving business. AirStudent is now a franchise partner of Tourvest Travel Services, with a website built on the TravelIt…
12 Sep 2023 12 min

Latest Travel Scoop with Claude Vankeirsbilck

Join Gareth and the team in-studio as Claude Vankeirsbilck, Chief Operating Officer of Tourvest Travel Services, discusses the latest travel industry news and top spots for your next holiday.
22 Aug 2023 17 min

Destination: Madeira

Famous for being the birthplace of Cristiano Ronaldo and its beautiful scenery, Shelley Summers from Tourvest Travel Services entices us to travel to Madeira. She shares what makes it a special destination for South Africans, the affordability factor, how to get there, and more.
8 Aug 2023 10 min

Airport Adventures with Agie Adams

Having kicked off his career at SAA, Agie Adams (General Manager for Marketing at Tourvest Travel Services) joins Gareth, Rian and Bakh’abantu to talk about the TTS Educational Programme, which launched in 2017. Agie shares some travel stories, and the one thing he always looks for at all his destinations.
25 Jul 2023 22 min

Thailand Travels

Tracey van den Berg and Carol Petersen from Tourvest Travel Services go though the dos and don'ts for South Africans wanting to travel to Thailand... from wild sex shows, to beautiful beaches, and beyond!
11 Jul 2023 11 min

Incentivising Amazing Journeys

Having been with Tourvest Travel Services for 11 years, and with over 45 countries visited, it's a no-brainer that Robyn Ireton is the person to go to for travel advice. She tells us about the change of landscape in corporate and incentive travel - the most popular destinations in the…
27 Jun 2023 10 min

The Suite Life

Having been an essential part of Tourvest Travel Services for over 27 years, Maria Watkins - General Manager at TTS - jumps on with Gareth Cliff and Lebang Kgosana to discuss how to prioritise booking a vacation in South Africa’s current economic climate, and how to do it on a…
13 Jun 2023 16 min
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