Exciting Changes in 2018 at Cresta Mowana

Thank you for supporting Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa over the years. We are delighted to advise that the refurbishment mentioned at Indaba 2017 will begin in the second quarter of 2018.

Air Botswana & Cresta Hotels “Best of Both” Special

Treat yourself to the enchantment of Maun or the vibrancy of Francistown with Air Botswana and Cresta Hotels “Best of Both” special. Fly from Gaborone to Maun and spend a night in Botswana’s tourism heartland from only P3, 234.00 per person. For an additional night you pay P734.00 extra.

Cresta Hotels Appoints Country Director

Southern African hospitality group Cresta Hotels has appointed Chipo Mandela Coutry Director for its Zimbabwe operations, an appointment that took effect on February 1, 2018. Ms. Mandela succeeds Glenn Stutchburg, who has left the group after a six-year term as CEO.

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Botswana Travel & Tourism Expo 2016

Want to learn more about the diverse beauty of Botswana and meet the individuals who make its tourism sector tick? We’ve got just the event for you! From Monday the 28th of November to Friday the 2nd of December, the Botswana Tourism Organisation is bringing the Botswana Travel & Tourism Expo to Kasane! The BotswanaRead more

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Tips for a Chobe Safari

Spanning approximately 11 700 sq kms, the Chobe National Park is the ideal location to witness the natural movement and behaviour of some of the continents most fascinating wildlife. Comprised of floodplains, swamps and woodland, the diversity of fauna and flora that is found along one of Africa’s most beautiful rivers is unparalleled- making a ChobeRead more

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Maun International Arts Festival 2016

The annual Maun International Arts Festival (MIAF) is bringing another round of culture and entertainment to the streets of Maun for the sixth year running!

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The Best Spots for a Zimbabwe Sunset

A country of breath-taking, diverse terrain and awe-inspiring freshwater systems, Zimbabwe boasts an abundance of picturesque spots to watch the sunset. To aid you in choosing the perfect place, we’ve put together a few of our favourites.

Chobe National Park Elephants

Home to Africa’s largest concentration of elephant, the Chobe National Park is fondly and aptly known as ‘The Land of the Giants’.

Harare Accommodation

Cresta Lodge Harare Rewarded At AZTA Awards

Earlier this month, Cresta Lodge Harare were awarded First Runner Up in the Best City Hotel category at the annual Association of Zimbabwean Travel Agents (AZTA) Awards. About the Awards Held in Harare, the AZTA awards recognise and reward a select number of lodges, hotels, airlines, agents and companies in the tourism industry. Qualities consideredRead more

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Tee-Off for a Good Cause

Make sure your swing is on form because it’s time for the annual Victoria Falls Anti-Poaching Unit (VFAPU) Golf Day. On Friday the 16th of September, players will tee-off at 10am at the Borrowdale Brooke Golf Club for a day of fun on the fairway. The Golf Day is open to any participants and organisations,Read more

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Finding the Big Five in Botswana

Spotting the Big Five on an African safari is a quint-essential travel experience when visiting this dynamic continent. Visitors travel from far and wide to see these magnificent beasts in action. Botswana is one of the most fertile and abundant destinations in Africa, making in an ideal location to witness these incredible animals in theirRead more

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What’s Happening at Cresta – August 2016

As winter slowly comes to a close, it’s a fantastic time of year to get outside and re-join society. Why not take advantage of the numerous specials and promotions on the go at several Cresta Hotels? Have a look through the list of upcoming events across Botswana below, and take your pick: Cresta Jwaneng ConferenceRead more

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Family Friendly Things to Do in Lusaka

There’s no better way to spend quality family time than to take a trip with the ones you love. Lusaka is a prime destination to do just that. There is a plethora of family friendly things to do in Lusaka, and we’ve compiled a list of a few of the best to make deciding howRead more

2016 Orange Selebi Phikwe Marathon

Get your running shoes ready, and your best cheering voice out, it’s time for the 2016 Orange Selebi Phikwe Marathon. Formally known as the Bosele Marathon, this epic race has been gracing Selebi Phikwe and its surrounding area since 1985. This 42.2km race takes place on Saturday the 30th of July, and is generously sponsoredRead more

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2016 Makgadikgadi Epic

The third annual Makgadikgadi Epic takes place from 14 – 17 July 2016, at the Nata Bird Sanctuary in the incredible Makgadikgadi Salt Pans – one of Africa’s greatest natural attractions.

Robert Staudhammer

Zambezi River Photoblog

The magnificent Zambezi River is one of Africa’s major attractions – existing as a life source for endless people, plants and wildlife, and boasting a wide range of exciting activities to travellers in several countries.

2016 Victoria Falls Marathon

It’s that time of year again – the renowned Victoria Falls Marathon is just around the corner!

Toyota Kalahari 1000 Desert Race 2016

This year, the Toyota Kalahari 1000 Desert Race will take place between 23 and 26 June in Jwaneng, attracting adrenalin junkies and motoring enthusiasts from all over.

World Tourism Expo 2016 comes to Bulawayo

The Sanganai/Hlangani World Tourism Expo is back for yet another year, but this time with a new and exciting venue.

Philip Milne

10 Reasons to Visit the Okavango Delta – Part 2

One of Mother Nature’s great masterpieces, and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Okavango Delta lies deep within the Kalahari Basin in Botswana.  A largely untouched freshwater wetland, it is a multi-faceted spectacle, with heart-breaking natural beauty, and unparalleled game viewing. Each year, more than 11 km spills into the DeltaRead more

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