March 1, 2018
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.
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.
February 16, 2018
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.
November 10, 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 Botswana… Read more
October 27, 2016
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 Chobe… Read more
October 14, 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!
October 10, 2016
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.
September 29, 2016
Home to Africa’s largest concentration of elephant, the Chobe National Park is fondly and aptly known as ‘The Land of the Giants’.
September 23, 2016
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 considered… Read more
September 9, 2016
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
August 22, 2016
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 their… Read more
August 12, 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 Conference… Read more
August 5, 2016
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 how… Read more
July 14, 2016
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.
May 24, 2016
In today’s fast-moving, hyperconnected and overstressed world, a little wellness and tranquillity at a location removed from the buzz of everyday life is like a shelter from the storm. At Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa in Kasane, on the banks of the Chobe River, surrounded by bushveld and overlooking the Namibian flood plains, you… Read more
May 15, 2016
Cresta Hotels has re-modeled the service offering of its Cresta Jameson Hotel in Harare, creating a selected service operation that meets the changing expectations of customers who prefer accommodation, banqueting and conference options in the central business district. Glenn Stutchbury, CEO of Cresta Hotels, said the hotel’s focus had changed in recent years to a… Read more
May 14, 2016
Refurbishment work is under way at Chatters Restaurant in Harare’s Cresta Lodge, with completion and re-opening expected by early April. Glenn Stutchbury, CEO of Cresta Hotels, said the development was a follow-up to the multi-million-dollar renovation programme undertake between 2012 and 2015, which saw the revamping of all bedrooms and suites and the upgrading of… Read more
January 18, 2016
Are you looking to add something new to your Botswana travel? Take a trip out of town for a day and explore the attractions within reach of Francistown. An easy 20 minute drive takes you to Tachila Nature Reserve, which is found just 18km from Francistown. Here you will find an unexpected patch of wilderness,… Read more
The new year is upon us; ripe with opportunities to visit a host of exciting destinations both near and far. Are you planning to travel to Zambia in 2016? If so, here are a few Zambia travel tips to keep in mind before you set off. Visas All foreign visitors except SADC (Southern African Development… Read more
Everybody needs a night on the town once in a while, and while staying at one of the finer hotels in Gaborone, you will find a few places where you can paint the town red at least once during your stay. Choose one or more of many entertaining things to do in Gaborone, while staying… Read more