December 20, 2018
Press Announcement to Cresta Shareholders with regards to the acquisition by the Company of hotel properties from related parties, Botswana Hotel Development Company (Proprietary) Limited (“BHDC”) and Letlole la Rona (“LLR”), subsidiaries of Botswana Development Corporation (“BDC”). BDC has a 27% shareholding in Cresta
October 20, 2017
Cresta Marakanelo welcomes the appointment of new Managing Director, Mr. Mokwena Morulane with effect from 9 October 2017. Mr. Morulane brings with him a wealth of knowledge from his previous background in management and accounting.
May 3, 2017
The Levy Background The Ministry of Environment Natural Resources’ Conservation and Tourism through the Botswana Tourism Organisation wishes to announce the introduction of an obligatory Tourism Development Levy (TDL) Purpose of the Levy The objective of the Levy is to raise funds for conservation and national tourism development in order to support the growth of… 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!
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 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 21, 2016
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 sponsored… 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.
July 7, 2016
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.
June 17, 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.
June 3, 2016
The Sanganai/Hlangani World Tourism Expo is back for yet another year, but this time with a new and exciting venue.
May 26, 2016
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 Delta… Read more
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 16, 2016
Known as the gateway to the much-visited Okavango Delta in Botswana, Maun is also a popular launching point for the numerous other wildlife activities on offer in this awe-inspiring corner of Africa. Visitors from all over the world arrive in this small town in their droves to partake in safaris to some of the most… Read more
January 18, 2016
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