Royal HaskoningDHV in a Joint Venture with HaskoningDHV Botswana has been awarded the Master Plan Review of the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport Special Economic Zone (SSKIA-SEZ) located in Gaborone, Botswana, South West of the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport.

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Saturday, 12 December 2015 13:09

Tudor Inspired Entrances

Cresta Churchill with its Tudor architecture and charm recalls a bygone era. Over forty years old the hotel, previously known as the ‘Churchill Arms’ to both locals and travellers, has retained its inimitable character and ambience over the years.

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Saturday, 12 December 2015 12:56

Cresta Hotels in Victoria Falls

Cresta Hotels CEO, Glenn Stutchbury and the Gardini family are pleased to announce that they have entered into a lease agreement for the operation of Sprayview Hotel in Victoria Falls.

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Cresta Mowana Hotel and Spa today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award.

Published in Southern Africa
Saturday, 12 December 2015 12:46

Conferencing at Cresta Hotels

Conferences are an important part of the day-to-day business of Cresta Hotels, which is why all of our hotels in Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe offer conference facilities of varying shapes and sizes and why we at Cresta spend so much time focusing on perfecting our conference business.

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Saturday, 12 December 2015 12:34

A fresh look for Cresta Riley’s Hotel

Cresta Riley’s Hotel, perfectly situated on the banks of the Thamakalane River in Maun – Botswana’s gateway to the Okavango Delta and all its adventure activities - caters for leisure and business travellers.

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Cresta Hotels is not in business for the purpose of winning awards, but I have to say it is a really great feeling when meaningful and respected accolades are presented to the company, to our hotels or to our people. We have been fortunate in this past year to have been recipients of such awards on a number of occasions, and this has made us feel pleased and proud.

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Saturday, 12 December 2015 12:19

Cresta Hotels Road Show

Cresta Hotels’ Chief Executive Officer, Glenn Stutchbury, and his sales and marketing team recently hosted a South African Roadshow to meet travel trade partners promoting the group’s hotels in Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. This was the second year that Cresta Hotels hosted such an event covering Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg.

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Saturday, 12 December 2015 11:51

Cresta Hotels continues to develop and grow

As an organisation, Cresta Hotels continues to develop and grow with full confidence in the future of travel and tourism in Southern Africa, and in this issue we look at two very different events that perhaps symbolise our confidence – one, the celebration of a 40th anniversary showing our experience in the region, and the second a groundbreaking ceremony for a brandnew hotel development.

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  • Academic and support buildings with 22,000m2 floor area.
  • Infrastructure includes roads and sewage treatment facilities.
  • Campus will cater for over 250 students on completion.


Arup was appointed as the structural and civil engineering consultant for Botswana's second university.

The completed campus buildings, with a gross floor area of 22,000m2, will consist of administration, staff and student accommodation, staff rooms, lecture theatres and laboratories as well as kitchen/dining and sports facilities.

The buildings will be connected and supported by infrastructure works that include roads and sewage treatment facilities.

The biggest challenges of the project relate to the sandy and unstable soil conditions that make laying deep infrastructure pipes especially difficult.

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