The promoter has identified an opportunity for an upper 3-star hotel and conference facility in Lobatse, which arises out of gap in the market. Lobatse is primarily serviced by hotels and conference facilities in the town’s outskirts, and the development of the project will not only contribute towards the development of the town but will also provide alternatives for guests and patrons alike.
Gill Sleepover Hotel is a TWO STAR SELECTED SERVICE HOTEL 100% owned by a Motswana woman in Mmathubudukwane, 40km East of Mochudi in Kgatleng District, just 5km from Sikwane / South Africa Border Gate. This is the first and the only Hotel in Kgatleng District based at the river Villages. All these Villages are along the forever flowing river named Madikwe River which is why they are commonly known as the river villages; Mmathubudukwane being the central one.
The facility offers 11 air conditioned rooms with en-suite bathrooms, DSTV, WIFI, coffee/tea making facilities and a swimming pool. It has a restaurant with a seating of up to 40 people and offering A LA CARTE and Buffet Menus for lunch and dinner. Additionally, there is a conference facility that accommodates 80 people in class room style and 200 in cinema style. We also have events packages on offer, from weddings to baby showers. We pride ourselves with excellent customer experience.
Over the years, Gill Sleepover Hotel has experienced an increase in the number of visitors to the facility for both accommodation and conferencing services. The demand for services has tremendously grown over the last two years, prompting management to embark on expanding the facilities and service offering. The management has since resolved to expand the hotel operations by incorporating an additional conference facility, to augment the existing facility. To pave way for these developments, management has already designed and approved building plans for the conference facility. Other preparatory activities completed include engagement of professional quantity surveyor, who has determined the costs of construction.
Application to operate a 50 roomed hotel with a conference hall at Shakawe Rwee ward along the river. The hotel will have two types of accommodation units, standard rooms and executive rooms and targets the lower market of the hospitality and tourism in the accommodation sector. A standard room will cost around P850 per person per day including breakfast, while an executive room will cost P1050 per person per day. In addition, the hotel will have a conference centre of 1000 capacity conference facility.
After conducting market research, we concluded that there is acute shortage of accommodation in the area.
Our target market includes government officials, businesspeople, international tourists, sports men and d religious travellers.
The business is expected to employ more than (50) permanent employment for people within the Okavango area.
The proposed venture is based on an affordable accommodation service tailored for individual customers, families, government employees, corporate companies and regional tourists that require excellent service and affordable accommodation facilities.
Funding required: P28 703, 620.00.
Its intent to assemble and deliver luxury accommodation to travelers and premium banqueting services to corporate and individual clientele.
Situated in Mahalapye (180km from the capital city Gaborone), our 20-roomed hotel, complete with a 100-person conference room, world-class restaurant, and swimming pool, endeavors to address the intermittent shortage of hotel rooms during major events in the town.
Recognizing the untapped potential in the business tourism sector, we are strategically positioned to cater to this lucrative market by offering a world-class facility complemented by a tailor-made Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (MICE) services and adventure tourism. This approach ensures not only exceptional immediate experiences but also fosters enduring growth in the long term.
Webstar Investments (Pty) Ltd t/a SM Tours would like to construct a large tourism facility that combines elements of conferencing, accommodation, country club and olympic grounds. To do this with a fair amount of speed, accuracy and effectiveness, we were wondering if you could please consider the possibility of funding us.
We have a large tract of land that has been designated for commercial activities. We can, with your help, move in there and start developing one of the Southern African Region's largest and most compelling hospitality facility.
The director and her staff have tourism qualifications and experience. The management of this project will not present any serious challenges. We hope to provide a lot of people with jobs and livable incomes. This project is therefore a much awaited opportunity to most local people.
Shatha Guest House t/a Tashatha Hotel located at Tutume is a medium sized hotel focused on providing rooms with a clean and modern character that is attractive to individual and business visitors to the area. The Company’s rooms feature modern furniture, high-end technology and modern accessories.
Shatha Guest House t/a Tashatha Hotel offer:
a) all of the standard business hotel services including daily room cleaning
b) Conference facilities
c) free local calls,
d) cable TV
e) a free wireless network and various other amenities.
f) 24 Hours security
g) Parking space
There is currently no business-class hotel in Tutume where we are located. In addition, we have surveyed the major corporations with local offices and determined that they have frequent visitors who would use our hotel location when launched.
Expansion Hotel redesigning: BWP 5,000,000.00
i. Additional 20 executive rooms
ii. A Modern conference facility – 500 capacity
iii. Increase of hotel facility (Large capacity kitchen, laundry facilities and catering equipment
iv. Modern swimming pool
b) Working capital: BWP 1,000,000.00
i. pay for marketing
ii. Replacement of beddings, linen salaries, and land costs until [Tashatha Hotel] reaches break-even.
Funding required: BWP 6,000,000
Fairground Holdings (Pty) Ltd is a 100% citizen owned Botswana registered company and was incorporated on the 21st March 1986.
The company has evolved over the years to take advantage of commercial opportunities. The company is a subsidiary of the Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) with a 51% shareholding while the Botswana Government through Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry holds 49% shareholding.
FGH is the leading and largest business in the provision of a one-stop venue for Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions in Botswana; commonly and globally known as ‘’MICE’’ sub-sector of the Tourism and Hospitality industry.
FGH Development Plans
As part of the Implementation of the FGH Masterplan, the company has a vision of upgrading or fully refurbishing its MICE facilities to be in line with international standards as one of the 7 nodes within its greater live work and play themed development.
In addition, the company has a vision of establishing a 3 to 4 star rated hotel with a proposed rooms composition of 120 with state-of-the-art facilities. The hotel development will be the second phase of the development plans of the company following a full refurbishment of the MICE facilities, which we are seeking full funding for.
These developments are meant to enhance FGH’s existing activities and value proposition while improving its marketability which will ultimately fortify the company as a market leader within the industry.
MICE Refurbishment – Funding Utilization
The envisaged project scope entails the refurbishment, reconfiguration and upgrading of FGH existing conference facilities, which are Boipuso Hall Complex and Ditshupo Hall. Funding required: The cost of the project is estimated to be between P30 million to P40 million.
Located in the pristine Muchenje within Chobe National Park, just 61.2 kilometers from Kasane, our project promises a haven of serenity and natural beauty.
Nestled within an expansive one-hectare land, our luxury camp is a timeless haven where opulent accommodations seamlessly coexist with the unspoiled beauty of nature. It boasts 15 well-appointed cottage rooms, 5 executive rooms, and 10 tented chalets.
The facility features a capacious 1000-person conference room and four board rooms, providing ample space for productive meetings and events. An exquisite world-class restaurant promising to tantalize the palates of our esteemed guests, while a rejuvenating swimming pool a spa, a sauna beckons relaxation and leisure. For fitness enthusiasts, our tennis courts and gym offer a perfect escape.
Enhancing the ambiance, a verdant garden will grace the surroundings, creating a tranquil and visually captivating backdrop for an unparalleled stay.
Embracing sustainability, the camp will harness the power of solar panels for its electrical needs, capitalizing on Botswana's abundance of sunlit days. Solar energy stands as an eco-conscious choice, devoid of greenhouse gas emissions and harmful pollutants during energy generation. This deliberate move significantly contributes to the global battle against climate change and air pollution.
By mitigating air pollutants and reducing reliance on traditional fossil fuel-based electricity sources, the camp actively promotes cleaner air and a healthier environment for the local community and the planet at large. Opting for solar energy aligns with sustainable practices, fostering a proactive stance on addressing the urgent global issue of climate change, ultimately ensuring the long-term sustainability of energy resources and safeguarding delicate ecosystems frequently impacted by resource extraction.
In acknowledgment of the importance of responsible water management, we will drill a borehole equipped with a mini-treatment facility to cater to the entire water requirements of the camp. This initiative seeks to alleviate strain on existing water sources, particularly for functions with higher water consumption, such as landscaping, reinforcing our commitment to sustainable resource utilization.
Funding required: P6,320,000.00