Trending News
  • Kgosi Maruje III warns against covid-19 vaccine trials GP Correspondent As the world continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic that has negatively strained major health systems, developing countries have their hopes pinned on their developed counterparts for...
  • BDF intensifies endangered species war GP Correspondent Botswana Defence Force’s (BDF) anti-poaching units continue to intensify their operations, encountering more casualties in the process. Four more poachers have been reported dead, this week, in three...
  • LIGHTS OFF GP Correspondent A new local drama, Lights Off made its grand premiere on Now TV (DStv Channel 290) this Tuesday. The drama features some of the most talented local actors/actresses....
  • Fuel shortage not linked to COVID-19 GP Correspondent The COVID-19 Task Force has allayed reports that testing for the respiratory disease at the borders is cause for the countrywide fuel shortages. Dr. Kereng Masupu, Coordinator of...
  • Stanbic amongst preferred brands on the market GP Correspondent The latest decoration to the bank is from Brand Africa 100’s Best Brand Survey and Rankings, which awarded the institution, the 3rd Most Admired Financial Services Brand in...

The Gabs Experience Penetrates The Regional Tourism Market

The Gabs Experience Penetrates The Regional Tourism Market
July 13
11:26 2018


The Gabs Experience, a local travel agency aimed at promoting primarily educational city tours in Gaborone and surroundings, partnered with Mozmasaii Travel, which is a travel agency based in Mozambique. From the 23rd to 24th June, the agency hosted about 65 tourists from Mozambique.

Founder Nnyaladzi Malaki Monyamane echoed his aspirations as in line with Botswana tourism stakeholders mission. “The purpose of the partnership is to create both fun and adventure activities for citizens of the two countries with the view to strengthen cultural relations between these two groups. The partnership is expected to boost tourism and break borders towards the scope of SADC regional integration objectives.”

He added: “Botswana just like Mozambique is well known for its wildlife and nature preserves, but the country ought to exploit other attraction areas especially in the capital city, Gaborone.  This is in light of the growing number of tourists who visit Botswana while in transit to other destinations such as Chobe and Okavango.”

As recalled by Monyamane, on the first day, visitors were treated to local braai and cascaded through the capital city to explore its monuments amongst them the 3 Dikgosi monument. The tourists also got a glimpse of Gaborone’s night life at My Only Kind of Place (MKOP) restaurant. The following day, guests woke up to catch the sunrise at Kgale Hill which reaches a summit elevation of 1,287 metres above sea level. “This exercise was instrumental in their team building and networking efforts. The Director of Mozmasaii, Mr. Lionelo Lucas expressed his sentiments atop the hill as a unique tourism product offering.  The rest of the day was completed by team building activities at Lions Park, where tourist viewed lions and played paint ball, amidst a fresh aroma of fresh barbeque and music. Finally, the day was summed up with an excursion to Mokolodi Nature reserve, by a game drive and a bush braai. The visitors sang in their local vernacular and played games whilst enjoying the bonfire,” he enthused.

The second excursion is expected in September 2018. As they say, “vemo nos denovo! Te vejo em breve”



About Author



Related Articles