Hotels report nothing extraordinary ahead of World Cup

source: Mmegi
TSHIRELETSO MOTLOGELWA
Staff writer

Less than two months to the event, signs of the windfall the World Cup was anticipated to be are yet to materialise, at least according to accommodation providers in Gaborone.

Hotel bookings, the usual standard for determining turnout figures for high profile events like the World Cup, have not shown any marked change going into May, indicating that the build-up to the world’s biggest football showpiece to be held nearby are yet to be felt in Botswana.

Bruce Page-Wood, the regional Director for Peermont Global in Botswana, says at their hotels, the Grand Palm, Mondior and Metcourt Inn in Gaborone and Francistown and Walmont at the Grand Palm, they are yet to experience any upsurge in bookings related to the World Cup. “Our hotels do not show any [continue reading]

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