Embassy of the Republic of Botswana in Germany


Botswana Travel & Tourism Virtual (BTTVE) Expo 2020

By |November 30th, 2020|

The Embassy will like to inform that the  Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) will host its annual Botswana Travel Virtual Expo (BTTVE) from 2nd-4th December 2020, under the theme “Let’s Explore”. The Botswana Travel and Tourism Expo (BTTE) is a business –to business forum where global wholesalers and retailers meet with local tourism operators.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, BTO has refocused its approach to promote travel to Botswana through virtual platforms.

For more information visit:
Botswana Travel & Tourism Virtual Expo (BTTVE) 2020
email: mkeaikitse@botswanatourism.co.bw

Botswana Virtual Tourism

2020 virtual Global Expo Botswana-17-20 November 2020

By |November 13th, 2020|


Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) will host the fifteenth edition of its premier business to business (B2B) and multi sectoral Expo known astheGlobal Expo Botswana from 17th November to 20th November 2020 virtually.

The Expo will be hosted under the theme “Using Disruptive Tech To Shape The New Normal In The Era Of COVID- 19
And Beyond”
.This major trade and investment platform offers one an exciting opportunity to do business in one of southern Africa’s and Africa’s most stable and fast growing economies, given it’s central
geographical location in the SADC region.


This year”s Expo will be a virtual Expo tht will allow visitors to access it safely from the comfort of their work space and homes. The Expo will showcase over 200 virtual booths with around the clock free access too virtual meetings, presentations and networking sessions.

Register today at: www.globalexpo.co.bw

Global Expo Botswana 2020

Lifting of International Travel Restrictions

By |November 6th, 2020|


His Excellency the President Dr Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi has approved the lifting of international travel restrictions in a phased manner starting from the 9th of November, 2020 and extending to the of December, 2020, covering the 14 points of Entry listed as follows:

i. On the 9th of November, 2020, air travel will resume at Sir Seretse Kharna International Airport in Gaborone, Kasane International Airport and Maun International Airport.

ii. On the 1st of December, 2020, Ground Crossing will resume at the commercial border points of Kazungula Road, Kazungula Ferry, Ngoma. Ramokgwebana, Martins Drift, Ramatlabama, Tlokweng, Mamuno, Pioneer and Mohembo.

iii. Furthermore, international air travel will resume on the 1st of December, 2020 at Phillip G. Matante International Airport in Francistown.

All arriving travelers will be expected to meet the following requirements:

a) Present a valid 72 Hour negative COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) result from time of departure.

b) Screened for COVID-19 symptoms upon entry.

c) Symptomatic Clients upon arrival will be required to undertake mandatory testing and possible isolation and or quarantine, as per section 76 (I) (2) and 80 of the Public Health Act of 2013.

d) The traveler will be required to remain in contact with the local health authority for a period of 14 days doing self-monitoring.

e) Returning citizens and residents not meeting the requirement will undergo 14-day mandatory quarantine and testing at their own cost (as assessed by local authority).

f) Non-citizen travelers not meeting the requirements will NOT be allowed entry into Botswana.

g) Travelers exiting Botswana are expected to comply with travel regulations of the destination country at their own expense,

The remaining Point’s of Entry will be considered in due course subject to disease burden and harmonization with other neighbouring countries.

2020.11.06 Lifting of International Travel Restrictions.pdf