Shared Travel and Tourism Economy

BUSINESS TYPE Online Peer-to-Peer Travel

STAGE OF BUSINESS Start-Up

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Travel and Tourism
  • Hotel and Hospitality
  • E-Commerce
  • M-Commerce
  • Shared Economy

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY  South Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Investor Funding Proposal
  • Strategic Plan detailing a Start-Up Strategy to the Company’s Shareholders

LOAN AMOUNT R3.5 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The Company will be providing Local South Africans the opportunity to share their lives and activities with international and regional travellers while making extra money doing it. The Company will provide an online platform where locals, i.e. ‘The Hosts’, show off their talent, skills and hobbies to travellers. The platform will match hosts and travellers based on their profile, interest and activity. An opportunity exists because the tourism industry is changing, people are no longer tourists, they’re travellers and travellers love to explore, they want to learn and discover unique things. This Peer-to-Peer, Shared Economy, Online Business Model has hit the world by storm with companies like Airbnb, Uber and Couchsurfing, showing phenomenal growth in only a few years. People want to know how other people live, go behind the scenes and visit places tourists do not usually see.

Wedding Venue

BUSINESS TYPE Wedding Venue

STAGE OF BUSINESS Existing

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Travel and Tourism
  • Hotel and Hospitality
  • Wedding

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY Gauteng

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application
  • Strategic Plan detailing a Growth- and Expansion Strategy to the Company’s Shareholders

LOAN AMOUNT R2 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

This establishment is located in the West of Johannesburg and is an established venue that hosts large weddings and conferences. With a romantic country style setting to host a wedding or a conference away from the hustle and bustle of the city, but still need the practicality of an accessible venue; this charming country-house, with its thatched roof and rustic setting, provides patrons with a tranquil feeling of being nestled in the countryside while still being close to major shopping centres and highways. Set against a glorious backdrop of African bush shrubs and quaint white pillars, this venue provides a brilliant photographic opportunity for a wedding album filled with treasured memories – a wonderful way to begin your wedded bliss.

Shuttle Services

BUSINESS TYPE Passenger Transportation

STAGE OF BUSINESS Existing

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Transportation

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY Nigeria

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application
  • Strategic Plan detailing a Growth- and Expansion Strategy to the Company’s Shareholders

LOAN AMOUNT US$3 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The company is a South African based business that has been operating in the Shuttle Service Transportation industry for the past 10 years. The company has entered into a Joint Venture agreement with a partner to operate a Shuttle Service in Nigeria.

Amusement And Theme Park

BUSINESS TYPE Amusement and Theme Park

STAGE OF BUSINESS Development (Prior Start-Up)

INDUSTRY OF OPERATION

  • Travel and Tourism
  • Hotel and Hospitality
  • Amusement and Theme Parks

COUNTRY/REGION/CITY West Africa

PURPOSE OF BUSINESS PLAN

  • Business Loan Application
  • Presentation to Venture Capitalists
  • Project Overview to Construction- and Project Manager Companies

LOAN AMOUNT US$180 million

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Establishment of a world-class Theme Park, Permanent and Temporary Accommodation (Apartments), Hotel Accommodation, Restaurants, Casino, and Conference Facilities.