Connie Mbulawa

Connie Mbulawa's journey is a testament to the transformative power of passion and perseverance. Her story begins humbly, as a receptionist in Kasane

Connie Mbulawa’s journey is a testament to the transformative power of passion and perseverance. Her story begins humbly, as a receptionist in Kasane, where she started on a mission alongside the Carr Heartly family to ensure that the burgeoning tourism industry extended its benefits to the people of her homeland.

As part of the pioneering efforts, Connie played a pivotal role, welcoming guests with warmth and hospitality, laying the foundation for her future endeavors in the vibrant world of tourism.

For close to a decade, Connie honed her skills, transitioning from receptionist to become a seasoned itinerary and tour package builder. With each interaction, she wove together the perfect blend of adventure and luxury for those who sought to explore the wonders of Botswana. Her dedication and attention to detail earned her the trust and admiration of clients and colleagues alike.

A new chapter unfolded when Connie joined Linyanti Explorations, a beacon of excellence in the luxury safari market. Here, her innate leadership qualities flourished as she navigated roles in reservations and marketing, rising through the ranks to become the Reservations and Marketing Manager. Despite her humble beginnings, Connie’s passion and drive propelled her forward, earning her recognition as a leader in her field.

Under Connie’s guidance, her team flourished, seamlessly assisting clients from both near and far in crafting their dream safari experiences. Her journey took her across continents, representing Linyanti Explorations at prestigious travel shows, where her infectious enthusiasm and expertise captivated audiences.

In 2009, when the opportunity arose to establish the SKL head office, Connie seized the chance to embark on a new chapter of her journey. As a director, she brought her expertise in finance, reservations, and marketing to the helm of the company, alongside her husband, Ren. Together, they tirelessly worked to nurture SKL into a beacon of excellence, infusing every aspect of the business with their intimate knowledge of Botswana’s awe-inspiring landscapes.

Connie’s story is a testament to the power of determination and resilience. From her humble beginnings as a receptionist to her role as a leader in the tourism industry, she continues to honor the beauty of Botswana, sharing its wonders with the world while ensuring that its benefits are felt by all who call it home.