Sephats Tours

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Travel Tour Agency Business Plan

Company Summary

Sephats Tours intends to provide individual and group travel to leisure clients. Services and products provided by Sephats will initially include pre-arranged tours, custom packages according to clients specifications, travel consultation, and as time progresses making reservations for lodging amongst other related services. Sephats Tours seeks to differentiate itself as the premier adventure travel company in the greater Gaborone area.

As it grows it will take on people and expand into related markets and services. It will also look for additional leverage by establishing relationships and representations with appropriate strategic allies.

2.1 Company Ownership

Sephats Tours is a Private Limited company incorporated at the Registrar of Companies through the foresight and vision of Mr. X and Mrs. Y. It is a 100% wholly owned Botswana firm.

2.2 Start-up Summary

Thus far the directors have contributed one hundred and sixty seven thousand pula (P167,000) to purchase a Mercedes Benz mini bus currently in its possession and P30,000 for cash expenses. Total start-up expenses covered (including legal costs, business plan compilation, license costs and related expenses) come to approximately P5,000.

NOTE: All currency values in the charts and tables are expressed in Botswanan pulas (P).

Start-up Expenses
Legal $1,000
Stationery etc. $500
Brochures $700
Consultants $1,200
Insurance $800
Rent $500
Other $300
Total Start-up Expenses $5,000
Start-up Assets
Cash Required $30,000
Start-up Inventory $0
Other Current Assets $0
Long-term Assets $167,000
Total Assets $197,000
Total Requirements $202,000
Start-up Funding
Start-up Expenses to Fund $5,000
Start-up Assets to Fund $197,000
Total Funding Required $202,000
Non-cash Assets from Start-up $167,000
Cash Requirements from Start-up $30,000
Additional Cash Raised $0
Cash Balance on Starting Date $30,000
Total Assets $197,000
Liabilities and Capital
Current Borrowing $0
Long-term Liabilities $0
Accounts Payable (Outstanding Bills) $0
Other Current Liabilities (interest-free) $0
Total Liabilities $0
Planned Investment
Investor 1 $100,000
Investor 2 $102,000
Additional Investment Requirement $0
Total Planned Investment $202,000
Loss at Start-up (Start-up Expenses) ($5,000)
Total Capital $197,000
Total Capital and Liabilities $197,000
Total Funding $202,000

2.3 Company Locations and Facilities

At present the company offices are located at Plot Number 28338, Block 3, Belabela road opposite Gaborone Television Station, near Hill Crest Primary School. However, as time progresses the intention is to move into more accessible and attractive offices in a prime area. This regardless of the fact that our type of business is not too dependent on office location and size.

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