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  • Logistics talk empowers attendees – 19 Apr 19, Lowvelder

    Guests had the opportunity to enjoy and informative meeting during the Rohlig-Grindrod’s presentation at the Kruger Lowveld Chamber of Business and Tourism networking breakfast.  It was held on Wednesday at Nou;s Toeka.  Philippe de Pinchart from Rohlig-Grindrod did the presentation. Attendees had the opportunity to get up to date with … more »

  • Tourism Organizations’ Roles are vital – 12 April 2019, Lowvelder

    In the Lowveld business is tourism and tourism is business – almost every business is dependent of the well-being of tourism. Local Tourism Organisations (LTO), established in most towns in the Lowveld position their members centrally in the daily activities of their industry – locally and nationally.  LTOs form the … more »

  • Mbombela on Road to Recovery

    Mbombela municipality is on a road to recovery, but there is still a long way to go.  During a breakfast hosted by KLCBT last week, Mr Neil Diamond give details of all improvements and focus areas for the future, including how the city will deal with Eskom, water and improved … more »

  • Business Losing Confidence – Lowvelder

    The last bit of trust in Eskom and government’s ability to deal with the situation has disappeared.  This has led to business confidence plummeting.  They will not invest a single cent in projects, marketing campaigns, increased employment and expansion until they are 100% sure of a turnaround. How can we … more »

  • Service Delivery Protests: What is Kruger Lowveld doing?

    Over the past few weeks the Lowveld has experienced disruptive service delivery protests which have had a significant negative effect on tourism within the region. As a Regional Tourism Organisation, Kruger Lowveld Tourism doesn’t have the authority or power to direct law enforcement agencies to deal with the illegal road … more »

  • SA Needs Action – and fast!

    This was at the heart of the message given during the key note address by Maarten Ackerman, Chief Economist at Citadel, during the KLCBT’s annual budget speech breakfast.   Following an indisputably tough 2018, the year ahead should provide some welcome relief for emerging markets given the US Federal Reserve’s more … more »

  • KLCBT Annual Awards – Renewed!

    Contestants and guests at this year’s KLCBT Annual Awards Banquet are in for a very exciting, renewed event. We have revised the categories to include those which are more relevant in the modern business environment and to our community. All categories and criteria are on the website. Click on this … more »

  • Eskom, What now? – 15 February 2019, Lowvelder

    “Let’s not panic,” president Cyril Ramaphosa told reporters on Wednesday.  This was after public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan warned cabinet that Eskom could cease to exist by April if government did not intervene… KLCBT points out that Mpumalanga had a number of hydroelectric plants, including the historic Belvedere plant in … more »

  • First KLCBT Cocktail Event for 2019, “was really something”

    We had a wonderful time at the first cocktail function this year. With a new year to start and everyone ready for 2019. This event was really something. The people enjoyed a welcoming drink before they started to get to know each other a bit more. Plying the games are … more »

  • Lowveld or Slowveld business?

    When we first moved here, we first encountered the pet-name for the Lowveld as the “Slowveld” which was supposed to refer to a slower paced lifestyle, less traffic, having more time with your family because of that… etc. BUT then we started to set up our own business and with … more »