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  • On the hunt for the Easter Bunny!

    Many of the Lowvelders will enjoy a “staycation” this Easter weekend because of the increase in the fuel price, or they are just “platsak” after the school holidays, or the high cost of living forces us to take less holidays.  Fortunately the Lowveld is South Africa’s most popular inland destination … more »

  • Let’s help Moz

    Imagine what it is like to be left with only the clothes on your back…many thousands of people in Mozambique are left with nothing after the cyclone Idai.  Please donate non-perishable foods, baby products or funds for medicine & water purifying tablets.

  • Promoting Kruger Lowveld to the Mozambique Market

    Kruger Lowveld Ehlanzeni joined 24 other exhibitors at Radisson Blu Hotel in Maputo on Thursday 14th March 2019 for the Spotlight Workshop, hosted by Derek Houston. The Kruger Lowveld table was kept busy by the local Mozambican travel trade as well as diplomats interested to learn what the region had to … 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 »

  • Kruger Lowveld at the Caravan, Camp and Destination Show

    Kruger Lowveld Ehlanzeni and Ehlanzeni District Municipality exhibited jointly at the Pretoria FM Caravan, Camp and Destination Show held at the Gallagher Convention Centre from 22-24 February 2019, showcasing what the region has to offer the domestic visitor. Much fun was had by Nomkhosi from Kruger Lowveld and Nathi from EDM … more »

  • Tourism Grading Council to hold roadshows before the roll out of new Grading Criteria

    The Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) will implement its revised grading standards for accommodation establishments from April 1. A statement released by SA Tourism stated that the aim of the revised criteria is to “advance and maintain a recognisable, credible and globally-benchmarked system of quality assurance for accommodation … more »

  • Tourism and President Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address

    South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, made a number of key announcements pertinent to the tourism industry during his State of the Nation address on 7th February. The President stated that he was pleased with progress made in restoring policy certainty on the visa regime.  He also announced that the introduction … more »

  • Have you entered the Sabie Tube Race yet?

    The Sabie River Tube Race is hosted annually by Round Table White River 64 to raise much needed funds for Round Table’s various community projects. The annual fun-filled event attracts young and old from as far as Gauteng and Limpopo.   This year the event is expected to attract 3000 participants and … more »

  • Slight increase in tourist arrivals to Kruger National Park and Mpumalanga over the Festive Season

    The 2018 festive season saw Mpumalanga province’s arrivals increasing slightly to 1,576,507 from 1,535,361 (3% increase) recorded in 2017. These figures reflect a period between December 1, 2018 to January 15, 2019. This feedback received from various tourism stakeholders points to a marginal growth in geographic spread with more people … more »

  • Tourism Mpumalanga – What is your New Year’s Resolution?

    Our New Year’s Resolution is to Put Mpumalanga Back on the Map for tourists. It is just not good enough for us all to sit around complaining that our tourist numbers are down and that we have fallen to sixth place in the league of the provinces. We must do … more »