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  • Thinking without limits at Tourism Roadshows

    Over a period of five days and six different venues within the Region, the Kruger Lowveld team presented the state of tourism in South Africa and more specifically in the Kruger Lowveld region to members and tourism stakeholders. KLCBT President and Kruger Lowveld Tourism Chair, Oupa Pilane, opened the roadshows with … more »

  • KLCBT Welcomes President Cyril Ramaphosa Stimilus Package

    The Kruger Lowveld Chamber of Business and Tourism (KLCBT) welcomes the stimulus package announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday 22 September 2018.   The economic recovery plan is set to stimulate economic growth and job creation. South Africa’s economy is under pressure, with the rising fuel costs, the depreciation … more »

  • Annual Symposium of the Heritage Association of SA hosted in Barberton!

    You are cordially invited to the following event hosted by Mpumalanga Heritage and Friends of the Museum Barberton on Thursday, Friday & Saturday 18, 19 & 20 October 2018. Booking form are available from the contacts below.   BARBERTON : THE GENESIS OF LIFE PROGRAMME ·                  All excursions will leave … more »

  • Kruger Lowveld is working behind the scenes to find solutions to service delivery protests

    Managing the issue of the protests has now become a full time job for the team at KLCBT. Oupa Pilane, President of KLCBT, is dealing with politicians and assessing all issues relating to community grievances and a management team is formulating plans on how to expedite solutions. Click here to read the full … more »

  • Warn your guests about roadside corruption!

    Roadside corruption has raised its ugly head again, particularly along the R40 outside Hazyview and near Acornhoek.  There have also been some reports from the Panorama Route but those culprits seemed to disappear when the community protested poor service delivery and blocked roads two weeks ago.   Over the past long … more »

  • Activities and Attractions to be promoted by our team at the Getaway Show

    Kruger Lowveld will again be taking a stand at the Gauteng Getaway Show this year, to be held at the TicketPro Dome from 14—16 September. In 2017, 22 000 visitors attended the show over three days, making it one of the biggest consumer travel, outdoor and adventure shows in the … more »

  • KLT congratulates Barberton-Makhonjwa Mountainlands team

    Kruger Lowveld Tourism (KLT) is thrilled that UNESCO has declared the Barberton-Makhonjwa Mountainlands as South Africa’s 10th World Heritage Site and Mpumalanga’s first!   Long recognised by geologists as having World Heritage potential, the Barberton-Makhonjwa Mountainlands was placed on South Africa’s World Heritage Tentative List by UNESCO in June 2008. … more »

  • Oupa Pilane elected as Chairperson of Kruger Lowveld’s Regional Tourism Committee

    After a great farewell speech delivered by Oupa Pilange at the recent KLCBT Annual General Meeting, he pledged to serve the organisation as a member in any capacity that the leadership saw fit when his term as President ends in August 2018. KLCBT’s constitution allows for a President to serve … more »

  • Tourism Development Insights in Economic Development and Tourism’s Provincial Budget Speech

    Sustainable Tourism development and growth   Honourable Speaker,   As the world celebrates the centenary of the renowned icon uTata u Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, as the Province of Mpumalanga we have our own story to tell.   Soon after Madiba was released from prison in 1990, he spent about two … more »

  • Barberton Mountains expected to be declared a World Heritage Site

    According to an article published on Tourism Update the Barberton Mountain Land, or the Barberton Greenstone Belt, in Mpumalanga is on the tentative list of Unesco’s World Heritage Site (WHS) programme, as the region contains some of the most widely accepted fossil evidence for Archaean life, dating back 3.5 billion … more »