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  • 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 »

  • Poll: Do the roads in Mpumalanga and Limpopo need urgent improvements?

    In January, Kruger Lowveld Tourism set its 2018 agenda, which included prioritising the region’s road infrastructure and exerting pressure to find an urgent long-term solution for saving Pilgrim’s Rest in Mpumalanga. Tourism Update wants to find out directly from you whether you think the roads in Mpumalanga and Limpopo need urgent attention and … more »

  • Africa’s Travel Indaba 2018

    For the sixth year in succession Kruger Lowveld Tourism took at stand at Indaba, South Africa’s premier tourism trade show. The show is held annually in Durban and took place this year from 8 to 10 May. Our 90m2 stand was the largest Kruger Lowveld has taken at the show. As with previous years, we … more »

  • An open letter to the Hon MEC: Public Works, Roads and Transport

    “I write this open letter to you to express my frustration at the congestion of trucks between the Sabie and Lydenburg road.  I would like to bring it to you that over the past weekend I personally experienced two major incidents or rather life threatening accidents. I plead with your … more »

  • KLCBT President Oupa Pilane responds to the Mpumalanga Dept of Works, Roads and Transport (MDPWRT) : Fix our roads!

    Following the Kruger Lowveld Chamber of Business and Tourism’s front-page article in the Lowvelder recently, regarding the seriously dangerous state of the roads in province, we received comment from the Mpumalanga Department of Public Works, Roads and Transport (DPWRT). Below is the department’s comment on the article, and a further … more »