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Lebo’s backpackers eye national Lilizela award

Lebo’s backpackers eye national Lilizela award

Based in Orlando West-Soweto, the establishment is popular with international tourists for its authenticity and gives you the opportunity to experience Soweto, its people, the different neighborhoods and its history up close and personal. Represented by the happy duo Lungile Mbangula and Thami Khumalo, who admitted this years’ nomination was a bit difficult due to […]

Tsogo Sun’s Golden Mile upgrades intends to draw huge turn out

Tsogo Sun’s Golden Mile upgrades intends to draw huge turn out

One of the largest corporate investors into the Golden Mile’s upgrade, Tsogo Sun, will soon be bringing its latest investment to life, in the form of the completely redeveloped Suncoast, which has received a cash injection of R1,6 billion. Commenting at the opening of Suncoast’s Salon Privé COO of Tsogo Sun Gaming, Glenn Joseph, says, […]

Mpumalanga put best foot forward ahead of national Lilizela Awards

Mpumalanga put best foot forward ahead of national Lilizela Awards

As such Mpumalanga Tourism Agency & Parks hosted its provincial awards and (my gut feel) tells this province will walk away with more than what they’ve bargained for. The pomp ceremony was held at the swanky Emnotweni Arena, were 34 finalists were presented with awards for their efforts. Only 32 will then represent the province […]

MTPA cracks unqualified report, goes digital

MTPA cracks unqualified report, goes digital

This was confirmed by the MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Finance (MP) Eric Sikhumbuzo Kholwane at the province’s tourism month programme launch held at HoyoHoyo Acorns Lodge in Acornhoek, Bushbuckridge- Mpumalanga recently. In the past MTPA painted a gloom financial report owing to financial irregularity, alleged corruption and low staff morale, amongst others, but […]

Royal Heritage fest growth complements local sustainability

Royal Heritage fest growth complements local sustainability

The Royal Gospel and Heritage Festival sees our beautiful province pull together and showcase that we are capable. We are ready to welcome the rest of South Africa to Thohoyandou. This year will be bigger and better,” exclaimed Royal Gospel and Heritage Festival organizer Shandukani Nesengani. Celebrating its 7th edition this year, the annual pilgrimage […]

Emirates bags another title at the airline prestigious awards

Emirates bags another title at the airline prestigious awards

This week it elbowed its competitors to snatch the world’s best inflight entertainment award for the 14th year in a row at Skytrax World Airline Awards 2018- a global benchmark of airline excellence. For the uninitiated Emirates early this year introduced the latest state-of-the-art entertainment and communications services in the skies- ICE. A survey was […]

Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains declared World Heritage Site

Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains declared World Heritage Site

This follows news that the Portfolio Committee on Tourism welcomed declaration that Makhonjwa Mountains, known as the Barberton Greenstone Belt in Mpumalanga as South Africa’s 10th World Heritage Site. The Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains represents the best-preserved succession of volcanic and  sedimentary rock dating back 3.6 to 3.25 billion years, when the first continents were starting […]

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