FREE ENTRY INTO PROVINCIAL NATURE RESERVES
MPUMALANGA TOURISM PROVIDERS TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT THE LILIZELA TOURISM PROVINCIAL AWARDS 2017
The Mpumalanga Province announced the names of the provincial winners of the 2017 Lilizela Tourism Awards. The announcement was made at an awards ceremony held on 8 September 2017 at Casambo Exclusive Guest Lodge where all the province’s finalists were publically honoured for their contribution to service excellence and quality assurance in the tourism industry.
2017 Tourism Month Events Calendar
Media Release - The 2017 Tourism Month Events Calendar (September 2017) is now available.
PLANTS TO BE HANDED OVER TO MOTORISTS AS PART OF SPRING DAY
The Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) together with the Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs (DARDLEA) will be celebrating Spring Day by handing over crassula ovata plants to motorists at various traffic intersections in the province on 1 September 2017 between 7:00 and 08:00 in the morning.
1st Annual Mbombela Jazz Festival 2017
Come and watch some of the best Jazz performers such as the great Oliver Mtukudzi
1st Annual Mbombela Jazz Festival 2017 Golf Day
MPUMALANGA LAUNCHES ITS FIRST WOMEN IN TOURISM CHAPTER
The Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) on Friday, 18 August launched the first Women in Tourism – Mpumalanga Chapter. The event held in Emalahleni was attended by key phenomenal women who operate businesses within the tourism sector in the province.
2017 World Tourism Day Awareness Programme
With efforts aimed at cultivating the province of Mpumalanga’s economy, the MEC for finance, economic development and tourism, Mr. Sikhumbuzo Kholwane has shared an exciting programme in the build up to the 2017 Tourism month, to be hosted in September.
MTPA Donates 120 bicycles to the Community of Mahushe Shongwe
HAND OVER OF NON MOTORISED TRANSPORT BY MTPA AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS
The Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) together with the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) handed over 120 bicycles to the participants of the Mahushe Shongwe Community Facility Upgrade project in Nkomazi on August 15, 2017.
ANNUAL TARIFFS INCREASE AT MPUMALANGA NATURE RESERVES
The Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) will with effect from 1 November 2017 implement an increase in its tariffs (including the entry and accommodation fees) at its various nature reserves around the province.
Take a Historical Journey through Middelburg
One of Middleburg’s biggest surprises was the variety of history that is wrapped up in this Mpumalanga Town. The perfect mix of military, cultural, social and economic history – from the Anglo-Boer War to fried chicken - all with a story to tell and with a continuing relevance to today.
The Cultural Heartlands welcome you!
Of all Mpumalanga’s regions, none capture the vibrancy and spirit of South Africa’s ‘Rainbow Nation’ quite like the Cultural Heartlands. It’s the mix of opposites that all seem to find their place in this region that give this South African gem and the Eastern province its unique appeal..
THE MEDIA LAUNCH OF THE TOURISM AWARENESS PROGRAMME
STATEMENT BY THE MEC FOR FINANCE, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM, MR SIKHUMBUZO KHOLWANE DURING THE MEDIA LAUNCH OF THE TOURISM AWARENESS PROGRAMME
3 Superb Self-Drive Destinations in Mpumalanga
Although influenced by the landscape, Mpumalanga winters promise slight subtropical conditions for a mild and midrange gauge on the cold-ometer, just right for a self-drive school holiday getaway. Ah, the winter holidays, some of the longest in the school calendar offer reprieve from the bite of the cold in the dead of winter especially for road trip visitors to Mpumalanga.
MPUMALANGA PRESENTS A TOURISM CO-OPERATION AGREEMENT WITH THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
The MEC for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Mr Sikhumbuzo Kholwane today addressed the media attending the annual Tourism Indaba in Durban on the co-operation agreement signed between Mpumalanga Province and the Ural Association of Tourism in the Sverdlovsk region of Russia.
Explore the Cultural Heartlands
Virtuoso® (a leading international travel agency network, specializing in luxury and experiential travel) announced that 2017 will be a year for travelers wishing to explore new destinations, seek authentic experiences, personal enrichment, adventure and rest and relaxation. South Africa frequently tops their lists as an emerging international destination and a top-notch adventure destination for 2017.
Kaapsehoop – The Magic in the Mist
Just 35km out of Nelspruit there is a fairy tale small town gem - a place with majestic views, quaint small town charm and wild horses.
A Roadtrip Back In Time
Amsterdam – the small town gem in Mpumalanga, not Netherlands – has an extensive collection of Stone Age rock tools and nearby is Goliath's Footprint, a six-foot-high geological feature that's surrounded in mystery. A trip to Amsterdam will take you back in time with mystical delights
Explore your city!
When was the last time you explored your city? Ventured to a new attraction? Ate at new and interesting restaurant?