Limpopo News

January 27, 2015

Invitation to Tourism Minister's Outreach in Limpopo Province

LIMPOPO; POLOKWANE: The National Minister of the Department Tourism Hon. Derek Hanekom will embark on an outreach tour of Limpopo. During the tour the Minister will visit key tourism attractions and have interaction with stakeholders and Industry leaders. Your Media House is hereby invited to be part of the media delegation that will part of the outreach tour.

January 14, 2015

Media Advisory on Congratulatory Ceremony in Honour of Limpopo Guest Manor

Ms. Mmabogoshi Msiza of Limpopo Guest Manor was announced as the National ETEYA (Emerging Tourism Entrepreneur of the Year Award) Lilizela Award winner for 2014/15 scooping the R 100 000.00 in prize money as the overall winner. Her product also scooped the inaugural MEC's Choice Award during the Provincial leg of the Lilizela Awards ceremony held on the 3rd September 2014 in Phalaborwa.

January 13, 2015

Limpopo Marula Festival Media Launch

Ten years after it began with a mere 500 people in 2006 when it was launched, Marula Festival is to date an enormous brand to be reckoned with. The Festival is also part of government’s priority of rural development. Over the past three years, the Festival has attracted more than 30 000 revelers from most parts of the country including South Africa’s neighbouring SADC countries.

January 8, 2015

40% discount on selected Wilderness Trails in the Kruger National Park

South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering a special 40% discount to new, short notice reservations for selected Wilderness Trails in the Kruger National Park.

The discounted rates apply to the following trails:

December 10, 2014

LTA to Launch Festive Campaign at Mapungubwe Festival

LIMPOPO; POLOKWANE: Limpopo Tourism Agency Chairperson of the Board Mr. Mashilo Matsetela and Acting Chief Executive Officer Mr. Bibi Kotsedi, will launch the 2014 Tourism Festive Campaign at the Mapungubwe Jazz Festival, scheduled to take place as follows:

Date : 13th December 2014
Time : 14H00
Venue : Polokwane Cricket Club; Limpopo Tourism Agency Marquee.

yellow arum December 2, 2014

Yellow arum lilies get exposure at festival

SEKHUKHUNE – THE Yellow Arum Lilly Festival is an annual celebration of the yellow arum lilies that are grown in the Sekhukhune district.

The Limpopo Tourism Agency (LTA) hosted this festival in the quaint town of Roossenekal on Saturday in collaboration with the Roossenekal Tourism Association.

The main objective of the festival was to promote tourism and to create awareness about these unique flowers and who people why they needed to conserve them.

December 1, 2014

Deputy Minister Mabudafhasi to Unveil the Modjadji Dynasty Memorial in Limpopo

The Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, MP, in partnership with the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA), the Modjadji Royal house, the Department of Cooperative Government and Traditional Affairs and the KARA Institute will  unveil the Modjadji Dynasty Memorial on Friday, 05 December 2014 at Greater Letaba Local Municipality, Ga-Modjadji, Setlhakone village in Limpopo Province.

December 1, 2014

Minister Hanekom invites trade to Indaba 2015

Indaba 2015, will take place at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban from May 9-11 next year, Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom, has announced.

Minister Hanekom said he looked forward to spending time on the tradeshow floor, exchanging information and ideas with exhibitors and buyers from across South Africa and the rest of Africa

November 27, 2014

10th Annual Kudu Awards crown Conservationists

The South African National Parks (SANParks) supported by First National Bank (FNB) and Total South Africa  celebrated conservationists at the 10th annual Kudu Awards ceremony held at Gallagher Convention Centre Estates in Midrand this evening (27 November 2014). The awards showcased excellence in the conservation industry from individuals and corporates alike.

November 25, 2014

Limpopo Celebrates the 14th Yellow Arum Lilly Festival 2014

LIMPOPO; ROOSSENEKAL: The Yellow Arum Lilly festival is an annual celebration of Yellow Arum Lilly flower which only grows in the Sekhukhune Region. Apart from the flower, people will get an opportunity to view the lilies in the natural habitat and appreciate the scenic beauty of the Region. The festival is staged by Limpopo Tourism Agency in partnership with the Roossenekal Tourism Association and will take place on the 29th November 2014 at Roossenekal from 9H00 until 16H00.