Limpopo News

Luxury safari lodge launches new family suite February 23, 2017

Luxury safari lodge launches new family suite

Tintswalo Safari Lodge in the Manyeleti Game Reserve has added a two-bedroom family suite.

The Grant Suite is connected to the main lodge and offers two en-suite bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, a lounge with a private deck and a plunge pool. The suite can accommodate children from the age of nine.

Grant Suite guests can enjoy two game drives a day in a private game-viewing vehicle, a tracker and guide.

SANParks to host first Tourism Investment Summit February 22, 2017

SANParks to host first Tourism Investment Summit

SANParks will launch its inaugural Tourism Investment Summit at The Maslow in Sandton on March 27.

Fundisile Mketeni, CEO of SANParks, said the summit would present new investment opportunities, attract developers and financiers, and profile national parks in South Africa as viable investment hubs.

It aims to attract key decision-makers in tourism investments, which include financiers, lenders, developers, tourism retail and services operators, bankers, investment advisers, real estate, property consultants, financial intermediaries, government tourism officials and media.

Tourism gets R494 million boost February 22, 2017

Tourism gets R494 million boost

An additional R494 million (€35.81m) has been allocated for tourism promotion, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced in his 2017 Budget Speech on Wednesday.

The additonal allocation will be welcomed by industry that has long called for government to prioritise the sector.

Gordhan emphasised that tourism was one of the sectors that could be utilised to encourage investment. He said in order to boost investment in the short term, the government must give focused support to labour-intensive sectors, including agriculture, agro-processing and tourism-related services.

SA Tourism – growing the tourism pie February 23, 2017

SA Tourism – growing the tourism pie

Tourism has been identified as a major economic driver in South Africa and other countries across the world. In a recent column, Sisa Ntshona, SA Tourism CEO, said unity and transformation were key to creating a sustainable tourism sector.

February 22, 2017

Experience Limpopo

Limpopo is an ancient land of myth and legend that is broad, boundless and exquisite. She beckons with a mystic allure that travellers far and wide find impossible to resist. This is the land of the Golden Rhino, the Rain Queen Modjadji, The Kruger National Park, the proud and majestic Baobab Tree. Whatever your pleasure, whatever your game, come and experience the warm hospitality of our people, our mouth-watering cuisine, the diversity of wildlife, the vast landscape, history and a melting pot of cultures that is admirable.

February 3, 2017

Limpopo - Land of Legends

Limpopo is a province of great diversity, offering a wealth of adventure, biosphere and cultural experiences.

January 27, 2017

LEDET MEC, Seaparo Sekoati, launches enterprising 2017 Limpopo Marula Festival

Phalaborwa: Limpopo Province is once again poised to receive high volumes of visitors during the 12th edition of the annual Limpopo Marula Festival, especially due to the wide variety and high quality of activities lined up for the event this year.

January 31, 2017

Finding the ideal place for love

PLANNING that important romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day can be hard, especially if you are a perfectionist.

But experts advise that getaways for couples should be fun, adventurous and more than just a few nights at a lodge. Jennifer Moller from Travel Counsellors said that couples should look for experiences they want to have before making that decision of booking a getaway.

February 3, 2017

What to expect on a night game drive

During the day animals of the bush tend to laze around but once the African sun sets the wildlife comes alive. Don’t miss the chance to spot lion and other nocturnal species who are at their most energetic at night.

A night drive experience

September 12, 2016

FREE ACCESS TO PROVINCIAL PARKS

Limpopo Wildlife Resorts (LWR) will give free access to identified Provincial Resorts and Parks from the 12th – 16th September 2016 as part of tourism month celebration, the identified Parks and Resorts are Nwanedi, Nylsvley, Lekgalameetse, Doorndraai, Rust de Winter, Mokolo Dam, Schuinsdraai and Makuya.