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Deputy Minister Mahlalela re-ignites domestic tourism in Mpumalanga Province
Deputy Minister Mahlalela re-ignites domestic tourism in Mpumalanga Province

​Deputy Minister of Tourism, Fish Mahlalela will visit the Mpumalanga Province to engage with sector stakeholders and the community to rally behind the implementation of the Tourism Sector Recovery Plan that was recently approved by Cabinet.

The Tourism Sector Recovery Plan is a response by the sector, and its constituent partners, to the multiple challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan, and the gains made in the Risk Adjusted Strategy, are a result of extensive consultation and collaboration that has spanned government and the private sector via work streams, webinars, national surveys, and thousands of submissions to chart a path to recovery for the sector.

Deputy Minister Mahlalela’s visit will include the following:


Deputy Minister Fish Mahlalela, along with MEC for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism – Mr. Vusumuzi Mkhatshwa, and the Executive Mayor of Ehlanzeni District Municipality Cllr Jesta Sidell will engage with the community on ways to advance tourism through Tourism Sector Recovery Plan. The Imbizo will be broadcast through Rise FM, with a live link to various community radio stations in the Mpumalanga Province.

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Shared Imbizo Broadcast from 14:00 – 15:00
Date: 29 April 2021
Host station
Rise FM 94.3 – 106.4
Questions & comments - studio number: 013 757 0096/7
Alfred Nzo FM 93.8
Questions & comments - studio number:
039 254 0427/5000
VOC FM 102.9 – 99.4
Questions & comments - studio number:
017 200 0138
Secunda FM 97.6
Questions & comments - studio number:
017 648 4895
Watch: DepartmentofTourism                 Comment: @Tourism_gov_za


The Deputy Minister’s Mpumalanga will culminate with an SMME Seminar hosted by SA Tourism. The seminar empowers SMME’s with skills that enable them to run and sustain their tourism business under the new normal imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

For media enquiries contact

Ms Sindi Zwane – Media liaison Department of Tourism
Cell: 081 267 4665