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Tourism Minister to visit Vhembe District
Tourism Minister to visit Vhembe District
​The Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane will visit the Limpopo Province to engage with stakeholders and the community in the Vhembe District on initiatives to drive sustainable and inclusive tourism development in the area.

The Minister will undertake site visits in the area on Friday, 1 November 2019. Media are invited as follows:​

​11h00 –11h30
Visit to Tshathogwe Mudele Communal Property Associations
​12h00 – 12h30
​Visit to Vatsonga Village in Elim
​13h30 – 14h30
​Visit to Phiphidi EPWP Project
​15h00 – 16h00
Presentation on Nandomi Tourism Precinct at Nandoni Dam by Chief Ramovha

The following day, the Tourism Minister will host a Tourism Imbizo which will delve into issues pertaining to the state of tourism in the Limpopo Province; travel facilitation, regulation and barriers to tourism growth; tourism safety and corruption; transformation and access to funding, and the Department’s long-term development plans (tourism products and infrastructure initiatives).

Minister Kubayi-Ngubane will be joined during the imbizo by the Limpopo MEC for Economic Development, Environment & Tourism - Thabo Mokone, Chief Livhuwani Matsila of HaMatsila Village, and the executive mayors of the Collins Chabane Local Municipality and Vhembe District Municipality – in rallying the community to actively participate in the Department’s initiatives and programmes to build sustainable tourism economies.

Media are invited as follows to the Tourism Imbizo:

DATE: Saturday, 2 November 2019
VENUE: HaMatsila Homestead, HaMatsila Village in Vuwani, Limpopo Province
TIME: 10h30 – 14h00​


Mr Blessing Manale
Chief Director: Communications
Department of Tourism
Cell: +27 (0) 66 487 8867