What is Tourism Month?
South Africa celebrates Tourism Month annually in September with the objective to focus on the importance of tourism to the economy of South Africa.
This year, South African Tourism approaches Tourism Month under the lens of the I Do Tourism campaign, which seeks to make tourism everyone’s business by getting the whole country to rally behind tourism by demonstrating the far-reaching impact of the tourism value chain.
Why do tourism?
- Inclusive and sustainable economic growth
- Social inclusiveness, employment and poverty reduction
- Resource efficiency, environmental protection and climate change
- Cultural values, diversity and heritage
- Mutual understanding, peace and security
This is how you can DO TOURISM SUSTAINABLY
You can Do Tourism through assisting with the preservation of our wildlife and environment.
This can include:
You can Do Tourism through highlighting the tourism value chain and economic opportunities that lie within the sector.
You can Do Tourism through cultural preservation and learning more about the diverse cultures that grace our beautiful country.
The cultural richness of the Mpumalanga Heartland
22 Aug 2017
The Cultural Heartland of Mpumalanga is a place to immerse yourself in the time-honoured cultural traditions of the people of this area in their natural and unique settings. South African cultural villages either celebrate the ethnic diversity of the country or focus on the traditions of a specific group. At these cultural villages, you will get a greater understanding of its people through tours, singing and dancing, storytelling and a traditional meal at the fireside.
There is nothing dull about Dullstroom
22 Aug 2017
Mountain views and serene surroundings set the scene for a host of activities that will keep you entertained while visiting the town of Dullstroom. This charming Mpumalanga town is more interesting than the name suggests.
Mpumalanga embraces sustainable tourism
22 AUG 2017
Mpumalanga is “the place where the sun rises”, and while it may be among South Africa's smallest provinces, what it lacks in size, it more than makes up for in spectacular natural diversity.
Mpumalanga – A road trip worth taking
14 Aug 2017
With just a few more weeks of winter left, there’s no better time than now to hit the road in search for the perfect winter getaway.
4 Aug 2017
South Africa celebrates Tourism Month annually in September with the aim to focus on the importance of tourism to the economy of South Africa.
THE GOGOS ENJOY MPUMALANGA
15 DEC 2016
This week, the lovely gogos from Mpumalanga were treated and delighted and this is what they got up to...