UMkhanyakude District and iLembe District Domestic Tourism Activation, 20-21 April 2021

The Department of Tourism, Deputy Minister, Mr Fish Mahlalela accompanied by the KwaZulu Natal MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Ravi Pillay and the Local Government Leadership on the 20 and 21st April 2021 visited both Districts (uMkhanyakude & iLembe) as part of Nationwide domestic Tourism programme.

 

These visits included the Nhlange Lake, Kosi Bay Lodge, uTshwayelo Lodge in iLembe, Chief Albert Luthuli Museum, Fairmont Zimbali Hotel which went under business rescue last year. Further to that they also engaged with the beneficiaries of Tourism relief fund on their engagements they also focused on how this sector can be transformed in relation to ownership and control.

 


(L-R) Mr Madlala the chairperson of KZN Tourism Board, The Mayor of uMhlabuyalingana Local Municipality, Cllr NS Mthethwa and the MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Ravi Pillay during the Briefing session for uMkhanyakude session.

 


(L-R) Department of Tourism,Deputy Minister ,Mr Fish Mahlalela Mr Madlala the chairperson of KZN Tourism Board, The Mayor of uMhlabuyalingana Local Municipality, Cllr NS Mthethwa and the MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Ravi Pillay during the visit at Nhlange Lake.


The dignitaries cruising with the both during the visit at Nhlange Lake.

 


The dignitaries cruising during the visit at Chief albert Luthuli Museum.

 


The wine testing session at iLembe district.