#TGEspring18 is set to usher in SA’s Tourism & Heritage month with a host of curated cultural experiences taking place from 06 September to 08 September in the majestic city of Venda. Numerous luxury travel activities with a local twist of cultural flavour are in store for the thousands of patrons that will flock to Venda to come and enjoy a momentous weekend of arts, culture, craft and music.
Kicking off the festivities at the Tropic of Capricorn landmark for refreshments – #TGEspring18 promises guests a weekend filled with differentiated experiences including a tour across what is regarded as the most majestic and beautiful forest in the Limpopo region – the Thathe Vondo sacred forest excursion, followed by lunch at the Tshivhase Tea Estate with spectacular views of the waterfall in the valley.
A Spirit Art Garden Cultural Art Exhibition Market will also be toured where guests will be sampling unique cultural products including local drinks, food and clothing. A boat cruise in the Nandnoni Dam and dinner “under the stars” at Kalahari Water Front also promises to be a memorable experience. This will all be topped with a VIP access pass to the popular Royal Heritage Festival where an exclusive TGE marque will be set-up for the guests including refreshments and entertainment and local delicacies for lunch.
This celebration of Limpopo cultural vibrancy and appreciation for the beautiful province also provides an exceptional opportunity to uplift the Venda community and build social cohesion through the various opportunities for the community. These include the training of 10 tour guides that will take patrons to the various attractions and share interesting historical facts of the attractions. Tourism graded lodges and community based houses have also been selected as the residence of choice for #TGEspring18, each with its own unique strength.
Petrus Radali co-founder of The Communication Capital says: “ We are so excited about this experiences which fuses our three goals so seamlessly – to celebrate the rich cultural heritage of our province while promoting domestic travel in a way that uplifts the community and create opportunities young stars. Hailing from Limpopo myself, I’ve always wanted people to come and see the sheer wonders of my province and #TGEspring18 will definitely deliver this – from the All white boat cruise to Thathe Sacred Forest Excursion, guests are in for a treat of a lifetime.
#TGEspring18 will give the local tour operators and tour guides an opportunity to showcase and tell their own stories about their province and places of origin ”
Through the #TGEspring18 platform we will also host a Tourism Symposium that will highlight some of the opportunities available for the whole tourism value chain. “added Radali.