Umzimvubu marks their territory at the African Trade exhibition - Tourism Indaba
Umzimvubu Local Municipality together with local SMME’s ventured into the well renowned Tourism Indaba that took place from the 08th – 10th of May 2018 at the Durban International Convention Centre. The Tourism Indaba exhibits some of the most unique travelling destinations in the Southern Africa. Umzimvubu Local Municipality through the department of local economic development seek to market and expose local tourism through its local SMME’s in aid of enriching local economic growth and sustainability.

It is very important for Umzimvubu Local Municipality to participate in the event as it promotes the municipality to a larger market through profiling local tourism offerings. Local SMME’s in the hospitality and accommodation industry such as Lisoma Lodge and Afrizona Guest House were amongst some of the trade show exhibitors.

Products produced by local cooperatives such as; Aloe products and Peach Value products were also part of the exhibition and their products were sold at the event. Umzimvubu Local Municipality remains committed in promoting local SMME’s in terms of exposing them to new opportunities and supporting projects that are aimed at decreasing poverty, creating jobs and making the local economy grow.
UPHUHLISO KUMNTU WONKE