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Lesotho attends the 61st UNWTO Regional Commission for Africa

Lesotho delegation from the Ministry of Tourism Environment and culture (MTEC) and LTDC participated at the 61st UNWTO Regional Commission for Africa and the seminar for tourism statistics. The delegation was led by the Honourable Minister of Tourism Environment and Culture, Mr Motlohi Maliehe, other representatives who attended were Principal Secretary at MTEC, Mr Maraka, Mr Lemeke from MTEC and LTDC’s Head Research and Development, Mr Ramafikeng.

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Snow falls in the Kingdom in the Sky

Snowfalls in the Kingdom in the Sky

On May 12th2018, the first snow of 2018 winter season fell at Sani pass in Lesotho, drifting against the hills, politely begging entrance and then falling with disappointment to the highest peaks of Lesotho. The first fall of the snow is not only an event, it is a magical event whereat one goes to bed in one side of the world and wakes up in another, quite different.

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2018 Tourism Indaba

The Lesotho team, made up of representatives from the Accommodation, Travel Agency, Tour Operation & Guiding, is currently attending Africa’s biggest Travel Indaba 2018 in Durban, South Africa. The show takes place every year in the month of May. This year’s INDABA began on the 8th May and will be over on the 10th May. 

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Kome Rural Home-stays Project

LTDC develops and promotes quality tourism products and services through Kome Rural Home-stays Project

In its endeavour to enhance the quality of service in the tourism industry, thereby promote tourism in Lesotho, LTDC in collaboration with UNWTO through the ST-EP Foundation Project is on the drive to develop and promote rural tourism businesses. The project covers the areas; Ha Baroana, Malimong, Kome and Thaba-Bosiu on the east of Maseru. The project is co-funded by both LTDC and UNWTO STEP Foundation.

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The Historical Moshoeshoe Walk - a fulfilling experience

The 10th Annual Historical Moshoeshoe Walk was held on the 10th to 12th March 2016. According to the walk’s Official, slightly more than 600 hundred participants from Lesotho, South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe took part in this historical undertaking in honour of the late Moshoeshoe I, the founder of Basotho nation.

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Splurge a bit - living on a shoestring gets old after a while, it is nice to go over your budget occasionally, book a few days at a nice hotel, eat out at a fancy restaurant or spend a wild night on the town. But do everything responsibly!!