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BLOG: Sheba’s Breast Hiking trail is therapeutic

This week, we got an insight into an exciting adventure by Lidwala Lodge guest Benanile Maphanga and her friends as they take a hike up Sheba’s Breast. Find out more below. Planning the hike was not just a random thing, but a decision made between a group of newly met friends (Noncedo Msibi, Initia Seabra, Bonkhe … Continued

Eswatini Tourism Authority kick starts Tourism Schools Tour

Domestic tourism continues to be an important focus for the Eswatini Tourism Authority (ETA), even with promising developments in international travel which have seen the return of international tourists to Eswatini. Over the two-year period of the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequent restrictions in travel, the ETA solicited strategic and sustainable partnerships aimed at promoting … Continued

Tourism comes alive with Eswatini, Durban & Mpumalanga at MTN Bushfire

This weekend saw the return of Eswatini’s biggest tourism event, the internationally renowned MTN Bushfire festival. The MTN Bushfire festival is more than simply a festival of music and the arts. It is a powerful vehicle for sustainable and tangible positive social and environmental change. MTN Bushfire has, in its 15 years of existence, contributed … Continued

MTN Bushfire Greens It’s Fire!

The 2022 edition of MTN Bushfire continues to live the promise of the #GREENYOURFIRE commitment towards environmental sustainability. The festival invites its partners, stakeholders in the environmental sector, as well as guests of the festival to help the festival achieve its green goals. This year, MTN Bushfire has partnered with Nsimbi Recycling and the Malkerns … Continued

Eswatini Newsletter – May 2022

Find out all about the latest news coming from Eswatini all together in this newsletter. From the announcement of Eswatini removing PCR tests for vaccinated travellers, to a whole collection of news and information on this year’s MTN Bushfire Festival, plus loads more.

MTN Bushfire 2022 Tickets Sold Out!

It’s official – tickets to the MTN Bushfire festival have sold out on all platforms! Winner of the Most Responsible Event Award at the African Responsible Tourism Awards in 2017, and hailed by CNN as one of the “7 African music festivals you really have to see,” MTN Bushfire is looking forward to Reigniting The … Continued

MTN Bushfire Bring Your Fire Zone

MTN Bushfire is ready to welcome firestarters back to the festival from 27 – 29 May 2022 with its #BRINGYOURFIRE clarion call to ignite action for social change. The #BRINGYOURFIRE mandate guides the festival’s conscious and continuous efforts to promote tolerance and inclusivity and to challenge discrimination based on race, gender, sexuality or religion, or … Continued

MTN Bushfire Green Round Table Environmental Forum

MTN Bushfire has partnered with Hlumisa and the Eswatini Climate Coalition (ECCO) to start a new environmental sustainability discussion forum for the youth, the Green Round Table, supported by the EU. This will become an annual component of the MTN Bushfire Schools Festival. Under the #GREENYOURFIRE call to action, using the transformative power of the … Continued