MEC’s Service Excellence Award | Witsieshoek | Lilizela Awards

We are extremely proud to announce that the Batlokoa Community received the MEC’s Service Excellence Award for our very own Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge at the Free State Lilizela Awards.

The award was celebrated on Thursday evening, where they honoured the staff for a job well done.

The Lilizela Award recognises and rewards tourism players and businesses who work passionately […]

Getaway | August 2015 | King of the Mountain

“We seemed to be floating on a cloud. The basalt cliffs towered above us and the last light of day enveloped the Drakensberg’s peaks like molten amber. It was a very good place to share a mug of whisky with friends….”

The Getaway magazine featured our very own Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge in the August issue. Read […]

Vacancy: Back-office & admin position

Are you a detail-orientated person, looking for a live-in position at a Lodge?  We may have just the right opportunity for you at Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge.

Position:  Lodge Admin Manager

Responsibilities:  The ideal candidate has at least two years of experience in both bookkeeping, and hospitality reservations. The reception and reservations staff will report to you. A person […]

Great news from World Responsible Travel 2015

We’re so excited to announce that we have been nominated in this year’s World Responsible Tourism Awards. After our Gold and Silver wins at WTM Africa in Cape Town earlier this year for the Responsible Tourism Africa Awards, we’ve received our nomination in the international category, positioning us amongst some of the world’s very best in […]

Indaba 2015

We’ve just returned from another fantastic trip to Durban for the annual travel show, INDABA. As usual, it was a jam-packed event, with over 1000 exhibitors and 2000 travel buyers attending this year’s event.

Known as Africa’s top travel show, INDABA is one of the largest tourism marketing events on the African calendar and one of […]

Winners at the Responsible Tourism Awards

We are beaming with pride after it was announced yesterday, that we are the joint winners of a Gold Award at the annual Responsible Tourism Africa Awards. The TFPD nomination for a Responsible Tourism Award for ‘Best in Poverty Reduction’ came for building and sustaining viable tourism jobs in remote rural areas, as well as creating local-area […]