Maccauvlei on Vaal set to launch in March

A long term lease has recently been signed to manage what was formerly known as the Maccauvlei Learning Academy. Trading under the new name Maccauvlei on Vaal the venue holds much promise to accommodate the likes of both the corporate and leisure markets.

Maccauvlei on Vaal, set to launch its offering in March 2013, is now able to share in the experience of the same management team and principles as the Riviera on Vaal Hotel & Country Club.

“Over the past 10 years we have gained a lot of insight into our market’s needs at Riviera on Vaal and know what we have learned, coupled with our hands-on business management approach, and the use of existing marketing platforms will prove to be beneficial to Maccauvlei on Vaal and to promoting tourism in our region in general” commented Melanie van der Merwe, MD of Riviera on Vaal Hotel & Country Club and Maccauvlei on Vaal.
Maccauvlei on Vaal - logoThere has always been a certain timelessness about Maccauvlei and the aim is to restore this timelessness and share the rich history with all its visitors. The revival of the Maccauvlei brand and taking advantage of all the property has to offer sees the potential to cater for various markets within the tourism sector.

Leisure visitors can look forward to options such as special golfing packages, sport group specials, fishing, bird watching, weddings, future self-catering facilities, culture weekends combined with small music and art performances in the auditorium and photography weekends to name but a few.

Corporates and groups will find the following on offer: conferencing, team building, year-end events, exhibitions, government group deals, incentive travel, academic and training group specials and more.

Maccauvlei on Vaal aims to rank well within accommodation establishments within the Emfuleni district. With the rich historical background and the advantage of the adjacent highly ranked Maccauvlei golf course the current offerings, as well as possible product development will surely assist in diversifying the Vaal region’s tourism offerings.

To learn more about the exciting offers soon to be available at Maccauvlei on Vaal ( contact 016 420 2000 or email

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