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Durban ICC has major international events lined up for 2019

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The Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) will host several major international conferences this year, drawing over 20 000 delegates to the City of Durban and KwaZulu-Natal. Durban ICC Chief Executive Officer Lindiwe Rakharebe said the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events industry is an important component to the South African …

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Luxury R 1,4 billion Oceans Mall to commence construction

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CONSTRUCTION of the Oceans Mall, part of the R4,5 billion International Award Winning Oceans Umhlanga Mixed-Use development in Umhlanga is due to start in February 2019, according to Oceans Umhlanga chairman, Vivian Reddy. He confirmed this week that the 36 000 m2 building will have 103 retail outlets and would …

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British Airways launches direct flights between Durban and London

The Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner entering King Shaka International Airport.
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The much-anticipated inaugural non-stop flight between London and Durban, by British Airways, the flight landed  at King Shaka International Airport on Tuesday 30 October 2018 at 05:18am, the flight ushers in a new direct air service, which will be operated three times a week with British Airways latest fleet of …

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MALL OF THE WEST TO KICKSTART NEW NTSHONGWENI URBAN DEVELOPMENT

MALL OF THE WEST TO KICKSTART NEW NTSHONGWENI URBAN DEVELOPMENT

The first phase of the catalytic Ntshongweni Urban Development region will be an 85 000 square metre regional retail experience. Aptly named the Mall of the West, the new retail offering will cater to Durban’s underserviced western suburbs and surrounding areas and kickstart the Ntshongweni Urban Development which is expected to …

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KWAZULU-NATAL BLUE FLAG BEACHES A BOON FOR TOURISM

Ushaka Beach Durban, Image: Denver Govender

The MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala, has welcomed the awarding of Blue Flag status to nine beaches in KwaZulu-Natal as a much-needed positive boon for the province’s tourism prospects. A total of seven beaches in the Ray Nkonyeni District to the south of the …

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Durban ICC Became A Symbol For Democracy

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The Durban International Convention Centre has been a winner since 8 August 1997 when South Africa’s first democratic president Nelson Mandela cut the ribbon. It is perhaps significant that Durban ICC celebrates its 21stanniversary in the year that also marks 100 years since the birth of our beloved Madiba. _____________________________________________________ …

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Surf’s Up! Direct to Durban

British Airways will fly directly from London to Durban

Travellers hoping to escape the Northern Hemisphere’s shorter days and long, cold nights this winter have a new destination: the South African city of Durban with the start of British Airways’ new direct service. From October 29 the airline’s customers will be able to surf their heart out along the …

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