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R200m Call Centre opens in Durban

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The expansion of skills remains vital to the support offered by government to investors, says Trade and Industry (dti) Minister Rob Davies. The Minister, who was joined by King Goodwill Zwelithini, was speaking at the launch of the R200-million CCI Call Centres building in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, on Friday. The dti’s …

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Beverly Hills and Oyster Box Favourites for the Super Rich

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In a list compiled from research done by the company New World Wealth showing SA’s luxury hotels with the highest number of multimillionaire visitor bookings annually, Durban did well – with the two Umhlanga landmark establishments ranking among the Crème de la Crème of South African hotels. The Beverly Hills Hotel, which has …

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Pleasure boat cruises for Durban

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New pleasure boat cruises along the uMngeni River, along with a coffee shop, restaurant and vibrant crafts centre, could be on the cards for Durban as part of a plan to develop “green” tourist businesses close to the Blue Lagoon. Late last year managers of the Durban Green Corridor issued …

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Durban, Africa’s Eastern Gem

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By Dan Booth – Business Traveller USA Always the bridesmaid, Durban seldom takes first place when one thinks of South Africa’s major urban centers; Johannesburg is the country’s magnet for international commerce and charming Capetown, where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet, claims the spotlight with its grandiose geography and …

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KwaZulu-Natal set to have its own ‘Silicon Valley’ by 2016

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In a landmark deal, Eureka Capital has signed a R 160 million-lease agreement with Dube TradePort Corporation to develop a 7 storey 21500m² building in the heart of Dube City, adjacent to King Shaka International Airport. This building will house a state-of-the-art innovation hub and an office block. Ms Saxen …

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Durban – Cotton On’s biggest store in the WORLD opens in Gateway!

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As Cotton On continues to grow its global footprint, the Australian-based retailer remains committed and invested in expanding its South African fleet, opening its largest ever store on the Friday, 12 December in KwaZulu-Natal’s Gateway Shopping Centre. Born to deliver the right product at the right price, Cotton On provides …

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Tourism Minister announces INDABA 2015

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Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom has announced that Africa’s Top Travel Tradeshow, INDABA 2015, will take place at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban from 9 to 11 May next year. INDABA is the biggest platform for African tourism businesses to meet global buyers of their products and …

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Durban to shine yet again on the global stage

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Durban Tourism is to spend almost R22 million to partner again with the National Geographic Society to market the city around the world. The eThekwini Municipality on Tuesday approved the three-year agreement, which Phillip Sithole, head of the city’s tourism, said had been planned for. In a report, the city’s …

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