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Durban Port to get new helicopter

One of Transnet National Ports Authority’s existing AgustaWestland (AW 109) helicopters in the Port of Durban

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has concluded negotiations and signed an agreement for the manufacture, supply and delivery of two new helicopters to service the Ports of Durban and Richards Bay. The AgustaWestland (AW 109) helicopters, valued at around R250 million, are being procured from Leonardo S.p.A., formerly Leonardo-Finmeccanica, Finmeccanica …

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Durban ICC Appoints New Marketing, Sales And Events Director

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The Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Scott Langley to the role of Marketing, Sales and Events Director. Langley brings a wealth of industry knowledge to the role, having previously worked in Cape Town, Gauteng and the Eastern Cape in various tourism marketing …

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Pizza Hut Opens in Durban

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In September 2014, just under 3 years ago, Pizza Hut, a division of Yum! Brands, Inc and the world’s largest pizza restaurant company entered the African market by opening its first store in South Africa and to date, has just over 190 stores successfully operating throughout the African continent. In …

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Welcome Home – Hartford House: Perfection Five Times Over

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Hartford House is an incredible place, situated on a world class stud farm – boasting apple orchards, scenic views, lakes, expansive walking, riding and biking space and suites that will blow your mind, as well as a luxury spa and award-winning restaurant.  This is no ordinary luxury hotel… oh no, …

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Cornubia Mall Opening: Welcome to Cornubia Mall – where we meet for good

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MEC for KwaZulu Natal Human Settlements and Public Works, Mr Ravi Pillay, together with Darryl Mayers, Head of Investec Property South Africa and other City dignitaries, have officially opened the 65 000m² brand new Cornubia Mall near Mount Edgecombe, KZN. The Mall opened its doors amid much fanfare and excitement from shoppers and retailers alike …

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Croak Croak, The Fat Frog Has Landed

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Jenny Clarke and Claire Allan are rightly proud of their new venture, a bakery and coffee shop. By Ingrid Shevlin The Fat Frog Kitchen and Coffee Shop in Windermere road has been open for only two days when I pop in to chat to Jenny Clarke and Claire Allan about …

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Stacking up a treat – The Best Waffles In Town!

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A brand new eatery in uMhlanga is bound to thrill – With, in my opinion the very best waffles in Durban, Stacked Eatery is a quaint little spot, with trendy, minimalist decor and plenty of smiles on offer.  That minimalism belies the fact that there is a huge selection on …

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This Beer Tour Is On Point!

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Literally!  Robsons On Point – Robsons Real Beer is offering a fantastic tour of their brewery and it’s sure to delight craft beer lovers and newbies alike. I’m not ashamed to say that I like beer – as a girl it’s not always the most “posh” drink, but for me, …

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South Africans – “We Do Tourism”

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South African Tourism has used INDABA as a platform to launch I Do Tourism (IDT) – an initiative that seeks to remind South Africans of the importance of the tourism industry and the role they can play as advocates for South Africa and for tourism. The purpose of the campaign, …

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Durban Secures Indaba For Next Five Years

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Speaking at the INDABA Travel and Tourism Show’s opening ceremony, President Jacob Zuma announced that Durban has secured the rights to host the show for the next five years. Commenting on the announcement, Chief Executive Officer of the Durban ICC, Lindiwe Rakharebe noted, “We are thrilled, honoured and proud to …

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