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South Africa, best wine in the world


This year’s International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) crowned South Africa’s Abrie Beeslaar at Kanonkop  Estate (situated on the lower slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain in Stellenbosch) the best wine in the world. The prestigious awards ceremony, held in London named the Stellenbosch wine estate “International Winemaker of the Year”. …

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Members of the Durban ICC team spreading festive cheer at the Makabongwe Methodist Pre-school

The Durban International Convention Centre joined together with the Santa Shoebox Project once again this year to spread some festive cheer to the children of the Makabongwe Methodist Pre-School. The Santa Shoebox Project is an initiative that collects and distributes approximately 100,000 gifts to underprivileged children in orphanages, children’s homes …

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South Africa named Top Adventure Destination


Virtuoso, the international network of luxury travel agencies has disclosed its 2016 Virtuoso Luxe Report and South Africa Is featured in two categories which is awesome! The report’s main aim is to spot up and coming travel developments and tourists destinations. South Africa took the 3rd spot in the Top …

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It’s Official! Moses Mabhida Stadium will Integrate with The Durban ICC

By Snapout Photography

The Executive Committee today, 24 November 2015, approved the proposal to integrate Moses Mabhida Stadium under Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre (ICC). Incorporating the stadium under the ICC was considered the most appropriate governance and management model as it would give the opportunity to maximise on all various …

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First of nine new powerful tugboats launched in Durban

TNPA GM: Commercial & Marketing, Lauriette Sesoko, officially named the vessel, flanked by Charles Maher, Southern African Shipyards GM: Marketing.

Transnet National Ports Authority celebrated a milestone in its R1.4 billion tug building contract this morning when the first of its nine new, powerful tugboats was ceremonially launched at the Durban premises of contractor, Southern African Shipyards. “This is the largest single contract TNPA has ever awarded to a South …

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Durban gears up to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week


Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is anticipated to empower thousands of emerging eThekwini entrepreneurs by providing valuable business tips, sharing knowledge and possibly source funding and sponsors to help get their businesses off the ground. The event will run from 16to 20 November 2015. Throughout the week, various business activities will …

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George Benson to tour SA


Big Concerts confirmed today that guitarist and singer/songwriter George Benson will be coming to South Africa in June 2016 for ‘An evening with George Benson’ playing in an intimate arena set up. Tour dates: Durban: 10th June 2016 at the Durban ICC Cape Town: 12th June 2016 at the Grand …

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Hilton Durban announces new Executive Chef

Cleanthis Govener

Hilton Durban announced the appointment of Cleanthis Govender as executive chef. He will be overseeing all of the hotel’s food and beverage operations including Rainbow Terrace restaurant, Coral Lounge, Queeni’s Shebeen, banquet kitchens and in-room dining kitchen. Markus Fritz, general manager, Hilton Durban, said, “We are excited to see what Cleanthis can bring to …

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