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A new class of luxury sailing –more than you imagined!


A new class of luxury sailing –more than you imagined! Luxury comes hand in hand with style and the Targa 48 evokes exactly that with its eye-catching designs and over-the-top amenities. With the canvas roof retracted, there is a true sense of freedom that continues out onto the Large entertaining …

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Savannah wins a gourmet trip to London!

Judges - Executive Chef of Durban Country Club, Xanthos Giannakopoulos, IHS Durban Campus Principal, Genee’ Griffiths and Executive Sous Chef of the International Convention Centre, Desmond Davies.

Saturday, saw the much anticipated kick-off of the National Finals of the Ultimate School Cook Off Competition, presented by the International Hotel School (IHS) and held at their Durban Campus in Westville. After an exciting round of regional finals which were held in September at IHS’s campuses in Durban, Sandton …

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Dube TradePort gets IDZ status

Government to stall Massmart/Walmart merger

In a latest effort by government to promote industrialisation, the Dube TradePort in Durban will formally become a special economic zone under the new Special Economic Zones Act 16 of 2014. Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies granted the precinct an Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) operating licence a few months …

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eThekwini Living Legends Nominations Open

awards pic

EThekwini Municipality is excited to announce that nominations for eThekwini Living Legends Awards 2015 have been officially opened. The public is encouraged to nominate citizens of eThekwini who have achieved greatness in various sectors of our society. EThekwini Living Legends recognises individuals who have positively contributed to the wellbeing and …

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National Marine Week 6th – 12th October

Adelie penguins on the Antarctic Peninsula– the Antarctic is their only home and it seems they are fighting with gallant pluck against overwhelming odds.

National Marine Week 6th – 12th October National Marine Week is celebrated in the second week in October and is dedicated to creating awareness about the marine and coastal environments in order to promote sustainable use and conservation of these resources for the benefit of both present and future generations.  …

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More International Flights for King Shaka International Airport


Dube TradePort works to attract more international flights to Durban A high level delegation from KwaZulu-Natal, comprising Dube TradePort officials, business and tourism bodies, headed to the 20th World Route Development Forum Chicago to lobby new airlines to start flying direct international routes into Durban’s King Shaka International Airport. World …

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Charity Dinner at Cargo Hold Restaurant – 2nd October


Sound out this charity dinner at the Cargo Hold … As well known deaf chef Kurt Ramborger from the Viuda Bistro in Texas put it: “You don’t need ears to cook.” Yet, despite the fact that the South African hospitality industry is desperately short of good chefs, many potentially talented cooks …

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DUT Photographic Competition Winner

The splendour of Sunrise at the moyo uShaka Pier Bar

Nolita Sinayhakh, is a 21 year old third year student at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) who is studying towards a Diploma in Photography and specialising in portrait and commercial photography, recently snapped up first prize in the Gooderson Leisure Photographic competition. Her picturesque photograph of the moyo uShaka …

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A Giant 10th Birthday Halloween Celebration at uShaka


Give your favourite little horrors a Halloween experience like no other where they will be sure to be shrieking with excitement. Celebrating the biggest and most ghoulish event, uShaka Marine World will be pulling out all the stops to make this Halloween a thrilling family experience to honour the parks …

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Durban Launches Bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games

Moses Mabhida Stadium Durban

South African Government is “engaged” in Durban bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games South Africa’s Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has claimed that hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2022 would be a major stepping-stone to one day staging the Olympics.  Durban has launched a bid for the Commonwealth Games but Mbalula revealed the South African …

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