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Tourism awards kudos for KZN’s star players

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A “dynamic duo” who are an example of the benefits that can be derived when an SMME “dreams big” have picked up a prestigious tourism award. Babo and Sizani Hadebe, the owners of the Olwandle Guesthouse in Durban North and the Olwandle Suite Hotel, across the road from the International …

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SA Shines as Prime Conference Destination

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If you want to host a mega conference without the logistical hassle or fuss, alongside breath-taking scenery and in world-class facilities then South Africa should be your destination of choice. Over the last 20 years we have hosted more than 1 038 international conferences and 118 meetings and have done …

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Freak Ice Wave Comes Ashore in Minnesota

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Another reason to be thankful we live in the awesome city of Durban – we never have to deal with this!! Amateur video captures a wave of ice blanketing backyards and threatening houses in the Mille Lacs Lake area of Minnesota

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Tourism Month message is ‘get out and explore’

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September is Tourism Month and Tourism KwaZulu-Natal is calling on everyone in the province to show their support by wearing a yellow t-shirt every Friday for the month. “Tourism is everybody’s business, because we are all ambassadors for our destination,” said Ndabo Khoza, CEO for Tourism KwaZulu-Natal. Coupled with the …

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Saving our Rhino: The numbers game gains momentum

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This August cabinet announced the tiers of its integrated strategic interventions planned for the management of our country’s rhino. It’s not a simple plan, and promises no quick fix to the ongoing poaching scourge. Instead, it proposes a mix of long-term and short-term interventions. These include compulsory actions such as …

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King Shaka Int’l Airport among best in the world

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Durban’s King Shaka Int’l Airport scores well at the World Airport Awards 2014, taking 3rd place in the “World’s Best Domestic Airports” category behind Tokyo International Airport Haneda and Shanghai Hongqiao Int’l Airport. King Shaka Int’l also secured 2nd place in “World’s Best Airports Serving Under 5 Million Passengers” just …

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