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Signed Agreement Paves Way for New Durban Cruise Terminal

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Transnet National Ports Authority has concluded an agreement that will see KwaZulu Cruise Terminal Pty Ltd (KCT) finance, construct, operate, maintain and transfer a new Cruise Terminal Facility in the Port of Durban by October 2020. The parties signed off on this R200 million-plus project at an official ceremony on …

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Decorex 2018 Ready To Wow Us Again!

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Leaders in the décor, design and lifestyle trade, Decorex Durban, will inspire visitors to find their unique #rhythmoflife with a range of stylish services and products featuring at the Durban Exhibition Centre from 21 to 25 March. Co-sponsored by Plascon and Caesarstone, Decorex Durban sets the standard in the year’s …

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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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Durban Fashion Fair Struts To The Cape!

DFF STRUTS TO THE CAPE! (L-R) - Mxolisi Luke Mkhize (House of Saint Luke); Greg Wallis (G&D Apparel); Sindi Shangase (BSTMU); Sandile Duke Mngadi (Duke “Clothe Your Soul”); Phumelele Gwacela (BSTMU) and inset Athenkosi Mfungula (LeMFUX).

Cape Town will be abuzz with all the fashion frenzy taking place as designers from around the country will be showcasing their creations at the South African Menswear Week hosted at Cape Town’s City Hall from February 8th – 11th. South African Menswear Week is Africa’s only stand-alone platform dedicated …

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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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Starbucks prepares for its Durban opening!

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The countdown has begun for coffee lovers on the East Coast! Durban is the third city (after Johannesburg and Pretoria) to welcome Starbucks to sunny SA with the grand opening of the first store on Saturday, November 25 in Florida Road. Clive Liversage, Managing Executive for Starbucks in South Africa, …

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Hilton Durban Appoints Janine Fourie as Executive Chef

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Hilton Durban announced the appointment of Janine Fourie as executive chef. Markus Fritz, general manager, Hilton Durban, said, “We are excited to see what Janine can bring to our culinary team. Her versatility and passion for food will undoubtedly reflect positively on her peers and her extensive experience throughout the world will provide …

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Durban ICC Voted “Africa’s Finest” Once Again!

Durban ICC Chief Executive Officer, Lindiwe Rakharebe and Executive Chef John Moatshe receiving the World Travel Award for “Africa’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre.”

Service excellence is the heartbeat of the Durban International Convention Centre and this was once again affirmed at the 24th World Travel Awards – Africa Gala Ceremony where the Centre was crowned “Africa’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre”. This was the sixteenth time that the Centre won this title since …

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Sushi & The Spirit Of Japan At Greedy Buddha!

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Hailing from the Land of the Rising Sun, Sushi comes in many forms. Having existed for more than 200 years, Sushi is now a hit throughout the world. Renowned for their South East Asian cuisine, Greedy Buddha will be giving Durban diners an opportunity to try it out, by offering …

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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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SA’s oldest cycle race adds to city coffers and promotes tourism

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A study recently conducted by Tourism KwaZulu-Natal (TKZN) on the economic impacts of the 2016 Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic revealed that up to R93,2million was injected into KZN’s coffers during the race period. Race organiser Annie Batchelder says, “The race continues to grow in appeal and popularity every year …

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SA Navy Ships Open to Public at Durban Port Festival

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This weekend the South African Navy will host public tours of two of its naval ships as part of the Durban Port Festival being held from Saturday, 09 to Sunday, 10 September. The festival is hosted by Transnet National Ports Authority, in partnership with eThekwini Municipality, MSC Cruises, African Marine …

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