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The uMfolozi: A Conservation Story

Zulu Chief

The uMfolozi Big Five Reserve is a special conservation story – the story of how Dr Ian Player started a global effort to save the rhino from extinction, and how years later five tribal chiefs contributed their land to conserve ...

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KZN Lilizela Tourism Awards 2018 Winners

SANI PASS, KwaZulu-Natal, 13 September 2018 – Thirty-three of KwaZulu-Natal’s top tourism and hospitality businesses were tonight honoured with prestigious provincial Lilizela Tourism Awards. See the full list at the end of this article Hailed as ‘the best of the ...

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Three Tree Hill Opens Burchells Cottage

SOUTH AFRICA, 09 August 2018 – A spectacular new family cottage has opened at Three Tree Hill to cater for increased demand from families who want adventurous, active holidays. Located in the Spioenkop Nature Reserve near Ladysmith in KwaZulu-Natal, this 105 ...

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Isibindi Achieves Fair Trade Certification

Isibindi Africa has attained Fair Trade Tourism certification for four of their exclusive lodges in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Isibindi’s lodges are located in some of South Africa’s most beautiful locations: Rorke’s Drift in the Anglo-Zulu Battlefields (Isibindi Zulu Lodge), Kosi ...

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Ramsgate Book & Art Festival Expands

The annual Ramsgate Book & Art Festival, set in the picturesque, seaside village of Ramsgate on the Kwa-Zulu Natal South Coast is set to expand in 2018. This cultural, colourful and community-driven festival is entering into its fourth year and is now ...

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Three Tree Hill Re-Brands

Three Tree Hill (formerly known as Three Trees at Spioenkop) are celebrating their 10th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion, the Blackburn family have re-aligned the brand to reflect their steadfast philosophy of sustainable tourism with old-fashioned authentic luxury, ...

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Drakensberg Sun Renovates Lakeview Restaurant

As part of an overall R3,7 million renovation project to the Drakensberg Sun Resort in KwaZulu-Natal, the Lakeview Restaurant is undergoing an extensive renovation, promising to ultimately provide a fresh contemporary feel, complemented by new and exciting offerings and extra ...

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KZN Expects Bumper Easter Season

Over half a million domestic holidaymakers are expected to make their way to KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) for the Easter season bringing over R600 million to the local economy. The Easter season which, will span over a two- week period, is expected ...

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New Turkish Airlines Durban Flight Route

Turkish Airlines Announces Brand New Flight Route to Durban Amidst World Routes Durban 2015 In 2015 The World Routes Development Summit, as the largest and most premier aviation and tourism event in the Routes portfolio, attracting the most senior representatives ...

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South Coast Tourism Cuisine

There’s more to the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, than just the activities and attractions that I’ve reported on previously – there’s the food too, writes Des Langkilde. In the June edition I wrote about the activities that ...

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KZN South Coast – Part 1: Activities

It’s been a while since I last visited the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. To say that I was impressed with the regions tourism attraction development would be an understatement, writes Des Langkilde. As a recreational scuba dive ...

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Tribute to Ms Anitha Soni

Tourism KwaZulu-Natal joins South Africa in mourning of the untimely passing away of Ms Anitha Soni, the former Board Chairperson. Ms Soni played an instrumental role in transforming and setting up key tourism institutions and agencies since 1994, which included ...

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Reviving Hotel Legends

The KwaZulu-Natal South Coast is well remembered by many through their childhood memories of warm sunshine, sandy feet, family hotels, the charm of seaside resorts and the sound of seagulls calling for their souci, writes Nikki Tilley. Fast forward to ...

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South Coast Swings Major Awards

South Coast Tourism and its members are doing something right – in March alone, members and the tourism body itself were recognized on two different platforms for levels of excellence and in the past six months, no less than 14 ...

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KZN South Coast – 2015 and Beyond

A New Year message to the travel trade from Ugu South Coast Tourism CEO, Justin Mackrory. A busy year, cramped with challenges overcome, new initiatives and exciting opportunities setting the path going forward in 2015. As with any business, and ...

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New Management for Garden Court Durban

Tsogo Sun has announced new appointments at Garden Court Marine Parade and Garden Court South Beach. John Aritho, former General Manager – Southern Sun Maharani, has been newly appointed as the General Manager at Garden Court Marine Parade and will ...

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Blue Marlin Hotel Revamp Complete

The Blue Marlin Hotel (Blue Marlin) in Scottburgh on KwaZulu-Natal‘s (KZN) South Coast is back on South Africa’s tourist radar. In April 2013, Dream Vacation Club entered into a partnership with the owners and took over the management of the ...

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Durban Calls for Proposals

Duzi Umngeni Conservation Trust – Durban Green Corridor seeks proposals for joint business ventures to be implemented at The Green Hub at Blue Lagoon, Durban. Calls for proposals are invited for joint business ventures that would maximise the beautiful natural ...

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Durban Gains Global Recognition

Durban has made it to the Top 21 List and is a strong contender to become the next New 7 Wonder City of the World, competing with other leading finalist cities like Bangkok, Barcelona, Beirut, Chicago, Doha, Havana, Istanbul, Kuala ...

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Classic Car Show for Charity

The fifth Scottburgh Classic Car Show will be held at the Scottburgh Country Club, KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday 20th July. This hugely successful show has experienced dramatic growth since its inception and this year about 6000 visitors and over 450 vehicles ...

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Film Tourism for KZN South Coast

In its endeavours to minimalise seasonality surges and see consistent and increased foot traffic and spend to the paradise of the Zulu Kingdom, Ugu South Coast Tourism recently invited the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission’s (KZNFC) CEO Carol Coetzee for a sightseeing ...

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New Battlefields Route Website

The Battlefields Route in KwaZulu-Natal has launched a new website at www.battlefieldsroute.co.za, which has a number of interesting options for both tourists and service providers but especially for Battlefield Guides. Every historical battlefield in the region has been plotted using Google Earth ...

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Durban to Seychelles Yacht Race Announced

The ‘EAST 3 ROUTE‘ Organisation of South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province, Swaziland, Mozambique and Seychelles met with business community leaders in the Seychelles, on the sidelines of the Carnival International de Victoria 2014 – duing which a Durban to Seychelles Yacht Race ...

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Property Review: Toad Tree Lodge

Toad Tree Lodge, in the Kuleni Game Park,  is a wilderness haven – not only for the teeming game and birdlife but also for discerning tourists who want a self-catering South African bush experience within close proximity to KwaZulu-Natal’s King Shaka ...

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