For those who look forward to vacationing in sunny KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) over the festive period, but dread the thought of jostling for elbow room on crowded beaches or sitting in traffic in the summer heat, rest assured there are plenty more fun and relaxing holiday options just a few hours’ drive from South Africa’s playground. Here are a few charming KZN attractions that holidaymakers can add to their December itinerary.
Bundu-bashing at Sani Pass
Just two hours’ drive from Durban, on the road that connects KZN and Lesotho, lies Sani Pass, a mountain pass that rises 2 876m above sea level. This… Read More
Not withstanding the struggling South African economy, the tourism industry is providing a glimpse of hope as one of the critical sectors that will boost growth and promote job creation. The sector posted positive growth numbers in a year where world markets were depressed. Businesses in this sector should be prepared to take advantage of the opportunities presented by local and international developments.
Howard Arrand, Provincial Head of FNB Business in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) says “the tourism industry contributes an estimated 3% to the national GDP, employing an average of one-in-25 people in South Africa – significantly more than most industries”.
JOHANNESBURG. 20 September 2015 –South African Airways is the official carrier for this year’s World Routes event, which – for the first time in its history spanning 21 years – will be hosted in Africa.
World Routes is an annual global event where route development professionals in the airline, airports, tourism and government stakeholder industries meet to plan and discuss new and existing global air services. It’s the largest event of its kind and attracts attendees from over 110 countries.
“As the leading airline on the African continent, we’re pleased to be partnering with KZN Tourism… Read More