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News Alert: Newcastle is heading for a tourism-led economic recovery

TURNING NEWCASTLE INTO A DESTINATION WITH A DIFFERENCE Situated half-way between Durban and Johannesburg and bordering the Free State and Mpumalanga provinces, Newcastle in Northern KwaZulu-Natal, […]

News Alert: Zululand anticipate Easter tourism boost

March 15, 2021 Easter boom expected on Elephant Coast Tourism businesses in the Northern part of Zululand are looking forward to a bumper Easter season now […]

News Alert: Multi-billion rand development roll out at iSimangaliso Wetland Park

March 11, 2021 MULTI-BILLION RAND FACELIFT FOR ISIMANGALISO WETLAND PARK AN ambitious R4-billion development plan is being rolled out at iSimangaliso Wetland Park and interest from […]

Press alert- Local communities work with Tala to boost tourism

Media Alert News Editors/Lifestyle/Entertainment and Music Journalists Date: 27 February, 2021 Local community wants tourism to return to former glory TOURISM is gradually recovering at one […]

Media Alert: Duo artists support tourism

Attention News Editors/Lifestyle Editors/Travel Tourism KZN is on an aggressive campaign to promote the rebuilding of KZN’s tourism sector to its former glory. This weekend (25 […]

Media Alert: TKZN takes on the Midlands

Attention: Editors/Lifestyle Editors Synopsis This weekend television and radio presenter Unathi Nkayi dropped into the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands for a visit as guests of Tourism KwaZulu-Natal who […]

Images and captions: Midlands fighting back to bring back tourism to its former glory

The Natal Midlands and the Drakensberg tourism sector is resilient and is fighting back to bring back tourism to its former glory after suffering a devastating […]

Media Alert: A Meander to the Midlands and a chance to explore some unique tourist gems

MEDIA ALERT – MIDLANDS 19-21 FEB, 2021 Midlands Meander on aggressive drive to boost tourism Tourism KwaZulu-Natal is on an aggressive drive to boost tourism. Last […]

Media Alert – Tourism sector rebuilding itself

Dear valued colleague Top TV presenters and famous actors Siv Ngesi and Jonathan Boynton-Lee popped into the Zulu Kingdom this week (February 11-12, 2021) to enjoy […]

Press Release: Mad Design debut at Decorex March 19-22, 2020

Attention: Lifestyle Editors/News Editors Multi-talented designer/architect debut at Decorex Durban, March 16, 2020: TALENTED and innovative, a Durban husband-and-wife creative team are gearing up to boost […]

Press Release: Africa Samarpan foundation hosts free meditation session

TO: ALL MEDIA ATTENTION: NEWS EDITORS Date: March 09, 2020 The Africa Samarpan foundation will host a free meditation session with Himalayan Saint, Sadguru Shree Shivkrupanand […]

The FBI Team Shines

Savvy, smart, connected and proven all define FBI Communications. We are at it hitting the grindstone and placing our clients on the spotlight and influencing the […]

Media Invite: Beauty From Ashes

Dear media colleague Trust this finds you well. Women across all sectors, ages, and religious beliefs are invited to come and hear the incredible story from […]

Press Release: Chance of a lifetime for SA designers to debut at the 2020/ 2021 traditional Dundee July Rural Horse Race

Calling on all designers to participate in a skills development program aimed to showcase fashion and artistic creations at the Dundee July as part of a […]

Press Release: THRONGS OF RUNNERS HEAD TO THE ZULU KINGDOM FOR THE BIGGER AND BETTER COMRADES MARATHON

For immediate release To                : All media Attention       : News Editors and Journalists THRONGS OF RUNNERS HEAD TO THE ZULU KINGDOM FOR THE BIGGER AND BETTER […]

Opinion: Making People Notice The ‘New Gold’

By: Phindile Makwakwa THIS week’s general elections demonstrated South Africa is a country in which people have choices. Our tourism industry is like that too, President […]

Opinion: Faith Based Travellers Boost Tourism

By: Phindile Makwakwa AS THE Christian world celebrates Easter today, our thoughts turn to religious or faith-based tourism and the billions of people who travel the […]

Profiles of SMMES Africa’s Travel Indaba 2019

Road to Indaba 2019 SMME Profiles Yesterday, Tourism KZN met with 10 SMMES who will be exhibiting at the upcoming Africa Travel Indaba. They underwent intensive […]

Press Release: Easter Season Expected To Rake In A Whopping R 1 Billion

EASTER SEASON EXPECTED TO RAKE IN A WHOPPING R 1 BILLION The Easter season in KwaZulu-Natal is expected to rake in a whopping R1 billion into […]

Press Release: Congratulations, KZN Liberty Radio Awards winners

Congratulations, KZN Liberty Radio Awards winners Four of KwaZulu-Natal’s top radio stations have done us proud this weekend scooping eight prestigious wins at the 2019 Liberty […]

OPINION: Direct international air access opens up KZN globally

By: Phindile Makwakwa DURBAN – Direct  international air access to KwaZulu-Natal is opening up the destination to the rest of the world, is a catalyst for […]

OPINION: KZN Offers Visitors Unique Cultural Niche

Phindile Makwakwa April 07, 2019 THERE was a time when South Africa was mainly promoted as a safari destination – and of course it is still […]

Press Release: TKZN hosts Travel Academy for tour operators

TKZN hosts Travel Academy for tour operators  Durban, South Africa: FORTY tour operators and travel agents from across South Africa and the continent who have customers […]

OPINION: E-visa to add to SA’s allure for world tourists

E-visa to add to SA’s allure for world tourists By Phindile Makwakwa THE long-awaited introduction of hassle-free world-class electronic visas is going to give the South […]

Press Release: TKZN entice the Germans at ITB towards Zulu Kingdom

Media Release To                    : All media Attention        : News Editors and Journalists Date                : March 04, 2019 TKZN entice the Germans at ITB towards Zulu Kingdom […]

OPINION: Meetings Africa reminds of need to work together

Meetings Africa reminds of need to work together By Phindile Makwakwa THE SUCCESS of Meetings Africa 2019 held in Gauteng this week was a good reminder […]

Press Release: TKZN woos African tourists to the Zulu Kingdom

Media Release To                    : All media Attention        : News Editors and Journalists Date                : February 26, 2019   TKZN woos African tourists to the Zulu Kingdom […]

OPINION: KZN ready to tap into global cruise tourism industry

KZN ready to tap into global cruise tourism industry By Phindile Makwakwa Cruising is one of the fastest growing sectors in the global tourism industry and more […]

Press invite and media release: WOZA first for women lawyers in South Africa

Press invite and media release Date: 28 February 2019, 17:00pm at The Pepper Club, Loop Street, Cape Town Attention: News Editors/General reports WOZA first for women […]

Media Release: Tourism KZN to lobby for more conferences to come to the Zulu Kingdom at meetings Africa

Media Release To                    : All media Attention        : News Editors and Journalists Date                : February 19, 2019   TOURISM KZN TO LOBBY FOR MORE CONFERENCES TO […]

OPINION: A growing push for youth to get business opportunities in tourism

February 17, 2019 By Phindile Makwakwa DURBAN – A major push is underway for the youth to get business opportunities in the growing tourism sector as […]

Press Release: #FNBDusi2019 welcomes the world to KZN

Dear Media Colleague   Tourism KZN welcomes the world to the Zulu Kingdom as we kick off the FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon tomorrow, which will end […]

OPINION: Health tourism is a booming market in South Africa

Health tourism is a booming market in South Africa By Phindile Makwakwa  SOUTH Africa’s sunny climate along with highly skilled surgeons, state-of-the-art health-care facilities and a […]

Profile of the new General Manager for TKZN Nhlanhla Khumalo: Full story

TOURISM KZN has a new General Manager responsible for tourism development. Nhlanhla Khumalo, who hails from Newcastle and who took up his new position at the […]

Media Release: KZN’s sporting attractions yield millions into economy

Dear Media Colleague Tourism KZN welcomes visitors to a weekend which promises to be packed with sporting action as all eyes will be on KwaZulu-Natal with […]

Press Release: KZN chapter launched for women in tourism organisation

Press Release For immediate release   To:                   All media Attention:       News Editors and Journalists   November 21, 2018   KZN chapter launched for women in […]

Digital Media Kit: National Lilizela Tourism Awards

Press Release For immediate release   To:                   All media Attention:       News Editors and Journalists   November 20, 2018   KZN’s 10 BEST OF THE BEST […]

Digital Media Kit: Festive Season Launch

Media Invite Tourism KwaZulu-Natal ___________________________________________________________________________ Media Invite To                    : All media Attention         : News Editors and Journalists November 12, 2018   KZN festive season launch Dear […]