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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 Valued Media Colleague The Province of KwaZulu-Natal is ready to kick off the Festive Season.   Mr Sihle Zikalala, MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, invites you…

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Trekking the Drakensberg

Trekking the Drakensberg Today we profile the best hiking trails one can find in the majestic and green Drakensberg Mountains. The Drakensberg is South Africa’s highest mountain range, called uKhahlamba in Zulu meaning “barrier of spears”. Its lower elevations are perfect hiking, horse riding, San Rock Art viewing and even bird watching. It certainly caters…

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Digital Media Kit: KwaZulu-Natal sets its sights on SADC

Press Release __________________________________________________________________________________ Tourism KwaZulu-Natal ___________________________________________________________________________ Media Release To                    : All media Attention         : News Editors and Journalists Date                : October 29 , 2018   KWAZULU-NATAL SETS ITS SIGHTS ON SADC Durban, South Africa: Tourism KwaZulu-Natal (TKZN) will be heading to Botswana from November 1-4, at the Game City Mall in Gaborone to promote KZN…

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Digital Media Kit: British Airway’s inaugural flight launch

Media Alert   Dear Valued Media Colleague   You are cordially invited to the British Airway inaugural flight media launch , led by MEC Zikalala, British Airways senior management and Ethekwini Mayor, Councilor Zandile Gumede. Please see alert below. The details are as follows:   Date: 30 October 2018 Venue: Oyster Box Hotel, Umhlanga Time:…

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Media Release: Tourism KZN targets landlocked Provinces

For immediate release To                    : All media Attention        : News Editors and Journalists October 5, 2018   TOURISM KZN TARGETS LANDLOCKED PROVINCES TOURISM KwaZulu-Natal (TKZN) will be heading to Bloemfontein from 5-14 October to promote its successful domestic marketing campaign “Do KZN”.   The “BloemTakeover” will take place at the Middestad Shopping Centre with partners…

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Press Release: KZN Tops in World Travel Awards

KZN Tops in World Travel Awards  Media Release To                    : All media Attention        : News Editors and Journalists   October 07, 2018, Durban, South Africa: THE MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs lost no time in congratulating the provincial winners of the prestigious World Travel Awards held in Durban at the weekend. Durban…

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Digital Media Kit: TKZN at Macufe Festival 2018

The “BloemTakeover”     Tourism KwaZulu-Natal ________________________________________________________________ For immediate release To                    : All media Attention        : News Editors and Journalists October 5, 2018   TOURISM KZN TARGETS LANDLOCKED PROVINCES TOURISM KwaZulu-Natal (TKZN) will be heading to Bloemfontein from 5-14 October to promote its successful domestic marketing campaign “Do KZN”.   The “BloemTakeover” will take place…

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Media Release: Tourism is critical intervention to boost economy

Media Release To                    : All media Attention        : News Editors and Journalists   TOURISM IS CRITICAL INTERVENTION TO BOOST ECONOMY September 27, 2018: Durban, South Africa: As countries around the globe celebrate World Tourism Day on September 27, the KwaZulu-Natal’s tourism industry has good reason to reflect on the importance-and success-of the sector, which is…

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Digital Media Kit: Africa Fashion Exchange 2018

        September 12, 2018 The biggest fashion and design extravaganza, to bring KwaZulu-Natal alive, Africa Fashion Exchange 2018, hosted by the KZN Fashion Council, is hitting the catwalk this September from the 27-29 September.   Members of the media are invited front stage to witness the glamour, couture and beauty that the…

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Celebrating women in tourism

As the commemorations for women’s month  kicked off on August 1, Tourism KwaZulu-Natal will focus on looking at some of the dynamic women who are excelling in the tourism sector. We honour these women who are striving for progress, ensuring women’s empowerment is realised and achieved. According to Global Report on Women in Tourism 2010…

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Meet the TKZN Board

Meet the TKZN Board, who have been in office from May 1, 2017. The TKZN board are made of professionals from all spheres, including business, human resources and hotel management. We appreciate the boards’ tireless efforts to ensure that TKZN remains the leaders in marketing and promoting KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa and beyond. Let’s get…

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Press Release: TKZN Offers Intensive Skills Development Training

  ___________________________________________________________________________ Tourism KwaZulu-Natal   ___________________________________________________________________________   For immediate release To                    : All media Attention        : News Editors and Journalists TKZN OFFER INTENSIVE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT TRAINING Durban, South Africa, July 8, 2018:Thirty small, medium and micro tour operators hand-picked by Tourism KwaZulu-Natal (TKZN) are undergoing an intensive skills development and training by the…

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Digital Media Kit: KZN Travel & Adventure Show 2018

Media Release    ________________________________________________________________________________ Tourism KwaZulu-Natal ________________________________________________________________________________   For immediate release To                    : All media Attention          : News Editors and Journalists EMERGING TOURISM ENTERPRENUERS PUT THEIR BEST FOOT FORWARD AT THE KZN TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE SHOW Durban; South Africa, July 4, 2018: Tourism KwaZulu-Natal, partnering with the KZN Travel and Adventure Show, which will exhibit…

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Digital Media Kit: Vodacom Durban July 2018

Joint Media Statement   For immediate release To                    : All media Attention        : News Editors/Leisure Reporters   BUMPER CROWD FOR VODACOM DURBAN JULY 2018 EXPECTED Durban, South Africa, July 3, 2018: A bumper crowd of 50 000 people are expected to attend this year’s Vodacom Durban July (VDJ)  bringing with them an additional R150 million-rand…

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Digital Media Kit: Day of the Seafarer 2018

Media Invite  Dear Media Colleague Allow us to extend a personal invitation to join us to celebrate the Day of the Seafarer which takes place on June 25. The theme this year is “Seafarer’s wellbeing”. SAMSA will host a unique panel discussion, representative of seafarers, maritime industry leaders, employers in a round table discussion in…

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Digital Kit – SAMSA’s MRCC coordinates medical airlift

PRESS ALERT Attention: News Editors/Transport and Maritime Journalists Foreign sailors medical airlift to East London East London, South Africa, June 6, 2018: This morning the South African Maritime Safety Authority coordinated a medical rescue mission, airlifting two Filipino sailors who were injured on board the bulk carrier, “KS FLORA”, which was approximately 81 kilometres from…

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Digital Media Kit: SAMSA recognizes World Oceans Day

  Dear Media Colleague On Friday, in Durban the South African Maritime Safety Authority will have an exhibition promoting safe seas and clean oceans to commemorate World Oceans Day which is held on June 8. The theme of which is “Preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean”. SAMSA believes it is critical that shipping have…

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Media Release: Tourism KwaZulu-Natal welcomes comrades runners

Dear Media Colleague On Sunday June 10 the world Will descend on KwaZulu-Natal to witness the most grueling race of steely determination as runners from here and abroad take part in the Comrades Marathon. Tourism KwaZulu-Natal welcomes all to the province to enjoy not only the race but everything else we have to offer – from our beaches,…

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Digital Media Kit: Africa’s Travel Indaba 2018

On May 08, 2018 Africa’s Travel Indaba will kick off at the Durban International Convention Centre. As we gear up for one of Africa’s largest tourism marketing events on the African calendar and one of the top three ‘must visit’ events of its kind on the global calendar; here’s your start up guide for Africa’s Travel…

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Gabriel Youngstar Masango dancing to make a difference

Profile of Gabriel Youngstar Masango Dancing to make a difference   Choreographer for Dim-Dep: Faces of Environmental Success and South Africa’s top 10 finalist for “So You Think You Can Dance Season 3”,Gabriel Youngstar Masango is giving his all to raise awareness about environmental sustainability through dance. The KwaMashu born multi-talented African contemporary dancer has…

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Meet Nonkululeko Mchunu the dancer with big dreams

Profile of Nonkululeko Mchunu Passionate Dancer Nonkululeko Mchunu (32) is a dancer with big dreams and relates to her role as 21st Century Sindy in Atlas Duma’s production of the Dim-Dep Musical 2018. “I don’t have to pretend I am something I am not as Sindy and I are very similar. We have big dreams,…

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Madala Kunene reaching out to audiences

Profile of Madala Kunene One of South Africa’s greatest guitarist, music veteran, performer, father and husband Madala Kunene is giving his all to raise awareness about the environment. At 67 years old he is without a doubt king of the Zulu guitar and Zulu blues – and he is one of the leading greats involved…

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Meet Ntokozo Ngcobo the woman with many talents

Profile of Ntokozo Ngcobo Woman with many talents Ntokozo Ngcobo (28) has been in the entertainment industry for more than nine years. making a name for herself as a poet, motivational speaker, actor, presenter and singer. The returning Dim-Dep cast member believes this year’s production will “be bigger and better” and will leave the audience…

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Buhle Ngcobo says performing arts chose her

Profile of Buhle Ngcobo Performing arts chose me Growing up in the small township of KwaDukuza did not stop the fierce and outgoing Buhle Ngcobo (24) from fulfilling her dream of becoming a performer. Buhle plays Sindy in the musical play, Dim-Dep: Faces of Environmental Success. She said her character was very emotional, strong and…

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