KwaZulu-Natal set for accelerated growth as international connectivity improves

KwaZulu-Natal set for accelerated growth as international connectivity improves: King Shaka International Airport Durban, 12 December 2018. TOURISM into markets where airlines establish direct flights historically experience a 30-40% growth within the first year of the route’s establishment, according to research released by Dube TradePort (DTP). The news comes as Durban welcomed three weekly direct British Airways (BA) flights per week into King Shaka International Airport from October with the city making its inaugural appearance on the … [Read more...]

Heart operation milestone for KwaZulu-Natal – 100th heart valve replacement procedure completed at Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital

Heart operation milestone for KwaZulu-Natal – 100th heart valve replacement procedure completed at Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital: Pictured at Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital after the procedure are (from left): Lucretchia Pillay, registered nurse; Vanessa Pillay, cardiothoracic unit manager; Dr Keith Odayan, cardiothoracic surgeon; Mr Vernie Pautz, 100th TAVI patient; Sarika Srikissoon, registered nurse; and Enver Naidoo, Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital catheterisation laboratory paramedic. A combined medical and surgical team at Netcare St … [Read more...]

Durban Image: Surfing at Addington Beach, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

A Durban tagged image from Flickr - click on the name of the photographer below the image to see more Durban goodness. Surfing at Addington Beach, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Image by South African Tourism … [Read more...]

3 suspects killed in a shootout with police in KwaZulu-Natal

Durban in the News: 3 suspects killed in a shootout with police in KwaZulu-Natal: Three suspects have been confirmed dead after a shootout with police along the N2 near Mandeni, Kwa-Zulu Natal. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]