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/ 11 December 2006

Crime threatens Durban tourism industry

International tour operators are threatening to ”pull the plug” on Durban following the gang-rape of a French tourist, the Sunday Tribune newspaper reported. The 26-year-old French national had decided to go for a walk with the Belgian swimming team’s coach on Tuesday night when they were attacked.

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/ 10 May 2004

New minister launches Durban Tourism Indaba

Newly appointed South African Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism Marthinus van Schalkwyk opened the 2004 Tourism Indaba in Durban on Saturday in his first official act since being appointed minister. Indaba visitor applications have increased to more than 3 500 visitors from 93 countries.
<li><a class=’standardtextsmall’ href="http://www.mg.co.za/Content/l3.asp?ao=66098">KwaZulu-Natal mulling tourism police</a>

Local tourism destinations recover to new highs
/ 4 January 2024

Local tourism destinations recover to new highs

Durban and Cape Town have experienced tourism growth to achieve economic revenue exceeding pre-Covid-19 levels

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/ 23 August 2007

Acsa gets approval for Durban airport

Durban’s proposed King Shaka International Airport moved a step closer to becoming a reality after the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism gave the project the green light on Thursday. The department said that a Record of Decision was signed on Thursday, authorising the Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) to develop a trade port at la Mercy.

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/ 12 May 2005

Africa descends on Durban

We were in the tourism Indaba media centre when a hack turned to a veteran journalist from East London’s <i>Daily Dispatch</i> and asked: "So what’s East London’s major tourism offering?" "Sun, sand and adventure," was the reply, followed by a list of things to do. "You really should come and have a look," the East London journalist insisted.