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 KZN hosts first ever Aviation Youth Summit

Video / 2/20/2017 1:05:15 PM

KZN hosts first ever Aviation Youth Summit

The KZN department of transport hosted the country's first ever Aviation Youth Summit as a build up to the international Civil aviation day. This week on Eye on KZN, the Department of Transport takes us to Dube Trade Port as well as Margate Airport to educate the province's youth on the opportunities available within the aviation industry.

 KZN gears up to host thousands of holiday visitors

Video / 12/8/2016 12:47:59 PM

KZN gears up to host thousands of holiday visitors

KwaZulu-Natal has pulled out all the stops to ensure that its visitors have a memorable stay during the festive season. The province, which has long held its own as the preferred destination for domestic tourists, kicked off its festive season plans with KZN is summer - an annual campaign which the province uses to declare its state of readiness for the thousands of holiday makers who descend upon its shores over the festive season. We find out what tourist attractions KZN has to offer, plus we look at what the tourism industry means for the local economy.

 KZN hosts 5th annual trade and investment forum

Video / 11/11/2016 7:33:47 AM

KZN hosts 5th annual trade and investment forum

The 5th annual trade and investment exposition recently took place in Kwa-Zulu Natal and delegates received exclusive insights from top business leaders on how to transform their companies. The expo also included seminars that revealed how local companies can tap into the BRICS economies and what opportunities Brexit presents.

 KZN plans a 7km cableway for the Berg

Video / 7/20/2016 1:45:20 PM

KZN plans a 7km cableway for the Berg

Soon you'll be able to experience the magnificent views that the Drakensburg has to offer from a cable car. KwaZulu-Natal's government plans to develop a 7km cableway project, which is expected to be a game changer for tourism and the communities living near the Drakensberg Park.

 Durban July's glitz, glam boost KZN economy

Video / 7/15/2016 12:18:10 PM

Durban July's glitz, glam boost KZN economy

On this episode of Eye on KZN it's all about the glitz and the glam brought on by one of South Africa's signature events ' Vodacom Durban July' the sport of horse racing and fashion as we rub shoulders with some of South Africa's fashionistas. We also get some insights on Vodacom's involvement and the event's impact on the local economy.

 Exploring Africa's top tourism show 'Indaba 2016'

Video / 5/25/2016 8:40:38 AM

Exploring Africa's top tourism show 'Indaba 2016'

On this month's edition of Eye on KZN we go behind the scenes at the Tourism Indaba, which was held in Durban earlier this month. The Tourism Indaba is Africa's premier travel and tourism show, with exhibits from 18 countries on the continent. On this this episode we discuss the state of tourism in the country and what opportunities the Indaba brings the local community.

 Port of Richards Bay looks to boost investment

Video / 4/28/2016 1:46:56 PM

Port of Richards Bay looks to boost investment

The Port of Richards Bay has come a long way since it was built in 1976, from just exporting coal to diversifying into various other types of cargo. The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone is a purpose-built and industrial estate on the North-Eastern South African coast, linked to the port of Richards Bay. This special economic zone is hoping to lure potential investors into the area through various incentives.

 KZN's R30mln marula factory to create jobs for locals

Video / 3/3/2016 9:31:01 AM

KZN's R30mln marula factory to create jobs for locals

On this edition of Eye on KZN CNBC Africa visit the Mkhanyakude District in northern KwaZulu-Natal for the Umthayi Marula festival, and find out more about a 30 million rand marula processing factory which promises to create hundreds of direct and indirect jobs for the local community.

 International flights influx set to boost Durban tourism

Video / 1/19/2016 10:26:56 AM

International flights influx set to boost Durban tourism

In this episode of Eye on KZN we put the King Shaka International Airport in the spotlight. Currently the airport has four international carriers now flying to its airport, with two more to join soon. These new air links are expected to fuel an upward trend in tourism growth for the province.

 East 3 route expedition 2015

Video / 11/18/2015 10:28:08 AM

East 3 route expedition 2015

The East 3 Route was born from a meeting of minds at the 2011 Tourism Indaba in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal. The province's MEC for Economic Development and Tourism, Mr Michael Mabuyakhulu met with the Tourism Ministers of Mozambique and Swaziland. They agreed that a three-country operation promoting tourism would be beneficial for all parties. In 2013 Seychelles joined the coalition.

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