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THE DURBAN KWAZULU-NATAL CONVENTION BUREAU BAGS TOP PLACE IN AFRICA

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Durban KwaZulu-Natal Convention Bureau (KZNCB) took top spot once again as Africa’s leading meetings and conference destination, in the 29th annual World Travel Awards Africa. 

This week, the KZN Convention Bureau beat Nairobi (Kenya), Kigali (Rwanda), Johannesburg and Cape Town for the top spot in Africa and now goes up against some of the world’s best in the category World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 2022.

This is the eighth year that the KZNCB has walked away with the trophy since 2014, beaten only by Nairobi in 2016. 

As an independent body Durban KZN Convention Bureauis dedicated to promoting and marketing KwaZulu-Natal’s many business event facilities, capabilities, and assets, both nationally and internationally.

“We are delighted that the KZNCB  retained its  position as the leading meetings and conference destination in Africa. This award is testimony to the KZNCB’s commitment to ensuring that KZN remains South Africa’s premier meetings, incentives, conventions, and exhibitions destination. Moreover, it continues to build stakeholder confidence in the province as a business tourism destination.” said Mr Siboniso Duma MEC Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, 

“The World Travel Awards represent one of the most rigorous industry peer review programmes. Durban truly has more to offer, and this industry badge is one such indicator,” he said. 

On the world stage KZNCB is the only African destination pitted against Abu Dhabi (UAE), Auckland (New Zealand), Bogota (Colombia), Cancun (Mexico), Dubai (UAE), Guayaquil (Ecuador), Las Vegas (USA), Madrid (Spain), Melbourne (Australia), Mexico City (Mexico), Paris (France), Seoul (South Korea), and Singapore.

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For more information go to social media links to Tourism KwaZulu-Natal:

Website: https://www.zulu.org.za

Facebook: Tourism KwaZulu-Natal

Instagram: Tourismkzn official

Twitter: @TourismKZN

Pinterest: KZN Tourism

Hashtags: #KZNHasItAll #BelieveIt 

For media queries:

Nhlanhla Ngwenya: Tourism KwaZulu-Natal

031 366 7551 / 063 698 7455

[email protected]

Malusi Mchunu

Media Liaison Officer: EDTEA

0783277093

[email protected]

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