TOURISTS GIVE THE ILEMBE DISTRICT A R2.2 BILLION BOOST IN JUST SIX MONTHS

Tourists spent a whopping R2,2 billion in the north coast’s iLembe District in the first six months of 2023, and this figure could double by the time the year ends as KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) is looking forward to a successful summer season.  Supporting this outlook, Enterprise iLembe reported that accommodation on the North Coast is already 80% booked and it expects to be fully booked between 15 December and 5 January 2024.  Speaking at the North...

Club Med Tinley – The conquest begins!

Post the official announcement happening in September 2023, Club Med South Africa saw a record surge in sales reported since the opening of the season in October – doubling previous records. The collaboration between Club Med and Collins Residential Consortium continues to gain momentum as four representatives from Club Med France’s main team met with the Collins Residential team recently in South Africa to finalise detailed design and project roll out ahead of commencement next...

Open letter to all residents of Ballito and surrounds – Lifestyle Centre

It has probably been the most hectic week that many of us have ever experienced! Throughout this extremely volatile situation, thanks to the efforts of so many in our incredible community, the safety of the greater Ballito area and its communities remained paramount and we can be extremely thankful that Ballito escaped the looting and destruction that was the order of the day in many other parts of KZN.    There has been an unprecedented...

SA Tourism welcomes decision to waiver Unabridged Birth Certificate

South African Tourism (SA Tourism) acting CEO, Sthembiso Dlamini, has welcomed the news that international minors travelling to South Africa no longer require Unabridged Birth Certificates or consent letters when travelling with their parents. The announcement made by the Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi,  yesterday comes into effect immediately. All ports of entry, as well as the airline and maritime industries, have been informed following the signing of the waiver by Minister Motsoaledi on...

R85 million Olympic standard equestrian facilities confirmed for Seaton

South Africa is home to a passionate equestrian community. The horseracing industry alone contributes approximately R2,71 billion to South Africa’s annual GDP. Having taken inspiration from South African and internationally renowned elite equestrian and lifestyle estates, the Royal Shaka Property Group has officially launched Seaton’s first phase, The Club. Pushing the boundaries on estate living, The Club presents an unrivalled equestrian lifestyle with the introduction of KwaZulu-Natal’s first Olympic-sized indoor and outdoor arenas for show...