Plans for a multi-million-rand Ferris wheel on the beachfront promenade in Durban have been announced by the City of Ethekwini.
MSC Cruises postpones opening ceremony for Durban cruise terminal
The official opening ceremony for the new Kwa-Zulu Natal Cruise Terminal in Durban has been suspended until May 15th.
MSC Cruises South Africa confirms Durban Cruise Terminal almost complete
MSC Cruises South Africa, the local subsidiary of MSC Cruises, has confirmed that the Durban Cruise Terminal is in the final stages of completion.
Construction of promenade connecting Durban Cruise Terminal with beachfront to start in 2020
Port of Durban will soon begin construction of the boulevard connecting the planned Durban Cruise Terminal with the newly-launched Beachfront Promenade.
MSC breaks ground on Durban Cruise Terminal day after new beachfront promenade launch
MSC Cruises has broken ground on the new Durban Cruise Terminal through its joint-venture with the South African government, Kwazulu Cruise Terminal (KCT). The ground breaking marks the official start of construction […]
Durban’s new waterfront promenade to be ready for 2019/2020 cruise season
Durban’s new beachfront promenade will open to the public on November 16th, just one day before the start of the 2019/2020 cruise season in KZN.
Durban officials urged to increase security ahead of new cruise season
Durban’s hospitality industry has urged the local government to take action to secure the Durban Beachfront area as the new KZN cruise season gets underway.
MSC Cruises releases new renderings of planned Durban Cruise Terminal
MSC Cruises has released new renderings of its planned R200-million dedicated cruise terminal for Durban, where it homeports annually for the winter season.
MSC Cruises says it has firm commitment to grow cruise tourism in South Africa
MSC Cruises is taking a three-pronged approach to the further development of the cruise sector in South Africa.
Is Durban Cruise Terminal caught up in the Transnet corruption scandal?
Transnet’s plans to increase capacity at the Port of Durban through dredging three container berths to accommodate larger vessels have been delayed by a corruption investigation, and work on the new Durban […]
SA has potential for more than 1-million cruise tourists by 2025 says new report
South Africa is aiming to grow its cruise market to more than 1-million passengers by 2025, according to Phindile Makwakwa, the acting CEO for Tourism KwaZulu-Natal.
SA announces plans to triple Cape Town cruise tourism numbers
South Africa wants to triple the number of cruise tourists visiting the country via Cape Town by 2040, according to Derek Hanekom, the country’s Minister for Tourism.
Durban beachfront redevelopment and extension progressing well says municipality
The Durban beachfront promenade extension, part of the city’s R35 billion Point Waterfront Development, which includes the new Durban Cruise Terminal, is on track for completion in November next year.
Durban conquers Cape Town to win Africa’s Leading Cruise Port at World Travel Awards
The Port of Durban has scooped the prestigious title of Africa’s Leading Cruise Port 2018 at the 25th annual World Travel Awards, widely regarded to be the Oscars of the travel industry.
Everything we know about the planned new Durban Cruise Terminal so far
The initial renderings of the new Durban Cruise Terminal have changed significantly, and new detailed designs are being drawn up this year, according to Gianluca Suprani, MSC Cruises head of global port […]
Cruise port focus: Durban, South Africa
Durban is a city of contrasts, an industrial port city with a beautiful beachfront, a cosmopolitan hub on the doorstep of the historic ‘Zulu nation’, a former British colony with the largest […]
MSC Sinfonia kicks off last cruise season in Durban
MSC Cruises’ intrepid little cruise liner MSC Sinfonia docked this week in Durban and began her 2017/18 summer cruise season out of South Africa.