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KwaZulu-Natal Tourism Activation Campaign, 29 November 2020

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs public entity Tourism KZN on the 29th held tourism activation campaign at Giba Gorge.. Read More


Blue Flag Status for KwaZulu-Natal Beaches, 27 November 2020

The KwaZulu –Natal beaches on the 27 November 2020 were awarded with the Blue flag status for 2020/2021. Those Beaches are from Ethekwini Metro, Dr Ray Nkonyeni and KwaDukuza Municipalities. Read More


Launch of 16 Days of Activism: No Violence against Women and Children Abuse, 25 November 2020

The MEC for Economic Development Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Ravi Pillay on the 25 November 2020 lead a massive march against the gender violence directed to Women and Children, as part of 16 Days of Activism at uMsunduzi Local Municipality under uMgungundlovu District Municipality. Read More




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There is increasing global agreement that an ‘aerotropolis’ may be described as an urban form placing an airport at its centre with a city developing around it, linking workers, suppliers business decision


Economic Outlook

The year 2012 was characterized by sluggish economic environment with noticeable deceleration of economic growth and worsening unemployment in both industrialized and emerging markets.  


Industrial Economic Hubs

The Industrial Economic Hubs are an active translation of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) directed at promoting spatial development through the activation of sectors that have potential to unlock business... 



The province and the country collectively believe that the maritime sector is a sleeping economic giant in terms of its potential impact to the provincial economy.


Public Entities

The public entities as statutory organisations falling under the Department’s purview are essential in assisting in the implementation of the Department’s... 


Unlocking Tourism

The Province of KwaZulu-Natal derives immense benefits from the tourism industry ranging from employment, foreign currency receipts and a source of livelihood to a number...