Association Meeting Programme 2019
 
Durban, South Africa

• Known as the Zulu Kingdom, KwaZulu-Natal is considered a place of discovery, providing visitors with lasting memories. The region offers a mosaic of vivid scenery, a blend of cultures and diverse attractions.

• Where east meets west, Durban is a vibrant city that is truly in touch with its African identity. Highly sophisticated and cosmopolitan, it is an exciting city where visitors can undertake a spot of retail therapy, dance the night away, or simply relax on the warming sands of its beachfront.

• Durban has been named Africa's leading meeting and conference destination by World Travel Awards 2014, 2015 and 2016.

• It is the best city in South Africa in terms of Quality of Life in the 18th Mercer Quality of Life survey.

• South Africa's second largest city, ripples with vibrancy and is the country's most popular leisure destination. With mild winters, hot summers and golden beaches stretching as far as the eye can see, the city is a melting pot.

• The New York Times has named Durban as one of the 52 must-see places of 2015.

• With a similar time-zone to Europe, a visit to Durban means that jet lag is significantly reduced.

• The province has a pristine 600km coastline, a towering mountain range - the uKhahlamba or Drakensberg - and boundless untamed stretches of wilderness which is home to the big 5.

• It is an area renowned for its efforts towards conservation, being home to the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi - South Africa's oldest game reserve, where the white rhino was saved from extinction.