Durban, Africa's leading conference destination, is a mix of local cultures - African, Asian and European and this is reflected in a mix of architectural styles, traditions and colourful cuisine. Its location on the Eastern seaboard makes it South Africa's only destination offering warm winters and tropical summers, on average 320 sunny days a year. It is a good choice for conference planners, tourists and sports enthusiasts, as Durban is less than an hour's flying time from Johannesburg and everything is within easy reach. Quality accommodation is available throughout the city and surrounding areas. From luxurious five-star establishments to comfortable guest houses and affordable self-catering apartments, a wide variety is available to suit personal preference and budget. The International Convention Centre Durban (ICC) is one of the most advanced conference facilities in the world. Durban International Airport is located 16km from the city centre.
Why use a Destination Management Company?
A Destination Management Company is a professional services company possessing extensive local knowledge, expertise and resources, specialising in the design and full implementation of events, activities, tours, transportation and programmes logistics. If required, a DMC can make reservations for villas, resorts, hotels, provide travel management, guides and hostesses.
The Destination Management Company helps an organisation with its site selection, convention registration, ground transportation, sight-seeing, convention temporary staff, spouse programs, dining, entertainment and speakers, linens, floral arrangements, photographers, etc.