Durban, ZA

Warmest Place to be

Welcome to Durban! How does a majestic oceanfront in a multicultural metropolis sound? The warm and friendly people of every race and creed in Durban will welcome your event attendees with open arms to its beautiful tropical climate. 

Looking out upon the Indian Ocean under the sun, your attendees will enjoy the stunning views of this southern point of Africa. Whether it is wildlife, adventure, history, nature, amusement parks, sports, shopping, nightlife, art or dining, Durban can keep all your attendees entertained and active during your event. 

Want to plan your next meeting, event, or gathering at Africa’s most desired destination? Let us help you create the best event possible in this stunning African location.

Meet Our Destination Executive

Colleen Smerdon, Hallpax Durban

Address: Walnut Rd, Durban, KZN 4001, Durban, South Africa

As Durban native, Colleen was thrilled to help start Hallpax Durban. She brings a combination of hotel, event, sales, inbound tourism, and movie production experience to her role. Her positive and “Mission Possible” attitude, combined with her foundation in the hospitality industry, leads to her ability to consistently execute successful events. 

Born and raised during apartheid South Africa, Colleen is passionate about using her profession to move her country forward. She was among the first few colored South Africans to join the hospitality industry in Durban post-apartheid South Africa. Durban has become one of the greatest destinations in Africa for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions tourism.  

Airport

  • Kings Shaka International Airport (DUR)

Main Airlines Flying into NBO

  • British Airways 
  • Kenyan Airways (KQ)
  • Emirates (EK)
  • Ethiopian Airlines (ET)
  • Qatar Airways (QR)
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