Durban to host Sports and Events Tourism Exchange

Durban has been awarded a three-year contract to host the annual Sports & Events Tourism Exchange (SETE), which will be held at the International Convention Centre next September.

This follows the inaugural 2011 SETE at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, which attracted a number of conference speakers and international hosted buyers.

James Seymour, CEO of the Durban KwaZulu-Natal Convention Bureau, said that the city of Durban KwaZulu-Natal province was delighted to be hosting SETE.

"This not only provides the opportunity to showcase what Durban and KwaZulu-Natal have to offer as a sporting destination," he said. "It's also a chance to prove that Durban certainly has the potential to host mega-events such as the Olympics."

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