KZN Wildlife and kulula.com Partner To Boost Local Travel

Johannesburg, 21 April 2011: Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) Wildlife and kulula.com today launched a partnership to boost local tourism within South Africa. The airline, in collaboration with KZN Wildlife is offering travel packages including flights, car hire and visits to prime game and nature reserves in Kwa-Zulu Natal.

“The partnership between kulula.com and KZN Wildlife is in line with government’s tourism strategy, aimed at making domestic travel more affordable and accessible to all South Africans,” says Dr Bandile Mkhize, CEO of KZN Wildlife.

“We have seen a need to offer our customers a wider variety of holiday experiences. These easy-to-book packages and accommodation options will offer our travellers great value for money, flight frequency and access to the natural beauty of the region,” Dr Mkhize says.

KZN Wildlife manages 68 nature reserves which offer a wide variety of tourist activities including: safaris, game viewing, camping, fishing, sailing, 4x4 trails and water sports.

“The positioning of the new King Shaka International Airport in Durban makes this partnership with kulula.com ideal. By combining resources we are now able to provide South Africans with an all-encompassing travel experience, said Gidon Novick, joint CEO of kulula.com.

kulula.com currently offers over 90 flights per week from Johannesburg and Cape Town into King Shaka International Airport. The airline has also built a strong technological platform which will allow KZN Wildlife inventory to be sold in one simple online transaction.

The travel packages are currently on offer via the kulula.com call centre on 0861 58582. Online bookings for travel packages will soon become available via the kulula.com website.

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