19-21 MARCH 2018
"Sustainable and efficient operations through
Collaborative Decision Making (CDM) and A-CDM"
CANSO Symposium countdown


The Gateway Hotel is attached to the Gateway Theatre of Shopping and offers a variety of accommodation choices such as Standard or Superior rooms. The Gateway Hotel offers accommodation to delegates at R1,300 for a single room and R1,500 for a double room. In order to qualify for the special rate, kindly use the code – ATNS.

Several other hotels are also nearby and range from upmarket hotels such as the Royal Palm Hotel to more affordable choices such as the Holiday Inn Express. Finally, there are a number of guest lodges and bed and breakfasts that you can choose from, to suit a wide variety of budgets. View a comprehensive list here or click on the links below to view some of the alternative accommodation options directly:

    1. Royal Palm Hotel
    2. Umhlanga Ridge Protea Hotel
    3. Garden Court Umhlanga Hotel


Durban in March is still very warm and humid, so it is advisable to pack light summer clothing. Note that it also rains frequently, and strong winds can be experienced, so packing umbrella and water-resistant parka or coat is also advisable.

To see up-to-date weather forecasts for your visit, click here

Things to do in Durban

Durban is melting pot of all tastes and there is something to do for everyone. From adventurous shark cage-diving to exploring the exquisite food offerings around the city, you will find something you like by clicking here


There are a number of ways to get around while in Durban, including taxis, buses, and Uber. Or you can simply walk if you are staying close enough to the Symposium venue.

Your hotel or B&B will be able to supply you with contact details for transport providers.

For more information about what to do and see and where to eat while in Durban, go here.