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Brazil tourist numbers soar ahead of 2014 World Cup

Last year, the number of tourists visiting Brazil grew by 4.5 percent, compared to 2011, according to the Brazilian tourism board, Embratur.

Seychelles singled out for South African tourism recognition

In the presence of the Hon. Thokozile Xasa, the Deputy Minister of Tourism of South Africa, and different other SADC Country Ministers and High Commissioners, Dr. B.S.

South Africa 2010: Still scoring in tourism with TTC Global Conference

Being host nation of a major international event is a massive investment. The 2010 FIFA World Cup staged in South Africa is no exception.

World leaders condemn perpetrators of Uganda attacks

(eTN) - The perpetrators of “vicious” attacks in Uganda must to be brought to justice, many world leaders have said.

UN and others use World Cup to help raise poverty awareness...

(eTN) - While many African nations were counting on luring FIFA World Cup soccer fans to their respective countries, the United Nations had a different goal in mind—it wanted to give 20 young Africa

Eddy Maillet, an incredible achievement

President James Michel has met with Seychellois FIFA World Cup referee Eddy Maillet on his return from South Africa, where he officiated for two World Cup matches.

Give us a “shout out” and you could win a trip...

(eTN) - As the 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM), taking place in nine cities across South Africa, comes to its exhilarating climax this Sunday, July 11, 2010, South African Tourism is inviting fans to give a

British tourists biggest spenders at FIFA World Cup 2010

According to data from VISA, British tourists in South Africa have so far been the biggest spenders during the FIFA World Cup 2010.

Cape Town welcomes the world with a celebration of color and...

The planning, preparing, speculating, and strategizing is over and it’s finally here. Cape Town welcomes the world to the 2010 FIFA World Cup™!

Even fans who do not have tickets can still enjoy the...

Football fans who have not managed to secure tickets for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ matches to be played at Cape Town Stadium can still soak up the tournament’s atmosphere with thousands of others a

Cape Town ready for 2010 FIFA World Cup™

FIFA this week announced that Cape Town Stadium is “perfect” and is confident that the city will be 100 percent ready to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ by June 11.

South Africa air traffic control prepares for thousands of flights a...

As the FIFA World Cup draws nearer and the host football association, local transportation, and hotels and resorts are gearing up towards the biggest challenge of their lives, the country’s air traf

Tanzania eyes tourists during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in Africa

DAR ES SALAAM (eTN) - Tanzania is preparing to cash in on the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals in South Africa by inviting participating teams to use its Chinese-built modern stadium here for warm-up games.

Unpredictable summer season lies ahead as 2010 FIFA World Cup nears

Predictions for the summer tourism season 2009/2010 are hard to call in a world where economic goalposts are constantly shifting and a peaked interest in the run-up to the 2010 FIFA World Cup has alre

Japan names Astro Boy as PR ambassador

Japan has named Astro Boy as its PR ambassador for the country's campaign to host the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup.

Zambian president shares his tourism vision

East Africa correspondent Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H.

SA Tourism’s global marketing focus

The current marketing campaign of South African Tourism in Nigeria is not centered primarily on the forthcoming FIFA World Cup being held next year in South Africa, but is aimed at using it as a tool

Cape Town Tourism makes some noise as the one year countdown...

Cape Town Tourism took to the streets of the city to celebrate one year until the 2010 FIFA World Cup.