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NEW YORK - One year after hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup, South Africa continues to celebrate the lasting legacy of one of the most successful World Cup events in history.
PHUKET, Thailand - HotelTravel.com is slashing hotel rates for the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, offering fans some of the best value for money hotel deals available anywhere on the Internet.
The recent World Cup's best player, Uruguay striker Diego Forlan, will help to promote tourism to his homeland.
SAO PAULO - Brazil's airline industry is increasingly concerned that the country will not have adequate airport capacity for the 2014 soccer World Cup because of slow expansion and growing demand for
2010 has created a golden opportunity for South Africa as a nation to win not just on the football field as host nation of the 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP, but on the global tourism stage.
MADRID — Spain, struggling with an unemployment rate of around 20 percent, hopes winning the World Cup for the first time will give its economy a much-needed boost.
JOHANNESBURG — The shooting of an American backpacker has revived crime worries at the World Cup, but organisers insisted Thursday that the tournament remains on track on the eve of the quarter-fina
Harare - Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Walter Mzembi has admitted Zimbabwe’s failure to attract tourism from the World Cup soccer showcase underway in the neighbouring South Africa which
Johannesburg - After four "decent" robbers tied up and robbed Australian tourists on Thursday morning at a luxury resort in Mpumalanga, they asked their victims if they were "at least enjoying the Soc
DUBLIN - World cup and wallet-friendly destinations are the deciding factors for travel decisions of North Americans in 2010 according to data released by Hostelworld.com.
South Africa’s airports and borders have been busy over the last few weeks as hundreds-and-thousands of visitors stream into the country for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
TANZANIA (eTN) On the way to watch their national team playing the FIFA World Cup, German soccer fans visited Tanzania’s famous tourist parks and dribbled a special ball in the wilderness of Africa
BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa — Dressed in his Blue Samurai outfit, Mitsutaka Kurata ponders the charms of South Africa's judicial capital before delivering his verdict on whether he plans to hang arou
This year's most-talked-about sporting event is more a matter of days than weeks away, and travelers continue to scramble to make last-minute arrangements to join the festivities in South Africa.
DURBAN, South Africa — Disappointed by bookings for the World Cup, South Africa's tourism industry says benefits could accrue for years from the publicity around the world's most-watched sporting ev
Foremost South African wine connoisseur, Patrick Durkin, strolls through the cool, musty interior of the wine cellar he manages in Johannesburg.
JOHANNESBURG — Fewer foreigners are expected at the World Cup in South Africa after the global recession, but those that do come are expected to stay longer and spend more, a consultancy said Wednes
South Africa’s tourist industry may take a hit after FIFA admitted that the number of expected foreign visitors to this summer’s World Cup has halved and hotel reservations have been cancelled.
HARARE — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe said Sunday he hopes his country's tourism industry will get a boost from the football World Cup in neighbouring South Africa.
JOHANNESBURG — Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging movement is warning countries about sending their soccer teams to a "land of murder" after Eugene Terreblanche was bludgeoned to death only 10 weeks befor
South African Airways, the state- owned carrier, and its low-cost airline Mango, had their offices raided by the nation’s antitrust regulator as part of an investigation into price collusion during
Cape Town is set to offer the best value for money during the 2010 FIFA World Cup, according to the results of a month-long accommodation pricing survey carried out by Grant Thornton South Africa on M
The eagerly awaited 2010 FIFA World Soccer Cup (WSC) is just two months away.