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South African Airways, Mango Air offices raided in price-fixing probe

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 offers best value for 2010 FIFA World Cup visitors

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

Will Tanzania get a share of the 2010 FIFA World Cup...

The eagerly awaited 2010 FIFA World Soccer Cup (WSC) is just two months away.

RwandAir signs up for intermediate B737 dry lease

Ahead of the delivery, expected by the middle of the year, of their own B737-800,

FIFA vs Kulula Air, round two

Budget airline Kulula had felt FIFA's wrath yesterday when the world football authority blocked their ad in which it said that it was the 'Unofficial National Carrier of the You-Know-What'.

Cape Town Stadium to stage final test event

Cape Town Stadium will host a final test event for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, when four national under-20 teams take part in the Cape Town International Challenge on April 10.

Air Seychelles adds Cape Town ahead of World Cup

The Seychelles national airline has just announced that effective March 21 they will extend one of their two weekly flights via Johannesburg to Cape Town.

Fewer visitors will travel to South Africa than expected

World Cup: Hopes that South Africa’s hospitality industry will have a bumper off-season this year due to the World Cup were dealt a blow last week after it was revealed foreign football fans are unl

Zambia pins 2010 tourism hopes on coattails of South Africa World...

Landlocked Zambia expects to pull in new tourists in 2010 by capitalizing on the visitor influx to South Africa for the FIFA World Cup tournament, which begins in less than 100 days.

Air Seychelles adds Cape Town ahead of World Cup

The Seychelles national airline has just announced that effective March 21 they will extend one of their two weekly flights via Johannesburg to Cape Town.

Debate over room demand for 2010 FIFA World Cup rages on

FIFA’s announcement that it has released 65,000 of its MATCH-booked rooms in the western Cape has caused considerable debate about the actual demand for accommodation during the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

World Cup and Obama effect give boost to Africa’s tourism

The "Obama effect" of a US president with African heritage and the 2010 World Cup are boosting tourism in Africa, industry experts say.

Safety at the 2010 FIFA World Cup

Safety and security concerns remain the biggest reason for people not wanting to visit Cape Town, Africa.

Making Cape Town 2010 a love affair not a one night...

While issues of Cape Town’s readiness, safety and security and transport infrastructure have dominated global headlines in the run-up to the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, fears of being fleeced are now to

Stab-proof vests for World Cup tourists slammed as “scare tactics” to...

A British company is marketing stab-proof vests to tourists and football fans visiting South Africa for the World Cup, a move denounced as "scare tactics" to make money off crime fears.

New Cape Town Stadium gets its first test

The first referee’s whistle will soon announce the opening of Cape Town’s R4,5 billion stadium when it hosts its inaugural soccer game, a face-off between Ajax and Santos, Cape Town’s leading PS

Cape Town Tourism manages the perception of the Mother City abroad

Cape Town Tourism has partnered with three international public relations agencies to proactively represent the Mother City abroad.

Zim tourism: It’s now or never

The euphoria surrounding the coming FIFA soccer World Cup in South Africa is beginning to be felt in Zimbabwe and africa as a whole.

Spectacular new Cape Town Stadium completed on schedule

In a special ceremony for more than 200 invited guests and media, the contractors handed “the key of the door” to Cape Town’s Executive Mayor, Alderman Dan Plato.

Cape Town is ready for kick-off

An estimated 55,000 people gathered in Cape Town’s Long Street on Friday, December 4, with an additional 150-million viewers following on TV, to watch the highly-anticipated 2010 FIFA World Cup™ F

Zimbabwe warns against bogus World Cup tourism entities

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) is warning the general public to guard against bogus tourism entities claiming to be coordinating destination marketing ahead of the 2010 FIFA football World Cup t

Final FIFA World Cup draw a great celebration of Africa

The CEO of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Organizing Committee South Africa, Dr. Danny Jordaan, said the Final Draw held in Cape Town tonight delivered on the promise of a world-class event.

Hotels, airlines, restaurants warned against World Cup greed

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — South African soccer and tourism officials are warning hotels, airlines and restaurants not to hike prices during next year's World Cup.

Marthinus van Schalkwyk: We are ready for World Cup

South African Minister of Tourism, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, said today that infrastucture developments are on track and the country is ready to host the World Cup next summer.

Zimbabwe hopes World Cup will boost its tourism trade

Zimbabwe is seeking to boost its tourism trade after several years of decline and wants to attract sports fans traveling to neighboring South Africa for next year's World Cup.
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