Tag: World Cup

RwandAir signs up for intermediate B737 dry lease

RwandAir signs up for intermediate B737 dry lease

editor editor- March 29, 2010 05:28 0

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

FIFA vs Kulula Air, round two

FIFA vs Kulula Air, round two

editor editor- March 23, 2010 06:03 0

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 ... Read More

Cape Town Stadium to stage final test event

Cape Town Stadium to stage final test event

editor editor- March 19, 2010 03:38 0

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 ... Read More

Air Seychelles adds Cape Town ahead of World Cup

Air Seychelles adds Cape Town ahead of World Cup

editor editor- March 15, 2010 04:19 0

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. Read More

Fewer visitors will travel to South Africa than expected

Fewer visitors will travel to South Africa than expected

editor editor- March 8, 2010 05:37 0

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 ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- March 6, 2010 10:03 0

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, ... Read More

Air Seychelles adds Cape Town ahead of World Cup

Air Seychelles adds Cape Town ahead of World Cup

editor editor- March 5, 2010 03:40 0

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. Read More

Debate over room demand for 2010 FIFA World Cup rages on

Debate over room demand for 2010 FIFA World Cup rages on

editor editor- February 5, 2010 05:10 0

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 ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- January 25, 2010 03:28 0

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

Safety at the 2010 FIFA World Cup

Safety at the 2010 FIFA World Cup

editor editor- January 22, 2010 05:59 0

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

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

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

editor editor- January 20, 2010 06:30 0

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™, ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- January 19, 2010 06:48 0

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" ... Read More

New Cape Town Stadium gets its first test

New Cape Town Stadium gets its first test

editor editor- January 15, 2010 05:29 0

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 ... Read More

Cape Town Tourism manages the perception of the Mother City abroad

Cape Town Tourism manages the perception of the Mother City abroad

editor editor- January 14, 2010 07:17 0

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

Zim tourism: It’s now or never

Zim tourism: It’s now or never

editor editor- January 11, 2010 02:11 0

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

Spectacular new Cape Town Stadium completed on schedule

Spectacular new Cape Town Stadium completed on schedule

editor editor- December 16, 2009 05:14 0

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, ... Read More

Cape Town is ready for kick-off

Cape Town is ready for kick-off

editor editor- December 16, 2009 04:35 0

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 ... Read More

Zimbabwe warns against bogus World Cup tourism entities

Zimbabwe warns against bogus World Cup tourism entities

editor editor- December 10, 2009 06:21 0

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 ... Read More

Final FIFA World Cup draw a great celebration of Africa

Final FIFA World Cup draw a great celebration of Africa

editor editor- December 5, 2009 03:40 0

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 ... Read More

Hotels, airlines, restaurants warned against World Cup greed

Hotels, airlines, restaurants warned against World Cup greed

editor editor- December 4, 2009 06:09 0

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 ... Read More

Marthinus van Schalkwyk: We are ready for World Cup

Marthinus van Schalkwyk: We are ready for World Cup

editor editor- December 2, 2009 04:51 0

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 ... Read More

Zimbabwe hopes World Cup will boost its tourism trade

Zimbabwe hopes World Cup will boost its tourism trade

editor editor- October 20, 2009 04:42 0

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 ... Read More

Brazil invests $86 billion in hosting 2014 World Cup

Brazil invests $86 billion in hosting 2014 World Cup

editor editor- September 21, 2009 05:26 0

In order to improve tourism infrastructure in the next few year in preparation to receive soccer lovers from all over the world the Brazilian government ... Read More

Will cruise ships be kicked out of the World Cup?

Will cruise ships be kicked out of the World Cup?

editor editor- September 17, 2009 05:59 0

There's been a lot of confusion in the media this week about whether or not Queen Elizabeth 2 and two Holland America Line cruise ships ... Read More

Foreign Office warns English fans of tourist dangers in SA

Foreign Office warns English fans of tourist dangers in SA

editor editor- September 11, 2009 04:29 0

England football fans hoping to travel to the World Cup finals in South Africa have been warned about possible ticket scams. Read More

South Africa’s poor will get tickets to 2010 World Cup

South Africa’s poor will get tickets to 2010 World Cup

editor editor- August 15, 2009 05:45 0

Officials are concerned that despite a special category of some of the cheapest tickets in World Cup history, poor blacks will not come to matches, ... Read More

Latest South African Tourism Report

Latest South African Tourism Report

editor editor- August 15, 2009 02:47 0

The South Africa Tourism Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, tourism associations, government departments, and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and Read More

South Africa tourist slump sees growing retrenchments

South Africa tourist slump sees growing retrenchments

editor editor- July 19, 2009 21:12 0

A slump in tourism and conferences is hitting the hotel and events industry hard, particularly in Cape Town and Durban. Read More

Confed visitors coming back for more

Confed visitors coming back for more

editor editor- July 16, 2009 12:53 0

Johannesburg, So Africa - Findings of a survey commissioned by Cape Town Tourism (CTT) during the Confederations Cup reveal that visitors were happy with the ... Read More

FIFA shifts focus to attracting tourists as 2010 stadiums near completion

FIFA shifts focus to attracting tourists as 2010 stadiums near completion

editor editor- January 27, 2009 02:55 0

With only 500 days remaining until the opening ceremony of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the governing body would focus its attention on the infrastructure ... Read More

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