Fifa World Cup 2010 News

South Africa seeks to maintain 2010 FIFA World Cup momentum

South Africa seeks to maintain 2010 FIFA World Cup momentum

28th Jul 2011 Focus

In the past few years, South Africa has considerably raised its profile as a world-class host of international sports events, from the 2003 Cricket World Cup to the 2010 Confederations Cup and, of course, the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Still riding the crest of the 2010 wave, South Africa now hopes to become a first-choice destination for sports events - hosting Sports & Events Tourism Exchange as an important first step in ensuring it continue its hosting successes.

Joburg forges ground-breaking partnership African Bureau of Conventions

Joburg forges ground-breaking partnership African Bureau of Conventions

15th Sep 2010 Focus

A ground-breaking new partnership has been formed between the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) and the African Bureau of Conventions, aimed at ensuring maximum economic growth of Johannesburg, as well as enhanced membership opportunities to local and regional businesses.

South African Hoteliers Score During FIFA World Cup

South African Hoteliers Score During FIFA World Cup

11th Aug 2010 Press Release Hotel News

Analysis by Deloitte reveals that revenue per available room (revPAR), a key performance indicator for the hotel industry, jumped 121.7 percent to ZAR1,099 in South Africa during the month of June, compared with the same period last year, when it became the first African nation to host the FIFA World Cup.

Joburg goes from strength to strength

Joburg goes from strength to strength

15th Jul 2010 Focus

Johannesburg is leveraging the huge success of hosting the World Cup to continue developing its tourism potential. Breaking Travel News looks at what the City of Gold is doing to keep the momentum going.

Visa claims World Cup victory

Visa claims World Cup victory

15th Jul 2010 Travel Events News

Visa transactions by international visitors in South Africa during the 2010 FIFA World Cup rose 70 percent to $312m, as the payments giant marked its first ever sponsorship of the football tournament.

Zuma praises South African spirit

Zuma praises South African spirit

13th Jul 2010 Travel Events News

By hosting the World Cup, South Africa has proved during that it possesses all the credentials to compete with the best in the world, President Jacob Zuma said at a closing press conference in Johannesburg. He also praised FIFA president Sepp Blatter for putting his faith in the country’s ability.

A journey of hope for a new South Africa

A journey of hope for a new South Africa

8th Jul 2010 Focus

Alexandra, “the Mother of all Townships”, holds a treasured place in South Africa’s apartheid history. Breaking Travel News visited there as part of Fifa’s Football for Hope Festival.