A recent survey of Hotel Managers in South Africa by Horwath HTL, the World’s largest firm of hotel consultants, shows that they are optimistic about growth continuing after the World Cup.
A double boost from Obama’s Kenyan ancestry plus the 2010 World Cup is helping to give African tourism an unprecedented boost and buck the global tourism downturn, according to the head of the UN World Tourism Organisation.
As excitement builds ahead of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, many other countries in the region are also holding high expectations of a tourism boom. Countries across the region have made huge investments in the hope that large numbers of fans travelling to watch the World Cup will decide to visit them too.
The ‘World Cup Effect’ meant Germany has been the top performingdestination for holiday home rentals in the first half of 2006, accordingto data from www.Holiday-Rentals.co.uk.