World Cup Effect News

Obama effect and World Cup boost Africa tourism

25th Jan 2010 Tourism News

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.

Southern Africa readies for sport tourism boom

Southern Africa readies for sport tourism boom

26th Nov 2009 Travel Events News

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.