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World Cup 2010 Preview: Nelspruit

World Cup 2010 Preview: Nelspruit

Surrounded by some of South Africa’s most spectacular game reserves and the famous Kruger National Park, Nelspruit offers more than just a world-class football stadium. The town will host four games during the 2010 World Cup, but visitors will also have the opportunity to explore some of the most fascinating environments on earth.

World Cup 2010 Preview: Johannesburg

World Cup 2010 Preview: Johannesburg

Johannesburg is the financial heart of South Africa and also the citadel for the country’s most intense sporting rivalry – the ‘Soweto Derby’ between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates. With Soccer City and Ellis Park Stadium set to host the opening match and final of the FIFA World Cup, the city is sure to be at the very centre of the action.

World Cup 2010 Preview: Cape Town

World Cup 2010 Preview: Cape Town

Voted “Africa’s Leading Destination” by the World Travel Awards, Cape Town is the embodiment of the new Africa – a culturally rich city blessed with a breathtaking setting between the ocean and the mountains. This summer the “Mother City” was This summer will play host to one semi-final of the Fifa 2010 World Cup plus a number of group games.

World Cup 2010 Preview: Durban

World Cup 2010 Preview: Durban

Durban will host to a number of matches at this summer’s World Cup, including one semi-final. BTN looks at the city’s sport tourism credentials, including the attractions and opportunties for business and leisure travellers alike.

Top of the Globe

Top of the Globe

When The Globe restaurant opened in January 2002, it heralded a new era of architecture and design not just for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia but the entire Arabic world. BTN finds out more about the jewel in the crown of the Kingdom’s first city.

BTN spotlight: Lindiwe Mahlangu-Kwele, CEO, Joburg Tourism Company

BTN spotlight: Lindiwe Mahlangu-Kwele, CEO, Joburg Tourism Company

As the CEO of Johannesburg Tourism Company, Lindiwe Mahlangu-Kwele is providing the key link between sport and tourism at this summer’s FIFA 2010 World Cup. On the eve of the World Cup, what does has the City of Gold have planned as the hub of the world’s greatest football tournament?

Adventures in paradise with Chukka Caribbean

Adventures in paradise with Chukka Caribbean

Chukka Caribbean Adventures was voted “Caribbean’s Leading Adventure Excursion Operator” at the 2009 World Travel Awards. BTN finds out more about its thrill-seeking excursions in paradise.

World Cup 2010 Preview: Pretoria

World Cup 2010 Preview: Pretoria

In the first of a series looking at the host cities of this summer’s FIFA World Cup, BTN looks at Pretoria’s sport tourism credentials, including the attractions and opportunties for business and leisure travellers alike.

The Recession Busts the Boomers

The Recession Busts the Boomers

No one expected 2009 to be a banner year for travel, and as expected, consumer spending overall endured a tremendous amount of strain.

Editor’s Blog: What does coalition means for tourism?

Two weeks on from the 2010 General Election the new coalition government has presented its full legislative programme. But what does this mean for the UK travel sector? Breaking Travel News Junior Editor Chris O’Toole takes a look.

Key U.S. Traveler Insights—2010

Key U.S. Traveler Insights—2010

As U.S. travelers look ahead to the second half of 2010 and beyond, the general sentiment is clearly more positive than it was in 2009.