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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
No one expected 2009 to be a banner year for travel, and as expected, consumer spending overall endured a tremendous amount of strain.
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.
Priceline announced its latest big score—the acquisition of Manchester, U.K.-based TravelJigsaw, one of the largest car rental-only OTAs in the world.
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.
Ancillary Services Shake Up Air Travel Distribution