City Sightseeing, the brand that operates the iconic open-top red, double-decker buses on 6 continents and in over 100 cities in the world, was officially welcomed to Johannesburg at a launch event which took place at Gold Reef City on February 7, 2013.
As Johannesburg’s Sandton Convention Centre prepares to play host to Meetings Africa, World.Mobi Limited, a leading UK based mobile web development company, has revealed that its mobile travel guide for Johannesburg has proven to be a big hit with travellers.
The Johannesburg Tourism Company is planning to unveil its annual spring campaign today. Entitled “Live it Up in Joburg This Spring!” the campaign forms part of JTC’s marketing strategy to entrench Joburg as a global, year-round business and leisure destination.
Johannesburg has been celebrating a flying start to 2011 an ITB Berlin, with the destination now looking forward to an increasingly successful 2011. Summer got off to a busy start, with the Joburg Tourism Company’s summer destination activation campaign - Rediscover Joburg - designed to support and showcase the broad range of lifestyle options available coming on stream.
Johannesburg’s Chocolate Studio has appointed a Senior Chocolatier Kevin Miller at the luxurious new Chocolate Studio. The Johannesburg Chocolate Studio is only the second of its kind in the world, with the first one having opened last year in Cape Town. The innovative studio will offer specialised training workshops to entry level chefs, non professionals and chocolate enthusiasts.
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.
One of the great success stories to emerge from the 2010 FIFA World Cup has been the Rea Vaya – Johannesburg’s new rapid bus system that whisks fans from points across the city to games at two host stadiums, Soccer City and Ellis Park.
The Johannesburg Tourism Company has been celebrating ahead of this summer’s FIFA World Cup, with the launch of a new advertising campaign – Jo’burg Rocks – at Indaba. Designed to maximise the City of Gold’s exposure to the millions of guests expected in South Africa, the campaign runs under the slogan: “From Full Time to Party Time”.
Although cited as the most important event on the international travel and tourism calendar, ITB Berlin is not just about business - with a host of stars adding a touch of glamour to proceedings. Global business leaders head to the annual event to celebrate their achievements over the last 12-months, taking in the very best this industry has to offer. Here Breaking Travel News takes a quick look at some of today’s highlights.