World Mobi News
New City.Mobi guide brings scintillating Singapore to life
Ahead of the 2012 F1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix and the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony, a dynamic city guide has been unveiled to help travellers discover the highlights of scintillating Singapore. Capturing the cultural diversity, safety and elegance for which the South East Asian destination is renowned, Singapore.City.Mobi. lists everything visitors to the island country need to know about Singapore during their stay.
Cricket aids Sri Lanka’s miracle recovery
Sri Lanka’s tourism economy is enjoying a miracle recovery, and with the capital Colombo a host city of the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, the good times are expected to continue. BTN looks at how the island nation is preparing for even greater things to come.
VisitBritain places faith in Sport Tourism
VisitBritain is leveraging the power of Sport Tourism in its new marketing campaign, which features billboard adverts of Olympic athletes in some of the country’s favourite tourism hotspots. The Royal Wedding is also expected to play a key role in raising the UK’s tourism profile.
iPad 2 set for spring launch
Just six months after launching the iPad, Apple is believed to lining up the release of a successor to its groundbreaking tablet computer. According to component makers in Taiwan, the “iPad 2” could hit the shops as early as February 2011, but is more likely to be nearer April 2011.
Russia steps up for its greatest sporting challenge
Having bagged rights to the 2018 World Cup, Russia must spend billions to get its infrastructure up to Fifa standards. However the legacy and possible gains are unlimited, as BTN finds out.
Mobile internet – the essential World Cup travel tool
Mobile internet technology came of age at this year’s World Cup in South Africa, with sites such as capetown.mobi, joburg.city.mobi, pretoria.mobi. How will the newly-announced hosts of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup, Russia and Qatar, benefit from mobile internet communication?
New gap travellers app
A new subscription-based mobile phone application has been launched to allow friends and family to follow a gap year traveller live online as they travel abroad. The core function of Gaptrac is to provide safety for the user and peace of mind for loved ones left at home.
Abu Dhabi to stage Volvo Ocean Race
Abu Dhabi has the proven capabilities to stage a world-class stopover when the Volvo Ocean Race arrives at its shores on January 1st 2012, according to the CEO of the ultimate round-the-world yachting event.
Royal honeymoon – where will Prince William and Kate begin married life?
World wars and World Cup victories aside, nothing quite unites the nation like a royal wedding. The big question now is where Prince William and Kate Middleton might spend their honeymoon. BTN uncovers the runners and riders
Brazil – the heat is on
Even a sharp global downturn has failed to dampen Brazil’s booming economy, and its tourism industry in particular has emerged tougher than ever. This weekend sees the spotlight turn to Sao Paulo as its famous Interlagos circuit plays host to the 39th Brazil Formula One Grand Prix.
New chairman for German carrier Air Berlin
Hans-Joachim Körber has been appointed as the new chairman of German airline Air Berlin. Mr Körber, a current board member, will replace the incumbent Johannes Zurnieden on January 1st 2011 following his decision to step down.