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Etihad Airways New York City Soccer Initiative celebrates 30 city-wide mini-pitches

editor editor- October 12, 2019 00:09

Yesterday, Vincent Frascogna, Etihad Airways Vice President of the Americas, joined the First Lady of New York City, Chirlane McCray, along with partners and community members to unveil the newest ... Read More

Qatar Airways celebrates opening of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019 17:05

Qatar Airways, the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, was delighted and honoured to have played a full part in the much-anticipated celebrations at last night’s kick-off of the ... Read More

Pride Month continues in the heart of the Mediterranean with Malta Pride Week

editor editor- May 29, 2019 21:07

What better place to celebrate Pride than in Malta, the No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination? Malta has been awarded an outstanding 90% in recognition of the laws, policies and lifestyles ... Read More

Chinese CRRC exports Railway Vehicles for over 12 billion US Dollars

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 07:31

For decades, Chinese rail giant CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles has been working on the way to go global. With CRRC products already used in over 20 countries and regions, and ... Read More

This May Puerto Vallarta is the land of celebration

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 15:27

Puerto Vallarta is always finding reasons to celebrate and this May is no different. For the month of May Puerto Vallarta will be celebrating everything from local culture to Pride ... Read More

Saint Lucia shares Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2019 cover with US soccer star Alex Morgan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 15:29

The Caribbean island of Saint Lucia -- the only country in the world named after a woman -- is proudly featured on the cover of the historic Sports Illustrated Swimsuit ... Read More

Brazils changing LGBT policies may mean tourism increase for Argentina

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019 20:41

Argentina and Brazil had always been competing. This is not only true for soccer, but also for tourism. Anti-LGBT policies in the making in Brazil may contribute to an even bigger ... Read More

New Hard Rock Resort concept unveiled in Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 18:25

Jim Allen, chairman and CEO of Hard Rock International, revealed a full-scale model of Hard Rock Japan's World-Class Entertainment Resort concept during Hokkaido's Integrated Resort Showcase. Key elements of the ... Read More

FC Bayern: Not only Munich is proud according to Qatar Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 19:33

FC Bayern soccer match against RB Leipzig at the Allianz Arena in Munich made not only the citizens in the Bavarian capital city of Munich proud, but also Qatar Airways. ... Read More

From Jerusalem to Rio de Janeiro: From a celebration of the profound the frivolous and superficial

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 19, 2018 09:27

Tourism in Jerusalem and tourism in Rio de Janeiro is similar and very different. Dr. Peter Tarlow reports from Rio after an all-night flight. He woke up at 7:00 pm ... Read More

Donald Trump escaped death in helicopter crash: FAA ok with 50 unnecessary fatalities?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 14, 2018 13:56

The U.S. President Donald Trump should be advised promptly that despite an alarming report about  U.S. helicopter safety issues, the industry is proposing another delay in helicopter safety standards for ... Read More

Qatar Airways applauds the draw for 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 06:05

Qatar Airways was pleased to be a part of the exciting draw for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which took place on Saturday 8 December at La Seine Musicale, ... Read More

6 killed, 120 injured in Italian nightclub stampede

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 8, 2018 06:20

Six people were killed and 120 clubgoers injured in a stampede at a packed nightclub in Italy. Witnesses say the panic that triggered the stampede during a rap concert, was ... Read More

Fabrice Abriel appointed Ambassador of Reunion Island

editor editor- June 13, 2013 07:35

Patron of the association 1000 Smiles, Fabrice Abriel is currently passing through Reunion Island. Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) gave him a diploma naming him an Ambassador of Reunion Island. Read More

Manchester enjoying tourist boom thanks to football

editor editor- May 7, 2012 07:44

LONDON, England - Manchester is enjoying a tourist boom thanks partly to the neck-and-neck struggle for the Premier League title involving the city's two football clubs. Read More

Even fans who do not have tickets can still enjoy the FIFA World Cup

editor editor- April 9, 2010 05:53

Football fans who have not managed to secure tickets for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ matches to be played at Cape Town Stadium can still soak up the tournament’s atmosphere ... Read More

Cape Town Stadium to stage final test event

editor editor- March 19, 2010 03:38

Cape Town Stadium will host a final test event for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, when four national under-20 teams take part in the Cape Town International Challenge on April ... Read More

Air Seychelles adds Cape Town ahead of World Cup

editor editor- March 15, 2010 04:19

The Seychelles national airline has just announced that effective March 21 they will extend one of their two weekly flights via Johannesburg to Cape Town. Read More

Cape Town ready for 2010 FIFA World Cup™

editor editor- March 5, 2010 04:34

FIFA this week announced that Cape Town Stadium is “perfect” and is confident that the city will be 100 percent ready to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ by June ... Read More

Ghana to promote soccer as a tourism product

editor editor- February 9, 2010 05:25

An initiative to market football in Ghana as a tourism product is being promoted under a public-private sector partnership. Read More

Live it! Love it! LOUDER! at the Cape Town Stadium Soccer Festival

editor editor- January 21, 2010 05:50

Cape Town Tourism is urging all Capetonians to "Live It! Love It! LOUDER!" at the first in a series of Cape Town Stadium test events on January 23, 2010. Read More

Spectacular new Cape Town Stadium completed on schedule

editor editor- December 16, 2009 05:14

In a special ceremony for more than 200 invited guests and media, the contractors handed “the key of the door” to Cape Town’s Executive Mayor, Alderman Dan Plato. Read More

Cape Town is ready for kick-off

editor editor- December 16, 2009 04:35

An estimated 55,000 people gathered in Cape Town’s Long Street on Friday, December 4, with an additional 150-million viewers following on TV, to watch the highly-anticipated 2010 FIFA World Cup™ ... Read More

Cape Town Tourism offers membership to temporary accommodation providers during 2010 FIFA World Cup

editor editor- December 10, 2009 02:56

The FIFA Final Draw has determined the fixtures for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and fans from across the world are rushing to book accommodation to be in the cities ... Read More

Only 44 days to go for the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final Draw!

editor editor- October 22, 2009 03:00

Fans all over the world are holding their breath in anticipation of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final Draw. Read More

South Africa’s poor will get tickets to 2010 World Cup

editor editor- August 15, 2009 05:45

Officials are concerned that despite a special category of some of the cheapest tickets in World Cup history, poor blacks will not come to matches, robbing the event of the ... Read More

Tanzania enters a new communication era

editor editor- July 27, 2009 00:29

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Internet and online users in Tanzania are celebrating a new communication era with cheaper, reliable and faster connectivity with the rest of the world ... Read More

Cape Town Tourism makes some noise as the one year countdown to the 2010 FIFA World Cup begins

editor editor- June 13, 2009 04:05

Cape Town Tourism took to the streets of the city to celebrate one year until the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Read More

South African Tourism pins hope on World Cup

editor editor- April 2, 2009 10:09

Passengers on the flight from London via Amsterdam to Cape Town were in holiday mood, desperate to escape from the cold and grey skies in Europe. Read More

Corrupt South Africa cops could target 2010 tourists – ISS

editor editor- July 25, 2008 03:19

CAPE TOWN - Some members of South Africa's poorly paid police force are vulnerable to corruption and could target tourists during the 2010 Soccer World Cup for bribes, the Institute ... Read More