Legacy of 2010 shines in Kenya

Young boys from Mathare township in Kenya's capital city of Nairobi are enjoying the benefits of the country's first solar-powered floodlit stadium where they can play football after dark.

By Nosimilo Ramela 13 Apr 2011

Sports tourism key to destination branding in 2010

As 2009 is drawing to a close and the tourism industry is heaving a sigh of relief that one of the worst years in travel history is almost over, when - as one analyst put it - “consumer greed turned to consumer fear”, the forthcoming world cup year holds promising prospects for those who are at the forefront of sports tourism.

By Dr Nikolaus Eberl 9 Dec 2009

FIFA World Cup trophy arrives in Kenya

NAIROBI: The Coca-Cola and FIFA World Cup Trophy has arrived in Kenya, where it was received by President Mwai Kibaki in the capital, Nairobi.

16 Nov 2009

South Africa seduces Kenyan travellers

South Africa Tourism launched a 2010 FIFA World Cup Campaign in Kenya exactly one year before the event. Last week, the annual one-day South African Trade and Consumer Show took place in Kenya and was attended by representatives from the South African travel industry who highlighted ways to increase business and leisure traffic to SA for the sporting event.

By Carole Kimutai 22 Jul 2009