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To be truly tourist friendly Joburg needs to solve its public transport problems

Mail and Guardian (June 18-24; Vol 26 no 23 p 12)) ran an article by Duduzile Mathebula entitled ‘We love you South Africa – World Cup tourists give the country the thumbs up but public transport is a major gripe’. It seems that most of the foreign visitors are ‘overwhelmingly positive’ about their initial experiences […]

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World Cup 2010: More on transport to the soccer matches

The South African National Department of Transport (DoT) has announced its readiness for the Soccer World Cup. DoT has introduced an inter-provincial and regional transport system to facilitate the transport of general spectators to and from matches. The fleet will comprise 110 newly acquired 79-seater MAN Lion Explorer semi-luxury, inter-city coaches. Furthermore, DoT has implemented […]

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New 2010 Fan Guide: link to download

All you need to know in new 2010 Fan Guide  Tuesday, 04 May 2010 From SA GoodNews With less than 40 days to go until kickoff, the 2010 Fifa World Cup Organising Committee has released a comprehensive, easy-to-read 92-page guide to the tournament, packed with practical information on stadiums, host cities, fan parks and much more.     […]

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Making sense of Joburg’s geography Part 1

As an international tourist who has never visited Joburg, it can be a very confusing place.  There are many reasons for this: The boundaries have changed over time It covers a huge area There is very poor street signage There has been no useable tourist public transport, although this is in the process of being […]

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Getting from Joburg to other 2010 matches:check www.topplaces.co.za

From www.topplaces.co.za   Ground Handling We offer a complete ground-handling service with shuttles and transfers to and from airports and hotels.  We have offices and staff on duty at the following airports to assist your clients:  Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban,  Pretoria, Polokwane, Nelspruit, George, Bloemfontein.   Getting to Rustenburg, Polokwane and Nelspruit We are able to offer you […]

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