Saturday, July 10, 2010

Port Elizabeth Booms During Cup

Businesses and tourism officials in Port Elizabeth are reporting high visitation rates and economic activity resulting from its hosting of World Cup matches.

"We are expecting the influx of supporters for these teams will translate into high rand figures. The World Cup has been very good for us," Chuene said.

Port Elizabeth's Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Percci) said many of its retail and tourism sector members had reported an increase in turnover.

PE to cash in on the World Cup
Independent Online
July 9, 2010