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Cautious hope for tourism revival in South Sudan under new government

Cautious hope for tourism revival in South Sudan under new government

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Following the return of the head of the SPLM-IO, Dr.

Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria photos reaches out to the world via Facebook

Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria photos reaches out to the world via Facebook

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

“This is putting the word out about Seychelles into the world of tourism.

Media coverage captures the essence of Seychelles Carnival

See video! Media coverage captures the essence of Seychelles Carnival

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The sixth edition of the Seychelles annual Carnaval International de Victoria is now but many happy memories, having taken place in the country’s capital of Victoria last weekend from April ...

Kenya Airways executives: To leave or not to leave?

Kenya Airways executives: To leave or not to leave?

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

News broke late this afternoon that two senior Kenya Airways executives, the Director of Corporate Quality, Safety, Security and Environment, Mr. Alex Avedi, and the Director Flight Operations, ...

Kenya Airways operations return to normal

Kenya Airways operations return to normal

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Effective 6:00am this morning all flight operations of Kenya Airways were back to normal after pilots, that yesterday staged a strike in defiance of a court order prohibiting them from walking off ...

New Rea Vaya Points system offers great value to Joburg passengers

New Rea Vaya Points system offers great value to Joburg passengers

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The City of Johannesburg is proud to be introducing a new system for the purchasing of Rea Vaya Bus Rapid Transport fares from 1 May 2016 that offers significant ...

Sports federation ban: Bad news for South Africa tourism

Sports federation ban: Bad news for South Africa tourism

TBCSA

PRETORIA, South Africa – The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) is concerned about the potential impact a decision could have on South Africa’s travel and tourism industry – ...

Carnival dedicated to children and creativity

Carnival dedicated to children and creativity

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Children from schools across the country took part in the Seychelles Kiddies Carnival, a special carnival dedicated to the children, giving them the chance to display their talents and ...

Seychelles historical sites on Praslin island enhance tourist experience

Seychelles historical sites on Praslin island enhance tourist experience

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

A lime kiln remains an important heritage asset for the islands of Seychelles, and beyond sun, sand, and sea, tourists to the islands especially enjoy experiencing the culture of this ...

Pilots union faces contempt of court charges

Pilots union faces contempt of court charges

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

The agreement signed yesterday by Kenya Airways and the pilots’ union, KALPA, under the watchful eyes of the Kenyan Attorney General and the Cabinet Secretary for Transport and Infrastructure, ...

Emirates reconfirms support for Seychelles tourism

Emirates reconfirms support for Seychelles tourism

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

DUBAI – “Seychelles is a very important destination to Emirates, and this explains why we are renewing our commitment to promote the islands’ attractions around our global network,” said ...

Zimbabwe-Seychelles: Plans for renewed tourism cooperation

Zimbabwe-Seychelles: Plans for renewed tourism cooperation

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Zimbabwe was represented at the 6th edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria by officials from their Tourism Authority.

Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park officials busted stealing and selling ivory

Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park officials busted stealing and selling ivory

HWANGE NATIONAL PARK, Zimbabwe - One reason for the tight security around the Main Camp headquarters inside Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe is that it contains an ivory warehouse which holds more ...

Air Côte D’Ivoire orders two A320neos and two A320s

Air Côte D’Ivoire orders two A320neos and two A320s

Air Côte D’Ivoire, the national airline of the Ivory Coast based in Abidjan, has signed a firm order for two A320neo and two A320 aircraft.

South African Airways celebrates 10 years as Star Alliance member

South African Airways celebrates 10 years as Star Alliance member

South African Airways (SAA) this month celebrates a decade as member of Star Alliance, the world’s oldest, most experienced global airline alliance.

Special for astronomy tourists: Annular solar eclipse observed from Africa

ETN SPECIAL REPORT Special for astronomy tourists: Annular solar eclipse observed from Africa

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania Correspondent

From the end of August to the first days of September of this year, tourists and holidaymakers visiting Tanzania will get a unique chance to observe and enjoy the annular eclipse of the sun, a ...

More Far East air links coming to Mauritius

More Far East air links coming to Mauritius

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

It has been confirmed that Air Asia will launch an initial four flights a week between Kuala Lumpur and Mauritius, effective October of this year.

South African Airways celebrates 10 years as Star Alliance member

South African Airways celebrates 10 years as Star Alliance member

SAA

South African Airways (SAA) this month celebrates a decade as member of Star Alliance, the world’s oldest, most experienced global airline alliance.

Kenya Airways gets anti-strike court order, union strike averted

Kenya Airways gets anti-strike court order, union strike averted

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Earlier today Kenya's national airline Kenya Airways did succeed in court, obtaining a court order to prevent KALPA, the Kenya Airline Pilots Association, from instigating a strike.

Major Kenya airline awaiting green light to launch commercial drones

Major Kenya airline awaiting green light to launch commercial drones

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Sanjeev Gadhia, Astral Aviation's CEO, is the first of Kenya's major airlines to come out openly to advocate the use of commercial UAVs, aka drones.

Kenya’s ivory burn puts pressure on other countries

Kenya’s ivory burn puts pressure on other countries

Prof. Dr. Wolgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

The wait is almost over when on Saturday, April 30, some 105 tons of ivory will be destroyed in a setting at Nairobi National Park. This was inspired by relentless campaigners like Dr.

Another wildcat strike in the making by Kenya Airways pilots?

Another wildcat strike in the making by Kenya Airways pilots?

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

After the bombing of Brussels Airport and ten anxious days of waiting for the facility to be declared ready for reopening and flights to resume, the Belgian air traffic controllers decided to go ...

Tourism Ministers from South Africa, Madagascar and Seychelles meet during carnival

Tourism Ministers from South Africa, Madagascar and Seychelles meet during carnival

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Tourism Ministers from South Africa and Madagascar took the opportunity to meet with the Seychelles Minister of Tourism and Culture while in the islands for the annual carnival.

Terror in Cape Verde Islands: Airport closed, 10 dead

Terror in Cape Verde Islands: Airport closed, 10 dead

Media reports in the Cape Verde islands off West Africa say Cape Verde's main airport and country's airspace have been closed after 8 soldiers and 3 civilians were found dead at army barracks on ...

The perfect storm: Low occupancies, high taxes and little tourism marketing money

The perfect storm: Low occupancies, high taxes and little tourism marketing money

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Just a few weeks ago, Ms.

Possible new train for Africa tourists?

Possible new train for Africa tourists?

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

After formally bagging the new oil pipeline from the Ugandan oilfields through Tanzania to the port of Tanga, more good news emerged for Tanzania.

A first marks the 6th edition of the Seychelles carnival

A first marks the 6th edition of the Seychelles carnival

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Members of the Notting Hill Roadshow carnival from the UK, the Brazil carnival, and the Cologne and DĂĽsseldorf delegations gave the people of Praslin a memorable mid-Sunday morning as they ...

Seychelles government shows support of annual carnival

Seychelles government shows support of annual carnival

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

"As Seychellois and visitors jammed the streets of Victoria, it was a real pleasure to see the government also come forward to show it appreciates the cultural event that brings so much visibility ...

Proflight Zambia champions tourism value chain

Proflight Zambia champions tourism value chain

Continued investment and innovation in the tourism sector are the keys to improving competitiveness and putting Zambia firmly on the tourism destination map, according to Proflight Zambia Company ...

Seychelles Carnival: Adjourned to April 2017

Seychelles Carnival: Adjourned to April 2017

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

The 1967 song of the Seekers, "The Carnival Is Over," came to mind yesterday evening when at 7 pm the curtain fell over the 2016 edition of the Carnaval de Carnavals, the Carnaval International de ...

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