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Austrian Airlines will initiate flight service to the Seychelles

Star Alliance Members flying to the Seychelles: Ethiopian, Turkish, and Austrian Airlines Austrian Airlines will initiate flight service to the Seychelles

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The third Star Alliance member airline is heading to the Seychelles.

Africa Travel Association to convene in Kigali for first time

Africa Travel Association to convene in Kigali for first time

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

The Africa Travel Association (ATA), a division of the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), is proud to announce its 41st Annual World Tourism Conference will take place November 14-17 this year in ...

Sustainable tourism in the small island developing states

Sustainable tourism in the small island developing states

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The Ministry of Tourism and Culture in collaboration with the International Organization of La Francophonie (IOF) and l’Institut de la Francophonie pour le developpement durable hosted a ...

New Isiolo Airport expected to boost tourism for Northern Kenya

New Isiolo Airport expected to boost tourism for Northern Kenya

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

When former Kenya President Mwai Kibaki laid the foundation stone for the planned new Isiolo Airport in February 2013, completion and use of the new facility seemed ages away.

South African Airways Vacations® introduces expanded brochure

South African Airways Vacations® introduces expanded brochure

SAA

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations®) launched its 2017 Collection brochure, featuring an expanded portfolio of air-inclusive vacation packages to a variety ...

Do or die: Deciding the pangolin’s fate at COP17

Do or die: Deciding the pangolin’s fate at COP17

Hazel Friedman

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - September 28, 2016 will be remembered by many delegates attending CITES COP17 as a bitter-sweet day for pangolins – an ancient species that has earned the ...

Is Seychelles to remain "An Oasis of Peace" in a world in turmoil?

Is Seychelles to remain "An Oasis of Peace" in a world in turmoil?

Seychelles’ founding President Sir James R Mancham has welcomed the initiative taken by Mexico, Austria, Ireland, Brazil, Nigeria and South Africa for their resolution at the United Nations ...

World Tourism Day: Uganda Wildlife Authority disburses revenue to communities

World Tourism Day: Uganda Wildlife Authority disburses revenue to communities

Tony Ofungi, eTN Uganda Correspondent

On the occasion of this year’s World Tourism Day celebrations held on September 27, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) disbursed a total of 175 million shillings (approximately US$52,000) to ...

"Israel is mourning the passing of a great leader" Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles says

"Israel is mourning the passing of a great leader" Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles says

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, was received by President Shimon Peres when he was in Israel just about a year ago.

President of Tanzania officially welcomes two new Bombardier Q400NG aircraft

President of Tanzania officially welcomes two new Bombardier Q400NG aircraft

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

The arrival yesterday of the second Bombardier Q400NG in Dar es Salaam went almost unnoticed, completing the first order for new aircraft Tanzania has placed in decades.

Qatar Airways' first Namibia flight touches down in Windhoek

Qatar Airways' first Namibia flight touches down in Windhoek

DOHA, Qatar – The capital of Namibia, Windhoek, today welcomed the first Qatar Airways flight to arrive at its international airport from Doha, Qatar.

Small bites of Swaziland – horse riding

Small bites of Swaziland – horse riding

Swaziland is a member of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP).

Tourism Ball 2016 launches celebrations of World Tourism Day in Seychelles

Tourism Ball 2016 launches celebrations of World Tourism Day in Seychelles

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The annual Tourism Ball in the Seychelles was the activity that kicked-off celebrations for World Tourism Day in the islands known to have tourism as the pillar of its economy.

Seychelles President: “Thank you for your trust in me”

Seychelles President: “Thank you for your trust in me”

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. James Alix Michel, has announced in a national televised address this evening, his intention to resign from his post on October 16, 2016.

A first for East African aviation

A first for East African aviation

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

The latest Airbus A330-200 is headed for its new home of “Land of a Thousand Hills,” as Rwanda is affectionately known among her friends around the world.

Namibia and Seychelles go together like fishing and tourism

Namibia and Seychelles go together like fishing and tourism

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Namibia will focus bilateral cooperation with Seychelles on the fishing and tourism industries, the newly-accredited High Commissioner said.

Seychelles president Michel resigns

Seychelles president Michel resigns

President James Alix Michel of the Republic of Seychelles has announced his resignation as President effective 16 October 2016.

Precision Air flies to Dar es Salam to Comoros

Precision Air flies to Dar es Salam to Comoros

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

Tanzania’s Domestic Airline Precision Air has resumed its operations to HAHAYA Comoros today, September 27, 2016.

CITES species body rejects process for ivory sales

CITES species body rejects process for ivory sales

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Delegates at the CITES meeting in Johannesburg have defeated an attempt to set up a process to resume sales of ivory.

Ghana wins US $24 million to restore and expand sustainable forests

Ghana wins US $24 million to restore and expand sustainable forests

Ghana received approval on Thursday, September 22, 2016 from the African Development Bank (AfDB) for a project to restore degraded forest reserves and double a sustainable forest plantation ...

World Tourism Day message from Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles

World Tourism Day message from Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

As the world marks Tourism Day, it is important for us in Seychelles to say "Happy Tourism Day" to each and every one, but to also say let us all rally to defend, protect, and help consolidate ...

Seychelles Tourism literally has a ball!

Seychelles Tourism literally has a ball!

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Tourism industry partners gathered at the Eden Bleu Hotel on Saturday evening for the annual tourism ball, the highlight of activities marking Tourism Week.

Seychelles: Giving credit where credit is due

recognizing tourism contributions Seychelles: Giving credit where credit is due

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Tourism has now become the pillar of the Seychelles economy, and work is still being intensified to ensure that it continues to blossom and prosper.

Seychelles Minister honoured to be invited to view the recently-discovered famous Caravaggio painting in Paris

Seychelles Minister honoured to be invited to view the recently-discovered famous Caravaggio painting in Paris

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Eric Turquin, of TURQUIN, the painting experts of Paris, invited Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, for a personal viewing of the ...

New survey of Africa’s elephants reveals catastrophic declines

New survey of Africa’s elephants reveals catastrophic declines

Adam Cruise

Africa’s elephant population has declined by 110,000 in the last 10 years, mainly due to poaching according to a new report presented by the African Elephant Specialist Group.

Queen of Katwe, missed opportunity to showcase Uganda's tourism

Queen of Katwe, missed opportunity to showcase Uganda's tourism

While Disney’s "Queen of Katwe" was premiering on the red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 10, and Hollywood on September 20, a separate press screening was held at ...

Not seashells, it’s Seychelles!

Not seashells, it’s Seychelles!

It was a diplomatic tongue twister, akin to a botched childhood poem: She sells Seychelles seashells by the Seychellois shore?

Seychelles branded Paris taxis courtesy of Turkish Airlines

Seychelles branded Paris taxis courtesy of Turkish Airlines

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Seychelles branded Paris taxis courtesy of Turkish Airlines are on the road for the 2016 IFTM Top Resa French Tourism Fair.

Poaching behind worst African elephant losses in 25 years

Poaching behind worst African elephant losses in 25 years

Africa’s overall elephant population has seen the worst declines in 25 years, mainly due to poaching over the past ten years – according to IUCN’s African Elephant Status Report launched ...

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