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Seychelles Tourism Board: "My Seychelles Experience" video competition

Seychelles Tourism Board: "My Seychelles Experience" video competition

The CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Sherin Naiken, announced an imminent international video competition at the tourism Board stand at the National Show on 29th June.

East Africa Tourism Platform names new coordinator

East Africa Tourism Platform names new coordinator

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

Following the departure of Ms.

Protecting borders means protecting tourism

Protecting borders means protecting tourism

By Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania Correspondent

TANZANIA (eTN) – Through tourism, Tanzania National Parks supports community projects in villages neighboring the parks through its Social Community Responsibility (SCR) program known as Good ...

Fastjet: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to Lilongwe, Malawi

Fastjet: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to Lilongwe, Malawi

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Fastjet’s General Manager East Africa, Mr.

Fond farewells to the Fab Staff at Kigali International Airport’s Pearl Lounge

Fond farewells to the Fab Staff at Kigali International Airport’s Pearl Lounge

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

Four years and thousands upon thousands of passengers later, Fabiola Dusabe is saying her fond farewells to the "Fab Staff" at Kigali International Airport’s Pearl Lounge.

Iron Maiden frontman to help relaunch Djibouti flag carrier

Iron Maiden frontman to help relaunch Djibouti flag carrier

LONDON, England - The lead singer of heavy metal band Iron Maiden is helping to relaunch the former flag carrier of Djibouti.

Tunisia to arm tourist police, deploy hundreds more in hotels

Tunisia to arm tourist police, deploy hundreds more in hotels

TUNIS, Tunisia — The tourist police units will be armed while on duty inside and outside the tourist zones and units as of July 1, 2015.

Africa’s number one event about all things flying

Africa’s number one event about all things flying

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

Now in its sixth year, this African aviation event has far exceeded the hopes of the organizers when looking back over the past years and has indeed established itself as Africa’s number one ...

Brussels Airlines announces end of flights for this African tourist city

Brussels Airlines announces end of flights for this African tourist city

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

Friends of the famous “Savoir Vivre” in the air, which Brussels Airlines inherited from predecessor SABENA, will no doubt be disappointed about the news that the airline will cease operations ...

Seychelles’ new music stadium brings happy tunes for tourism

Seychelles’ new music stadium brings happy tunes for tourism

A sum of R6.5 million has been allocated in the mid-year budget review for the construction of its first phase on the new music stadium in Victoria.

Seychelles tourists will not want to miss this international video competition... oh, the prizes!

Seychelles tourists will not want to miss this international video competition... oh, the prizes!

The Seychelles Tourism Board is set to announce an upcoming, major international video competition on June 29, National Day.

After genocide lions are returning to Rwanda

After genocide lions are returning to Rwanda

Seven lions, two males and five females, are being transported from South Africa and will arrive by air in Rwanda on Monday, where they will be taken and released after a two-week quarantine into ...

The end of the Tunisia tourism industry unfolding?

Is terror winning over tourism? The end of the Tunisia tourism industry unfolding?

Did terror win over tourism? This is the feeling by members of the travel and tourism industry in this beautiful North African country, Tunisia.

Egypt: The Mother of The World

Egypt: The Mother of The World

By Werner Gesssner

Werner Gessner is a German hotel professional who has been in leading hotel jobs in the travel and tourism industry in Egypt for many years.

He wrote: Egypt is Called "The Mother of The ...

Uganda Museum receives corporate boost

Uganda Museum receives corporate boost

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

CNOOC Uganda Limited, Total E&P Uganda, and Tullow Uganda Operations PTY have earlier in the week unveiled the new oil and gas section at the Uganda Museum.

Accra Weizo seeks to unite West Africa tourism

Celebrating tourism unity, carnevals and entertainment in Ghana Accra Weizo seeks to unite West Africa tourism

By Andrew Iro Okungbowa, Lagos, Nigeria

Accra, the capital city of Ghana will come alive in a few days time as this west African metropoloe prepares to play host to a historic gathering of tourism operators – public and private – ...

Seychelles President Michel officially inaugurates new Hotel and Tourism Academy

Seychelles President Michel officially inaugurates new Hotel and Tourism Academy

Seychelles President James Michel unveiled the plaque to officially inaugurate the buildings of the first phase of the new Hotel and Tourism Academy at La Misere yesterday.

Zanzibar: Surprise taxes for tourists and airline passengers

Zanzibar: Surprise taxes for tourists and airline passengers

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

Targeting tourists and airline passengers for taxes has become sort of fashionable in recent years, and examples gone woefully wrong, like the ticket taxes in the UK, show how often immediately ...

Thousands of European tourists being evacuated from Tunisia

Thousands of European tourists being evacuated from Tunisia

A Jetairfly aircraft flying yesterday from Germany to Tunis turned around midair after news emerged about a terror attack.

The roar of the mighty lion once again sounds at Akagera

The roar of the mighty lion once again sounds at Akagera

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

Lions are at long last set to make a comeback in Akagera National Park, when the relocation of 2 males and 5 females, all young adults, has been completed.

Upgrade or new or both? Seychelles International Airport

Upgrade or new or both? Seychelles International Airport

The ongoing airport upgrade and modernization on the Seychelles’ main island of Mahe may reach a new dimension, as the SCAA is apparently engaged in talks with their counterparts in Abu Dhabi to ...

When the sky is not the limit...

AURIC ADDS MORE IRINGA FLIGHTS When the sky is not the limit...

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

The saying that the sky is the limit is of course well known, and it applies in particular to airlines for which the sky is their main office and production facility.

New Managing Director at Lux Resorts & Hotels - China and Southeast Asia

New Managing Director at Lux Resorts & Hotels - China and Southeast Asia

LUX Resorts & Hotels has announced the appointment of a new Managing Director – China & South East Asia to oversee the Mauritius-based group’s expanding presence in China.

Confirmed! ISIS killed infidels at a bordello the Riu Imperial Marhaba tourism resort in Tunisia

Confirmed! ISIS killed infidels at a bordello the Riu Imperial Marhaba tourism resort in Tunisia

"Our brother, the soldier of the Caliphate, Abu Yihya al-Kairouni, reached his target the Imperial hotel despite the security measures," the statement issued by ISIS said.

Seychelles Tourism Academy: A promise made and delivered

Seychelles Tourism Academy: A promise made and delivered

A promise made by the Seychelles head of state, President James Michel, in 2009 to build a new academy for the tourism students of the country has been delivered, with the official opening of the ...

Plea for help! Riu Imperial Marhaba Tunisia a resort of horror today

Plea for help! Riu Imperial Marhaba Tunisia a resort of horror today

Plea for help! If anyone in Tunisia at the Hotel Riu Imperial Marhaba can help us contact Eileen Swannack we would be eternally grateful.

Reunion Island as seen through individual lenses

And the best photographs came from… Reunion Island as seen through individual lenses

From May 18 to June 18 this year, 55 amateur photographers participated in the photo competition entitled “A look at the ocean” which was launched by the Tourism Quality label of Reunion ...

Palau President in Seychelles as Guest of Honour For National Day Celebration

Palau President in Seychelles as Guest of Honour For National Day Celebration

The President of the Republic of Palau, Mr. Tommy Esang Remengesau, will be arriving in Seychelles this Sunday for an official visit.

UN envoy travels to Guinea Bissau after new Ebola cases reported in bordering Guinea

UN envoy travels to Guinea Bissau after new Ebola cases reported in bordering Guinea

NEW YORK, NY - The United Nations envoy for Ebola response has begun a visit to take stock of prevention and preparedness efforts in Guinea Bissau, which remains at high risk given its proximity ...

Seychelles Tourism Academy students take off for a new adventure

Seychelles Tourism Academy students take off for a new adventure

With airline tickets, stipends, and traveling documents in hand, a group of 15 students from the Seychelles Tourism Academy were seen off for their exciting adventure.

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