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South African Airways adds capacity on Victoria Falls route with wide-body aircraft

With the expansion of the Victoria Falls International Airport in Zimbabwe, South African Airways has increased capacity between Johannesburg and the popular leisure destination of Victoria ...

RwandAir: Full steam ahead

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

According to usually well-informed sources, RwandAir has adjusted their expansion plans by giving priority to launch services to Mumbai in April and London Gatwick at the end of May over initial ...

Famous lifestyle TV program highlights Seychelles

Expresso is a morning show aired on SABC 3, covering a wide range of topics such as home, green living, fashion, entertainment, food, technology and travel.

Seychelles Tourism strengthens cooperation with airlines

A strong delegation from Seychelles led by the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine Maurice Loustau Lalanne represented the destination at ITB this year, where the Seychelles ...

Seychelles Tourism puts focus on meetings industry

The romance niche is another segment which is doing very well in the MICE market and the office has attended three bridal shows since the start of 2017.

Zambia: 2017 ZATEX preparations are underway

Zambia Travel Expo 2017 preparations are underway, it is indeed an exciting period for the Zambia Tourism Agency team to see all their efforts start unfolding and yielding fruits.

Passenger plane crash-lands at South Sudan airport

A passenger plane has crashed at an airport in Wau, South Sudan, with local reports saying injured people have been rushed to hospital.

Seychelles La Digue Island Lodge donates defibrillator to hospital

A defibrillator (RESCUE SAM) is used on victims of sudden cardiac arrest when the patient is unconscious and unresponsive or not breathing.

Hon. Walter Mzembi another step closer to UNWTO Secretary General UNWTO Secretary General candidate landed key African Union Leadership Position

The Zimbabwe UNWTO Candidate for Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Eng.

UBER's global top management in tatters

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

Even though fares were raised a few days ago, the unrest among UBER drivers has continued.

Seychelles Tourism Board 2017 Tourism Promotion Budget Approved

Seychelles National Assembly’s sitting took place this morning, after the leader of government business Charles de Commarmond presented a motion to move that the National Assembly resolves to ...

Tanzanian airline increases regional flights

Come this summer and fall, in July and October respectively, Precision Air will increase its routes on the regional level as well as bringing service back to Entebbe.

Tanzania Tourist Board kicks up contacts at ITB

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

It was learned that the Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) will be represented in the United States by TII, short for Tourism Intelligence International, while in the United Kingdom it is African Oracle ...

Rwanda continues deliberate path of travel expansion

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

A new cooperation between Sao Tome e' Principe and Rwanda is an extension of Rwanda's deliberate expansion of friendly relations in Africa and follows in the footsteps of similar deals signed in ...

Tourism Ministers from Kenya and Seychelles meet in Germany

The friendly ties between Seychelles and Kenya date way back.

Kenya region Lamu - no longer under anti travel advisory


In time for the annual Lamu Yoga Festival, which is still ongoing until the 12th of March, has the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office lifted their unjustified anti travel advisory against ...

Seychelles Le Duc de Praslin triples green power production

The award-winning hotel, Le Duc de Praslin in Seychelles, launched its new PV system earlier this month and is gearing up to further reduce its carbon footprint by tripling this power production ...

New demands as UBER drivers walkout

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

New demands by the local management of UBER in Kenya appear to have triggered a walkout, and it has been suggested that a prohibition order on arbitration was the main point of contention, ...

RwandAir improves West Africa network

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

Set to launch services on April 3 to Mumbai, the airline RwandAir has improved its West Africa network ahead of going intercontinental for the first time in its history to tap into that market for ...

Tourism Minister of Seychelles goes door to door

Seychelles Minister Loustau-Lalanne is conducting a series of door-to-door visits to tourism properties in the country to meet the management teams and staff, and to get an idea of the various ...

Seychelles ensures tourists receive best possible service

Held at the ex-national assembly hall, National Cultural Centre, a training session was organized by the Seychelles Tourism Department in collaboration with the Seychelles Tourism Academy ...

Dissent over emphasis of “no tourists came to harm” in slaying of conservationist

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

Kenya has just witnessed the first killing of a white land owner, Tristan Voorspuy, in the current torrent of invasions, but not the first killing of a conservationist in Laikipia, when in August ...

New chapter of growth in tourism for East Africa

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

Tourism between East Africa and the granted Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport as Category One status is expected to herald the new beginning of direct flights to America from Nairobi, ...

France: Top producer for Seychelles Tourism

Seychelles Director for Europe, Bernadette Willemin, said arrival figures from France virtually doubled over the last 10 years alone and reached a new record year in 2016 with 43,300 visitors, ...

UN humanitarian chief urges international support for Kenyans in drought-hit areas

The United Nations humanitarian chief today urged international support for the estimated 2.7 million people in parts of Kenya who urgently need food and water following the onset of a severe ...

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