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PS Anne Lafortune visits Four Seasons Desroches Island Resort

PS Anne Lafortune visits Four Seasons Desroches Island Resort

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island is scheduled to open its door in late 2017, and last week, Anne Lafortune, the PS for Tourism in the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, ...

Seychellois discuss their tourism industry as Minister St.Ange visits small establishments

Seychellois discuss their tourism industry as Minister St.Ange visits small establishments

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, said domestic tourism is on the rise across the country, and there is a need to encourage more tourism establishments to promote ...

Concorde Mauritius mobile App available

Get it on Apple Store and Android market (Google Play Store) Concorde Mauritius mobile App available

Concorde made a breakthrough in its Omni-channel distribution and announced the launch of its new mobile app that allows for online booking and credit-card payment for excursions, activities, and ...

African airline in debt looking to hire

African airline in debt looking to hire

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

First came the announcement that the Tanzanian government had bought two brand-new Bombardier Q400NG aircraft for its national airline.

New drone regulations for Kenya awaiting security clearance

New drone regulations for Kenya awaiting security clearance

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

Kenya is expected to catch up very soon with Rwanda, which, as in many other areas, broke ground for Africa when the country provided a regulatory regime and then licensed the first commercial UAV ...

Tourism: A woman with a voice is by definition a strong women

Tourism: A woman with a voice is by definition a strong women

South Africa's Deputy Minister of Tourism, Tokozile Xasa, delivered the following speech at the Wovza Inaugural Indaba on August 23, 2016:

Seychelles makes the list: World's Most Incredible Private Islands

Seychelles makes the list: World's Most Incredible Private Islands

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The latest Mason's Travel Newsletter just out confirms that three of Seychelles’ islands have made the Condé Nast Traveller's list of “The World's 22 Most Incredible Private Islands,” ...

Air Tanzania's first Bombardier Q400 gets new livery

Air Tanzania's first Bombardier Q400 gets new livery

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

The first of two Bombardier Q400NG aircraft ordered by the Tanzanian government for national airline Air Tanzania is now getting its livery painted on hull, engines and tail, soon to be followed ...

How tourism benefits the grassroots communities around the Masai Mara

How tourism benefits the grassroots communities around the Masai Mara

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

This cooperative initiative is geared towards safeguarding the Maasai traditional handicraft skills as well as empowering Maasai women in particular, but not only single mothers and widow Maasai ...

Air Mauritius: From 10 million euro loss to 2 million profit in 3 months

Air Mauritius: From 10 million euro loss to 2 million profit in 3 months

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

A year ago, Air Mauritius posted a nearly 10 million euro loss in Q1 but favorable fuel prices, cost cuts, improved load factors to 77.2 percent, and growing traffic numbers from and to China have ...

Morocco Tourism: Ranking tourist establishments

Morocco Tourism: Ranking tourist establishments

Morocco Ministry of Tourism

Morocco Tourism has developed 14 types of tourist establishments, representing one or more categories of accommodation.

Mauritius Heritage Regattas: A seamen’s celebration

Tourists cheer for exciting ocean event Mauritius Heritage Regattas: A seamen’s celebration

Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority

Long before the introduction of speedboats and luxury yachts, Mauritian pirogues were popular for fishing and marine outings.

Seychellois consultant mandated to update the country's Tourism Master Plan

Seychellois consultant mandated to update the country's Tourism Master Plan

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

A Seychellois consultant mandated to update the country's Tourism Master Plan.

Seychelles flag flies proudly on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

Seychelles flag flies proudly on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

A Seychellois mountaineer continues to achieve new heights and on each climb as he flies the Seychelles national flag proudly.

Team Africa has a message for African tourism leaders and the African Union

Team Africa has a message for African tourism leaders and the African Union

Tony Ofungi, eTN Uganda Correspondent

The Pan African Travel Association, The Team Africa (TTA), has commended the efforts of the AU leadership to bring about seamless travels within Africa for Africans.

Key tourism and trade road now 80 percent complete

Key tourism and trade road now 80 percent complete

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

A major road in Kenya, important for both trade and tourism between Kenya and Tanzania, is now reportedly 80 percent completed and will be ready by March next year.

Seychelles celebrates 246th anniversary of first Indian settlers to its shores

Seychelles celebrates 246th anniversary of first Indian settlers to its shores

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Seychelles is today celebrating the 246th anniversary since the first Indian settlers arrived to its shores.

Kenya Wildlife Service chair accuses media of being rumor mongers

Kenya Wildlife Service chair accuses media of being rumor mongers

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

There is growing outrage and anger over the present violations of a range of laws and regulations vis-a-vis the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway section from Nairobi to Naivasha, which ...

Morocco Tourism: Developing tourist accommodations

Morocco Tourism: Developing tourist accommodations

Morocco Ministry of Tourism

Tourist accommodations are the main links in the tourism value chain.

Mauritius travel: Off the beaten path!

Mauritius travel: Off the beaten path!

Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority

If you think that Mauritius is just sea, sand and sunshine, then think again! The island’s beaches are definitely one of the greatest highlights, but there is so much more in store.

Egypt and Zimbabwe tourism cooperation goes to higher levels

Egypt and Zimbabwe tourism cooperation goes to higher levels

Zimbabwe's Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Doctor Engr Walter Mzembi, who is in Cairo, Egypt, on his UNWTO campaign trail, had a fruitful engagement with his Egyptian counterpart, ...

Getting around Mauritius

Getting around Mauritius

Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority

There are numerous ways for tourists to get around the beautiful island of Mauritius.

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Kwita Izina Festival benefits tourism and communities

Kwita Izina Festival benefits tourism and communities

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

Ahead of the annual festival of naming young born gorillas in Rwanda, the communities near the Volcanoes National Park have again seen real benefits percolate down to the grassroots level, when ...

What's cooking in Seychelles tourism?

What's cooking in Seychelles tourism?

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

A new cookbook titled “Aquacasia” was officially launched last Friday, August 12, 2016 during a cocktail held at the Seychelles Tourism Academy at La Misère.

Incident at Seychelles Airport Mahe – loss of life

Incident at Seychelles Airport Mahe – loss of life

Minister Joël Morgan, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport, following notification by both Air Seychelles and the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA), concerning loss of life ...

Fastjet and Amadeus sign cooperation deal

Fastjet signs up with Amadeus for better market presence Fastjet and Amadeus sign cooperation deal

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

African low cost airline Fastjet and Amadeus, the global market leader in e-technology for airlines, travel agencies, the hospitality industry, have signed a landmark deal earlier this week.

Cotonou and Abidjan are joining the West Africa network of RwandAir

Cotonou and Abidjan are joining the West Africa network of RwandAir

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

Benin and the Ivory Coast are the latest two West African countries to join the ever-growing network of Rwanda's national airline.

Respectful and engaging: UNWTO candidate Mzembi about his visit to Egypt today

Respectful and engaging: UNWTO candidate Mzembi about his visit to Egypt today

United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) candidate for the next Secretary General, HE Walter Mzembi, also serving as the minister of tourism for Zimbabwe, is on the road again.

Increasing number of participants attending the India Roadshow by Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA)

Increasing number of participants attending the India Roadshow by Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA)

MTPA

India outbound tourism is becoming increasingly important for Mauritius.

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