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Conservation godfather: Why rail will run through Nairobi National Park

Conservation godfather: Why rail will run through Nairobi National Park

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

Unlike some members of the conservation community in Kenya, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), Dr.

Rwanda’s wildlife protection a boost for tourism

Rwanda’s wildlife protection a boost for tourism

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

The Rwanda Development Board’s (RDB) Tourism and Conservation Department, supported by the Howard G.

Reunion Island’s rugged interior – a UNESCO World Heritage site

Reunion Island’s rugged interior – a UNESCO World Heritage site

The mountains of the interior of Reunion Island, the gorges, valleys, and steep cliffs made of naked rock, were declared a UNSECO World Heritage site exactly 5 years ago, on August 1, 2010.

Tanzania tour operators keep tourism mogul in the saddle

Tanzania tour operators keep tourism mogul in the saddle

By Adam Ihucha, eTN Tanzania Correspondent

ARUSHA, Tanzania – The Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO) has unanimously re-elected, the tourism mogul, Mr.

Piton de la Fournaise erupts for the third time this year on Reunion Island

Piton de la Fournaise erupts for the third time this year on Reunion Island

Visitors to the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion are able to enjoy the spectacle of a third eruption, when the Piton de la Fournaise started to spit fire again yesterday morning at 0950 hours ...

Seychelles strengthens its presence in South Africa

Seychelles strengthens its presence in South Africa

The Seychelles Tourism Board’s annual “Seychelles Roadshow” in South Africa has once again known an unprecedented success.

Be an EcoMobility champion: World Festival in Johannesburg

Be an EcoMobility champion: World Festival in Johannesburg

What is the EcoMobility World Festival?

Can you imagine what and how a car-free neighborhood and a car-free life would look and feel like?

American tourist murdered at five-star Cape Town resort

American tourist murdered at five-star Cape Town resort

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - The American tourist found dead at a five-star Cape Town hotel has been identified as 39-year-old Los Angeles marketing executive Gabriela Kabrins.

Tunisian airline halts all flights

Tunisian airline halts all flights

TUNIS, Tunisia - Tunisia's private Syphax Airlines has temporarily halted all flights, it said, citing a decision by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to suspend all activity with ...

French man from Reunion Island who found MH370 luggage became world famous overnight

French man from Reunion Island who found MH370 luggage became world famous overnight

Johnny Begue became world famous overnight. He is the French resident from Reunion Island who found what is believed to be luggage from flight MH370.

Kenya Airways posts massive losses

Kenya Airways posts massive losses

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

The losses announced at the Kenya Airways’ investors briefing were 25.7 billion Kenya shillings (around US$252 million) - the highest ever in the airline’s history.

Uganda works to meet tourist demand for chimp tracking

Uganda works to meet tourist demand for chimp tracking

By Tony Ofungi, eTN Uganda Correspondent

UGANDA (eTN) - The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has announced that habituation of a new family is currently ongoing in Kibale Forest National Park. This was confirmed by Mr.

Seychelles Tourism launches international video competition

Seychelles Tourism launches international video competition

The “My Seychelles Experience” international video competition was officially launched on July 29.

World Routes brings aviation leaders to Durban, South Africa

Aviation, Tourism Executives to Discuss Travel, Route Developmen World Routes brings aviation leaders to Durban, South Africa

The 21st World Route Development Forum converges in Durban, South Africa, during September 19-22, bringing senior leaders from aviation and tourism to address growth issues for an industry that ...

MH370: Badly-damaged suitcase washed up on a Reunion Island beach

MH370: Badly-damaged suitcase washed up on a Reunion Island beach

A suitcase was found Thursday morning on a tropical beach on the popular volcanic tourist destination of Reunion Island.

Experiencing the Seychelles brand on Cerf island

Experiencing the Seychelles brand on Cerf island

In less than 10 minutes, one can reach Cerf island by boat.

Not from MH 370: Reunion Island French Security expert on aircraft debris

Not from MH 370: Reunion Island French Security expert on aircraft debris

A French aviation security expert and criminologist told the world: "Not so fast." In the meantime the global news is heading towards the tropical volcanic tourism hotspot Reunion, a French ...

China Southern and Kenya Airways extend codeshares

China Southern and Kenya Airways extend codeshares

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

When China Southern, a SkyTeam partner airline of Kenya Airways, launches the first scheduled flights of a Chinese airline to Nairobi, passengers destined to Guangzhou and beyond will have added ...

Africa risks large meningitis outbreak

Africa risks large meningitis outbreak

NEW YORK, NY - West Africa is at risk of a large meningitis outbreak unless drug manufacturers increase vaccine production by 5 million doses before the 2016 meningitis season starts in January, ...

Professional hunters told to reconsider lion hunting policy

Professional hunters told to reconsider lion hunting policy

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - In an unprecedented move, the Professional Hunters’ Association of South Africa (PHASA) has been told that its “position on lion hunting is no longer ...

Israel President Shimon and Seychelles Minister St.Ange discuss cooperation

Cooperation: Peres Center for Peace in Israel and the Peace Islands of the Seychelles Israel President Shimon and Seychelles Minister St.Ange discuss cooperation

The historic visit of Alain St.Ange, the Minister of Tourism & Culture of the Republic of Seychelles, in Israel and the warm meeting with Shimon Peres has grabbed press attention the world ...

Johannesburg to host Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2017

Johannesburg to host Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2017

Johannesburg in South Africa will host another international congress in March 2017 when leading global entrepreneurs and innovators attend the first Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) to be ...

Kenya Tourism Board to brief UN World Trade Organization in Geneva

Kenya Tourism Board to brief UN World Trade Organization in Geneva

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

The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) is playing an increasingly active role when it comes to events taking place in Kenya.

Seychelles Cerf island hotels concern tourism minister

Seychelles Cerf island hotels concern tourism minister

The owners and management teams of the six small hotels on Cerf island brought forth the challenges they face in the tourism industry to the Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, during ...

No Tears are Shed as British Airways Announces Entebbe Exit

British Airways No Tears are Shed as British Airways Announces Entebbe Exit

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome

After denying the rumors for months, this morning British Airways has finally confirmed they are halting flights from London to Entebbe, and the reaction was swift and harsh.

Seychelles tourism minister commends small hotels on Cerf island

Seychelles tourism minister commends small hotels on Cerf island

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, has commended the small hotels on Cerf island for responding to the call made by the country’s government for the Seychellois ...

Rwanda lion pride set free

Rwanda lion pride set free

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

The Rwanda Development Board’s (RDB) Tourism and Conservation Department has confirmed that seven lions relocated from South Africa to Akagera National Park, yesterday left their monitoring ...

New airline route to land-locked Malawi

New airline route to land-locked Malawi

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

This morning Fastjet launched their latest African destination out of Dar es Salaam, when flight FN209 took off at 0940 hours to Lilongwe, Malawi, with a full load of passengers, government, ...

Flights resume in Masai Mara after emergency airstrip repairs

Flights resume in Masai Mara after emergency airstrip repairs

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

Operations into the Masai Mara’s airstrip in Keekorok, Kenya, last week were suspended due to the state of the runway.

Potential tourism giant finally takes aim at world markets

Potential tourism giant finally takes aim at world markets

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

Like it happened in neighboring Kenya, this African country is now also reveling in the global spotlight after also welcoming its first sitting US President.

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