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Seychelles graduates have a BRIGHT future in tourism

Seychelles graduates have a BRIGHT future in tourism

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The BRIGHT (Bridging the Gap Through Holistic Training) program is an initiative launched in 2010 by Constance Hotels and Resorts.

Protea Hotels continues to expand with new development in Centurion

Protea Hotels continues to expand with new development in Centurion

According to the Chief Operating Officer, Middle East & Africa, of Marriott International, Mark Satterfield, “Centurion continues to develop as a significant business and government hub in ...

South Sudan's wildlife woes continue

South Sudan's wildlife woes continue

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

Regular sources in Juba, South Sudan’s capital, confirmed the killing of at least 15 adult elephant along one of the key migration routes between Unity and Warrap states in late January, even ...

Reunion Island’s Quality Tourism label continues to grow

Reunion Island’s Quality Tourism label continues to grow

Reunion Island Tourism (IRT)

Since the launch in 2013, the label QTIR (Qualité Tourisme île de La Réunion) on Reunion Island recorded a growth in membership with a rise of almost 50% over the period 2013-2015.

Fabulous annual Kilimanjaro Marathon set at the end of February

Fabulous annual Kilimanjaro Marathon set at the end of February

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania Correspondent

TANZANIA (eTN) - Thousands of runners across the world are set to participate in the tourist famous Kilimanjaro Marathon set to take place in northern Tanzania with expectations to attract ...

Seychelles Tourism Minister discusses challenges and expectations

Seychelles Tourism Minister discusses challenges and expectations

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The Seychelles annual marketing meeting was an opportunity for the island's Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, to listen to the Tourism Board's overseas representatives ...

Joburg to host DEMO Africa conference of innovative start-ups

Joburg to host DEMO Africa conference of innovative start-ups

Johannesburg has recently been selected to host this year’s DEMO Africa conference, regarded as the “launchpad for emerging technology and trends,” in what Member of the Mayor Committee for ...

Seychellois artist launches song in Chinese to commemorate Spring Festival

Seychellois artist launches song in Chinese to commemorate Spring Festival

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The world at large knows that the Chinese Spring Festival is the biggest celebration for China and the Chinese people, and Seychelles is known for its "Happy New Year” songs that mark the ...

Four Points by Sheraton brand debuts in Ethiopia

Four Points by Sheraton brand debuts in Ethiopia

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced it will introduce its booming Four Points brand in Ethiopia with a new-build property developed by Alemgenet Trade & ...

Airport employee handed laptop with bomb to terrorist passenger

Airport employee handed laptop with bomb to terrorist passenger

At least one of the men delivering the laptop was an airport employee, government spokesman Abdisalam Aato told the Associated Press.

This happened at Mogadishu airport in Somalia.

Joerg Roterberg: New GM at Raffles Praslin in the Seychelles

Joerg Roterberg: New GM at Raffles Praslin in the Seychelles

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Joerg Roterberg has been appointed as the new General Manager of Raffles Praslin Resort in the Seychelles. Last week, Mr.

Bilateral talks between China and Seychelles in the area of culture

Bilateral talks between China and Seychelles in the area of culture

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Culture Ministers from the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Seychelles met last week for bilateral talks.

Shanxi dance troupe of China gives dazzling performances in Seychelles

Shanxi dance troupe of China gives dazzling performances in Seychelles

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Pulsating music, colorful costumes, and amazing voices all made the show held at the International Conference Centre last Friday night by the famous Shanxi Huajin dance troupe from China, a ...

Reunion Island welcomes locals and tourists to shark-free beaches

Reunion Island welcomes locals and tourists to shark-free beaches

Reunion Island Tourism (IRT)

Swimmers, surfers and stand-up paddlers – local and tourists alike - lined up at the beaches at Roches Noires, and the moment the green flags were hoisted, they took to the water in large ...

It was a bomb that brought the airplane down

It was a bomb that brought the airplane down

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

In a departure from usual protocol, which ordinarily sees statements about an air accident investigation made by the lead investigator, this country’s Transport Minister has gone public ...

eTN Honest Travel Award recognizes Sir James Mancham  along with leaders from around the globe

eTN Honest Travel Award recognizes Sir James Mancham along with leaders from around the globe

Since the announcement on Monday that Seychelles Founding President James R.

900-year-old ceremony re-consecrates Timbuktu mausoleums destroyed by Islamist extremists

900-year-old ceremony re-consecrates Timbuktu mausoleums destroyed by Islamist extremists

TIMBUKTU, Mali - A consecration ceremony of the Timbuktu mausoleums, last held in the 11th century, was celebrated today at the initiative of the local community, the final phase of the United ...

Seychelles Tourism Minister: We can reach greater heights by remaining united

Seychelles Tourism Minister: We can reach greater heights by remaining united

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, has called on the Chinese community living in Seychelles to remain united so as to reach greater heights.

Reunion Island Tourism’s annual meeting: New initiatives and awards

Reunion Island Tourism’s annual meeting: New initiatives and awards

Reunion Island Tourism (IRT)

On the agenda of the annual Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) meeting was the presentation of the new offerings and initiatives aimed to increase traffic for the island, accounts for the past year, and ...

Well wishes for President Michel flowing into Seychelles

Well wishes for President Michel flowing into Seychelles

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Further congratulatory messages following the second-round election victory of the Seychelles President James Alix Michel in December run-off election have been flowing into the country.

Zambian airline takes on world-class air safety standards

Zambian airline takes on world-class air safety standards

LUSAKA, Zambia – Proflight Zambia has completed the third of three workshops under the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Implementation Training ...

Top level MICE conference for ibtm africa

Top level MICE conference for ibtm africa

ibtm

Thebe Reed Exhibitions is to deliver an ibtm africa conference for this year’s event which will take place on Friday April 8th at the Cape Town International Conference Centre.

Uganda safe, no Zika says Ministry of Health

Uganda safe, no Zika says Ministry of Health

There is no Zika virus infection or threat in Uganda, the Ministry of Health has said in an official statement. To date, there is no single record of Zika in Uganda.

Israel to open consulate office in Tanzania’s capital

Israel to open consulate office in Tanzania’s capital

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania Correspondent

TANZANIA (eTN) - Israel is set to open a consulate office in Tanzania’s capital city of Dar es Salaam to coordinate and process visas and other travel permits for the Tanzanians applying to ...

Zambia Tourism Board calls for reduced air fares to boost tourist arrivals

Zambia Tourism Board calls for reduced air fares to boost tourist arrivals

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia - Zambia Tourism Board has called for reduced air fares into Livingstone to boost tourist arrivals.

Tanzania's government cautioned over spending conservation revenue

Tanzania's government cautioned over spending conservation revenue

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania Correspondent

TANZANIA (eTN) - Wildlife and tourism stakeholders are skeptical about the Tanzanian government’s decision to abolish retention of funds, collected by wildlife conservation institutions, for ...

Tanzania's tour operators condemn the killing of helicopter pilot

Tanzania's tour operators condemn the killing of helicopter pilot

Adam Ihucha, eTN Tanzania Correspondent

TANZANIA (eTN) - Local tourism players have expressed the shock, sorrow and anger on the shooting to death of a courageous young pilot, Roger Gower in northern Tanzania.

Helicopter with nine passengers on board declared missing in Nigeria

Helicopter with nine passengers on board declared missing in Nigeria

Moses Sawacha, eTN Nigeria Correspondent

Bristow Helicopters (Nigeria) Limited confirmed today that one of its helicopters, was involved in a water landing near Lagos at about 10.25 a.m. local time on return from an offshore platform. ...

World Travel Market Africa: Our success story

World Travel Market Africa: Our success story

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - The leading global event for the travel industry, World Travel Market® Africa 2016 - a dynamic three day event, with a proven track record of real business success for ...

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