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Zambia's tourism expo goes underway in Lusaka

Zambia's tourism expo goes underway in Lusaka

The mighty Victoria Falls, aka 'Mosi oa Tunya | The Smoke That Thunders' is just one of the many attractions which feature prominently at ZATEX 2016, short for Zambia Tourism Expo.

Kigoma in Tanzania gets scheduled flights

Kigoma in Tanzania gets scheduled flights

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

Auric Air, a private Tanzania's air operators yesterday announced that the airline will commence scheduled flights from Mwanza to Kigoma.

Seychelles goes prime time

Seychelles goes prime time

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Seychelles captured prime time on Reunion Premiere/France TV in Reunion through a series of reports featuring different spectrums of the destination, such as tourism, fisheries, renewable energy, ...

Mauritius Tourism welcomes new gorgeous ambassadors

Mauritius Tourism welcomes new gorgeous ambassadors

Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority

Three beautiful ladies are new ambassadors of Mauritius tourism in China.

Juba International Airport forced to halt operations

Juba International Airport forced to halt operations

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

The lack of electricity at South Sudan's Juba International Airport, either caused by diesel running out or else the generators broken down, had severe consequences when operations at the airport ...

Airline expansion: Jambojet, Kenya Airways' low-cost subsidiary

Airline expansion: Jambojet, Kenya Airways' low-cost subsidiary

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

Jambojet, Kenya Airways' low-cost subsidiary, has been flying on domestic routes for some time now but was last year also given the designation to fly into the Eastern African region.

Seychelles wins most scenic holiday award at Hong Kong’s travel fair

Seychelles wins most scenic holiday award at Hong Kong’s travel fair

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Seychelles added another award to its collection when it won the “Most Scenic Holiday” award at the International Travel Expo (ITE) recently from U-magazine in collaboration with ITE.

MH 370 debris found in Tanzania?

MH 370 debris found in Tanzania?

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

When Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared, the global aviation industry was left baffled for the lack of finding the wreckage, in fact for the lack of direction the flight might have taken ...

Umuganda: Community service brought to Uganda by Rwanda

Umuganda: Community service brought to Uganda by Rwanda

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

The Kampala suburb of Nakawa was the place where RwandAir, in conjunction with the Kampala Capital City Authority, launched their unique community service program from back home, called ...

Kenya Airport Authority  gets new chair

Kenya Airport Authority gets new chair

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

Bad fortunes continue to haunt the once almost almighty Mr.

Artistic Foundation to launch in Seychelles

Artistic Foundation to launch in Seychelles

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Seychellois Patrick Victor has been planning an artistic foundation for a while, and today, it was announced that it will be launched next month.

Uganda President: Lack of national airline “a big shame”

Uganda Airlines may fly again Uganda President: Lack of national airline “a big shame”

Uganda Tourism Board

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, in his first address to the recently sworn-in Cabinet on Thursday, called the lack of a national airline “a big shame,” criticizing the high fares between ...

Hotel under attack: 15 dead

Hotel under attack: 15 dead

It's a scene of terror and death on Saturday.

Seychellois appointed to high-level COMESA position

Seychellois appointed to high-level COMESA position

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

“It is an honor for Seychelles that you have been chosen a high-level COMESA post. We are very proud of you and your work.

Sainte Anne Island Resort of Seychelles welcomes new GM

Sainte Anne Island Resort of Seychelles welcomes new GM

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Beachcomber Hotels has announced the appointment of Youssef Sabri as their new General Manager of the Sainte Anne Island Resort in Seychelles.

Lack of operating permits will come to haunt briefcase safari operators

Lack of operating permits will come to haunt briefcase safari operators

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

An attempted smear campaign against the presently one and only fully licenced safari operator in South Sudan - Bahr el Jebel Safaris, will have less than desired outcomes by the perpetrators.

New national airline for Uganda?

New national airline for Uganda?

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

Uganda President Museveni, when addressing the first cabinet meeting of his new government, reportedly told them that "because our brothers in Ethiopia, Kenya and South Africa let us down," the ...

Kenya Airways’ bottom line is looking up

Kenya Airways’ bottom line is looking up

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

Latest indications coming from Embakasi, Kenya Airways' corporate headquarters, are such that for all intents and purposes, the financial corner has now been turned.

First European leisure airline ramps up flights to Mombasa

First European leisure airline ramps up flights to Mombasa

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

Germany's leisure airline, Condor, now part of the Thomas Cook Group, has resumed a second weekly flight to Mombasa.

Seychelles bids farewell to guesthouse matriarch, a tourism legend

Seychelles bids farewell to guesthouse matriarch, a tourism legend

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism courtesy of Genevieve Morel & Betymie Bonnelame, SNA

A storied guesthouse in Seychelles is mourning the loss of its matriarch.

Carnival and national monuments: A place for both in Seychelles

Carnival and national monuments: A place for both in Seychelles

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

Two months ago, the Seychelles’ capital of Victoria, aka the Kreol Capital of the World, was a beehive of activity as the 2016’s carnival main activity, the grand parade, was being prepared to ...

Seychelles Minister: Tourism is a country affair

Seychelles Minister: Tourism is a country affair

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

While addressing members of the trade and representatives of the Seychelles Tourism Board's overseas offices yesterday morning at the annual mid-year marketing review meeting held at the Eden Bleu ...

Dengue vaccine approved in Costa Rica

Dengue vaccine approved in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is the 5th country in the world to approve the dengue vaccine, which was recently endorsed by the WHO SAGE recommendations supporting the safety, efficacy and public health value of the ...

East Africa Tourism Platform: Push comes to shove for common tourist visa

East Africa Tourism Platform: Push comes to shove for common tourist visa

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

Last Friday, yet another meeting of the East Africa Tourism Platform (EATP) took place, this time in Arusha, as a follow-up of the Kigali meeting in early February.

Tanzania tourism stakeholders up in arms over VAT

Tanzania tourism stakeholders up in arms over VAT

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

Professor Maghembe, Tanzania's Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, imposed a Value Added Tax (VAT), and tourism stakeholders are up in arms, who claim that this Value Added Tax will be ...

Zambia Ministry of Tourism: Killing of 2,000 hippo suspended

Zambia Ministry of Tourism: Killing of 2,000 hippo suspended

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

A cull to eliminate as many as 2,000 hippo has been suspended after the Born Free Foundation and other conservation NGOs - locally, regionally, and internationally - appealed to the Zambian ...

Precision Air flight declares emergency: Engine on fire

Precision Air flight declares emergency: Engine on fire

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

A textbook reaction by two pilots on a Precision Air ATR 72-500 saved the day when one of the two engines reportedly showed signs of a fire on take-off from the main Zanzibari island of Unguja to ...

Morroco makes history: Surpasses 10 million tourists

Morroco makes history: Surpasses 10 million tourists

Morocco Ministry of Tourism

RABAT, Morocco – "In 2013, for the first time in the history of Morocco, we have surpassed 10 million tourists, while domestic tourism has developed significantly, generating a turnover of 33 ...

Seychelles to unveil monument on anniversary of independence

Honoring Seychelles College and Regina Mundi Convent Seychelles to unveil monument on anniversary of independence

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The initiative of a monument was first mooted with the formation of the Regina Mundi Convent and Seychelles College (RMSC) Alumni following a get-together of former students of these institutions ...

Mauritius makes top 10: Photos by famed French photographer

Mauritius makes top 10: Photos by famed French photographer

Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority,

The beauty of the oceans was honored on the occasion of World Oceans Day in Mauritius, and to mark the event, Yann Arthus Bertrand presented ten illustrations, highlighting the splendor of these ...

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