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Zambia Tourism recognizing travel excellence

Zambia's Tourism Minister, the Honorable Charles Banda, MP, along with the Zambia Tourism Agency's Chief Executive Officer, Mr.

Avian flu ministry update

Tony Ofungi, eTN Uganda

A press conference was held by the Uganda Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) on January 15, 2017, regarding the avian flu.

Zambia Tourism expecting large turnout for annual Travel Expo

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

The Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) will again this year invite hosted buyers and travel media to give the marketing and promotion of the country a further boost with all key private sector ...

Will US anti-travel advisory put a damper on ASTA World Congress?

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

During the just-ended year of 2016, American tourists outpaced all other nationalities to claim top spot in tourist arrivals, and with most of them coming to the country for the traditional safari ...

Hindus in Seychelles pray for Alain St.Ange and his bid for UNWTO Secretary General

Many Seychellois of Indian origin turned up at the Seychelles Hindu Kovil Sangam Temple in Victoria despite heavy rains on Saturday evening to offer special thanksgiving prayers for Seychelles ...

International Emergency support measures for Uganda Avian Fly outbreak Avian Flu may be dramatic news for Uganda Tourism

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

Tourists heading to Uganda have been reassured that they are most unlikely to come into contact with infected birds and need not fear or resort to canceling their safari vacations in Uganda or ...

Tanzania Transport Minister rages against Swissport

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

Aviation pundits attribute the Tanzania’s Transport Minister's lashing out at Swissport at diverting attention from a fire last week at the airport's baggage storage, which prompted operations ...

Zambia Tourism CEO: Enticing tourists to experience traditional ceremonies

"We have fantastic and unique traditional ceremonies such as Ukusefya pa ngwena, Ncwala, Likumbi lya Mize, Kulamba, Kuomboka, Mutomboko, Shimunenga, and many more.

Lamu to Zanzibar 2017 Expedition

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome - eTN Africa

At around 4pm on Friday, January 13, 6 kiteboarders and 2 windsurfers have reached Nungwi, Kendwa Rocks in Zanzibar.

Zambia Tourism extends olive branch for licensing payments

The renew period for 2017 licenses was to end on December 31, 2016, however, in recognition of some mitigating factors, this period has been extended to January 31, 2017.

Honoring Seychelles’ late President Sir James Mancham

Members of the public who wish to make suggestions for consideration by a committee that will make recommendations on ways to honor the late Seychelles President, Sir James Mancham, may send in ...

Kaza Uni-visa going strong

With one visa and one payment, visitors to Zambia and Zimbabwe can traverse the two countries without any additional charges.

Seychelles Founding President laid to rest

A national day of mourning was marked by an outpouring of emotions as citizens paid tribute to a man known for his love of country and peace.

Seychelles Pension Fund organising a Symposium including World Bank presentation

Lekha Nair, the CEO of the Seychelles Pension Fund is organising a Symposium on the 30 January at the International Conference Centre in Victoria.

Moroccan ban on burqas production and sale "important step in fight against religious extremism"

According to media reports, Morocco has banned production and sale of burqas - full-face Muslim veils. The ban was apparently enacted for security reasons.

Kenya capital: Springboard to fabulous destinations

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

Nairobi, East Africa's best connected city by air from Europe, the Gulf, India, the South and Far East, and of course from across Africa, is seen as the springboard to the region's fabulous beach ...

Zambia Tourism: Collaboration, collaboration, collaboration!

In September 2016, the CBI team undertook a FAM tour of 2 of Zambia's premier tourism destinations, namely, Lower Zambezi and South Luangwa National Parks, organized by the Zambia Tourism Agency ...

'Operation Pride' signals turnaround at Kenya Airways

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome - eTN Africa

The impact of 'Operation Pride', Kenya Airways' measures to accomplish financial turnaround instituted over a year ago, is now becoming more apparent, when news emerged from Nairobi that the H1 ...

Abu Dhabi to Riyadh three times a day on Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways is introducing a third daily flight on the Abu Dhabi – Riyadh route, effective 1 February 2017.

Ethiopian Airlines to fly to Guinea Addis Ababa- Conakry flights to start

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

Ethiopian Airlines will in February commence flights from Addis Ababa to Conakry, serving the Guinean capital initially five times a week.

Building connections between Africa and the Middle East: Africa Business Forum

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

Since its creation in 2014, the Africa Business Forum has become one of the most important bi-annual gatherings in Africa and the Middle East.

Marriott International announces opening of Sheraton Annaba

Marriott International, Inc., today announced further expansion in Algeria with the opening of its seventh hotel in Algeria, Sheraton Annaba.

Walter Mzembi, Alain St.Ange, Marcio Favilla, Zurab Pololikashvili and who else? What is not obvious yet in the race for the UNWTO Secretary General?

Juergen T Steinmetz, eTN

What is hidden from what is already obvious in the race for the next UNWTO Secretary general?

Seychelles: State Funeral for Former President James Mancham

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, the Hon Mr Danny Faure, paid his condolences to Mrs Kate Mancham earlier this afternoon at her residence in Glacis.

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