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Seychelles musicians to get new outlet to sell their music albums

Seychelles musicians to get new outlet to sell their music albums

Musicians of Seychelles will have an outlet to sell their music albums, an announcement made by the Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, during a meeting recently with a group of ...

Chengdu Arts Troupe performing in the 2015 Seychelles - China Day Celebrations

Chengdu Arts Troupe performing in the 2015 Seychelles - China Day Celebrations

Seychelles will celebrate the second edition of its Seychelles - China Day Celebrations from February 13-15, and the main highlight this year will be a cultural performance by the Arts Troupe of ...

What other airports can learn from Dubai

What other airports can learn from Dubai

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

Dubai International Airport, home hub to both Emirates and flydubai, has according to data seen overtaken London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) as the world’s largest international airport.

Five foreigners including one American killed in hotel attack

Five foreigners including one American killed in hotel attack

In one of the worst assaults targeting foreigners since the 2011 civil war that ousted Muammar Gaddafi, armed militants have attacked a luxury hotel in Tripoli, Libya, killing at least five ...

Seychelles President Michel meets with Rotary District Governor and club presidents

Seychelles President Michel meets with Rotary District Governor and club presidents

Seychelles President James Michel met with the Rotary International District 9220 Governor, Mr. Alen Topsy, this morning at State House.

Reunion Island Tourism counts on more visitors from India

Reunion Island Tourism counts on more visitors from India

The Indian market has become increasingly important for Reunion Island Tourism’s hospitality and tourism businesses, and the lifting last year of a number of visa rules, amounting to a visa ...

World Travel Market Africa's prestigious 2015 Hosted Buyer Program offers a world of opportunities

World Travel Market Africa's prestigious 2015 Hosted Buyer Program offers a world of opportunities

World Travel Market (WTM) Africa 2015 is just around the corner and with a remarkable events program in store, Africa’s leading business-to-business inbound and outbound travel exhibition is a ...

Seychelles President restructures government

Seychelles President restructures government

Seychelles President James Michel has announced today the composition of his new Cabinet as well as the appointment of a number of Chief Executives in government ministries, departments, and ...

Kenya ranked seventh best place to invest in emerging markets

Kenya ranked seventh best place to invest in emerging markets

Kenya has been ranked as one of the seven top investment destinations to watch in emerging markets by Forbes magazine.

Not just one, but two new airports for Djibouti

Not just one, but two new airports for Djibouti

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

Djibouti’s President, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, two days ago laid the foundation stones for two new airports aimed to boost the infrastructure and connectivity of the country.

Where is our $317 million Delta Leisure Resorts?

Where is our $317 million Delta Leisure Resorts?

By Lucky Onoriode George, eTN Nigeria Correspondent

Some years ago, the Delta State Government, Nigeria, unveiled what it called, "Delta Leisure Resorts," a tourism and leisure facility to be built at Oleri and Ogwashi-Uku in Udu and Aniocha South ...

Zambia ruling party wins presidential election

Zambia should diversify the economy away from copper to tourism Zambia ruling party wins presidential election

Zambia’s president must diversify the economy away from copper to tourism, hydropower, agriculture and other sectors to better the lives of Zambians.

Kenya - Tanzania tourism "war" - officials agreed to meet in February

Kenya - Tanzania tourism "war" - officials agreed to meet in February

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

Following recent "countermeasures" taken in December last year when Kenyan authorities stopped Tanzanian-registered tour vehicles from entering the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), a ...

Libya to Germany now on Volatile Libya

Libya to Germany now on Volatile Libya

Commercial flights from Libya to mainland Europe resumed after more than six months, on Saturday with "Volatile Libya," a Libyan airline taking off to Germany.

Tanzania bans circulation of a leading regional newspaper

Tanzania: Suppression of the freedom of expression Tanzania bans circulation of a leading regional newspaper

By Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania Correspondent

In its continued campaign to suppress and muzzle the freedom of expression ahead of the forthcoming general election, Tanzania’s government has banned circulation of the leading regional weekly, ...

Seychelles in the run for Venice Biennale 2015... the Olympics of the Arts

Seychelles in the run for Venice Biennale 2015... the Olympics of the Arts

Seychelles is racing a marathon to meet the running cost of €50,000 which will enable the country to take part in the first time ever Venice Biennale, the world’s leading contemporary art ...

Ars et Natura alle Seychelles: Art exhibition dedicated to Seychelles in Rome

Ars et Natura alle Seychelles: Art exhibition dedicated to Seychelles in Rome

The association Ars et Natura, in close collaboration with the Seychelles Tourism Board Rome Office in Italy, is promoting an artistic-scientific project to promote and preserve the precious ...

Ethiopian Airline in Seychelles meets island's Minister responsible for Tourism to plan marketing drive together

Ethiopian Airline in Seychelles meets island's Minister responsible for Tourism to plan marketing drive together

Meseret Tekalign, the Ethiopian Airline Area Manager in Seychelles, last week paid a courtesy call on Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture. Mrs.

Born Free Foundation set lions free  at Shamwari Game Reserve

Born Free Foundation set lions free at Shamwari Game Reserve

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

The Born Free Foundation brought lions to London from a Belgian animal and wildlife rescue center before handing them to the care of Kenya Airways which flew the two eight-year-old lionesses first ...

Seychelles President Michel offers sympathies and pays tribute to King Abdullah

Seychelles president congratulates King Salman on ascension to Saudi Throne Seychelles President Michel offers sympathies and pays tribute to King Abdullah

In a message of condolence, Seychelles President James Michel paid tribute to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, following ...

Stolen ivory nabbed in Entebbe

Stolen ivory nabbed in Entebbe

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

When some months ago the theft of a substantial quantity of ivory from the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) strong room was reported, reactions were swift to call for a comprehensive investigation, ...

Innocent omission or ill intent? Diani residents ask searching questions

Tourism beach draw affected by sand harvesting Innocent omission or ill intent? Diani residents ask searching questions

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

Members of the South Coast Residents Association (SCRA), a civic platform where both businesses and individual residents of the on- and off-beach locations south of Mombasa meet, are furious about ...

WTM Africa 2015 visitor registration goes live

World Travel Market (WTM) Africa 2015 WTM Africa 2015 visitor registration goes live

World Travel Market (WTM) Africa 2015’s visitor registration has officially opened, offering visitors a promising and exciting event line-up, building on the tremendous success of the inaugural ...

More than 2.5 million people reached in emergency response campaign

More than 2.5 million people reached in emergency response campaign

Two successive emergency response campaigns in Sierra Leone to distribute anti-malarial drugs to people living in areas affected by the Ebola virus disease outbreak have successfully reached more ...

Top 10 trends in tourism destination marketing in Cape Town

Top 10 trends in tourism destination marketing in Cape Town

“Visual storytelling, engagement, and inspiration are among the factors that are set to dominate cutting-edge destination marketing in 2015,” says Cape Town Tourism’s Executive Marketing ...

Seychelles prepares to blow its 30th anniversary of Festival Kreol

Landmark tourism festival Seychelles prepares to blow its 30th anniversary of Festival Kreol

In October 2015, Seychelles Festival Kreol will blow its 30th birthday candle. Seychelles has rallied all its resources to make this year’s edition of Festival Kreol one of a kind.

Putting Seychelles Mission Lodge on ICOMOS map

International Cultural Tourism Committee Putting Seychelles Mission Lodge on ICOMOS map

Seychelles is proposing Mission Lodge, one of its heritage sites, as the venue of a workshop that will be organized in October 2015 by the International Cultural Tourism Committee (ICOMOS).

Seychelles to get its Sustainable Tourism Label recognized worldwide

Seychelles to get its Sustainable Tourism Label recognized worldwide

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture has pledged to spread the message to the world, “Seychelles has a label that promotes sustainable tourism.”

Reunion Island Tourism Ambassador nominated for Best Overseas Athlete of the year

Reunion Island Tourism Ambassador nominated for Best Overseas Athlete of the year

World Champion of the 2014 APB (Association of Professional Bodyboarding) event and champion of France 2014, the no. 1 French bodyboarder, Amaury Lavernhe, continues to ride the wave of ...

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