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The Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label

The Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label (SSTL) which is an initiative of the Government of Seychelles and is being implemented by its Ministry responsible for tourism has obtained Recognition ...

Seychelles President calls for new form of leadership

Seychelles President Faure, who is at his first appearance at an African Union (AU) meeting in his capacity as Head of State, pointed out the need for a new form of leadership.

Zambia's most important tourism platform

ZATEX, the Zambia Travel Expo, is expected to attract over 100 local, regional, and global exhibitors who will be showcasing their respective destinations.

African Union Summit: Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth

The Nelson Mandela plenary hall was full to capacity with delegates and special invitees coming to witness the important African Union Summit event.

South Africa's decision to permit sale of lion bones is "misguided and shameful"

South Africa is about to permit the export of lion bones to produce fake tiger wine but has given the public almost no time to object.

Kenya Wildlife Service makes all entry fees 'non cash'

The Kenya Wildlife Service over the weekend changed their payment policy and will, with immediate effect, only permit payment with a VISA Card, MPesa, a mobile money service or by bank deposit, ...

Zimbabwe Tourism Authority announces 2017 calendar of events

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority earlier today shared their present list of events for the year 2017 including milestones like the Sanganai / Hlanganani World Tourism Expo which is slotted in for ...

Africa should give Europe tourists, not migrants, a new approach by a new UNWTO? Tourism Minister Dr. Walter Mzembi has a vision for African tourism and the world

He wants to become the new top executive, the new Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Why would Kenya stop Emirates to fly a third daily flight to Nairobi?

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

Kenya needs tourists. Tourists would travel to Kenya on airlines. Why would Kenya stop a third daily wide body flight from Dubai to Nairobi?

Seychelles' Platte Island to get luxury hotel resort

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

Belgium-based global hotel group sets its eyes on Africa

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

New hotels in Kigali and Nairobi under the Park Inn brand, will before mid-2017, bring a Kampala property on line, although the company was coy in coming out with the brand name under which this ...

At least 28 killed in Magadishu hotel attack

At least 28 people were killed when Islamic terrorists attacked a hotel in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu earlier today.

Tanzania Tourist Board sets new international marketing drive in motion

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

Tanzania Tourist Board Chairman of the Board of Directors, Justice Thomas Mihayo, said his institution has targeted to attract tourists from emerging new markets from China, India, Russia, Turkey, ...

Zimbabwe Tourism welcomes new kid on the block

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

New flights to Zimbabwe are seen as key to bringing in more tourists to the country in general and Victoria Falls in particular, which remains the number one tourism attraction in terms of numbers ...

Careful where you light up that e-cig

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

"Many tourists still smoke, something many Ugandans also still do.

First they don't and now they do: JKIA expansion is on again

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome - eTN Africa

Information is emerging that the Kenya Airports Authority is negotiating for a $290 million loan from the World Bank/IFC to finance an expansion of facilities at East Africa's main aviation hub, ...

Fastjet expected to fly into calmer skies in 2017

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome - eTN Africa

The Board of Directors of Fastjet now formally approved the sale of a 28-percent stake to South Africa's Solenta Aviation.

Milestone year for Kenya Airways

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, etN Africa

On January 22, 1977, Kenya Airways was formed. By 1985, the airline acquired its first Airbus A310-300 aircraft.

New regional director named for Radisson Blu in Eastern Africa

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

Including Kampala, where no formal opening date has yet been set, nor has the final branding been confirmed - it was meanwhile established that it will not be operated under the Radisson Blu name ...

Tourism on thin ice in Mauritius after Prime Minister switch

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

In 1984 Mauritius' president named veteran politician Sir Anerood Jugnauth as prime minister, after the 84-year old won a landslide victory taking nearly three-quarters of seats in parliament.

Carlson Rezidor could make an entry into Kampala at the expense of Hilton

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome - eTN Africa

According to the latest reports, the hotel on Kampala's Nakasero Hill, long said to become the Kampala Hilton, is now being taken over by management of the Carlson Rezidor Group, very likely under ...

Selous Game Reserve: Famous for tourism and elephant poaching

Apoliinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

Covering 50,000 square kilometers, Selous Game Reserve has badly hit by poaching, losing almost 2,500 elephants per year, WWF Tanzania Country Office said.

Creole Cabaret series celebrated in Seychelles

The local press and TV stations were invited for the presentation of the three artists selected for this year’s Creole Cabaret series at the Avani Seychelles Resort.

Lack of funds leads to more delays at Dar es Salaam airport

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome - eTN Africa

Tanzania's Minister for Transport, Prof.

Seychelles Tourism closes year on a high note

Growth was recorded in several key emerging markets for Seychelles Tourism, such as China with 4%, and India, having surpassed the 10,000 mark finishing at 10,916 representing a 41% growth.

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