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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.

Rwanda's Akagera National Park prepares for the return of the rhinos


Akagera National Park in Rwanda, was in the news two years ago when a lion relocation from South Africa brought these predators back.

The father of nation passed away: Sir James Mancham, Founding president of the Seychelles Seychelles: An island nation in disbelief

The Hon.Danny Faure, President of the Republic of the Seychelles, regrets to announce the passing of founding President Sir James Richard Mancham, who passed away peacefully in his sleep at his ...

Fastjet Tanzania and Zimbabwe back to ontime performance

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

Operating as two airlines in Tanzania and Zimbabwe, Fastjet PLC, has released their monthly punctuality rate for December 2016.

Tanzania President on Air Tanzania: Stop ticket fraud

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

Tanzania President Magufuli put an enormous pressure on Air Tanzania to part with the old ways and become a more efficient corporate entity, has taken steps to eliminate ticket fraud.

Sir James Mancham died Seychelles Founding President passed away

eTurboNews has received word that Founding President of the Seychelles, Sir James R. Mancham, has passed away.

Donald Trump getting considerable support to work outside the established system Seychelles Founding President focuses on his current country's national assembly

James R. Mancham, founding president Seychelles

Speaking to the press soon after his two-hour budget address on Friday 9th December, 2016 in the National Assembly, the Minister for Finance, Trade and Economic Planning, Dr.

Changes happening with Rwanda Civil Aviation

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

Changes are happening that will bring Rwanda in line with best global practice on how regulation and business interests must be separated, something which has happened in Kenya before, also in ...

Seychelles tourism bids a fond farewell to former minister St.Ange

hrough a gathering hosted by Avani resort at Barbarons in Seychelles, the former tourism, civil aviation, ports and marine minister Alain St.Ange was recognized and thanked for his hard work and ...

Former Seychelles tourism minister goes out with a bang Seychelles: 304.149 visitors put the icing on Alain St. Ange's farewell cake

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

Information has just emerged from the paradise islands of the Seychelles that the year 2016 ended on a high note with 304.149 visitors recorded entering the archipelago over the period January to ...

Aircraft in Tanzania catches on fire

A Cessna C406 is said to have suffered a fire, following a failed attempt to take off from the strip, and neither the airline nor the Tanzanian accident investigations unit, nor the Tanzanian ...

Formal launch of candidature of Zimbabwe's Minister of Tourism and the Hospitality Industry for UNWTO Secretary General

Unanimously endorsed by African Heads of State and Government at the AU Summit held in Kigali, Rwanda, in July, 2016, Hon. Dr.

Hilton to open its first hotel in Casablanca

Hilton has signed a management agreement with Group Sadiki to open its first hotel in Casablanca.

Kenya Airways restructuring on course

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome - eTN Africa

Kenya Airways' Chairman Michael Joseph earlier today went to State House in Nairobi to brief President Uhuru Kenyatta on progress made to restructure the national airline and return it to ...

When minors travel to South Africa

The South African government just made it a bit easier to gather those documents needed when a minor is traveling to its country.

Key economic summit opts for Kenya as host country

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome - eTN Africa

The Islamic Economy has seen a tremendous increase in recent years transcending its traditional geographic boundaries and its entrance into East Africa could giva a major boost to the region’s ...

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