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ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES IN UNSCHEDULED LANDING AT ARUSHA MUNICIPAL FIELD

Unscheduled landing of a jet at Arusha airport prompts rumours and speculation ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES IN UNSCHEDULED LANDING AT ARUSHA MUNICIPAL FIELD

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

Information was just received from a regular airline source in Tanzania that Ethiopian Airlines apparently had an unscheduled landing of a B767-300ER at the Arusha Municipal Airport around 13.15 ...

Terrorism in Tanzania – tourists scared

United States condemns terror incidents in the tourist city of Arusha Terrorism in Tanzania – tourists scared

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Correspondent, reporting from Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - As more details about recent terror incidents in northern Tanzania’s tourist city of Arusha are flowing through the media, the United States of America has issued a ...

Bomb blast rocks northern Tanzania tourist city of Arusha again

bomb thrown at political election rally Bomb blast rocks northern Tanzania tourist city of Arusha again

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Correspondent, Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - A bomb blast which hit Tanzania’s northern tourist city of Arusha Saturday evening had raised an eyebrow over volatile security in Tanzania with a possibility of terrorists ...

Premier tourism fair opens in Tanzanian city of Arusha this weekend

marketing East Africa as a single tourist destination Premier tourism fair opens in Tanzanian city of Arusha this weekend

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Correspondent, Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - East Africa’s premier tourism fair, the Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair (KTTF), will be taking place in Tanzania’s northern tourist city of Arusha this weekend.

EAC Heads of State to formally open new Namanga-Arusha Highway

formal launch of highway linking Nairobi to Arusha EAC Heads of State to formally open new Namanga-Arusha Highway

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Part of the official program for the upcoming East African Community Head of State Summit in Nairobi will be the formal launch of the new highway, which is linking Nairobi, via Namanga, to ...

East Africa’s leading tourist town of Arusha elevated into autonomous city

The Geneva of Africa East Africa’s leading tourist town of Arusha elevated into autonomous city

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - Located at the center of Africa, Tanzania’s sprawling tourist town of Arusha has officially been elevated into a full-fledged city, boasting of its rich tourism and ideal ...

Pan-African tourism conference commences in Arusha

Pan-African Conference on Sustainable Tourism Management in National Parks and Protected Areas Pan-African tourism conference commences in Arusha

ARUSHA, Tanzania - Arusha is this week playing host to the first Pan-African Conference on Sustainable Tourism Management in National Parks and Protected Areas which has brought delegates from 50 ...

UNWTO Conference in Arusha to be opened by Tanzania Vice President

conference to map out a way forward for protected areas UNWTO Conference in Arusha to be opened by Tanzania Vice President

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - The tourism conference organized by the UN’s World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on sustainable tourism management in African national parks and protected areas in Arusha from October ...

Tanzania to host continental environment meeting

Arusha conference to be opened by Tanzania President Tanzania to host continental environment meeting

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - The 14th Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment will take place in Arusha between September 10-14 and will, according to information at hand, be officially opened ...

Arusha airport set to reopen

Work expected to finish mid-July Arusha airport set to reopen

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - The current repairs on Tanzania’s Arusha Municipal Airport runway are nearing the end, it was learned, when discussing the forthcoming Karibu Tourism and Travel Fair starting this ...

TATO fights to clean up its image

Changes date of Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair TATO fights to clean up its image

Adam Ihucha, eTN Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO), the owner of annual Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair (KTTF) is all out to clean its image following the rescheduling of the event.

Mwanza tourism stakeholders demand better infrastructure

Stakeholders work to promote tourism receipts Mwanza tourism stakeholders demand better infrastructure

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - According to a regular source from Arusha, tourism stakeholders met over the last weekend in Mwanza, Tanzania’s lakeside port town on Lake Victoria, to discuss the way forward of how to ...

UNWTO first Pan African conference on sustainable tourism set for Arusha

UNWTO Pan African Conference on Sustainable Tourism Management in National Parks and Protected Areas UNWTO first Pan African conference on sustainable tourism set for Arusha

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - The recently concluded ITB in Berlin brought good news for Tanzania the agreement has been reached between the United Nations World Tourism Organization and the Government of Tanzania to ...

Massive landslides block key safari route in Tanzania

One killed, one missing, several injured Massive landslides block key safari route in Tanzania

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - It was learned yesterday that a massive landslide cut off the main route between the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha at Mto Wa Mbu, the escarpment where the Lake Manyara ...

Arusha crash blamed on “inept air traffic control mechanism”

Plane not allowed to land Arusha crash blamed on “inept air traffic control mechanism”

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - The crash outside Kilimanjaro International Airport last Thursday night, in which the pilot was seriously injured and one apparent trainee pilot killed, has been attributed by aviation ...

Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair sold out

Arusha International Trade Show Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair sold out

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - The “safari capital of East Africa,” as Arusha is also known, is bracing for the influx of as many as 8,000 more visitors in early June, when the Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair, the ...

East African Community headquarters on course

New EAC Headquarters In Arusha East African Community headquarters on course

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - The construction of the new East African Community (EAC) headquarters in Arusha, near its present location at the International Conference Centre, is reportedly on course, with staff ...

Arusha hopes to benefit from "court tourism"

Will Gaddafi Cause A Travel Boom? Arusha hopes to benefit from "court tourism"

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - News broke overnight that the Arusha-based African Court of Justice and Human Rights in Tanzania has issued an order for Gaddafi and his bunch of goons to appear before court and defend ...

Fly 540 routes Kilimanjaro flights via Wilson

May Require Transit Visa Fly 540 routes Kilimanjaro flights via Wilson

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - In a sharpish departure from conventional wisdom and operating practices that scheduled regional flights beyond Kenya’s borders only depart from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Fly ...

Southern African tourism chiefs team up for partnerships

Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa Southern African tourism chiefs team up for partnerships

Apolinari Tairo, eTN

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Confirming to attend the long-awaited meeting of a leading tourism organization in Southern Africa, several high-profile tourism chiefs from the Southern African ...

Wife of Tanzania hotel owner disappears with cash

Runaway Wife Wife of Tanzania hotel owner disappears with cash

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - Drama ensued in Arusha, Tanzania, last week when the wife of the owner of several hotels reportedly disappeared with wads of cash taken from one of her husband’s businesses.

New Arusha-Musoma Road to route through Serengeti

Cuts Through Migration Routes New Arusha-Musoma Road to route through Serengeti

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

Information received from Arusha indicates that the government has at last made a decision as to the exact route of the new proposed road from Arusha to Musoma, bringing bad news to conservation ...

Arusha National Park welcomes local visitors

Tanzania Citizens Enjoy Special Package Arusha National Park welcomes local visitors

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

TANAPA, the managers of protected wildlife areas in Tanzania, put a special package for Tanzanian citizens on the market over the holiday period to bring added visitors numbers to the Arusha ...

KADCO shown the door

Kilimanjaro Airports Development Company KADCO shown the door

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

Reports from Arusha gave confirmation over the last weekend that the government has apparently terminated the management contract of the Kilimanjaro Airports Development Company, in short KADCO, ...

Controversy brewing over airport plans in Greater Serengeti

Serengeti National Park Controversy brewing over airport plans in Greater Serengeti

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

Old plans, brought down by committed conservationists and angry area residents a few years ago, seem to rear the ugly head again, as efforts to build a major airport in the Serengeti district ...

Drought puts wildlife in danger in Tanzania

Tanzanian Wildlife Drought puts wildlife in danger in Tanzania

Adam Ihucha, eTN Staff Writer

Arusha, Tanzania (eTN) – Drought in Tanzana’s northern highlands has reached deadly proportion, killing nearly 100 cattle in Longido and wildlife along the sprawling borderline of Kilimanjaro ...

Dar to confiscate aliens cattle encroaching into national parks

Tanzania Tourism Dar to confiscate aliens cattle encroaching into national parks

Adam Ihucha, eTN Staff Writer

Arusha, Tanzania (eTN) – Overwhelmed by the influx of hungry immigrant’s livestock in northern sprawling tourism circuit, the state has declared it will confiscate all aliens stocks ...

Recession taking its toll on Tanzania tourism as thousands of jobs get axed

Tanzania Tourism and Recession Recession taking its toll on Tanzania tourism as thousands of jobs get axed

Adam Ihucha, eTN Staff Writer

Arusha, Tanzania (eTN) - As the impact of the ongoing economic crisis hits Tanzania's fragile tourism industry, nearly 1,160 breadwinners have lost jobs.

Tanzania: New tourist facility opens in June

Snow Crest Hotel Tanzania: New tourist facility opens in June

Arusha — Arusha will have a brand new tourist hotel by mid next month, most likely with a difference.

Tanzania aiming to curve poaching

Tanzania aiming to curve poaching

Arusha, Tanzania (eTN) - Overwhelmed by an upsurge of game poaching, the Tanzania regime has announced to hire soldiers who undergo an extensive-two-years-military training under National Service ...

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