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Tanzania establishes new tourism and diplomatic unit

Tanzania Police Force Tanzania establishes new tourism and diplomatic unit

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Correspondent, Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - To ensure security and diplomatic support to foreign visitors and tourists visiting Tanzania, the Tanzania Police Force has established a special unit charged to take care of the ...

Road to Tanzanian border at Lunga Lunga cut by flood water damage

tourist resorts along Diani Beach not affected Road to Tanzanian border at Lunga Lunga cut by flood water damage

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, reporting from Africa

Reports have emerged from the Kenyan coast that a key road link between Mombasa and the Tanzanian border at Lunga Lunga has been disrupted, following biblical rainfalls which caused several ...

Tanzania appoints three Goodwill Tourism Ambassadors in the United States

Promoting Africa as a tourist destination Tanzania appoints three Goodwill Tourism Ambassadors in the United States

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Correspondent

TANZANIA (eTN) - In an effort to promote Tanzania as an African tourist destination in the United States, the Tanzanian Minister for Tourism, Mr.

Tanzania tourism set for parliamentary debate this week

growing African destination Tanzania tourism set for parliamentary debate this week

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

The Tanzania’s tourism is set for parliamentary debate mid-this week, at the time this growing African destination is facing challenges in tourism marketing campaigns shouldered by budgetary ...

China eyes Tanzania’s tourism

Wooing Chinese tourists to Tanzania China eyes Tanzania’s tourism

Apolinari Tario, eTN Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - During the recent visit to Tanzania by the Chinese President Xi Jinping, China has expressed its keen interest to invest in Tanzania’s fast-growing tourism industry, taking ...

Africa set for milestone tourism events this year

attracting an international travel and tourism audience Africa set for milestone tourism events this year

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - Come the year 2013, African tourism is set to observe milestone events that will take place in various African cities to attract an international travel and tourism audience.

MV Liemba’s fate in balance as Tanzania fails to respond to rescue offer

Promoting promote Lake Tanganyika for tourism MV Liemba’s fate in balance as Tanzania fails to respond to rescue offer

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Tourism stakeholders, keen to promote Lake Tanganyika as an additional natural resource area beyond the traditional national parks and coastal beaches, have expressed dismay over reports ...

Lack of board appointments for East Africa tourism parastatals cause of more dissent

Editorial Lack of board appointments for East Africa tourism parastatals cause of more dissent

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - The absence of substantive boards of directors at the newly-created East Africa tourism parastatals is said to be a further cause of growing dissent within the tourism industry and between ...

Tourism marketing strategy targets key European tourist sources

Making Tanzania tourist-friendly Tourism marketing strategy targets key European tourist sources

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - Tanzania’s just-released International Tourism Marketing Strategy has targeted four European travel markets during the forthcoming five years, while emerging news markets of ...

Tanzania launches international tourism marketing strategy

Minister for Tourism unveils strategy to increase market share Tanzania launches international tourism marketing strategy

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - In a milestone history of tourism promotion partnerships, the Tanzania Tourist Board has launched an international tourism marketing strategy that will place this African nation ...

Tanzania eyes Egyptian tourists through media familiarization tour

targets Egypt as a source tourism market Tanzania eyes Egyptian tourists through media familiarization tour

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - Looking to attract tourists from the Arabic and the Mediterranean markets, Tanzania has invited journalists from leading media houses in Egypt to visit and get acquainted with its ...

Invest in Tanzania tourism at your own risk

Foreign investor speaks out Invest in Tanzania tourism at your own risk

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Citing the ongoing saga over the Lupita Lodge’s owners, who according to the latest information are now also being hounded by the Tanzania Revenue Authority after earlier attempts to ...

Tourist parks target local communities in Tanzania through tourism gains

Tourism benefits initiative Tourist parks target local communities in Tanzania through tourism gains

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - Through tourist benefit-sharing initiatives, Tanzania wildlife parks management is looking at social benefits to the local communities neighboring nature-protected areas through ...

Tanzania tourism set for parliamentary discussion this weekend

Sustainable Tourism Management in National Parks and Protected Areas Tanzania tourism set for parliamentary discussion this weekend

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - The Tanzanian parliament is set to discuss the annual budget for the Ministry of Tourism this week, ahead of the first Pan African Conference on Sustainable Tourism Management in ...

Tanzania set to clear all buildings inside the 60-meter shoreline limit

ban on coastline construction Tanzania set to clear all buildings inside the 60-meter shoreline limit

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Information has come to light that the Tanzanian government seems set to implement a ban on coastline construction and has pledged the removal of all buildings, houses, and apparently even ...

Killers of Dutch tourist arrested in Tanzania

travel items recovered Killers of Dutch tourist arrested in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) – A few days after a grisly attack and killing of a Dutch tourist outside Tanzania’s famous Serengeti National Park in the northern tourist circuit, scores of suspects have been ...

Tanzania ministerial statement seeks to reassure tourism industry

Blames international media for overstating the situation Tanzania ministerial statement seeks to reassure tourism industry

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Tanzania’s recently-appointed Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Khamis Kagesheki, yesterday issued his media statement to the situation on Zanzibar, where violence swept the ...

Snow adorns the crown of Kilimanjaro

Most tourist-attractive site in Tanzania Snow adorns the crown of Kilimanjaro

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN ) - Constituting the highest mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro is slowly building up its snow cover, allaying the fears of prominent scientists who had predicted witnessing the ...

New Tourism Minister pledges to cleanse Tanzania's tarnished image

Kagesheki gets handover report from sacked predecessor New Tourism Minister pledges to cleanse Tanzania's tarnished image

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Disgraced former Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism Ezekiel Maige had to return one last time to the ministry he brought into disrepute, in the end costing him his job, when he had ...

New rules for Tanzania tour guides aimed to improve quality

Tanzania tours guides must get licensed New rules for Tanzania tour guides aimed to improve quality

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Uganda

(eTN) - Under a recently launched new set of regulations, it will become mandatory for tour guides in Tanzania to register and get licensed by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism.

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 ...

Tanzania's foreign missions set for aggressive tourism promotion

Envoys appointed to represent Tanzania Tanzania's foreign missions set for aggressive tourism promotion

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - Through its newly-introduced economic diplomacy policy, Tanzania foreign missions in tourist market sources of Africa, Europe, America, and Asia had set up strategies that would ...

Fabulous Kilimanjaro Marathon kicks off with a decade history

Promoting tourism in Tanzania Fabulous Kilimanjaro Marathon kicks off with a decade history

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

Come Sunday, February 26, just two weeks from now, thousands of runners and spectators from sporting, travel, and tourism backgrounds will observe the fabulous annual Kilimanjaro Marathon.

Tanzania Ambassador to the US organizes a leisure safari

US now the largest tourism market for Tanzania Tanzania Ambassador to the US organizes a leisure safari

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - In a move to encourage more American tourists and investors, Tanzania's Ambassador to the United States, Mwanaidi Maajar, has tailored a “Discover Tanzania VIP Safari” for a ...

VAT refunds for tourists due to commence January 2012

Good news from Tanzania for tourists VAT refunds for tourists due to commence January 2012

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - A regular source from Dar es Salaam has provisionally confirmed that the long-awaited VAT (Value Added Tax) refunds for tourists on departure from either Julius Nyerere International ...

Tanzania marks 50 years of wildlife conservation and tourism development

African destination feature Tanzania marks 50 years of wildlife conservation and tourism development

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - From a single national park in 1961, Tanzania is marking 50 years of independence, with well-established and full-fledged protected 15 national parks, rich with wildlife and ...

Don’t cheat the tax man, Tanzania Minister advises tour operators

Tour Operators voice grievances Don’t cheat the tax man, Tanzania Minister advises tour operators

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Tanzania’s Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Ezekiel Maige, attended a meeting last weekend of the Kilimanjaro Tour Operators Association in Moshi to interact with the private ...

Tanzania security on alert over terrorist insurgency

Police working to protect tourists and residents Tanzania security on alert over terrorist insurgency

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - Following recent Somali terrorist threats to Kenyan tourist beaches along the Indian Ocean coast with grenade blasts in Nairobi, Tanzania has beefed up security in territorial ...

National College of Tourism formally opened in Tanzania

Hospitality and tourism courses National College of Tourism formally opened in Tanzania

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - The Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism last week officially opened the country’s first National College for Tourism, a long-awaited institution to teach relevant hospitality and ...

Tanzania launches its own World Heritage Committee

Promoting UNESCO sites Tanzania launches its own World Heritage Committee

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - The Tanzania Minister for Education and Vocational Training, and notably not the Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism, earlier this week launched a 7-member national "World Heritage ...

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