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eTN releases audio recording of Pres. Mugabe speech at UNWTO general assembly closing ceremony

Tourism Speech eTN releases audio recording of Pres. Mugabe speech at UNWTO general assembly closing ceremony

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

As part of the upcoming launch of eTN 2.0, to be held in Las Vegas at this year's edition of Routes Global Summit, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's speech during the closing ceremony of the ...

Taleb Rifai re-elected as UNWTO Secretary General

United Nations Tourism Taleb Rifai re-elected as UNWTO Secretary General

By Nelson Alcantara, editor-in-chief, eTN

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia (eTN) - Taleb Rifai was the lone candidate for the position of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary General, and by the organization's rules and ...

UNWTO's Twentieth General Assembly "unlike" any other in history

Unique Travel Events UNWTO's Twentieth General Assembly "unlike" any other in history

By Nelson Alcantara, editor-in-chief, eTN

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia (eTN) - This is the best-attended General Assembly in the history of the United Nations World Tourism Organizations (UNWTO), said Taleb Rifai when he addressed the media at the ...

New airport tax in Zambia

ZAMBIA travel and tourism New airport tax in Zambia

By Robin Pope

National Airports Corporation has introduced an Infrastructure and Development charge in Zambia which is effective immediately.

Proflight Zambia hits the high notes

Airline unveils exciting musical and celebrity collaboration Proflight Zambia hits the high notes

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Proflight Zambia has teamed up with the country’s hottest musical and celebrity talent to bring the fun into air travel.

Kenya Airways celebrates new flights to Livingstone, Zambia

Airline holds cocktail party Kenya Airways celebrates new flights to Livingstone, Zambia

By Gill Staden, eTN Correspondent, Zambia

ZAMBIA - During the week, Kenya Airways held a cocktail party to celebrate their new flights to Livingstone. The party was on the lawns at the Zambezi Sun.

Proflight Zambia celebrates first international flight

Airline launches inaugural cross-border service Proflight Zambia celebrates first international flight

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Champagne celebrations marked the launch of Proflight Zambia’s first international scheduled air service yesterday (June 4) from Lusaka to Lilongwe.

International Socrates Award conferred on Vice Chancellor of LIUTEBM University Dr. Patrick K. Kalifungwa

21st Century Leaders by the European Business Assembly International Socrates Award conferred on Vice Chancellor of LIUTEBM University Dr. Patrick K. Kalifungwa

LUSAKA, Zambia - The Board and Council Chairman of Livingstone International University of Tourism Excellence and Business Management (LIUTEBM), Professor Mutale Chanda, wishes to announce that at ...

Put Foot Rally ready to take off in South Africa

greatest social rally on the face of the Earth Put Foot Rally ready to take off in South Africa

By Gill Staden, eTN Correspondent, Africa

(eTN) - "The greatest social rally on the face of the Earth" kicks off from the shadow of the great mountain in Cape Town!

Proflight Zambia flies orphaned hippo to safety

Airline’s unusual passenger takes to the skies Proflight Zambia flies orphaned hippo to safety

Proflight Zambia welcomed an unusual passenger on board its aircraft last week in the form of Douglina, a 120 kg hippo calf.

Proflight Zambia’s B737 makes maiden flight to Livingstone

VIPs and celebrities help airline welcome its new plane Proflight Zambia’s B737 makes maiden flight to Livingstone

Proflight Zambia’s 105-seat Boeing 737-200 aircraft made its maiden flight to Livingstone on May 15, with VIP and celebrity passengers helping the airline celebrate the introduction of its new ...

Walking with the lions

Zambia tourism Walking with the lions

Zambia is fully engaged in the rehabilitation and subsequent release of lions back into the wild.

Zimbabwe and Zambia to co-host World Tourism Organization General Assembly

UN World Tourism Organization meeting Zimbabwe and Zambia to co-host World Tourism Organization General Assembly

It has been confirmed by the UNWTO that Zimbabwe and Zambia will co-host the 20th session of the General Assembly of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) from August 24-29 this year in their ...

Zambia follows in Seychelles’ footsteps and presents inaugural culture event

Africa tourism Zambia follows in Seychelles’ footsteps and presents inaugural culture event

Seychelles’ success of the annual Indian Ocean Vanilla Island’s “Carnaval International de Victoria” was closely watched by many of its international partners.

New airline for Zambia

Mukuba Airlines to launch this year New airline for Zambia

By Gill Staden, eTN Zambia

ZAMBIA (eTN) - A new airline is starting up in Zambia. This is exciting news as, at the moment, only Proflight offers flights within Zambia, and a little competition is always a good thing.

Zambia’s great Zambezi River offers fantastic tourist activities

From white water rafting to fly fishing and more Zambia’s great Zambezi River offers fantastic tourist activities

By eTN Staff Writer

ZAMBIA (eTN) - The beauty of Zambia’s great Zambezi River attracts tourists from all over the world for a myriad of water activities.

Ethiopian Airlines announces expansion in Africa

New Service to Blantyre, Malawi and Ndola in Zambia Ethiopian Airlines announces expansion in Africa

WASHINGTON, DC – Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, announced further expansion of its unparalleled service to the continent with new flights to Blantyre, Malawi, and ...

IIPT Consortium of Collaborating Universities to be housed at Livingstone International University

peace through tourism IIPT Consortium of Collaborating Universities to be housed at Livingstone International University

STOWE, Vermont, & LUSAKA, Zambia – The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) announced today that its newly-formed IIPT Consortium of Collaborating Universities (IIPT – ...

Seychelles welcomes Zambia for first time to annual carnival

Carnaval International de Victoria Seychelles welcomes Zambia for first time to annual carnival

Zambia has confirmed that they will be represented at the coming Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles this coming weekend from February 8-10.

Spain provides backdrop for meeting between Tourism Ministers for Seychelles and Zambia

tourism heads discuss carnaval international de victoria Spain provides backdrop for meeting between Tourism Ministers for Seychelles and Zambia

Minister Sylvia Masebo M.P., the Zambian Minister of Tourism and Arts, and Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, used their working visit to Spain and met ...

Zambia Wildlife Authority Director General relieved of his duties

Minister of Tourism cleans house Zambia Wildlife Authority Director General relieved of his duties

By Gill Staden, etn Zambia

In reports in the media this week, we were informed that Sylvia Masebo, Minister of Tourism, has dropped the Director General, Edwin Matokwani, and four directors from the Zambia Wildlife ...

Zambia Olympic Youth Development Centre hosts 2000 athletes from 12 countries

Zone Six-Under 20 Games featured in Lusaka Zambia Olympic Youth Development Centre hosts 2000 athletes from 12 countries

By eTN Staff Writer

(eTN) - The young legacy of the Olympic Youth Development Centre in Lusaka, Zambia, continues to build as it presented the Zone Six Under-20 Games this month for Zambia’s youth, as well as 2,000 ...

Zambia and Zimbabwe counting the days to UNWTO

Daily countdown Zambia and Zimbabwe counting the days to UNWTO

By Gill Staden, eTN Zambia

(eTN) - Every day on Zambezi FM Radio in Livingstone, Zambia, the announcer tells us how many days there are before the UNWTO Assembly to be jointly hosted by Livingstone and Victoria Falls Town ...

Zambia ready to host UNWTO General Assembly next year

UNWTO satisfied with inspections Zambia ready to host UNWTO General Assembly next year

By Apolinari Tairo, eTN Zambia

ZAMBIA (eTN) - Less than twelve months before the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly takes place in the Southern African states of Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Zambian government ...

Kenya Airways adds Johannesburg flights

While losing Lilongwe, Malawi and Lusaka, Zambia rights Kenya Airways adds Johannesburg flights

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - The Pride of Africa, Kenya Airways, is set to significantly increase flights between Kenya and South Africa from December onwards, when one of the airline’s recently-acquired Embraer ...

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