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Author: Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania

Zanzibar island set to attract international hotel investments

Zanzibar island set to attract international hotel investments

The Zanzibar government is courting international hotel investors to capture the island’s fast-growing tourism industry, looking to raise the ... Read More

Kenya lobbies for hosting UNWTO General Assembly

Kenya lobbies for hosting UNWTO General Assembly

Kenya has intensified lobbying to win the bid to host the 24th edition of the UN World Tourism Organization ... Read More

Pope Francis proceeds in touring Southern Africa

Pope Francis proceeds in touring Southern Africa

With excitement, hundreds of thousands of Catholics and other Christians in Mozambique and neighbouring states in Southern Africa have ... Read More

Control tightened on African elephant sales to zoos outside the continent

Control tightened on African elephant sales to zoos outside the continent

Elephants exported from Africa to zoos outside the continent will be under control of the global wildlife conservation organizations ... Read More

Protests erupt in Dar es Salaam over Air Tanzania plane impounded by South African court

Protests erupt in Dar es Salaam over Air Tanzania plane impounded by South African court

Anti-riot police in Tanzanian commercial capital Dar es Salaam is holding three people accused of organizing demonstration at the ... Read More

Southern African states want US, EU and UK sanctions against Zimbabwe lifted

Southern African states want US, EU and UK sanctions against Zimbabwe lifted

Heads of state from member countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are looking to rescue Zimbabwe from ... Read More

Southern African heads of state meet in Tanzania

Southern African heads of state meet in Tanzania

Leaders from the Southern African region are meeting in Tanzanian commercial city of Dar es Salaam this weekend for ... Read More

Zanzibar targets to market itself as a single tourist destination

Zanzibar targets to market itself as a single tourist destination

Looking to position itself as a tourist destination in East Africa, Zanzibar is now looking to create a tourist ... Read More

Tanzania President directs the split of Selous Game Reserve to form new National Park

Tanzania President directs the split of Selous Game Reserve to form new National Park

Tanzanian President John Magufuli had directed his government’s wildlife conservation authorities to split Selous Game Reserve to form a ... Read More

Rovos Rail’s Pride of Africa left Cape Town for first-ever epic journey to Lobito

Rovos Rail’s Pride of Africa left Cape Town for first-ever epic journey to Lobito

Under its plans to connect Africa through vintage tourist journeys, Rovos Rail train, the Pride of Africa is now ... Read More

Olduvai Gorge: Marking the 60 years of the discovery of the skull of Early Man

Olduvai Gorge: Marking the 60 years of the discovery of the skull of Early Man

For many years, we have been trying to solve a big question about our origin or the origin of ... Read More

African Tourism: What it takes for a woman to make it

African Tourism: What it takes for a woman to make it

Zainab Ansell stole her way to become the leading woman tourism entrepreneur in the male-dominated tourism industry in Tanzania ... Read More

Air Tanzania set for South Africa flights

Air Tanzania set for South Africa flights

Looking to attract South African tourists and other business travelers, the state-owned Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) is set ... Read More

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Famous German conservationist Professor Bernhard Grzimek and his son Michael made a milestone development in the conservation of wildlife ... Read More

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Tourists and foreign visitors traveling to Tanzania are advised not to carry with them plastic bags on arrival at ... Read More

Tanzania’s oldest beach hotel to undergo major facelift before upgrading to 5-star status

Tanzania’s oldest beach hotel to undergo major facelift before upgrading to 5-star status

Indian Ocean’s Kunduchi Beach Hotel in Tanzania’s capital Dar es Salaam will undergo a major facelift to upgrade it ... Read More

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Tanzanian billionaire, philanthropist and media mogul, Reginald Mengi, has passed away Wednesday night in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Aged ... Read More

Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels

Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels

The Tanzania government once again warned investors over a possible re-possession of poorly-performing hotels and lodges in northern Tanzania ... Read More

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Three Eastern African nations have emerged among the top ten fastest-growing destinations for tourism in the world. The 2019 ... Read More

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

Wildlife is the leading tourist attraction and source of tourist revenue in Africa other than rich historical and cultural ... Read More

Pope Francis appoints Tanzanian prelate to represent the Vatican in New Zealand

Pope Francis appoints Tanzanian prelate to represent the Vatican in New Zealand

Pope Francis has appointed the Tanzanian born prelate, Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa, as Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand and Apostolic ... Read More

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

After a successful and the first international tourism show held in Zanzibar last year, now the Indian Ocean Island ... Read More

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West  journey in Africa.

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West journey in Africa.

Come July this year, Rovos Rail is set to connect Africa from the Indian Ocean on the East to ... Read More

Government of Tanzania plan to rebrand the Tourist Board

Government of Tanzania plan to rebrand the Tourist Board

Tanzanian government is planning to re-brand the Tanzania Tourist Board as to equip it with better working tools and ... Read More

German parliament discuss the future of Selous – largest wildlife park in Africa

German parliament discuss the future of Selous – largest wildlife park in Africa

The Germany parliament, the Bundestag, has raised concerns over the future of the Selous Game Reserve, the largest wildlife ... Read More

Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists

Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists

Kenya has set its tourism marketing sights on India and Spain, seeking to attract the new markets in Asia ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, ... Read More

Ghana welcomes back people of African origin this year

Ghana welcomes back people of African origin this year

Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo has designated the year 2019. Read More

Tanzania targets Chinese tourist market

Tanzania targets Chinese tourist market

Tanzania is now targeting China as a new and an upcoming lucrative tourist market source in South East Asia ... Read More

Spending Christmas in Kilimanjaro, down of the Roof of Africa

Spending Christmas in Kilimanjaro, down of the Roof of Africa

Spending Christmas and New Year holidays on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro is such a thrilling moment now pulling ... Read More