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African Development Bank to provide Response Facility for COVID-19 Pandemic
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African Development Bank to provide Response Facility for COVID-19 Pandemic

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2020

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has created a COVID-19 Response Facility to African countries targeting to assist the regional ... Read More

COVID-19 Pandemic: No Time for Fiscal Distancing
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COVID-19 Pandemic: No Time for Fiscal Distancing

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 8, 2020

Africa is now facing challenging times and difficult days with almost all nations within the continent working to contain then ... Read More

Mkomazi Wildlife Park turns into rhino tourism sanctuary
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Mkomazi Wildlife Park turns into rhino tourism sanctuary

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2020

Overlooking Mount Kilimanjaro to the north and Tsavo West National Park in Kenya in the east, the lesser-known Mkomazi National ... Read More

The Right Way to Triumph over COVID-19
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The Right Way to Triumph over COVID-19

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2020

In early 2020, the sudden outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus hit China and spread around the world. With its rapid ... Read More

Kenya curfew: COVID-19 coronavirus forces night curfew 
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Kenya curfew: COVID-19 coronavirus forces night curfew 

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 28, 2020

A Kenya curfew has been imposed by Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta who imposed the 10-hour night movement curfew to protect ... Read More

East Africa hotels too expensive for mandatory tourist COVID-19 quarantine
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East Africa hotels too expensive for mandatory tourist COVID-19 quarantine

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 27, 2020

Tourist hotels in East Africa are too expensive for tourists and business travelers who are required by regional states to ... Read More

Zanzibar bans tourist charter flights, closes all tourist hotels
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Zanzibar bans tourist charter flights, closes all tourist hotels

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 21, 2020

Indian Ocean tourist island of Zanzibar has restricted tourist charter flights carrying visitors to the island, then announced the shutting ... Read More

Kenya and Tanzania report sharp drop in hotel occupancy
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Kenya and Tanzania report sharp drop in hotel occupancy

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 20, 2020

Kenya and Tanzania are registering a sharp drop in toruist hotel occupancy after suspension of Kenya Airways' flights to key ... Read More

Tanzania COVID-19: Health Ministry confirms first case of coronavirus
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Tanzania COVID-19: Health Ministry confirms first case of coronavirus

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 16, 2020

Less than a week after member states of the East African Community cleared the air over the presence of the ... Read More

How Will New German Ambassador push Tanzania tourism?
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How Will New German Ambassador push Tanzania tourism?

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 10, 2020

Ranking among the leading European tourist market and tourism investment source to the East Africa, Germany is now strengthening its ... Read More

African Tourism Board promotes joint tourism promotion
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African Tourism Board promotes joint tourism promotion

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 6, 2020

Looking to promote Africa as the tourist destination of choice in the world, the African Tourism Board (ATB) is working ... Read More

Zambia tourism businesswoman scoops prestigious award in India
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Zambia tourism businesswoman scoops prestigious award in India

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 29, 2020

Zambia tourism businesswoman Tecla Ngwenya has scooped the 2020 Woman Super Achievers Award for her outstanding participation and excellency in ... Read More

African Tourism Board President: African tourism is one
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African Tourism Board President: African tourism is one

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 22, 2020

Looking to bring Africa together in the tourism industry, the African Tourism Board (ATB) is now working closely to encourage ... Read More

African Tourism Board supports diversification of tourist products in Africa
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African Tourism Board supports diversification of tourist products in Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 15, 2020

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is looking to cooperate with African countries to develop beach tourism, marine tourist resources and ... Read More

Embassies to help market African Tourism
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Embassies to help market African Tourism

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 12, 2020

Setting new plans and strategies to market African tourism within and outside the continent, the African Tourism Board (ATB) is ... Read More

African Tourism Board Chairman met key ministers in Tanzania
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African Tourism Board Chairman met key ministers in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 10, 2020

Looking to unite the African continent through tourism, the African Tourism Board (ATB) Chairman Mr. Cuthbert Ncube had met and ... Read More

African Tourism Board Chairman addresses tourism gathering in Tanzania
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African Tourism Board Chairman addresses tourism gathering in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 8, 2020

Looking at Africa as a single tourist destination, African Tourism Board (ATB) Chairman Cuthbert Ncube said concerted efforts 'seriously needed' ... Read More

African Tourism Board Chairman to speak at domestic tourism exhibition in Tanzania
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African Tourism Board Chairman to speak at domestic tourism exhibition in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 6, 2020

The African Tourism Board (ATB) Chairman Mr. Cuthbert Ncube is all set to speak at the premier domestic tourism exhibition, ... Read More

Newly-established “Serengeti of Southern Tanzania”
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Newly-established “Serengeti of Southern Tanzania”

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 5, 2020

It is no wonder that traversing through the legendary and mighty Nyerere National Park is a lifelong and memorable event ... Read More

Africa looks to Jamaica for tourism guidance and diplomacy
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Africa looks to Jamaica for tourism guidance and diplomacy

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 31, 2020

Jamaica is strengthening its diplomatic relations with African countries, taking tourism to the top of the agenda among key areas ... Read More

Zanzibar aims to attract more tourists with new hotels
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Zanzibar aims to attract more tourists with new hotels

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 24, 2020

Aiming to become a leading tourist destination on the Eastern Coast of the Indian Ocean, Zanzibar is now working to ... Read More

Africa wildlife and nature conservation icon passes away
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Africa wildlife and nature conservation icon passes away

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 22, 2020

From Germany to Africa, Professor Dr. Markus Borner had spent about 4 decades working on wildlife conservation and nature in ... Read More

South Africa’s largest hotel chain quits Kenyan safari market
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South Africa’s largest hotel chain quits Kenyan safari market

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 18, 2020

Come the end of January, South African hotel chain, Tsogo Sun Hotels, is set to close its property in Kenyan ... Read More

Africa Hotel Investment Forum set for 2 events in Africa this year
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Africa Hotel Investment Forum set for 2 events in Africa this year

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 16, 2020

Africa's premier hotel investment gathering, the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) is expected to take place in 2 African cities ... Read More

Germany extends financial support for wildlife conservation in Tanzania
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Germany extends financial support for wildlife conservation in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 28, 2019

Marking sixty years anniversary of Tanzania National Parks, Germany government has committed to support the newly established five parks for ... Read More

Israel tourists target Africa for travel holidays
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Israel tourists target Africa for travel holidays

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 27, 2019

A group comprised of 455 Israel tourists arrived in Northern Tanzania last week for Christmas and New Year festivals. At ... Read More

National Parks mark sixty years of conservation success in Tanzania
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National Parks mark sixty years of conservation success in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 22, 2019

Sixty years ago, famous German wildlife conservationist and zoologist Professor Bernhard Grzimek and his son Michael proposed the formation of ... Read More

Spending the Holidays on Mount Kilimanjaro
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Spending the Holidays on Mount Kilimanjaro

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 21, 2019

Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, pulls crowds of tourists within Africa and from all around the globe during ... Read More

Largest national park in East Africa set in Tanzania
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Largest national park in East Africa set in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 5, 2019

The President of Tanzania has signed into a law a proposal endorsed by the Tanzanian parliament to establish the largest ... Read More

60 years later: Ngorongoro Conservation Area Shall Not Die
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60 years later: Ngorongoro Conservation Area Shall Not Die

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- November 25, 2019

Famous German conservationist Professor Bernhard Grzimek and his son Michael camped in the present Ngorongoro Conservation Area in northern Tanzania ... Read More

Trump nominates new American Ambassador to Tanzania: Spearheading tourism
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Trump nominates new American Ambassador to Tanzania: Spearheading tourism

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- November 23, 2019

United States President Donald Trump named then nominated a new Ambassador to Tanzania, after nearly 3 years of the US ... Read More

Tanzania tourism exhibition for the new generation: SITE
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Tanzania tourism exhibition for the new generation: SITE

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- October 19, 2019

The fifth edition of Tanzania’s Swahili International Tourism Expo (SITE) opened today with a high level of participation of tourism ... Read More

Tanzania records increased number of wild animal attacks on humans
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Tanzania records increased number of wild animal attacks on humans

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- September 28, 2019

Tanzania’s two-year anti-poaching program has registered mixed results with a spike of a quick increase in wildlife populations in protected ... Read More

American tourist dies underwater at Tanzania’s Pemba Island
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American tourist dies underwater at Tanzania’s Pemba Island

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- September 24, 2019

An American tourist, Steven Weber, died while diving underwater at Manta Resort in Zanzibar’s twin island of Pemba. The US ... Read More

Zanzibar island set to attract international hotel investments
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Zanzibar island set to attract international hotel investments

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- September 14, 2019

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

Kenya lobbies for hosting UNWTO General Assembly
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Kenya lobbies for hosting UNWTO General Assembly

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- September 13, 2019

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