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Author: Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pope Francis proceeds in touring Southern Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- September 6, 2019

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

Control tightened on African elephant sales to zoos outside the continent

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- August 30, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- August 16, 2019

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

Southern African heads of state meet in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- August 16, 2019

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

Zanzibar targets to market itself as a single tourist destination

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

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

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

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

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

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

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- July 6, 2019

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

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

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- July 3, 2019

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

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

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

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

Air Tanzania set for South Africa flights

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

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

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

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

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

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

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 31, 2019

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

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

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 20, 2019

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

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 2, 2019

Tanzanian billionaire, philanthropist and media mogul, Reginald Mengi, has passed away Wednesday night in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Aged 75, ... Read More

Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 30, 2019

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

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

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2019

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

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 6, 2019

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

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

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 3, 2019

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

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

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

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