Category: Somalia travel news

Somalia travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Somalia. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Somalia. Mogadishu Travel information. Somalia, officially the Federal Republic of Somalia is a sovereign country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Guardafui Channel and Somali Sea to the east, and Kenya to the southwest.

Al-Qaeda Terror Attack on Elite Hotel kills 16, injured 28
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Al-Qaeda Terror Attack on Elite Hotel kills 16, injured 28

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 17, 2020

The Elite Hotel in Somalia is a luxury beach resort hotel in the capital city of Mogadishu. Today 16 people ... Read More

76 people killed in Mogadishu terror attack
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76 people killed in Mogadishu terror attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2019

At least seventy six people, mostly civilians, were killed and at least 90 were wounded in Somalia's capital city of ... Read More

Heavy gunfire and casualties: Armed terrorists storm luxury hotel in Mogadishu
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Heavy gunfire and casualties: Armed terrorists storm luxury hotel in Mogadishu

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

A band of heavily-armed terrorists, claiming to be a part of Somalia-based Islamist group Al-Shabab, are storming the SYL Hotel ... Read More

26 killed, over 30 wounded in Somali hotel terror attack
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26 killed, over 30 wounded in Somali hotel terror attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 13, 2019

Somali authorities say they have stopped an attack claimed by jihadist group Al-Shabaab on popular hotel in the Somalia's port ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines launches flights to Garowe, Somalia
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Ethiopian Airlines launches flights to Garowe, Somalia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 28, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines Group announced the launch of its flight to Garowe, Somalia, via Bossaso, Somalia effective 15 July 2019. The ... Read More

17 people killed in suicide bomb attack on Mogadishu’s luxury Hotel Safari
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17 people killed in suicide bomb attack on Mogadishu’s luxury Hotel Safari

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 9, 2018

At least 17 people were killed when suicide attackers set off two car bombs at a hotel near the headquarters ... Read More

Ethiopian airlines reinstates Mogadishu flights
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Ethiopian airlines reinstates Mogadishu flights

editor editor- October 16, 2018

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified 4 Star global airline, is pleased to announce the ... Read More

Flights from Addis Ababa to Mogadishu resumed by Star Alliance Carrier
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Flights from Addis Ababa to Mogadishu resumed by Star Alliance Carrier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 15, 2018

Addis Ababa and Mogadishu will be connecting Ethiopia with Somalia again as of November by Star Alliance Carrier Ethiopian Airlines. Read More

Latest Africa hotel in Somaliland to open with soaring spirit
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Latest Africa hotel in Somaliland to open with soaring spirit

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- October 5, 2018

One of India’s hospitality companies has unveiled its plan to open a hotel in Hargeisa, the capital city of Somaliland. ... Read More

AIRBNB speaks out on Supreme Court decision on US travel ban
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AIRBNB speaks out on Supreme Court decision on US travel ban

editor editor- June 27, 2018

Today, the US Supreme Court decided to uphold the travel ban designed by the Trump administration. The ban restricts nationals ... Read More

Looking at the African Tourism Board with members in 26 countries
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Looking at the African Tourism Board with members in 26 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2018

The African Tourism Board is a public-private partnership with one strong message. This message is to tell the world that Africa ... Read More

Restarting Somali Tourism:  UNWTO  discussion at World Conference on Tourism and Culture Oman
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Restarting Somali Tourism: UNWTO discussion at World Conference on Tourism and Culture Oman

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 10, 2017

HE Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), the Minister of Information, Culture & Tourism of the Federal Republic of Somalia attends ... Read More

Dozens killed, scores wounded in Mogadishu hotel bombing
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Dozens killed, scores wounded in Mogadishu hotel bombing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2017

Two car bombs hit Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, police say, adding that 22 people were killed. The first blast was reportedly ... Read More

Suicide attack on Mogadishu hotel kills 9
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Suicide attack on Mogadishu hotel kills 9

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2017

At least nine people were killed as a suicide bomber drove an explosive-laden car into a hotel in Somalia’s capital, ... Read More

UN World Food Program plane crashes at Garbaharey Airport in Somalia
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UN World Food Program plane crashes at Garbaharey Airport in Somalia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2017

A Fokker F-27 cargo aircraft charted by the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) crashed on Saturday at the Garbaharey ... Read More

Etihad Guest launches Ramadan campaign with Emirates Red Crescent to support Somalia
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Etihad Guest launches Ramadan campaign with Emirates Red Crescent to support Somalia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2017

To celebrate the Year of Giving, Etihad Guest has launched a special Ramadan campaign with Emirates Red Crescent to provide ... Read More