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Tanzania Travel & tourism news for tourism professionals, visitors in Tanzania. Breaking news relevant to travel, safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Tanzania. Dar es Salaam and Tanzania Travel and visitors' information. Tanzania is an East African country known for its vast wilderness areas. They include the plains of Serengeti National Park, a safari mecca populated by the “big five” game (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino), and Kilimanjaro National Park, home to Africa’s highest mountain. Offshore lie the tropical islands of Zanzibar, with Arabic influences, and Mafia, with a marine park home to whale sharks and coral reefs.

Tourism Amid COVID-19: Former Tanzanian President Advocates Conservation
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Tourism Amid COVID-19: Former Tanzanian President Advocates Conservation

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 19, 2020

Former Tanzanian President Mr. Benjamin Mkapa has advocated his views, calling governments in Africa to provide greater support for conservation ... Read More

Tanzania First Country to Welcome all Tourists again with open arms
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Tanzania First Country to Welcome all Tourists again with open arms

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 17, 2020

Enjoy a normal holiday or vacation in Tanzania is now a presidential message and the message the Tanzania Tourism Board ... Read More

Tanzania launches digital tourism amid COVID-19 pandemic
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Tanzania launches digital tourism amid COVID-19 pandemic

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

Foreign tourists planning for wildlife safari in Tanzania and East Africa, can now view the Great Wildebeest Migration through live-stream ... Read More

COVID-19 Impact on Wildlife Conservation in Africa
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COVID-19 Impact on Wildlife Conservation in Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 30, 2020

Wildlife conservation experts in Africa are worried over the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on wildlife on the continent with ... Read More

Tourists spreading Coronavirus: Gorillas and Chimpanzees in danger?
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Tourists spreading Coronavirus: Gorillas and Chimpanzees in danger?

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

Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees are an important and lucrative part of the travel and tourism industry in Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, ... Read More

In troubled times, friends and allies must pull together
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In troubled times, friends and allies must pull together

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

As the world is witnessing the increasing cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic spread and deaths in almost all the ... Read More

Germany donates Mobile Laboratories to fight Covid-19 in East Africa
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Germany donates Mobile Laboratories to fight Covid-19 in East Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 17, 2020

The German government had deployed nine mobile, modified vehicle laboratories to support East African states in their campaign to control ... 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 tour operators, government devise unified response to COVID-19 outbreak
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Tanzania tour operators, government devise unified response to COVID-19 outbreak

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- March 18, 2020

Key players in Tanzania’s tourism industry have come together for a unified response to the deadly coronavirus outbreak. This comes ... 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

African Tourism Board brings Nigeria and Tanzania Tourism together
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African Tourism Board brings Nigeria and Tanzania Tourism together

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2020

The African Tourism Board paid a consultative visit to the United Republic of Tanzanian High Commission in Nigeria and held ... Read More

Cultural Tourism in northern Tanzania gets eco-tourism gear for tourists
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Cultural Tourism in northern Tanzania gets eco-tourism gear for tourists

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- February 29, 2020

In an effort to spur tourism in sprawling rural northern Tanzania, a non-profit organization has furnished the Longido Cultural Tourism ... 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

Tanzania Plans Public Private Tourism Partnership
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Tanzania Plans Public Private Tourism Partnership

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- January 26, 2020

Tanzania’s government is engaging tour operators over possible Public-Private- Partnership (PPP), as it seeks to open up the Southern tourism ... 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

Tanzania Envoy in China Unveils Plan to Attract More Chinese tourists
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Tanzania Envoy in China Unveils Plan to Attract More Chinese tourists

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- January 14, 2020

A Tanzania envoy to China has unveiled his ambitious plan as he seeks to increase the number of Chinese tourists ... Read More

Whale Shark Season in Mafia Island
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Whale Shark Season in Mafia Island

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 12, 2020

Visitors to Mafia Island are enjoying a fantastic whale shark season with daily sightings of multiple whale sharks offering excellent ... Read More

Tanzania Indigenous Maasai Engage in Responsible Tourism
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Tanzania Indigenous Maasai Engage in Responsible Tourism

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- January 9, 2020

Indigenous Maasai in northern Tanzania are now offering tourists something beyond traditional food. They are currently busy designing leather ornaments ... Read More

World’s oldest black Rhino dies in Tanzania
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World’s oldest black Rhino dies in Tanzania

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2019

The world’s oldest free-ranging black rhino has died in Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania’s famous wildlife park for rhino conservation. Aged ... 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

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