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Category: Tanzania Travel and Tourism News

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.

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

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

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

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

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

OIKOS East Africa Contributes to Tanzania Eco-Tourism

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- December 24, 2019

OIKOS East Africa has offered eco-tourism gears worth Sh14 million (US$6,000) to the Tanzania Enduimet Community Wildlife Management Area (WMA) ... 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

Tanzania appreciates private players for developing tourism into multi-billion-dollar industry

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- December 20, 2019

Tanzania has recognized the private sector’s role in tourism development from the scratch few years back to a multi-billion-dollar industry. ... 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

Zainab Ansell – Tanzanian woman behind pro-poor tourism business model

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- November 28, 2019

Innovation of an apt and sustainable business model to transfer tourist’s dollars to the hundreds of poor women has paid ... 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 tax regime casts bleak future for small tour operators

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- November 17, 2019

Majority small-scale companies in the tourism and hospitality industries in Tanzania are facing a bleak future as they finding it ... Read More

Loughborough’s Elite Athlete Centre & Hotel supports Mount Kilimanjaro charity challenge

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 1, 2019

Loughborough University’s Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel (EAC) has supported its first Mount Kilimanjaro challenge to help a group of ... Read More

Zanzibar welcomes over 500 Russian tourists on inaugural commercial B747 flight

mm Alain St.Ange- October 31, 2019

Zanzibar is now receiving a weekly flight from Moscow throughout the European winter season, operated with a Boeing B747 of ... Read More

Southern African Development Community Tourism Program approved

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 28, 2019

The Joint Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Environment, Natural Resources, and Tourism from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) that ... Read More

Tanzania Relay: Peace for tourism is a corporate social responsibility

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- October 23, 2019

Peace is a cornerstone for tourism to flourish, the participants of the just-ended Global Peace Run in Tanzania’s safari capital ... Read More

Air Tanzania places first firm order with De Havilland for Dash 8-400 aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2019

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (De Havilland Canada) announced today that the United Republic of Tanzania, represented by the ... 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

How dangerous is Ebola in Tanzania for visitors?

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- October 2, 2019

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is urging tourism and health officials in Tanzania to be transparent in addressing rumors of ... 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

The Moja Tuu and Hakuna Majiwe has new management company

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 24, 2019

The Moja Tuu and Hakuna Majiwe, in Zanzibar will be managed by Aleph Hospitality . The company entered the Tanzanian ... Read More

Air Tanzania gets 2 Airbus A220-

mm Alain St.Ange- September 24, 2019

Air Tanzania will get two additional Airbus A220-300 aircraft, due for delivery in either late 2020 or early 2021, according ... Read More

Safaris in Uganda? The only 20/20 tour operator is: Let’s Go Travel

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 17, 2019

Traveling to Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya or Rwanda? Let’s Go Travel is evidence, that not all Uganda Tour Operators are designed equal. ... 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

Elephants are dual nationals in Kenya and Tanzania!

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- September 8, 2019

Dual citizenship though is illegal; elephants are not only defying the man-made law day in day out, but are also ... 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

Airbus A220 seized: Air Tanzania flight unable to leave Johannesburg

George Taylor George Taylor- August 25, 2019

Johannesburg t0 Dar Es Salaam East African Style had an unexpected turn. Air Tanzania flight TC 209 was about to ... 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

Visa for Tanzania? Better not on arrival at Kilimanjaro airport

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 16, 2019

Tour operators in Tanzania are warning their guests about a change in the process of obtaining a visa on arrival ... Read More

Mount Kilimanjaro is ‘cherry on the cake’ and needs to remain natural

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- August 14, 2019

For the President of the Swedish-Southern Africa Chamber of Commerce, Ms Asa Jarskog, Mount Kilimanjaro is indeed the ‘cherry on ... 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