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 implements a World Bank-funded tourism project
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Tanzania implements a World Bank-funded tourism project

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

Best for domestic, rural and regional tourism in East and Southern Africa, the World Bank-funded Resilient Natural Resource Management for Tourism ... Read More

Tourism Slowly Returning to Normal in East Africa
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Tourism Slowly Returning to Normal in East Africa

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

Tourism is slowly but surely returning to normal in East Africa after regional states opened their skies and territorial borders ... Read More

Massive fire breaks out on Mount Kilimanjaro
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Massive fire breaks out on Mount Kilimanjaro

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

Fire broke out on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro on Sunday afternoon, causing fear and panic among people living on ... Read More

France Becomes Premier Inbound Travel Market to Tanzania
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France Becomes Premier Inbound Travel Market to Tanzania

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- October 8, 2020

France has been ranked as the leading inbound travel market to Tanzania, since the latter re-opened its skies for travel ... Read More

Tanzania Opens its Skies to Kenya-registered Airlines
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Tanzania Opens its Skies to Kenya-registered Airlines

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

Tanzania has lifted its ban on Kenyan registered airlines, opening a new cooperation over the East African skies after a ... Read More

The Second African Tourism Board Second Ministerial Round Table Opened
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The Second African Tourism Board Second Ministerial Round Table Opened

editor editor- September 4, 2020

Cuthbert Ncube, the Chairman of the African Tourism Board (ATB), yesterday opened the 2nd virtual ministerial round table organized by ... Read More

East African Tourism Stuck in Turbulent Skies
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East African Tourism Stuck in Turbulent Skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- September 2, 2020

Tourism investors in the region are challenged by the ongoing airspace tension between Kenya and Tanzania, now damaging the East ... Read More

3 More Kenyan Airlines Locked Out by Tanzania
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3 More Kenyan Airlines Locked Out by Tanzania

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

Three more Kenyan airlines locked out in Tanzania as the two countries’ apparent standoff over management of COVID-19 deteriorates. Aviation ... Read More

Strategic Partnership to Revive Tanzania Tourism
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Strategic Partnership to Revive Tanzania Tourism

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

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is supporting the Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO) to revive the Tanzania tourism ... Read More

Kenya Airways denied entry into Tanzanian sky
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Kenya Airways denied entry into Tanzanian sky

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- August 26, 2020

A dark cloud is hanging over the East African skies in a standoff between Kenya Airways and the Tanzanian aviation ... Read More

Renowned conservationist and a man behind Tanzania-France ties dies at 94
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Renowned conservationist and a man behind Tanzania-France ties dies at 94

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- August 17, 2020

Gérard Pasanisi, a renowned French national who devoted his entire life to foster tourism development and wildlife conservation in the ... Read More

TATO CEO wins maiden prestigious Tourism Personnel of the year 2020 Award
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TATO CEO wins maiden prestigious Tourism Personnel of the year 2020 Award

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- August 16, 2020

He has been in the crossfire, trying to harmonize public and private interests in tourism industry for six years consecutively. ... Read More

Reopening Tanzania Tourism Mafia Island Style
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Reopening Tanzania Tourism Mafia Island Style

editor editor- August 10, 2020

A persona around the idea of “new tourism”: Slow, immersive, kind, local, sustainable, climate-friendly. This type of new tourism includes ... Read More

Tanzania Travel Advisory for COVID-19 adjusted
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Tanzania Travel Advisory for COVID-19 adjusted

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 6, 2020

Tanzania today announced, that all travelers, whether foreigners or returning residents entering or leaving the country will be subjected to ... Read More

New US Ambassador to Tanzania Finally Starts Tour of Duty
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New US Ambassador to Tanzania Finally Starts Tour of Duty

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

The newly-appointed US Ambassador to Tanzania, Dr. Donald Wright, has taken over his tour of duty after several years of ... Read More

Africa  marks sixty years of dedicated Chimpanzee research
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Africa marks sixty years of dedicated Chimpanzee research

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- August 3, 2020

Tanzania and other regional member states of the East African community are marking sixty years of chimpanzee conservation, setting a ... Read More

Can the Annual Wildebeest Migration Boost Domestic Tourism?
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Can the Annual Wildebeest Migration Boost Domestic Tourism?

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- August 1, 2020

Counted among the New Seven Wonders of the World, the Great Wildebeest Migration in the Serengeti plains in Tanzania has ... Read More

The Mafia Island Model for a brand-new approach to tourism explained
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The Mafia Island Model for a brand-new approach to tourism explained

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 31, 2020

This type of new tourism includes food, drinks, dancing, swimming, white sandy beaches, diving, bird watching, turtle hatching, a lighthouse, ... Read More

Tanzania hunts for tourist hotel investors in its new capital
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Tanzania hunts for tourist hotel investors in its new capital

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

Tanzania government had set open investment space for high-class hotels in the new capital city Dodoma, targeting to attract international ... Read More

Hurricane Douglas on a path directly to Hawaii
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Hurricane Douglas on a path directly to Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 23, 2020

Hurricane Douglas seems to be on a  direct path towards the Hawaiian Islands but is expected to weaken before it ... Read More

East Africa Airports COVID-19 Staff Training
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East Africa Airports COVID-19 Staff Training

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

East Africa Airports COVID-19 staff training on safety measures is being conducted with the aim being to equip them to ... Read More

Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19
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Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020

With 3,844,271 Americans were sick with the Coronavirus after 47,5 million were tested out of a total population of 331 ... Read More

German Travel Warnings for Tanzania, Seychelles, Mauritius, and Namibia challenged
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German Travel Warnings for Tanzania, Seychelles, Mauritius, and Namibia challenged

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 11, 2020

In Germany, two tour operators specialists in travel to Africa have filed a legal action at the Berlin Administrative Court ... Read More

3 weeks after reopening Tanzania for tourism no spike in COVID-19
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3 weeks after reopening Tanzania for tourism no spike in COVID-19

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

On June 18, Tanzania officially reopened its borders. Three weeks into this, there is no new spike in Coronavirus infection. ... Read More

International Trade Fair opens in Dar es Salaam
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International Trade Fair opens in Dar es Salaam

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 4, 2020

Tanzania's commercial capital Dar es Salaam officially welcomed the 44th Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair (DITF) ob Friday, with ... Read More

American Charge de’Affaires in Tanzania leaves US Embassy quietly
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American Charge de’Affaires in Tanzania leaves US Embassy quietly

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 26, 2020

Charge d’Affaires in the United States embassy in Tanzania had left her diplomatic duties quietly after the embassy issued travel ... Read More

Africa Hotel Development Ruined by COVID-19 outbreak
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Africa Hotel Development Ruined by COVID-19 outbreak

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 23, 2020

Counted an important and leading service facility for African tourism, Africa hotel development has been devastated by the outbreak of ... Read More

Africa Safari Tour Specialists in Germany Seek Court Order Over Travel Warning
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Africa Safari Tour Specialists in Germany Seek Court Order Over Travel Warning

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

Two leading Africa safari tour specialists in Germany have filed a legal application with the Berlin Administrative Court for a ... Read More

Millions of African Children Risk Child Labor in COVID-19 Crisis
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Millions of African Children Risk Child Labor in COVID-19 Crisis

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

Celebrating the International Day of the African Child which happens on Tuesday, June 16, millions of African children are at ... Read More

The International Day of The African Child: Join the Party Virtually!
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The International Day of The African Child: Join the Party Virtually!

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

The African Tourism Board wants the world to join the party. The party is about the International Day of the ... Read More

Africa Tourism Decline: Local Communities Suffer Most
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Africa Tourism Decline: Local Communities Suffer Most

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 13, 2020

Counting the losses from tourism during the COVID-19 pandemic in East Africa, local communities living in wildlife conservation areas and ... Read More

Qatar, Turkish, Ethiopian, Emirates, Flydubai resume flights to Tanzania
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Qatar, Turkish, Ethiopian, Emirates, Flydubai resume flights to Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 9, 2020

Leading airlines are set to resume their passenger schedule flights to Tanzania from mid-June onwards after suspension of flights to ... Read More

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