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.

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

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

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