Tag: East Africa

OIKOS East Africa Contributes to Tanzania Eco-Tourism
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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

Largest national park in East Africa set in Tanzania
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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

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty
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Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 13, 2019

Famous German conservationist Professor Bernhard Grzimek and his son Michael made a milestone development in the conservation of wildlife in ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania
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Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Marriott International, Inc. today announced the opening of its second Four Points by Sheraton (Four-Points.Marriott.com) hotel in Tanzania, Four Points ... Read More

Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board
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Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 3, 2019

Uganda is the latest country joining the African Tourism Board as a member. For Ugandans welcoming all nationalities is an ... Read More

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment
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Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 31, 2019

Tourists and foreign visitors traveling to Tanzania are advised not to carry with them plastic bags on arrival at the ... Read More

Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board
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Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

African Tourism Board today added Simba Safaris a family owned Safari and Tour company from Tanzania to its rapidly growing ... Read More

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa
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Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

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

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into ... Read More

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month
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East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Exhibition is set for grand opening next month with full expectations to attract over 350 exhibitors ... Read More

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation
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Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) and ... Read More

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away
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Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 2, 2019

Tanzanian billionaire, philanthropist and media mogul, Reginald Mengi, has passed away Wednesday night in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Aged 75, ... Read More

Accor leverages expanded brand portfolio to accelerate Africa development plans
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Accor leverages expanded brand portfolio to accelerate Africa development plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Accor is fast-tracking its development plans in Africa, leveraging its expanded portfolio to consolidate its leadership position in North and ... Read More

The next big thing in global tourism
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The next big thing in global tourism

editor editor- April 16, 2019

Enchanting tourist attractions, unique diplomatic stature and a thriving airliner have placed Ethiopia, Land of Origins, on top of the ... Read More

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations
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Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2019

Three Eastern African nations have emerged among the top ten fastest-growing destinations for tourism in the world. The 2019 annual ... Read More

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress
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African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 6, 2019

Wildlife is the leading tourist attraction and source of tourist revenue in Africa other than rich historical and cultural heritage ... Read More

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September
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Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 28, 2019

After a successful and the first international tourism show held in Zanzibar last year, now the Indian Ocean Island is ... Read More

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019
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The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

editor editor- March 14, 2019

It may not feel like it outside, but the summer of 2019 is just around the corner. And there’s no ... Read More

China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia
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China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

An ambitious train rail link, designed to connect the Finnish and Estonian capitals through the bottom of the Gulf of ... Read More

East Africa set for joint Regional Tourism Marketing drive at ITB
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East Africa set for joint Regional Tourism Marketing drive at ITB

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Looking to market the East African tourism, a delegation of five officials from the East African Community (EAC) Headquarters is ... Read More

Tanzania and Rwanda tour operators join forces to promote tourism in both countries
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Tanzania and Rwanda tour operators join forces to promote tourism in both countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

Tour operators in Tanzania and Rwanda have agreed to jointly market the two countries as complementary destinations in their latest ... Read More

Information at Your Fingertips:  Infogates Offer Personalized Guidance via Video Cal
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Information at Your Fingertips: Infogates Offer Personalized Guidance via Video Cal

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019

Frankfurt Airport’s newly introduced Infogate service provides passenger information with a unique twist. Questions are answered directly via video call. ... Read More

Kenya confirms cruise ship terminal set for completion this year
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Kenya confirms cruise ship terminal set for completion this year

mm Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019

The construction of the Sh350 million world-class cruise ship terminal at the Port of Mombasa is set to be completed ... Read More

German parliament discuss the future of Selous – largest wildlife park in Africa
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German parliament discuss the future of Selous – largest wildlife park in Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 29, 2019

The Germany parliament, the Bundestag, has raised concerns over the future of the Selous Game Reserve, the largest wildlife park ... Read More

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack
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East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

editor editor- January 17, 2019

Tourism operators in Kenya and the rest of East Africa have expressed their feelings over the recent Nairobi terror attack. Read More

Africa’s travel and tourism: Impressive growth in the past year
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Africa’s travel and tourism: Impressive growth in the past year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019

Africa hit a 63 million high in international tourist arrivals in 2017, as compared to 58 M in 2016 (+ ... Read More

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year
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Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019

Players in the travel and tourism ecosystem in Africa travel look forward to 2019 with full optimism. Read More

Aviation hub in Nairobi or Addis Ababa? Kenya Airways is taken the initiative
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Aviation hub in Nairobi or Addis Ababa? Kenya Airways is taken the initiative

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018

Competing with Addis Ababa, Nairobi wants to become a regional aviation hub in East Africa. This became clear when SkyTeam ... Read More

Spending Christmas in Kilimanjaro, down of the Roof of Africa
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Spending Christmas in Kilimanjaro, down of the Roof of Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 25, 2018

Spending Christmas and New Year holidays on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro is such a thrilling moment now pulling thousands ... Read More

Dubai firm eyes tourist investments in Zanzibar
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Dubai firm eyes tourist investments in Zanzibar

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018

Dubai-based property developer Al Nakhil company is eyeing the Island of Zanzibar to inject its capital into the thriving tourism ... Read More

Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy
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Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy

mm Alain St.Ange- December 10, 2018

Google about Uganda and only the bad things will appear, every bad thing about Uganda appears on the net and ... Read More

Kenya’s first 100% solar hotel
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Kenya’s first 100% solar hotel

mm Alain St.Ange- December 3, 2018

The demand from eco-travelers is growing and Serena continues to adapt its business best practices model to meet the ecological ... Read More

Kenya tourism: Lamu County under attack and local hotels set on fire
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Kenya tourism: Lamu County under attack and local hotels set on fire

editor editor- June 16, 2014

Information about an attack by most likely Somali militants on a police post in Lamu county emerged last night from ... Read More

World Heritage site status of Zanzibar’s Stone Town under scrutiny
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World Heritage site status of Zanzibar’s Stone Town under scrutiny

editor editor- June 10, 2014

The status of Zanzibar’s ancient Stone Town as a cultural World Heritage site (WHS), accorded in 2000 by UNESCO, will ... Read More

Tourism Boards of Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda move closer
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Tourism Boards of Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda move closer

editor editor- June 4, 2014

The emergence of the “Coalition of the Willing” last year saw the launch of such tourism-related initiatives like the introduction ... Read More

Serengeti Highway case verdict due on June 20
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Serengeti Highway case verdict due on June 20

editor editor- May 31, 2014

The long wait for a verdict by the East African Court of Justice in Arusha, pronouncing itself on the application ... Read More

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