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

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

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

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best ... Read More

Winemaker of the Year Award winner announced

Winemaker of the Year Award winner announced

Winemaker Richard Batchelor of Washington's Maryhill Winery earned the 2019 Winemaker of the Year trophy at the annual Indy ... Read More

Botswana says yes again to Elephant Hunting

Botswana says yes again to Elephant Hunting

Botswana's Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, Conservation, and Tourism announced the ban overturn on Elephant Hunting in a Facebook ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This ... Read More

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

The African Tourism Board welcomes Kahuzi Biega National Park as a new member. The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is a ... Read More

Young elephant shot 13 times: Tourists watched in horror

Young elephant shot 13 times: Tourists watched in horror

Balule Associated Nature Reserve has justified the killing of a young elephant bull in front of tourists as an ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas ... Read More

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

A leading Bangkok university delivered a series of hospitality skill building workshops to local tourism service providers in the ... Read More

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and ... Read More

Spirit Airlines takes to the skies with Disney

Spirit Airlines takes to the skies with Disney

Spirit Airlines today unveiled its specially-themed Airbus A321 that features a larger-than-life image of the beloved Disney character Dumbo. ... Read More

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

The results of the recent and most extensive elephant population survey of Botswana estimates the country’s population at 126,000 ... Read More

Tourism KZN to lobby for more conferences at Meetings Africa

Tourism KZN to lobby for more conferences at Meetings Africa

The new drive by KwaZulu Natal to go after more meetings and incentive tourism is good news for South ... Read More

Elephant Mud Fun: Tourists can get down and dirty with friendly elephants at Bali Zoo

Elephant Mud Fun: Tourists can get down and dirty with friendly elephants at Bali Zoo

Bali Zoo introduced a grand new intimate Elephant Mud Fun half-day attraction allowing guests to get down and dirty ... Read More

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

Tanzanian Resident Magistrate sentenced a Chinese national to 15 years in prison today for trafficking of elephant tusks, which ... Read More

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has started reaping the results from the introduction of Non-intrusive Cargo Inspection (NII) scanning technology ... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations

ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations

The ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 is currently taking place in Ha Long City, in the northern province of Quảng ... Read More

Travel & Tourism at the center of life for Matteo Pennacchi

Travel & Tourism at the center of life for Matteo Pennacchi

Travel & Tourism is what defines Matteo Pennacchi, an eclectic 47-year-old Italian traveler. Read More

Critical Thinking Reform in Saudi Arabia’s schools includes tourism

Critical Thinking Reform in Saudi Arabia’s schools includes tourism

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s 2030 has a vision that includes a reform to decrease Saudi Arabia's dependence ... Read More

Active shooter incidents: How to Identify a Defensible Area?

Active shooter incidents: How to Identify a Defensible Area?

Active shooter incidents used to be rare events. People are now realizing there is a higher potential for being ... Read More

What animal is so big, it got its own Travel Mart?

What animal is so big, it got its own Travel Mart?

A new event seeks to raise awareness of growing global interest in ecotourism and at the same time, create ... Read More

Young Balule Elephant shot  13 times before horrified visitors

Young Balule Elephant shot 13 times before horrified visitors

Just as the furore about the trophy hunting of the pride male named Skye began abating, another incident has ... Read More

Winners announced: 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards

Winners announced: 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards

See the full list of award winners. This year’s awards attracted 200 entries from 87 organisations and individuals worldwide. ... Read More

PATA announces Grand and Gold Awards winners 2017

PATA announces Grand and Gold Awards winners 2017

Winners of the 2017 PATA Grand and Gold Awards are announced today by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). ... Read More

Wildlife protectionists urge Obama to discuss elephant poaching in Africa

Wildlife protectionists urge Obama to discuss elephant poaching in Africa

TANZANIA (eTN) – The escalating crisis on the poaching of elephants and trade of bloody ivory from Africa is ... Read More

Sri Lanka elephant lives up to his Rambo name

Sri Lanka elephant lives up to his Rambo name

I first set eyes on Rambo in the early 1990s when I started visiting the Uda Walawe National Park. ... Read More

Elephants invade Colombo city

Elephants invade Colombo city

During the full moon (which is a holy day for Buddhists) each February, the big temple in the city ... Read More

Explorer attempts to walk entire length of Zambezi River

Explorer attempts to walk entire length of Zambezi River

David Lemon, the 67-year-old explorer and writer who is attempting to walk the entire length of the Zambezi River, ... Read More

Elephant Charge comes to Zambia

Elephant Charge comes to Zambia

The Elephant Charge is an annual off-road motorsport challenge held in the Zambian bush to raise money for conservation ... Read More

Popular Uda Walawe National Park in Sri Lanka

Popular Uda Walawe National Park in Sri Lanka

SRI LANKA (eTN) - A recent visit to the popular Uda Walawe National Park (UWNP) in the southeastern region ... Read More

Would elephant fancy a game of cricket?

Would elephant fancy a game of cricket?

A bemused wild elephant watches a game of cricket being played by off-duty Army personnel at the army camp ... Read More

Revenge killings of elephant shock Kenya

Revenge killings of elephant shock Kenya

(eTN) - News emerged from conservation sources in Nairobi that members of a gang of poachers, allegedly led by ... Read More

Uganda’s window-shopping elephant poisoned

Uganda’s window-shopping elephant poisoned

UGANDA (eTN) - The female elephant, recently risen to fame when pictures were published in the Uganda media about ... Read More