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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

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

mm Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019

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

Winemaker of the Year Award winner announced

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

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

Botswana says yes again to Elephant Hunting

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

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

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

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

Young elephant shot 13 times: Tourists watched in horror

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019

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

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019

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

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

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

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

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

Spirit Airlines takes to the skies with Disney

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

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

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

editor editor- February 26, 2019

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

Tourism KZN to lobby for more conferences at Meetings Africa

mm Alain St.Ange- February 25, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

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

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

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

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 28, 2019

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

ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 18, 2019

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

Travel & Tourism at the center of life for Matteo Pennacchi

editor editor- January 17, 2019

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

The Media Line The Media Line- January 1, 2019

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

Active shooter incidents: How to Identify a Defensible Area?

mm Jay Hart- December 9, 2018

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

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

editor editor- December 6, 2018

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

Young Balule Elephant shot 13 times before horrified visitors

editor editor- December 5, 2018

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

Winners announced: 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 18, 2018

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

PATA announces Grand and Gold Awards winners 2017

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 27, 2017

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

Wildlife protectionists urge Obama to discuss elephant poaching in Africa

editor editor- June 12, 2013

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

Sri Lanka elephant lives up to his Rambo name

editor editor- June 3, 2013

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

Elephants invade Colombo city

editor editor- February 26, 2013

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

Explorer attempts to walk entire length of Zambezi River

editor editor- November 6, 2012

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

Elephant Charge comes to Zambia

editor editor- September 26, 2012

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

Popular Uda Walawe National Park in Sri Lanka

editor editor- July 9, 2012

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

Would elephant fancy a game of cricket?

editor editor- September 17, 2011

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

Revenge killings of elephant shock Kenya

editor editor- July 15, 2011

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

Uganda’s window-shopping elephant poisoned

editor editor- April 12, 2011

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