Tag: Indian Ocean

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019 02:42 0

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and proactive measures to protect its ... Read More

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

editor editor- May 23, 2019 22:39 0

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine; Didier Dogley, in the company of the Honorary Consul General for the Seychelles in Germany, ... Read More

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:37 0

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African Tourism Board today. PMAESA is a ... Read More

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 22, 2019 04:24 0

This presentation is about Seychelles, the people, our hopes and our dreams.  It is from the people and for the people and about our heritage.  ... Read More

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces opening of new hotels in China and the Maldives

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces opening of new hotels in China and the Maldives

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 01:35 0

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of two important new landmark hotels, Raffles Shenzhen and Raffles Maldives Meradhoo. Both hotels opened in early May ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts opens two new hotels in the Maldives

RIU Hotels & Resorts opens two new hotels in the Maldives

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 19:40 0

The RIU Hotels & Resorts chain has just opened two hotels in the Maldives. Riu Atoll and Riu Palace Maldivas are 4- and 5-star hotels ... Read More

Tanzania’s oldest beach hotel to undergo major facelift before upgrading to 5-star status

Tanzania’s oldest beach hotel to undergo major facelift before upgrading to 5-star status

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 20, 2019 20:00 0

Indian Ocean’s Kunduchi Beach Hotel in Tanzania’s capital Dar es Salaam will undergo a major facelift to upgrade it into a Five Star beach hotel, ... Read More

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 10:00 0

The African Tourism Board is currently working hard to build partnerships within the aviation industry. "Seeing Africa as one destination is perfect for any airlines ... Read More

Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?

Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 15, 2019 22:15 0

Drinking champagne is a must in several events organised by tourism establishments in Seychelles. The festive mood that the sea and sand brings also makes ... Read More

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

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 20:15 0

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into a ‘tourism paradise’, a copycat ... Read More

South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019 22:00 0

African Tourism Board Vice President Cuthbert Ncube today at Indaba in Durban met with the Honorable Deputy Minister of Tourism for the Republic of South ... Read More

Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa

Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 16:55 0

Hilton Garden Inn is celebrating strong growth in Africa with four open properties and an additional 14 in the pipeline just three years after opening ... Read More

Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels

Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 30, 2019 20:58 0

The Tanzania government once again warned investors over a possible re-possession of poorly-performing hotels and lodges in northern Tanzania wildlife parks after owners failed to ... Read More

Emirates renews its commitment to Seychelles at the Arabian Trade Fair in Dubai

Emirates renews its commitment to Seychelles at the Arabian Trade Fair in Dubai

editor editor- April 30, 2019 20:37 0

The partnership between Emirates and destination Seychelles continues to grow, as both parties signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), outlining joint activities to promote the ... Read More

Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth

Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019 08:01 0

Cyclone Kenneth raged Mozambique and the Indian Ocean Island Country Comoros today. Tourists took shelter at Comores airport and Ibo Fort in Mozambique. Thousands were left ... Read More

Centel Announces all-times high and annual cash dividend

Centel Announces all-times high and annual cash dividend

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 08:15 0

Central Plaza Hotel Public Company Limited (“CENTEL”) (SET: CENTEL) today announced that the shareholders in their AGM 1/2562 have passed the resolution of an annual ... Read More

First and Foremost to launch real-time link between ME hotels and tour operators at ATM

First and Foremost to launch real-time link between ME hotels and tour operators at ATM

editor editor- April 23, 2019 21:20 0

Dubai-based hospitality and travel group company First and Foremost Travel Connections, is launching a dynamic B2B hotel booking system at Arabian Travel Market 2019, having ... Read More

Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka

Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 06:19 1

The Shangri La Hotel Colombo, the Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Kochchikade and Negombo were targeted by terrorists today in Sri Lanka. This is ... Read More

Russian billionaire buys world’s first private icebreaker

Russian billionaire buys world’s first private icebreaker

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019 18:00 0

One of the top 50 richest Russians, banker Oleg Tinkov, wants to present what he calls a first private icebreaker to the public next year, ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board Chief Executive featured at third Esquire Podcast and Seychelles x Esquire Middle East Gentleman’s Evening

Seychelles Tourism Board Chief Executive featured at third Esquire Podcast and Seychelles x Esquire Middle East Gentleman’s Evening

editor editor- April 16, 2019 22:45 0

Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Chief Executive, Mrs. Sherin Francis, came aboard to the Esquire Q&A Studio at Dubai Media City for the third Esquire podcast ... Read More

Driving in the 10 most-visited cities in Mauritius

Driving in the 10 most-visited cities in Mauritius

editor editor- April 12, 2019 22:18 0

While there are many ways to get around Mauritius, car rentals remain a popular option. From visits to quant villages to coastal drives, to visiting ... Read More

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

editor editor- April 12, 2019 01:52 0

Since Greta Thunberg, a Swedish schoolgirl and climate activist, brought the topic of climate protection onto the political and social agenda with her strikes, the ... Read More

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

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

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2019 00:59 0

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

Reunion Island breaks tourist arrivals record

Reunion Island breaks tourist arrivals record

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 2, 2019 02:08 0

Despite a difficult end to the year, 2018 was profitable and even historic for Reunion tourism as more than 574,000 outside visitors were welcomed . ... Read More

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 28, 2019 04:32 0

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

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019 10:00 0

The Corporate Maldives blog recently published an interesting analysis of how tourism leaders in the Indian Ocean Island Republic think. The information sheds some light ... Read More

Denis Private Island of Seychelles shortlisted for World Travel Awards

Denis Private Island of Seychelles shortlisted for World Travel Awards

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 18, 2019 21:23 0

It has been confirmed that Denis Private Island is in the running for one of the world’s most prestigious honors in the professional tourism trade. ... Read More

Visiting Mauritius: What is the best way to rent a car in Mauritius?

Visiting Mauritius: What is the best way to rent a car in Mauritius?

editor editor- March 14, 2019 04:14 2

Mauritius, an island nation in the Indian Ocean, welcomes visitors with its exotic beaches and fine hotels. It is a great destination for holidays and ... Read More

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

editor editor- March 14, 2019 03:48 0

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

Seychelles’ intensified presence makes successful impact during 2019 edition of Internationale Tourismus-Börse, Berlin

Seychelles’ intensified presence makes successful impact during 2019 edition of Internationale Tourismus-Börse, Berlin

editor editor- March 13, 2019 22:45 0

Announced by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Headquarters in February 2019, Seychelles’ delegation pull the spotlight on the destination at the 53rd edition of Internationale ... Read More

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