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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

African aviation industry leaders unite in Kenya at Routes Africa
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African aviation industry leaders unite in Kenya at Routes Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

The African aviation market will grow to over 356 million passengers by 2038, according to International Air Transport Association latest ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to conclude discussions for establishment of first Satellite Center in Kenya
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Minister Bartlett to conclude discussions for establishment of first Satellite Center in Kenya

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett is currently in Kenya to conclude discussions for the establishment of the first Satellite ... Read More

Uganda Airlines flights to Mombasa drawcard for gorilla tourism and regional trade
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Uganda Airlines flights to Mombasa drawcard for gorilla tourism and regional trade

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

Uganda Airlines on Monday successfully received a water canon salute on its maiden flight to Moi International Airport at the ... Read More

$1.5 billion railway project entirely funded and built by China opens in Kenya
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$1.5 billion railway project entirely funded and built by China opens in Kenya

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 22, 2019

The second section (120 kilometers/75 miles) of a China-funded railway connecting Kenya's capital city of Nairobi to Naivasha, a town ... Read More

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism
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Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, to develop responsible tourism and sound environmental practices, has announced the next evolution of its Bee ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe
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European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda ... Read More

AFRAA and IATA share common aviation vision
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AFRAA and IATA share common aviation vision

mm Alain St.Ange- June 12, 2019

AFRAA and IATA share a common vision – the development of a safe, secure and sustainable aviation industry in Africa ... Read More

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

Autograph Collection to introduce 16 new hotels and resorts
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Autograph Collection to introduce 16 new hotels and resorts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International's dynamic portfolio of more than 170 independent hotels and resorts around the world, today announced ... Read More

Kenya put tourism on their currency bank notes
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Kenya put tourism on their currency bank notes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The Kenya Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife congratulated President Kenyatta for the launch of new generation currency notes yesterday particularly ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman
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Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as ... 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

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way
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Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the ... Read More

Seychelles among Best Honeymoon Destinations 2019 in Spain
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Seychelles among Best Honeymoon Destinations 2019 in Spain

editor editor- May 29, 2019

It is in a special ceremony held in Madrid earlier this May, that Grandvoyage.com travel agency delivered their awards to ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way
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Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019

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

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash
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New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed ... Read More

‘Big losses’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for 737 MAX grounding
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‘Big losses’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for 737 MAX grounding

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Chinese carrier, China Eastern Airlines, has requested compensation from the US aerospace giant Boeing over financial damages the carrier had ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet
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Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President ... 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

Uganda: Works begin on Kampala  $60 M Flyover project
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Uganda: Works begin on Kampala $60 M Flyover project

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 15, 2019

Preliminary works on the Kampala Flyover Construction and Road Upgrading project (KFCRUP), has commenced. According to the Uganda National Roads ... Read More

African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries
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African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019

Africa is a hot travel and tourism focus for the press.  The African Tourism Board friends of the ATB media ... Read More

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing
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Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & Kreindler ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... 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

Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa
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Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn is celebrating strong growth in Africa with four open properties and an additional 14 in the pipeline ... 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

African Tourism Board Safety and Travel Security Expert Statement on TOPP
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African Tourism Board Safety and Travel Security Expert Statement on TOPP

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

African Tourism Board Safety and Security expert Dr. Peter Tarlow reminded all ATB members, security incidents around the world once ... Read More

Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster
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Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

World’s biggest aerospace corporation was forced to pull its full financial forecast for the current year due to unresolved issues ... Read More

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan
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Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

People in Sudan are tasting freedom for the first time. It will be impossible to go back and tourism is ... Read More

Soap bars around the world get a new life from Red Lion Hotels
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Soap bars around the world get a new life from Red Lion Hotels

editor editor- April 22, 2019

Based on US market statistics, the combined hospitality segment produces close to 440 billion pounds of solid waste per year. ... Read More

New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
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New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

On 19th April, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, located north of Uganda’s capital, Kampala registered the latest rhino birth. According to Angie ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism
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Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is returning to China to promote international tourism business. The appointment is at the Shanghai World ... 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

Gleam of hope for tourism
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Gleam of hope for tourism

mm Alain St.Ange- April 9, 2019

On March 27, all roads led to Mombasa, Kenya, for a joint business meeting organized by Uganda and Kenya and ... Read More