Tag: Mombasa

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

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

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

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport
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Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

First two Uganda Airlines' long anticipated aircraft landed at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Captained by all ... 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

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport puts spring in its step
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Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport puts spring in its step

editor editor- March 26, 2019

New flight schedule to take effect on March 31 – Total flights expanding moderately Frankfurt Airport (FRA) continues to strengthen its ... Read More

“Doha Declaration” calls for review of existing aviation regulatory framework
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“Doha Declaration” calls for review of existing aviation regulatory framework

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, has welcomed the publication of the “Doha Declaration”, a ... 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

Qatar Airways GCEO delivers keynote address at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit
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Qatar Airways GCEO delivers keynote address at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

The first day of the CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit kicked off on Tuesday 5 February at the ... Read More

New General Manager at Singhania Sarovar Portico, Raipur
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New General Manager at Singhania Sarovar Portico, Raipur

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 29, 2019

Sarovar Hotels and Resorts has appointed Sumeet Shandilya as General Manager of Singhania Sarovar Portico, Raipur, India. Sumeet brings with ... Read More

African Regional ports body appoints Col. Andre Ciseau of Seychelles as SG of PMAESA
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African Regional ports body appoints Col. Andre Ciseau of Seychelles as SG of PMAESA

mm Alain St.Ange- January 28, 2019

Andre Ciseau from Seychelles has been confirmed as the Secretary General of the Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern ... 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

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes
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Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the ... Read More

Rolls-Royce: All-electric plane coming to the skies over Great Britain
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Rolls-Royce: All-electric plane coming to the skies over Great Britain

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019

Rolls-Royce is leading a highly specialized challenge to build the world’s fastest all-electric aircraft. This zero-emissions plane is expected to ... 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

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

Qatar Airways celebrate the launch of its third Vietnamese gateway
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Qatar Airways celebrate the launch of its third Vietnamese gateway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018

To celebrate the launch of Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight to Da Nang, Vietnam, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency ... Read More

Qatar Airways CEO:  Airline has rapid expansion plans
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Qatar Airways CEO: Airline has rapid expansion plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, hosted a media roundtable with global media to discuss ... Read More

Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight touches down at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport
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Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight touches down at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018

Qatar Airways’ first nonstop flight from Doha to Gothenburg, Sweden landed today at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport, marking the airline’s second ... Read More

Doha to Mombasa now connecting Kenya with the Qatar Airways global network
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Doha to Mombasa now connecting Kenya with the Qatar Airways global network

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018

Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Mombasa, Kenya landed today at Moi International Airport, marking the airline’s second ... Read More

Mombasa Airport overhaul ends in time for high season
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Mombasa Airport overhaul ends in time for high season

editor editor- June 13, 2013

(eTN) - Work at the Moi International Airport in Mombasa, ongoing for several years to upgrade arrival and departure lounges ... Read More

Mombasa and Coast Tourist Association re-elects Mohammed Hersi unopposed
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Mombasa and Coast Tourist Association re-elects Mohammed Hersi unopposed

editor editor- June 7, 2013

(eTN) - News just came in from Mombasa confirming that Mohammed Hersi, Regional General Manager, Coast, for Sarova Hotels, was ... Read More

Kenya Airport Authority blamed for Mombasa flight chaos
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Kenya Airport Authority blamed for Mombasa flight chaos

editor editor- June 3, 2013

(eTN) - The closure of the single runway at Mombasa’s Moi International Airport (MBA) for several hours yesterday morning, between ... Read More

Tourists in Mombasa stranded by striking truck drivers
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Tourists in Mombasa stranded by striking truck drivers

editor editor- May 22, 2013

(eTN) - A massive traffic jam along the main highway to Mombasa was blocked yesterday for over 8 hours by ... Read More

UK tourists injured in Kenya bus crash
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UK tourists injured in Kenya bus crash

editor editor- March 4, 2013

Fifteen Britons were involved in a terrifying coach crash in Kenya when their vehicle plunged 16ft down a bank and ... Read More

Mombasa tourism industry marches against poaching menace
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Mombasa tourism industry marches against poaching menace

editor editor- February 6, 2013

(eTN) - Mombasa and Coast Tourist Association (MCTA) Chairman Mohammed Hersi, also Area General Manager Coast for Sarova Hotels in ... Read More

RwandAir resumes Mombasa stop for Dubai flights
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RwandAir resumes Mombasa stop for Dubai flights

editor editor- February 1, 2013

(eTN) - Effective tomorrow RwandAir will re-launch their Mombasa stop for 3 of their 7 weekly flights between Kigali and ... Read More

Jumbo Jam adds to Mombasa’s traffic woes
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Jumbo Jam adds to Mombasa’s traffic woes

editor editor- November 8, 2012

(eTN) - No sooner were memories fading over the strike a week ago, which brought the ferry services between Mombasa ... Read More

Likoni ferries down between Mombasa and South Coast
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Likoni ferries down between Mombasa and South Coast

editor editor- November 3, 2012

(eTN) - UPDATE (NOVEMBER 3, 2012): It has been confirmed from a regular source in Mombasa that the workers of ... Read More

Crackdown on separatists in Coast region does not affect tourism
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Crackdown on separatists in Coast region does not affect tourism

editor editor- October 30, 2012

NAIROBI, Kenya – The recent crackdown on the separatist Mombasa Republican Council (MRC) in Coast region does not seem to ... Read More

Now the UN dumps on Mombasa, too
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Now the UN dumps on Mombasa, too

editor editor- October 19, 2012

(eTN) - Within months of the US Embassy declaring a hasty and ultimately withdrawn travel embargo on Kenya’s Indian Ocean ... Read More

Coast tourism in Kenya braces for full-fledged ferry strike
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Coast tourism in Kenya braces for full-fledged ferry strike

editor editor- October 12, 2012

(eTN) - The ongoing negotiations between Kenya Ferry Services’ management and the union representing the staff of the sole transport ... Read More

Tourists die on Mombasa-Nairobi Highway
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Tourists die on Mombasa-Nairobi Highway

editor editor- October 12, 2012

(eTN) - Sad news just in from Mombasa confirms that two foreign tourists, of yet unknown nationality and names, have ... Read More

Likoni Ferry services halted after accident
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Likoni Ferry services halted after accident

editor editor- October 5, 2012

(eTN) - News breaking from Mombasa speaks of a heavy truck loaded with oil products having crashed into the ocean ... Read More

Drive-by assassination rocks Mombasa
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Drive-by assassination rocks Mombasa

editor editor- August 28, 2012

eTN) - The assassination of what is largely considered a radical Islamic preacher with suspected links to Al Shabab and ... Read More

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