Tag: poaching

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 ... 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 ... Read More

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

Wildlife is the leading tourist attraction and source of tourist revenue in Africa other than ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... Read More

“An inspirational story”:  Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018

“An inspirational story”: Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018

The Travel & Tourism economy of Rwanda grew by 13.8% last year – one of ... 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 ... Read More

Kenya’s Tourism Secretary: More visitors and fewer dead elephants

Kenya’s Tourism Secretary: More visitors and fewer dead elephants

Last year, Kenyan Cabinet Secretary of Tourism Najib Balala met his goal of welcoming over ... 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 ... 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 ... Read More

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Victoria Cliff Resort, a new snorkeling and dive resort in the Mergui Archipelago is ‘thinking ... Read More

New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening

New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening

A chic, back-to-nature resort. Awei Pila,  has opened recently in the remote tropical Mergui archipelago, ... Read More

World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

An investigation by World Animal Protection reveals Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo are enabling the ... 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 ... Read More