Tag: Rwanda

Zainab Ansell – Tanzanian woman behind pro-poor tourism business model

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- November 28, 2019

Innovation of an apt and sustainable business model to transfer tourist’s dollars to the hundreds of poor women has paid ... Read More

All About Mountain Gorilla Trekking – Guide, Tips To Trek Gorillas

editor editor- September 23, 2019

Nowadays treks to see mountain gorillas have undeniable become the world’s most done tourist adventure, a dream come true and ... Read More

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

World Fusion Tours: African Tourism Board’s newest member

editor editor- June 10, 2019

The African Tourism Board (ATB) welcomed World Fusion Tours as its newest member. The Kigali-based tour operator recently won the ... Read More

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

Alain St.Ange 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

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

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 28, 2019

Tanzanian ambassador to Rwanda, Ernest Mangu, is engaging tour operators from both countries to create synergies, in his latest efforts ... Read More

AfCFTA: World’s largest free trade zone launches in Africa this week

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will come into force on Thursday. It will be the largest free trade ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the PATA ... Read More

Israel Loves Africa: African Tourism Board and Rwanda Air Take Action

George Taylor George Taylor- May 20, 2019

African Tourism Board representative in Israel Mr. Dov Kalmann, has sent his congratulations to H.E. Ambassador Joseph Rutabana of Rwanda ... Read More

IMEX in Frankfurt’s five steps to igniting imagination and powering up business results

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

IMEX in Frankfurt returns on 21-23 May, bringing together business event professionals from around the world to meet and do ... Read More

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

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

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

Chief Assignment Editor 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

WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

editor editor- May 3, 2019

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey “) (SIX: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company, WISeCoin AG and the SUNx - Strong ... Read More

African Tourism Board: Greg Bakunzi of Red Rock Initiative makes Rwanda Tourism proud

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019

Red Rocks Cultural Center in Rwanda founder Greg Bakunzi today was appointed as the latest board member of the African Tourism ... Read More

Accor leverages expanded brand portfolio to accelerate Africa development plans

Chief Assignment Editor 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

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

Alain St.Ange 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

2nd annual Africa Business and MICE Tourism Master Class to be held in Johannesburg this June

editor editor- April 3, 2019

The 2nd edition of the Africa Business and MICE Master Class will be held in Johannesburg at the BDO South ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

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

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2019

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, ... Read More

List of Nationals died in Ethiopian Airlines Airbus 737-800 crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crashed this morning six minutes after takeoff in Addis Ababa on route to Nairobi. 157 people died, ... Read More

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 9, 2019

Picture it – hundreds of small tables staffed by representatives of destinations, hotels, attractions – from Australia to Rwanda and ... Read More

East Africa set for joint Regional Tourism Marketing drive at ITB

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Looking to market the East African tourism, a delegation of five officials from the East African Community (EAC) Headquarters is ... Read More

Tanzania and Rwanda tour operators join forces to promote tourism in both countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

Tour operators in Tanzania and Rwanda have agreed to jointly market the two countries as complementary destinations in their latest ... Read More

Vatel Mauritius on exploratory visit to Seychelles

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 5, 2019

Renaud Azema has been given the responsiblity to spread the Vatel Brand Over the Indian Ocean and in the Southern ... Read More

Best hotels in the world named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

The 14th annual It List, a selection of the best new and renovated hotels in the world, was released today. ... Read More

Everyone counts – ‘She Means Business’ digs into diversity at IMEX 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019

Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group, says: “The meetings industry has both a desire and a need to understand ... Read More

Bank of Tanzania: Tourism main source of country’s foreign exchange receipts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019

According to the Bank of Tanzania Monthly Economic Review report, tourism industry was the main source of foreign exchange receipts ... Read More

IBTM Arabia announces networking program for 2019 event

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

IBTM Arabia, part of IBTM’s global portfolio of meetings and events industry trade shows, has announced first details of the ... 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

African Union to reveal details on issuance of African passport

editor editor- January 8, 2019

The AU will present specific details on the production and issuance of the African passport. Read More

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

Efforts underway to remove aircraft from Entebbe International Airport

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 8, 2019

The Civil Aviation Authority of Uganda said efforts were underway to remove the Ethiopian airlines plane from Entebbe International Airport. Read More