Tag: Zambia

American tourist dies underwater at Tanzania’s Pemba Island
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American tourist dies underwater at Tanzania’s Pemba Island

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- September 24, 2019

An American tourist, Steven Weber, died while diving underwater at Manta Resort in Zanzibar’s twin island of Pemba. The US ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

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

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... 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

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

Zambia wants African Tourism Board to implement inclusiveness approach
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Zambia wants African Tourism Board to implement inclusiveness approach

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 2, 2019

African Tourism Board (ATB) CEO Doris Woerfel and Cuthbert Ncube, the new Vice President of ATB, met with Mwabashike Nkulukus, the Marketing ... 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

African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa
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African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

Cuthbert Ncube, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) regional vice-president was appointed today as the Vice President of the African Tourism ... 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

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

President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility
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President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019

Africa Tourism is hot right now. Overlooked in the past, the tourism potential of the African continent is now becoming ... Read More

WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector
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WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector

editor editor- March 20, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is getting ready for its Annual Summit in Seville next month, and Africa ... Read More

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM
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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

Seychelles represented at Spotlight Africa workshop, Lusaka
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Seychelles represented at Spotlight Africa workshop, Lusaka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) attended the Spotlight Africa Workshop held in Lusaka, Zambia, which took place on the February ... Read More

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

mm 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

Zambia Tourism bids farewell to Ben Parker
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Zambia Tourism bids farewell to Ben Parker

editor editor- February 6, 2019

The Zambia Tourism Agency announced the death of Ben Parker, Chairman and Co-founder of Tongabezi. The announcement reads: We are ... Read More

China and Zambia enhance cultural and tourism cooperation
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China and Zambia enhance cultural and tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019

Zambia and China, on Saturday, reaffirmed their commitments to promoting cultural and tourism cooperation. The two countries made the commitment ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies
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East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2019

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, Ethiopian ... Read More

Tanzania targets Chinese tourist market
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Tanzania targets Chinese tourist market

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 4, 2019

Tanzania is now targeting China as a new and an upcoming lucrative tourist market source in South East Asia after ... Read More

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe had record tourism over Christmas, but what is next?
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Victoria Falls Zimbabwe had record tourism over Christmas, but what is next?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018

Resort hotels inVictoria Falls, Kariba, Nyanga and Vumba in Zimbabwe recorded occupancies above 90 percent from December 22 to December ... Read More

Suspended! Fastjet airline services in Tanzania
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Suspended! Fastjet airline services in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 18, 2018

Fastjet airline officials said late last week that its flights would be canceled through the end of January. Read More

Corinthia Hotels’ diverse CSR initiatives in 2018 have positive impact on sustainable tourism 
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Corinthia Hotels’ diverse CSR initiatives in 2018 have positive impact on sustainable tourism 

editor editor- December 6, 2018

During 2018, some 762 pupils and 14 teachers at Buwambo Primary School in Uganda have Corinthia Hotels to thank for ... Read More

Taleb Rifai re-elected as UNWTO Secretary General
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Taleb Rifai re-elected as UNWTO Secretary General

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- August 28, 2013

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia (eTN) - Taleb Rifai was the lone candidate for the position of the United Nations World Tourism Organization ... Read More

UNWTO’s Twentieth General Assembly “unlike” any other in history
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UNWTO’s Twentieth General Assembly “unlike” any other in history

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- August 28, 2013

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia (eTN) - This is the best-attended General Assembly in the history of the United Nations World Tourism Organizations ... Read More

New airport tax in Zambia
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New airport tax in Zambia

editor editor- June 25, 2013

National Airports Corporation has introduced an Infrastructure and Development charge in Zambia which is effective immediately. Read More

Proflight Zambia hits the high notes
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Proflight Zambia hits the high notes

editor editor- June 12, 2013

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Proflight Zambia has teamed up with the country’s hottest musical and celebrity talent to bring the fun ... Read More

Kenya Airways celebrates new flights to Livingstone, Zambia
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Kenya Airways celebrates new flights to Livingstone, Zambia

editor editor- June 10, 2013

ZAMBIA - During the week, Kenya Airways held a cocktail party to celebrate their new flights to Livingstone. The party ... Read More

Proflight Zambia celebrates first international flight
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Proflight Zambia celebrates first international flight

editor editor- June 6, 2013

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Champagne celebrations marked the launch of Proflight Zambia’s first international scheduled air service yesterday (June 4) from ... Read More

International Socrates Award conferred on Vice Chancellor of LIUTEBM University Dr. Patrick K. Kalifungwa
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International Socrates Award conferred on Vice Chancellor of LIUTEBM University Dr. Patrick K. Kalifungwa

editor editor- June 6, 2013

LUSAKA, Zambia - The Board and Council Chairman of Livingstone International University of Tourism Excellence and Business Management (LIUTEBM), Professor ... Read More

Put Foot Rally ready to take off in South Africa
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Put Foot Rally ready to take off in South Africa

editor editor- June 4, 2013

(eTN) - "The greatest social rally on the face of the Earth" kicks off from the shadow of the great ... Read More

Proflight Zambia flies orphaned hippo to safety
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Proflight Zambia flies orphaned hippo to safety

editor editor- May 20, 2013

Proflight Zambia welcomed an unusual passenger on board its aircraft last week in the form of Douglina, a 120 kg ... Read More

Proflight Zambia’s B737 makes maiden flight to Livingstone
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Proflight Zambia’s B737 makes maiden flight to Livingstone

editor editor- May 18, 2013

Proflight Zambia’s 105-seat Boeing 737-200 aircraft made its maiden flight to Livingstone on May 15, with VIP and celebrity passengers ... Read More

Walking with the lions
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Walking with the lions

editor editor- May 11, 2013

Zambia is fully engaged in the rehabilitation and subsequent release of lions back into the wild. Read More

Zimbabwe and Zambia to co-host World Tourism Organization General Assembly
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Zimbabwe and Zambia to co-host World Tourism Organization General Assembly

editor editor- May 3, 2013

It has been confirmed by the UNWTO that Zimbabwe and Zambia will co-host the 20th session of the General Assembly ... Read More