Tag: Zanzibar

Zanzibar welcomes over 500 Russian tourists on inaugural commercial B747 flight
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Zanzibar welcomes over 500 Russian tourists on inaugural commercial B747 flight

mm Alain St.Ange- October 31, 2019

Zanzibar is now receiving a weekly flight from Moscow throughout the European winter season, operated with a Boeing B747 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

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

Tanzania’s oldest beach hotel to undergo major facelift before upgrading to 5-star status
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Tanzania’s oldest beach hotel to undergo major facelift before upgrading to 5-star status

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 20, 2019

Indian Ocean’s Kunduchi Beach Hotel in Tanzania’s capital Dar es Salaam will undergo a major facelift to upgrade it into ... 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

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa
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Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 14, 2019

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into ... 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

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

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September
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Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 28, 2019

After a successful and the first international tourism show held in Zanzibar last year, now the Indian Ocean Island is ... Read More

Best hotels in the world named
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Best hotels in the world named

mm 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

Africa needs better representation in travel listings
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Africa needs better representation in travel listings

mm Alain St.Ange- January 29, 2019

Mauritius’ Lux Belle Mare took the African honours in the latest listings of global bests when it captured third place ... 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

Luxury hotels: The best and the worst
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Luxury hotels: The best and the worst

editor editor- December 20, 2018

Twelve experienced and discerning researchers brought this year’s inside track on global luxury hotel openings. 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

World Heritage site status of Zanzibar’s Stone Town under scrutiny
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World Heritage site status of Zanzibar’s Stone Town under scrutiny

editor editor- June 10, 2014

The status of Zanzibar’s ancient Stone Town as a cultural World Heritage site (WHS), accorded in 2000 by UNESCO, will ... Read More

Precision Air targeted by smear campaign?
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Precision Air targeted by smear campaign?

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- May 4, 2013

(eTN) - There are growing indications that the breaking news story yesterday morning in Tanzania’s Daily News about the alleged ... Read More

Sauti Za Busara gets ready for 10th anniversary edition
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Sauti Za Busara gets ready for 10th anniversary edition

editor editor- December 13, 2012

The 10th edition of Sauti Za Busara, East Africa’s most popular performing arts festival held on the spice island of ... Read More

Zanzibar crackdown continues to net more extremists
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Zanzibar crackdown continues to net more extremists

editor editor- November 5, 2012

(eTN) - Information from a regular tourism source on the Spice Island of Zanzibar indicates that security forces, since the ... Read More

Dar es Salaam remains tense after army deploys in hot spots
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Dar es Salaam remains tense after army deploys in hot spots

editor editor- October 22, 2012

(eTN) - The most recent clashes between separatists and religious radicals in Zanzibar, which caused considerable concern among the island’s ... Read More

Zanzibar again descends into sectarian violence
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Zanzibar again descends into sectarian violence

editor editor- October 18, 2012

(eTN) - A further outbreak of sectarian violence was reported late yesterday from the Spice Island of Zanzibar, leaving tourism ... Read More

Women in tourism celebrate World Tourism Day in Zanzibar
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Women in tourism celebrate World Tourism Day in Zanzibar

editor editor- October 3, 2012

(eTN) - Members of the Tanzanian women’s tourism group celebrated the annual World Tourism Day on tourist island of Zanzibar. Read More

ICTP spices up membership with welcome to Zanzibar
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ICTP spices up membership with welcome to Zanzibar

editor editor- August 24, 2012

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Zanzibar Commission ... Read More

Tourists escape death after dramatic ocean rescue
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Tourists escape death after dramatic ocean rescue

editor editor- August 21, 2012

(eTN) - According to a regular source from the Tanzanian coast, three foreign tourists had to be pulled from the ... Read More

Zanzibar to host international tourism conference
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Zanzibar to host international tourism conference

editor editor- August 4, 2012

Experts from various countries worldwide will meet in Zanzibar later this month to discuss various issues on tourism industry in ... Read More

Chumbe Island gets global recognition by Sustainia
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Chumbe Island gets global recognition by Sustainia

editor editor- June 23, 2012

(eTN) - The Chumbe Island Coral Park was selected at the Rio+20 Summit as one of a hundred globally-selected projects ... Read More

Zanzibar aims at half a million tourist visitors by 2020
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Zanzibar aims at half a million tourist visitors by 2020

editor editor- June 20, 2012

(eTN) - Although the recent riots are now a thing of the past, they also left some intense concerns among ... Read More

Tanzania intensifies security in spice island of Zanzibar and other tourist spots
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Tanzania intensifies security in spice island of Zanzibar and other tourist spots

editor editor- May 31, 2012

(eTN) - Reacting to recent incidents in which four tourists were mugged in the Tanzanian capital city of Dar es ... Read More

Tourists in Zanzibar advised to stay in resorts and use extreme caution
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Tourists in Zanzibar advised to stay in resorts and use extreme caution

editor editor- May 29, 2012

(eTN) - At least thirty rioters were charged yesterday in courts of law in Zanzibar, following their arrest over the ... Read More

Zanzibar radicals opposed to union with mainland cause weekend chaos
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Zanzibar radicals opposed to union with mainland cause weekend chaos

editor editor- May 29, 2012

(eTN) - In what has been described as acts of frenzied madness, radical Islamists attacked at least two churches in ... Read More

Zanzibar: a sinking tourist paradise
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Zanzibar: a sinking tourist paradise

editor editor- April 26, 2012

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania (eTN) - The tourist island of Zanzibar is celebrating the day of union with mainland Tanzania, while posing ... Read More

Zanzibar lawmakers: Tourism sector dominated by foreigners
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Zanzibar lawmakers: Tourism sector dominated by foreigners

editor editor- April 16, 2012

Zanzibar — Some members of the Zanzibar House of Representatives are alleging that the tourism sector is dominated by non-Zanzibaris ... Read More

Zanzibar tourism law to be revised after only 3 years
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Zanzibar tourism law to be revised after only 3 years

editor editor- April 7, 2012

(eTN) - A regular source from Dar es Salaam has taken issue with the apparent plans of the government of ... Read More

Zanzibar gets new Tourism Minister
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Zanzibar gets new Tourism Minister

editor editor- April 4, 2012

(eTN) – The spice and tourist island of Zanzibar has got a new Tourism Minister after a cabinent reshuffle announced ... Read More

Zanzibar ferry disaster culprits charged in court with murder
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Zanzibar ferry disaster culprits charged in court with murder

editor editor- January 24, 2012

(eTN) - Eleven people, including the captain, and some of his crew and staff in charge of load controlling and ... Read More

Zanzibar sets new plan for tourism growth
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Zanzibar sets new plan for tourism growth

editor editor- January 12, 2012

Zanzibar is looking at tourism as the leading foreign revenue source, as the number of foreign tourists visiting the island ... Read More

Qatar Airways eyes Kigali
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Qatar Airways eyes Kigali

editor editor- November 17, 2011

The news that first broke out during the Dubai Air Show, regarding Qatar Airways eyeing three more East African destinations, ... Read More