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Tanzania travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Tanzania. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Tanzania. Dodoma & Dar es Salaam Travel information

Tanzania tourism exhibition for the new generation: SITE

Tanzania tourism exhibition for the new generation: SITE

The fifth edition of Tanzania’s Swahili International Tourism Expo (SITE) opened today with a high level of participation of ... Read More

How dangerous is Ebola in Tanzania for visitors?

How dangerous is Ebola in Tanzania for visitors?

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is urging tourism and health officials in Tanzania to be transparent in addressing rumors ... Read More

Tanzania records increased number of wild animal attacks on humans

Tanzania records increased number of wild animal attacks on humans

Tanzania’s two-year anti-poaching program has registered mixed results with a spike of a quick increase in wildlife populations in ... Read More

American tourist dies underwater at Tanzania’s Pemba Island

American tourist dies underwater at Tanzania’s Pemba Island

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

The Moja Tuu and Hakuna Majiwe has new management company

The Moja Tuu and Hakuna Majiwe has new management company

The Moja Tuu and Hakuna Majiwe, in Zanzibar will be managed by Aleph Hospitality . The company entered the ... Read More

Air Tanzania gets 2 Airbus A220-

Air Tanzania gets 2 Airbus A220-

Air Tanzania will get two additional Airbus A220-300 aircraft, due for delivery in either late 2020 or early 2021, ... Read More

Safaris in Uganda? The only 20/20 tour operator is: Let’s Go Travel

Safaris in Uganda? The only 20/20 tour operator is: Let’s Go Travel

Traveling to Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya or Rwanda? Let’s Go Travel is evidence, that not all Uganda Tour Operators are designed ... Read More

Zanzibar island set to attract international hotel investments

Zanzibar island set to attract international hotel investments

The Zanzibar government is courting international hotel investors to capture the island’s fast-growing tourism industry, looking to raise the ... Read More

Elephants are dual nationals in Kenya and Tanzania!

Elephants are dual nationals in Kenya and Tanzania!

Dual citizenship though is illegal; elephants are not only defying the man-made law day in day out, but are ... Read More

Protests erupt in Dar es Salaam over Air Tanzania plane impounded by South African court

Protests erupt in Dar es Salaam over Air Tanzania plane impounded by South African court

Anti-riot police in Tanzanian commercial capital Dar es Salaam is holding three people accused of organizing demonstration at the ... Read More

Airbus A220 seized: Air Tanzania flight unable to leave Johannesburg

Airbus A220 seized: Air Tanzania flight unable to leave Johannesburg

Johannesburg t0 Dar Es Salaam East African Style had an unexpected turn. Air Tanzania flight TC 209 was about ... Read More

Southern African states want US, EU and UK sanctions against Zimbabwe lifted

Southern African states want US, EU and UK sanctions against Zimbabwe lifted

Heads of state from member countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are looking to rescue Zimbabwe from ... Read More

Southern African heads of state meet in Tanzania

Southern African heads of state meet in Tanzania

Leaders from the Southern African region are meeting in Tanzanian commercial city of Dar es Salaam this weekend for ... Read More

Visa for Tanzania? Better not on arrival at Kilimanjaro airport

Visa for Tanzania? Better not on arrival at Kilimanjaro airport

Tour operators in Tanzania are warning their guests about a change in the process of obtaining a visa on ... Read More

Mount Kilimanjaro is ‘cherry on the cake’ and needs to remain natural

Mount Kilimanjaro is ‘cherry on the cake’ and needs to remain natural

For the President of the Swedish-Southern Africa Chamber of Commerce, Ms Asa Jarskog, Mount Kilimanjaro is indeed the ‘cherry ... Read More

Zanzibar targets to market itself as a single tourist destination

Zanzibar targets to market itself as a single tourist destination

Looking to position itself as a tourist destination in East Africa, Zanzibar is now looking to create a tourist ... Read More

How legal and institutional reforms improved security for tourists in Tanzania

How legal and institutional reforms improved security for tourists in Tanzania

Tanzania’s security and safety for tourists has been significantly improved, offering a ray of hope for a multi-billion-dollar industry, ... Read More

60 people killed, 65 injured in Tanzania tanker explosion

60 people killed, 65 injured in Tanzania tanker explosion

Tanzanian police officials say that 60 people have been killed and 65 injured in a fuel tanker explosion. The ... Read More

Branding Committee launched in Zanzibar

Branding Committee launched in Zanzibar

Zanzibar has launched a national branding committee in tourism aimed to promote and market Zanzibar as a destination. Launching ... Read More

Tanzania President directs the split of Selous Game Reserve to form new National Park

Tanzania President directs the split of Selous Game Reserve to form new National Park

Tanzanian President John Magufuli had directed his government’s wildlife conservation authorities to split Selous Game Reserve to form a ... Read More

TATO CEO appointed Goodwill Ambassador for Green Tourism Active

TATO CEO appointed Goodwill Ambassador for Green Tourism Active

Green Tourism Active has unanimously appointed Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO) chief executive officer, Mr. Sirili Akko, as ... Read More

From Amsterdam to Kilimanjaro with love: KLM’s first 787-10 Dreamliner lands at KIA

From Amsterdam to Kilimanjaro with love: KLM’s first 787-10 Dreamliner lands at KIA

Royal Dutch Airline, KLM has deployed its first Dreamliner to Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) direct from Amsterdam, offering a ... Read More

Olduvai Gorge: Marking the 60 years of the discovery of the skull of Early Man

Olduvai Gorge: Marking the 60 years of the discovery of the skull of Early Man

For many years, we have been trying to solve a big question about our origin or the origin of ... Read More

RIU acquires a second hotel in Zanzibar

RIU acquires a second hotel in Zanzibar

RIU Hotels & Resorts has acquired its second hotel in Tanzania, to accompany the other one the chain already ... Read More

African Tourism: What it takes for a woman to make it

African Tourism: What it takes for a woman to make it

Zainab Ansell stole her way to become the leading woman tourism entrepreneur in the male-dominated tourism industry in Tanzania ... Read More

Air Tanzania set for South Africa flights

Air Tanzania set for South Africa flights

Looking to attract South African tourists and other business travelers, the state-owned Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) is set ... Read More

Zanzibar Tourism brings Spice Island theme to Kampala

Zanzibar Tourism brings Spice Island theme to Kampala

Javed Jafferji, a very well-known photographer, hospitality operator and active tourism marketer based in Zanzibar, has taken a roadshow ... Read More

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Famous German conservationist Professor Bernhard Grzimek and his son Michael made a milestone development in the conservation of wildlife ... Read More

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car ... Read More

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

Marriott International, Inc. today announced the opening of its second Four Points by Sheraton (Four-Points.Marriott.com) hotel in Tanzania, Four ... Read More

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Tourists and foreign visitors traveling to Tanzania are advised not to carry with them plastic bags on arrival at ... Read More

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

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

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African ... Read More

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

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

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

Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board

Simba, the happiest safari company from Tanzania joins African Tourism Board

African Tourism Board today added Simba Safaris a family owned Safari and Tour company from Tanzania to its rapidly ... Read More