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Tanzanian tour operator assumes chairmanship of African Travel and Tourism Association

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- November 9, 2020 18:49

A Tanzanian, John Corse, has been unanimously elected the chairman of African Travel and Tourism Association (ATTA). Mr. Corse is currently the Managing Director of Serengeti Balloon Safaris, a Member ... Read More

Tanzania tourism announces major shift in destination marketing strategy

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- October 27, 2020 16:03

Tanzanian tour operators plan to bring the key Global Travel Agents into Tanzania in their latest painstaking initiatives to promote the country as a safe destination, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, ... Read More

France Becomes Premier Inbound Travel Market to Tanzania

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- October 8, 2020 17:18

France has been ranked as the leading inbound travel market to Tanzania, since the latter re-opened its skies for travel amidst the world’s COVID-19 pandemic. Tanzania reopened its airspace for ... Read More

Strategic Partnership to Revive Tanzania Tourism

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- August 29, 2020 20:19

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is supporting the Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO) to revive the Tanzania tourism industry to spur other businesses, recover thousands of lost jobs, ... Read More

Renowned conservationist and a man behind Tanzania-France ties dies at 94

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- August 17, 2020 18:50

Gérard Pasanisi, a renowned French national who devoted his entire life to foster tourism development and wildlife conservation in the country as well as diplomatic ties between Tanzania and France, ... Read More

TATO CEO wins maiden prestigious Tourism Personnel of the year 2020 Award

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- August 16, 2020 23:30

He has been in the crossfire, trying to harmonize public and private interests in tourism industry for six years consecutively. Gifted with rare skills, the Tanzania Association of Tour Operators ... Read More

Tanzania tour operators build $50,000 lounge at Kilimanjaro International Airport

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2020 18:51

Tour operators in Tanzania have unveiled a pioneer private, state-of-the-art, waiting lounge at Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) as they seek to offer holidaymakers a hassle-free welcome after a stint of ... Read More

CapitaLand Appoints Mr. Kevin Goh as CEO, Lodging

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 1, 2020 02:59

Mr .Kevin Goh is appointed CapitaLand’s CEO, Lodging with effect from today, April 1,2020 to oversee CapitaLand Group's lodging business. Lodging is one of the three pillars of the Group’s ... Read More

Tanzania tour operators, government devise unified response to COVID-19 outbreak

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- March 18, 2020 14:22

Key players in Tanzania’s tourism industry have come together for a unified response to the deadly coronavirus outbreak. This comes amid outbreak of coronavirus in Tanzania’s northern tourism circuit capital ... Read More

Cultural Tourism in northern Tanzania gets eco-tourism gear for tourists

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- February 29, 2020 02:58

In an effort to spur tourism in sprawling rural northern Tanzania, a non-profit organization has furnished the Longido Cultural Tourism Program (LCTP) with the equipment to strengthen its efficiency. Oikos ... Read More

Tanzania Plans Public Private Tourism Partnership

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- January 26, 2020 21:35

Tanzania’s government is engaging tour operators over possible Public-Private- Partnership (PPP), as it seeks to open up the Southern tourism circuit for travel. The Governor of Iringa, the designated Southern ... Read More

Tanzania Envoy in China Unveils Plan to Attract More Chinese tourists

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- January 14, 2020 03:11

A Tanzania envoy to China has unveiled his ambitious plan as he seeks to increase the number of Chinese tourists visiting the East African country and the region at large. ... Read More

Tanzania Indigenous Maasai Engage in Responsible Tourism

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- January 9, 2020 23:18

Indigenous Maasai in northern Tanzania are now offering tourists something beyond traditional food. They are currently busy designing leather ornaments and vintage items that will make tourists’ trips memorable. “Our ... Read More

OIKOS East Africa Contributes to Tanzania Eco-Tourism

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- December 24, 2019 01:44

OIKOS East Africa has offered eco-tourism gears worth Sh14 million (US$6,000) to the Tanzania Enduimet Community Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Longido district, Arusha region, in a bid to improve ... Read More

Tanzania appreciates private players for developing tourism into multi-billion-dollar industry

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- December 20, 2019 03:00

Tanzania has recognized the private sector’s role in tourism development from the scratch few years back to a multi-billion-dollar industry. Permanent Secretary for Natural Resources and Tourism, Prof. Adolf Mkenda, ... Read More

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

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- November 28, 2019 19:30

Innovation of an apt and sustainable business model to transfer tourist’s dollars to the hundreds of poor women has paid dividends to a Tanzanian female tour operator. Ms Zainab Ansell ... Read More

Tanzania tax regime casts bleak future for small tour operators

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- November 17, 2019 18:57

Majority small-scale companies in the tourism and hospitality industries in Tanzania are facing a bleak future as they finding it difficult to comply with a tax regime. Players say the ... Read More

Tanzania Relay: Peace for tourism is a corporate social responsibility

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- October 23, 2019 03:16

Peace is a cornerstone for tourism to flourish, the participants of the just-ended Global Peace Run in Tanzania’s safari capital of Arusha, have been told. Tanzania is a key tourism ... Read More

Elephants are dual nationals in Kenya and Tanzania!

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- September 8, 2019 22:22

Dual citizenship though is illegal; elephants are not only defying the man-made law day in day out, but are also generating the much-needed tourism revenue for both Tanzania and its ... Read More

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

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- August 14, 2019 17:20

For the President of the Swedish-Southern Africa Chamber of Commerce, Ms Asa Jarskog, Mount Kilimanjaro is indeed the ‘cherry on the cake’! “I’ve an adventurous personality. I’ve been in Rwanda ... Read More

How legal and institutional reforms improved security for tourists in Tanzania

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- August 12, 2019 19:25

Tanzania’s security and safety for tourists has been significantly improved, offering a ray of hope for a multi-billion-dollar industry, a new study has revealed. Tanzania is one of key tourism ... Read More

TATO CEO appointed Goodwill Ambassador for Green Tourism Active

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- July 11, 2019 21:03

Green Tourism Active has unanimously appointed Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO) chief executive officer, Mr. Sirili Akko, as its Goodwill Ambassador for East Africa, flying Tanzania’s flag high. Green ... Read More

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

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- July 4, 2019 00:45

Royal Dutch Airline, KLM has deployed its first Dreamliner to Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) direct from Amsterdam, offering a ray of hope to a Tanzania’s multi-billion dollar tourism industry. The ... Read More

Tanzania tour operators want reforms to improve business landscape

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019 19:18

Tanzania tour operators are upbeat at the news that the government would execute the reforms highlighted on the blueprint to improve business environment. Wilbard Chambulo, the Chairman of the Tanzania ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019 18:25

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, a World’s Heritage Site. In March 2019 Tanzania’s ... Read More

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 28, 2019 20:02

Tanzanian ambassador to Rwanda, Ernest Mangu, is engaging tour operators from both countries to create synergies, in his latest efforts to pursue an economic diplomacy. The scope of economic diplomacy ... Read More

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 20:15

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into a ‘tourism paradise’, a copycat of Paris, in their bid ... Read More

A new Tourism potential in Tanzania: The Southern Circuit

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 21, 2019 21:39

A new Tourism potential is about to be unlocked In Tanzania. All roads and international air routes will in the near future, be leading to the Southern circuit, as the ... Read More

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019 16:09

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost tourism, amid strong protest from key local industry players. Overlooking ... Read More

All set for maiden Arusha outdoor auto show

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- February 23, 2019 23:04

All roads and international air routes will during the weekend be leading to Tanzania’s northern safari capital of Arusha to grace a maiden region premier - the outdoor auto show. ... Read More

Tanzania makes tourism country’s top priority

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- February 14, 2019 02:08

Key players in Tanzania’s tourism and hospitality industry and the country’s National Assembly have agreed to work hand in hand in guaranteeing the industry with the due priority it needs ... Read More

Tanzania tour operators lose hope

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- November 26, 2018 16:15

Tour operators in Tanzania are losing hope over the government’s delay to enforce the import duty exemptions on tourist vehicles as the clock ticks towards the onset of the high ... Read More

First e-vehicle rolls out in Tanzania for tourists

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- October 29, 2018 10:05

Tanzania, the East African natural resource-rich country, has endorsed a maiden rollout of electric safari vehicle at its flagship national park of Serengeti, in an effort to reduce emission. Mount ... Read More

Mto wa Mbu named best cultural tourism destination in Tanzania

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- October 22, 2018 13:42

Mto wa Mbu cultural tourism center, about 126 km west of Arusha city, becomes a must stopover point for tourists, as it has become a key tourist allure only after ... Read More

Tanzania tour operators contribute $211,000 to save wildlife

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- October 17, 2018 15:28

Tanzania tour operators have so far poured more than $211,000 into a Serengeti de-snaring program meant to combat a new form of poaching. In 2017, a handful of tour operators, ... Read More

Tanzania tour operators demand new tourism policy

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- October 3, 2018 14:35

Tanzania’s tourism is facing a pricing crisis causing the frustration of a multi-billion-dollar industry that wants to grow by leaps and bounds. Key players say that whereas tour operators usually ... Read More