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Tanzania Travel & tourism news for tourism professionals, visitors in Tanzania. Breaking news relevant to travel, safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Tanzania. Dar es Salaam and Tanzania Travel and visitors' information. Tanzania is an East African country known for its vast wilderness areas. They include the plains of Serengeti National Park, a safari mecca populated by the “big five” game (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino), and Kilimanjaro National Park, home to Africa’s highest mountain. Offshore lie the tropical islands of Zanzibar, with Arabic influences, and Mafia, with a marine park home to whale sharks and coral reefs.

Tanzania establishes National Convention Bureau
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Tanzania establishes National Convention Bureau

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 20, 2021

Tanzania has established a Nationoal Convention Biurea as plans get underway to diversify the tourism offerings by reaching out to ... Read More

Wildlife conservation in style with a feel for African communities
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Wildlife conservation in style with a feel for African communities

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 16, 2021

In Ngorongoro in Tanzania, local communities are benefiting directly from tourism gains accrued from over 600,000 tourists visiting the park ... Read More

Domestic tourism in Kilimanjaro takes shape this Christmas
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Domestic tourism in Kilimanjaro takes shape this Christmas

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 25, 2020

Setting the agenda for domestic and regional tourism in East Africa, Christmas and New Year trips in Northern Tanzania and ... Read More

Tourism Hero Rebuilds One Tourism Community at a time – virtually
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Tourism Hero Rebuilds One Tourism Community at a time – virtually

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 14, 2020

World Tourism Network last week honored Robin Richman of Steppin Out Adventure, in Chicago, USA to enter the Hall of ... Read More

Action plan launched to conserve giraffe in Tanzania
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Action plan launched to conserve giraffe in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 12, 2020

Five year Giraffe Conservation Action Plan is under implementation to research and conserve giraffe in Tanzania, targeting to save it from ... Read More

World Tourism Network Highlights Mafia Island as Good Case Study
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World Tourism Network Highlights Mafia Island as Good Case Study

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 11, 2020

Celebrating the launch of the World Tourism Network (WTN) with a month of interesting events from all over the world, ... Read More

New Tanzania Tourism Minister Announced
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New Tanzania Tourism Minister Announced

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 10, 2020

Announcing his new ministerial cabinet last weekend, Tanzania President John Magufuli has appointed Dr. Damas Ndumbaru the new Tanzania Tourism ... Read More

Tanzania Named Most Fascinating African Destination
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Tanzania Named Most Fascinating African Destination

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 5, 2020

Participants at the first Africa Tourism Day held on November 26 in Nigeria voted Tanzania as the most exciting and ... Read More

New Tanzania Wildlife Safari Park
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New Tanzania Wildlife Safari Park

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- November 28, 2020

Celebrating Africa Tourism Day, plans are being developed to promote a newly-established Tanzania wildlife safari park which is now standing ... Read More

Tanzanian tour operator assumes chairmanship of African Travel and Tourism Association
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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

A Tanzanian, John Corse, has been unanimously elected the chairman of African Travel and Tourism Association (ATTA). Mr. Corse is ... Read More

African Tourism Board marks two years of success
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African Tourism Board marks two years of success

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- November 5, 2020

The African Tourism Board is celebrating two years after its impressive soft launching and introduction to the global tourism arena ... Read More

Tanzania tourism announces major shift in destination marketing strategy
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Tanzania tourism announces major shift in destination marketing strategy

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- October 27, 2020

Tanzanian tour operators plan to bring the key Global Travel Agents into Tanzania in their latest painstaking initiatives to promote ... Read More

Tanzania implements a World Bank-funded tourism project
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Tanzania implements a World Bank-funded tourism project

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- October 18, 2020

Best for domestic, rural and regional tourism in East and Southern Africa, the World Bank-funded Resilient Natural Resource Management for Tourism ... Read More

Tourism Slowly Returning to Normal in East Africa
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Tourism Slowly Returning to Normal in East Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- October 12, 2020

Tourism is slowly but surely returning to normal in East Africa after regional states opened their skies and territorial borders ... Read More

Massive fire breaks out on Mount Kilimanjaro
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Massive fire breaks out on Mount Kilimanjaro

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- October 12, 2020

Fire broke out on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro on Sunday afternoon, causing fear and panic among people living on ... Read More

France Becomes Premier Inbound Travel Market to Tanzania
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France Becomes Premier Inbound Travel Market to Tanzania

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- October 8, 2020

France has been ranked as the leading inbound travel market to Tanzania, since the latter re-opened its skies for travel ... Read More

Tanzania Opens its Skies to Kenya-registered Airlines
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Tanzania Opens its Skies to Kenya-registered Airlines

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- September 16, 2020

Tanzania has lifted its ban on Kenyan registered airlines, opening a new cooperation over the East African skies after a ... Read More

The Second African Tourism Board Second Ministerial Round Table Opened
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The Second African Tourism Board Second Ministerial Round Table Opened

editor editor- September 4, 2020

Cuthbert Ncube, the Chairman of the African Tourism Board (ATB), yesterday opened the 2nd virtual ministerial round table organized by ... Read More

East African Tourism Stuck in Turbulent Skies
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East African Tourism Stuck in Turbulent Skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- September 2, 2020

Tourism investors in the region are challenged by the ongoing airspace tension between Kenya and Tanzania, now damaging the East ... Read More

3 More Kenyan Airlines Locked Out by Tanzania
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3 More Kenyan Airlines Locked Out by Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- August 29, 2020

Three more Kenyan airlines locked out in Tanzania as the two countries’ apparent standoff over management of COVID-19 deteriorates. Aviation ... Read More

Strategic Partnership to Revive Tanzania Tourism
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Strategic Partnership to Revive Tanzania Tourism

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- August 29, 2020

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is supporting the Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO) to revive the Tanzania tourism ... Read More

Kenya Airways denied entry into Tanzanian sky
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Kenya Airways denied entry into Tanzanian sky

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- August 26, 2020

A dark cloud is hanging over the East African skies in a standoff between Kenya Airways and the Tanzanian aviation ... Read More

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

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- August 17, 2020

Gérard Pasanisi, a renowned French national who devoted his entire life to foster tourism development and wildlife conservation in the ... Read More

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

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- August 16, 2020

He has been in the crossfire, trying to harmonize public and private interests in tourism industry for six years consecutively. ... Read More

Reopening Tanzania Tourism Mafia Island Style
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Reopening Tanzania Tourism Mafia Island Style

editor editor- August 10, 2020

A persona around the idea of “new tourism”: Slow, immersive, kind, local, sustainable, climate-friendly. This type of new tourism includes ... Read More

Tanzania Travel Advisory for COVID-19 adjusted
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Tanzania Travel Advisory for COVID-19 adjusted

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 6, 2020

Tanzania today announced, that all travelers, whether foreigners or returning residents entering or leaving the country will be subjected to ... Read More

New US Ambassador to Tanzania Finally Starts Tour of Duty
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New US Ambassador to Tanzania Finally Starts Tour of Duty

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- August 4, 2020

The newly-appointed US Ambassador to Tanzania, Dr. Donald Wright, has taken over his tour of duty after several years of ... Read More

Africa  marks sixty years of dedicated Chimpanzee research
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Africa marks sixty years of dedicated Chimpanzee research

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- August 3, 2020

Tanzania and other regional member states of the East African community are marking sixty years of chimpanzee conservation, setting a ... Read More

Can the Annual Wildebeest Migration Boost Domestic Tourism?
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Can the Annual Wildebeest Migration Boost Domestic Tourism?

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- August 1, 2020

Counted among the New Seven Wonders of the World, the Great Wildebeest Migration in the Serengeti plains in Tanzania has ... Read More

The Mafia Island Model for a brand-new approach to tourism explained
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The Mafia Island Model for a brand-new approach to tourism explained

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 31, 2020

This type of new tourism includes food, drinks, dancing, swimming, white sandy beaches, diving, bird watching, turtle hatching, a lighthouse, ... Read More

Tanzania hunts for tourist hotel investors in its new capital
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Tanzania hunts for tourist hotel investors in its new capital

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- July 24, 2020

Tanzania government had set open investment space for high-class hotels in the new capital city Dodoma, targeting to attract international ... Read More

Hurricane Douglas on a path directly to Hawaii
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Hurricane Douglas on a path directly to Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 23, 2020

Hurricane Douglas seems to be on a  direct path towards the Hawaiian Islands but is expected to weaken before it ... Read More

East Africa Airports COVID-19 Staff Training
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East Africa Airports COVID-19 Staff Training

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- July 21, 2020

East Africa Airports COVID-19 staff training on safety measures is being conducted with the aim being to equip them to ... Read More

Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19
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Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020

With 3,844,271 Americans were sick with the Coronavirus after 47,5 million were tested out of a total population of 331 ... Read More

German Travel Warnings for Tanzania, Seychelles, Mauritius, and Namibia challenged
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German Travel Warnings for Tanzania, Seychelles, Mauritius, and Namibia challenged

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 11, 2020

In Germany, two tour operators specialists in travel to Africa have filed a legal action at the Berlin Administrative Court ... Read More

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