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Aviation company in Kenya gets charter license for China

The investment in two Kenyan aviation companies, first in Kijipwa Aviation in Kilifi and more recently in Phoenix Aviation in Nairobi, seems to have borne immediate fruits when Phoenix, according to a

Kenya’s Ol Pejeta Conservancy – A model for future wildlife conservation?


Chances for Tanzania’s Precision Bailout rise again

Information received from a source close to Precision Air has confirmed that a bailout deal by the Tanzanian government is now back on the table following a fresh look at all the negative implications

Only in Zambia: Bungee-twirl

On the sidelines of the historic and recently held 20th edition of the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s General Assembly, the Zambia Tourism Board had commissioned eTN to cover the event

Online voting open for Africa World Travel Award nominees

Online voting has now opened, and the organizers of the awards are encouraging both trade and consumers to submit votes in order to determine those companies and organizations who excel in travel, tou

Zimbabwe Minister of Tourism wants visas scrutinized

Zimbabwe Minister of Tourism Walter Mzembi has announced that he wants Zimbabwe to rethink its visa regime so that the country can earn from tourism.

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

It has been confirmed by the UNWTO that Zimbabwe and Zambia will co-host the 20th session of the General Assembly of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) from August 24-29 this year in their tour

Starwood to open 50 new hotels across Middle East and Africa...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Investment and Tourism Business Forum highlights cooperation between Spain and Africa

The fourth edition of the Investment and Tourism Business Forum (INVESTOUR) addressed cooperation and business opportunities between Spain and Africa.

2013 travel trade meetings announced for Africa and the Indian Ocean

(eTN) - Derek Houston has just announced his pre and post ITB “Spotlight on Africa and the Indian Ocean” program which this year will cover the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland

Sierra Leone – poor but brimming with potential

SIERRA LEONE (eTN) - First impressions of what to expect in Sierra Leone were not encouraging.

East Africa’s leading tourist town of Arusha elevated into autonomous city

TANZANIA (eTN) - Located at the center of Africa, Tanzania’s sprawling tourist town of Arusha has officially been elevated into a full-fledged city, boasting of its rich tourism and ideal position i

World Travel Awards set to unveil best brands in Africa

LONDON, England - World Travel Awards (WTA) has unveiled the leading travel brands in Africa for 2012.

Airline industry in Africa in the limelight at World Market Market

Africa's airline industry will be put under the spotlight at World Travel Market 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry, as part of a wider series of discussions among aviation chiefs

ICCA ratings see no Africa

(eTN)- The International Conference and Convention Association (ICCA) recent publication of the top 20 destinations for MICE business has reaffirmed the old world order--that not one African city or c

Top ten world airports named

Skytrax has announced the 10 top airports, based on their extensive and detailed surveys carried out amongst passengers.

ICTP announces Tanzania has joined as destination member

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism in Tanzania, Africa, has become a destination member.

Cape Town voted second favorite destination in Africa

TripAdvisor’s Top 25 World Destinations list for 2012 has been released, with Olympic-ready London taking the top spot and last year’s winner, Cape Town, coming in 23rd, while also being voted sec

Leading Hotels of the World welcomes new members in Europe, Africa...

NEW YORK, NY - The Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol is located in a nature reserve area in the Alps, close to the Olympia Region in Seefeld and the charming city of Innsbruck, Austria.

Etihad Airways Chief appointed WTTC Vice Chair for Middle East and...

The President and Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, James Hogan, has been named World Tourism and Travel Council’s (WTTC) Vice Chairman for the Middle East and Africa.

World Travel Awards will host Africa and Indian Ocean ceremony in...

LONDON & NAIROBI - World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry,” has announced plans to host its first ceremony in Kenya, reflecting the African nation’s continuing evolution i

Seychelles prepares for Routes Africa

Air service industry professionals and the world’s leading Route Development experts are on the move when one looks at the planning just issued by Gerard Brown, the International Tourism Development

African journeys of discovery and adventure found here

Back in 2009, a not-for-profit organization was created, dedicated to tourism education and the youth of Africa, and specifically for the Africa Adventure Cape to Cape Expedition that took place that

Seychelles brings African cultures together

TANZANIA (eTN) - The annual international carnival in Seychelles is growing into a cultural magnet, pulling Africans together, and boosting tourism in both the Indian Ocean and the rest of the African

Celebrated author, and veterinarian, photographer hope to save the elephants

Celebrated author, Maria Coffee and veterinarian and photographer, husband, Dr. Dag Goering are celebrating 10 years of bringing travel experiences to a new level.

Brussels Airlines announces increase in frequencies to Nairobi and Bujumbura

(eTN) - Information was received from Brussels Airlines that they will, come April next year, increase their frequencies to Nairobi from presently 3 to 4 a week, while at the same time also raising th