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Information was just received from a regular airline source in Tanzania that Ethiopian Airlines apparently had an unscheduled landing of a B767-300ER at the Arusha Municipal Airport around 13.15 hrs l

Terrorism in Tanzania – tourists scared

TANZANIA (eTN) - As more details about recent terror incidents in northern Tanzania’s tourist city of Arusha are flowing through the media, the United States of America has issued a strongly-worded

Bomb blast rocks northern Tanzania tourist city of Arusha again

TANZANIA (eTN) - A bomb blast which hit Tanzania’s northern tourist city of Arusha Saturday evening had raised an eyebrow over volatile security in Tanzania with a possibility of terrorists hibernat

Premier tourism fair opens in Tanzanian city of Arusha this weekend

TANZANIA (eTN) - East Africa’s premier tourism fair, the Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair (KTTF), will be taking place in Tanzania’s northern tourist city of Arusha this weekend.

EAC Heads of State to formally open new Namanga-Arusha Highway

(eTN) - Part of the official program for the upcoming East African Community Head of State Summit in Nairobi will be the formal launch of the new highway, which is linking Nairobi, via Namanga, to Aru

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

Pan-African tourism conference commences in Arusha

ARUSHA, Tanzania - Arusha is this week playing host to the first Pan-African Conference on Sustainable Tourism Management in National Parks and Protected Areas which has brought delegates from 50 diff

UNWTO Conference in Arusha to be opened by Tanzania Vice President

(eTN) - The tourism conference organized by the UN’s World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on sustainable tourism management in African national parks and protected areas in Arusha from October 15-18 w

Tanzania to host continental environment meeting

(eTN) - The 14th Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment will take place in Arusha between September 10-14 and will, according to information at hand, be officially opened by

Arusha airport set to reopen

(eTN) - The current repairs on Tanzania’s Arusha Municipal Airport runway are nearing the end, it was learned, when discussing the forthcoming Karibu Tourism and Travel Fair starting this weekend in

TATO fights to clean up its image

TANZANIA (eTN) - Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO), the owner of annual Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair (KTTF) is all out to clean its image following the rescheduling of the event.

Mwanza tourism stakeholders demand better infrastructure

(eTN) - According to a regular source from Arusha, tourism stakeholders met over the last weekend in Mwanza, Tanzania’s lakeside port town on Lake Victoria, to discuss the way forward of how to bett

UNWTO first Pan African conference on sustainable tourism set for Arusha

(eTN) - The recently concluded ITB in Berlin brought good news for Tanzania the agreement has been reached between the United Nations World Tourism Organization and the Government of Tanzania to hold

Massive landslides block key safari route in Tanzania

(eTN) - It was learned yesterday that a massive landslide cut off the main route between the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha at Mto Wa Mbu, the escarpment where the Lake Manyara National

Arusha crash blamed on “inept air traffic control mechanism”

(eTN) - The crash outside Kilimanjaro International Airport last Thursday night, in which the pilot was seriously injured and one apparent trainee pilot killed, has been attributed by aviation sources

Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair sold out

(eTN) - The “safari capital of East Africa,” as Arusha is also known, is bracing for the influx of as many as 8,000 more visitors in early June, when the Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair, the region

East African Community headquarters on course

(eTN) - The construction of the new East African Community (EAC) headquarters in Arusha, near its present location at the International Conference Centre, is reportedly on course, with staff excited a

Arusha hopes to benefit from “court tourism”

(eTN) - News broke overnight that the Arusha-based African Court of Justice and Human Rights in Tanzania has issued an order for Gaddafi and his bunch of goons to appear before court and defend themse

Fly 540 routes Kilimanjaro flights via Wilson

(eTN) - In a sharpish departure from conventional wisdom and operating practices that scheduled regional flights beyond Kenya’s borders only depart from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Fly 540

Southern African tourism chiefs team up for partnerships

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Confirming to attend the long-awaited meeting of a leading tourism organization in Southern Africa, several high-profile tourism chiefs from the Southern African region

Wife of Tanzania hotel owner disappears with cash

(eTN) - Drama ensued in Arusha, Tanzania, last week when the wife of the owner of several hotels reportedly disappeared with wads of cash taken from one of her husband’s businesses.

New Arusha-Musoma Road to route through Serengeti

Information received from Arusha indicates that the government has at last made a decision as to the exact route of the new proposed road from Arusha to Musoma, bringing bad news to conservation activ

Arusha National Park welcomes local visitors

TANAPA, the managers of protected wildlife areas in Tanzania, put a special package for Tanzanian citizens on the market over the holiday period to bring added visitors numbers to the Arusha National

KADCO shown the door

Reports from Arusha gave confirmation over the last weekend that the government has apparently terminated the management contract of the Kilimanjaro Airports Development Company, in short KADCO, as a

Controversy brewing over airport plans in Greater Serengeti

Old plans, brought down by committed conservationists and angry area residents a few years ago, seem to rear the ugly head again, as efforts to build a major airport in the Serengeti district region a

Drought puts wildlife in danger in Tanzania

Arusha, Tanzania (eTN) – Drought in Tanzana’s northern highlands has reached deadly proportion, killing nearly 100 cattle in Longido and wildlife along the sprawling borderline of Kilimanjaro and

Dar to confiscate aliens cattle encroaching into national parks

Arusha, Tanzania (eTN) – Overwhelmed by the influx of hungry immigrant’s livestock in northern sprawling tourism circuit, the state has declared it will confiscate all aliens stocks encroaching in

Recession taking its toll on Tanzania tourism as thousands of jobs...

Arusha, Tanzania (eTN) - As the impact of the ongoing economic crisis hits Tanzania's fragile tourism industry, nearly 1,160 breadwinners have lost jobs.

Tanzania: New tourist facility opens in June

Arusha — Arusha will have a brand new tourist hotel by mid next month, most likely with a difference.

Tanzania aiming to curve poaching

Arusha, Tanzania (eTN) - Overwhelmed by an upsurge of game poaching, the Tanzania regime has announced to hire soldiers who undergo an extensive-two-years-military training under National Service (JKT