Tag: Arusha

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 13, 2019 19:28

Famous German conservationist Professor Bernhard Grzimek and his son Michael made a milestone development in the conservation of wildlife in Tanzania, producing a film documentary and a popular book with ... 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

World Fusion Tours: African Tourism Board’s newest member

editor editor- June 10, 2019 23:54

The African Tourism Board (ATB) welcomed World Fusion Tours as its newest member. The Kigali-based tour operator recently won the World Travel Awards category for “Rwanda’s Leading Operator 2019.” “We ... Read More

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 19:48

Marriott International, Inc. today announced the opening of its second Four Points by Sheraton (Four-Points.Marriott.com) hotel in Tanzania, Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam, New Africa Hotel. The original ... Read More

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 17:20

KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Exhibition is set for grand opening next month with full expectations to attract over 350 exhibitors from Africa, United States, Europe and Asia. With its clock ... Read More

Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 30, 2019 20:58

The Tanzania government once again warned investors over a possible re-possession of poorly-performing hotels and lodges in northern Tanzania wildlife parks after owners failed to provide quality services and a ... 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

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:01

A day to promote environmental awareness and bring attention to the protection of the planet, Earth Day is celebrated in more than 193 countries each year. Earth Day is an ... 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

Suspended! Fastjet airline services in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 18, 2018 01:59

Fastjet airline officials said late last week that its flights would be canceled through the end of January. Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Terrorism in Tanzania – tourists scared

editor editor- June 19, 2013 04:15

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 ... Read More

Bomb blast rocks northern Tanzania tourist city of Arusha again

editor editor- June 17, 2013 00:30

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 ... Read More

Premier tourism fair opens in Tanzanian city of Arusha this weekend

editor editor- May 31, 2013 01:03

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. Read More

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

editor editor- November 28, 2012 07:40

(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 ... Read More

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

editor editor- November 6, 2012 02:57

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 ... Read More

Pan-African tourism conference commences in Arusha

editor editor- October 16, 2012 08:41

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 ... Read More

UNWTO Conference in Arusha to be opened by Tanzania Vice President

editor editor- October 11, 2012 07:39

(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 Read More

Tanzania to host continental environment meeting

editor editor- August 27, 2012 04:45

(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 ... Read More

Arusha airport set to reopen

editor editor- June 7, 2012 06:22

(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 ... Read More

TATO fights to clean up its image

editor editor- May 22, 2012 11:40

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 ... Read More

Mwanza tourism stakeholders demand better infrastructure

editor editor- April 4, 2012 06:15

(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 ... Read More

UNWTO first Pan African conference on sustainable tourism set for Arusha

editor editor- March 26, 2012 04:48

(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 ... Read More

Massive landslides block key safari route in Tanzania

editor editor- November 29, 2011 04:43

(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 ... Read More

Arusha crash blamed on “inept air traffic control mechanism”

editor editor- October 24, 2011 04:31

(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 Read More

Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair sold out

editor editor- May 14, 2011 04:23

(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 ... Read More

East African Community headquarters on course

editor editor- April 19, 2011 01:39

(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 ... Read More

Arusha hopes to benefit from “court tourism”

editor editor- April 12, 2011 05:35

(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 ... Read More

Fly 540 routes Kilimanjaro flights via Wilson

editor editor- March 8, 2011 05:31

(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 Read More

Southern African tourism chiefs team up for partnerships

editor editor- February 23, 2011 06:39

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 Read More

Wife of Tanzania hotel owner disappears with cash

editor editor- October 11, 2010 06:01

(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 ... Read More

New Arusha-Musoma Road to route through Serengeti

editor editor- May 25, 2010 07:16

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 ... Read More

Arusha National Park welcomes local visitors

editor editor- January 5, 2010 03:01

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 ... Read More

KADCO shown the door

editor editor- December 19, 2009 04:39

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 Read More

Controversy brewing over airport plans in Greater Serengeti

editor editor- September 15, 2009 08:05

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 ... Read More