Tag: Dar es Salaam

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

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019 02:16

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of the best. This is the 26th Wrld Tavel Awards organized ... Read More

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:37

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African Tourism Board today. PMAESA is a non-profit intergovernmental body based in ... Read More

Tanzania’s oldest beach hotel to undergo major facelift before upgrading to 5-star status

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 20, 2019 20:00

Indian Ocean’s Kunduchi Beach Hotel in Tanzania’s capital Dar es Salaam will undergo a major facelift to upgrade it into a Five Star beach hotel, banking to its prime position ... 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

Tanzanian media mogul and philanthropist passes away

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 2, 2019 19:55

Tanzanian billionaire, philanthropist and media mogul, Reginald Mengi, has passed away Wednesday night in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Aged 75, Mengi was the leading local investor in media industry, owning ... 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

19 more hotels with 3000 rooms to be added to Marriott Hotels in Middle East and Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 07:25

Marriott International expects to add 19 new properties and more than 3,000 rooms to its  Middle East and Africa portfolio in 2019.  Underpinning a strong demand for its diverse brands, ... Read More

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West journey in Africa.

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 5, 2019 11:18

Come July this year, Rovos Rail is set to connect Africa from the Indian Ocean on the East to Atlantic Ocean in the West through its half-a month epic journey ... Read More

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 20:20

Tanzanian Resident Magistrate sentenced a Chinese national to 15 years in prison today for trafficking of elephant tusks, which prosecutors claimed to have been chopped from about 400 African elephants. ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2019 06:21

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and South African Airways have been commanding for decades ... Read More

Tanzania targets Chinese tourist market

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 4, 2019 04:13

Tanzania is now targeting China as a new and an upcoming lucrative tourist market source in South East Asia after the traditional tourist market sources of Europe, North America and ... Read More

Air Tanzania is first in Africa to receive the Airbus A220

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 21, 2018 08:33

Representatives from the airline as well as officials from the United Republic of Tanzania Government alongside executives from the A220 program handed over the A220 from the Mirabel assembly line. ... 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

Johannesburg remains Africa’s most popular destination city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 16:20

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. The City of Gold attracted ... Read More

The most popular destination cities in Africa emerged

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018 00:50

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. The City of Gold attracted ... 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

Precision Air’s financial troubles go into public domain

editor editor- June 11, 2013 01:13

(eTN) - Troubling financial details are emerging from Dar es Salaam over the financial status of Precision Air, Tanzania’s only publicly-quoted airline company on the Dar Stock Exchange, with major Read More

British Airways pulls flight services to Tanzania

editor editor- March 31, 2013 15:10

TANZANIA (eTN) – After almost four decades of flight services to Tanzania, British Airways (BA) pulled its flight services between London Heathrow and Tanzania’s capital city of Dar es Salaam ... Read More

FastJet responds to debt and other allegations

editor editor- February 28, 2013 00:59

(eTN) - Information was received from a source in Dar es Salaam who attended a press conference yesterday called by FastJet at short notice. Read More

Emirates reacts fast to British Airways withdrawal in Tanzania

editor editor- January 21, 2013 04:16

(eTN) - While many in Tanzania are still struggling to come to terms with the announced withdrawal of British Airways (BA) from the skies over Dar es Salaam – the ... Read More

British Airways set to pull out of Dar es Salaam

editor editor- January 18, 2013 02:21

(eTN) - Information was just confirmed from a regular aviation source in Dar es Salaam, that British Airways (BA) appears set to leave Tanzania’s commercial capital come March this year. Read More

Bad luck haunts Air Tanzania on return to the skies

editor editor- January 14, 2013 07:10

(eTN) - Information is emerging from Dar es Salaam, that embattled Air Tanzania, upon taking to the skies once again last Friday, has suffered a setback on the maiden flight ... Read More

Double Tree Dar es Salaam ordered closed

editor editor- December 21, 2012 07:24

(eTN) - Information was received from a regular source in Dar es Salaam, that the Double Tree Dar es Salaam was closed down by order of a government minister, who ... Read More

Dar es Salaam remains tense after army deploys in hot spots

editor editor- October 22, 2012 07:55

(eTN) - The most recent clashes between separatists and religious radicals in Zanzibar, which caused considerable concern among the island’s tourism fraternity, have been mirrored in Dar es Salaam d Read More

Another robbery gone wrong kills tourist in Dar es Salaam

editor editor- September 25, 2012 11:05

(eTN) – In spite of regular official denials over the extent of crime in Tanzania’s commercial capital of Dar es Salaam directly aimed at foreign visitors, another tragic case of ... Read More

Tanzania intensifies security in spice island of Zanzibar and other tourist spots

editor editor- May 31, 2012 09:56

(eTN) - Reacting to recent incidents in which four tourists were mugged in the Tanzanian capital city of Dar es Salaam and the political stalemate in the Indian Ocean tourist ... Read More

National Air Transport Forum set for Dar es Salaam meeting

editor editor- March 21, 2012 06:37

(eTN) - Tanzania’s aviation sector is set to convene in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday and Thursday this week to discuss opportunities and constraints for the airline industry, bringing an ... Read More

Dar es Salaam to spend 5 billion Uganda shilling for tourism development

editor editor- January 17, 2012 09:53

UGANDA (eTN) - The government in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, launched yesterday an ambitious 5-year tourism development plan, thought to cost them a cool 5 billion shillings (a little over ... Read More

Dar es Salaam airport rushes to catch up with demand

editor editor- December 19, 2011 04:03

(eTN) - Information has been received from regular aviation sources in Dar es Salaam, that the country’s main international airport, Julius Nyerere International, has finally and apparently been sho Read More

TCAA ends Swissport monopoly

editor editor- December 12, 2011 03:51

(eTN) - After years of arguments and heated exchanges between airlines and the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority, a decision has finally come down to end the unsustainable monopoly at the ... Read More

Serena chain takes over the Movenpick Royal Palm Hotel in Dar es Salaam

editor editor- December 2, 2011 06:28

TANZANIA (eTN) - East Africa’s leading tourist hotel chain, Serena Hotels, has officially taken over Tanzania’s biggest hotel, the Movenpick Royal Palm Hotel, in the Indian Ocean city of Dar ... Read More

Wildlife conservation and policymakers to meet in Dar es Salaam

editor editor- November 11, 2011 09:22

(eTN) - Cabinet ministers responsible for wildlife conservation from seven African countries are meeting in the Tanzanian capital city of Dar es Salaam discussing cooperative enforcement operations di Read More

Hotel union uses minister to force itself upon Holiday Inn in Dar

editor editor- October 28, 2011 04:18

(eTN) - It was learned yesterday that the Minister for Labor and Employment in the Tanzanian government has apparently become a willing tool to force recognition of a labor union ... Read More

AFRAA blasts African governments at aviation meeting in Dar es Salaam

editor editor- September 1, 2011 04:57

(eTN) - The African Airline Association (AFRAA) took advantage of the just-ended aviation conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to expose once again the lack of implementation of the Yamoussoukro ... Read More

Tanzania Airport Authority gets new board

editor editor- July 25, 2011 10:47

(eTN) - A new board of directors has been appointed on Saturday in Dar es Salaam by the Minister for Transport for the Tanzania Airport Authority. Read More