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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license from Bonang Power and Energy ... Read More

China, USA & Germany are top 3 biggest global travel spenders

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 17:25

A recent study estimated the global expenditure on tourism to be just short of $1.5 trillion, with cheap flights and rising economies broadening the horizons of many. Whether you’re venturing ... Read More

Cologne Tourism: Moderate growth at a high level in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 15:16

Moderate growth at a high level: that’s a short summary of Cologne’s successful tourism year 2018. After very positive growth in 2017 and a weaker trade fair year due to ... Read More

One quarter of all Chinese or 400 Million tourists are traveling for Chinese New Year

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019 19:05

The Lunar New Year Holiday means big travel for China. It rose 11 percent to 12.53 million this year from the same 2018 period. More than 6.2 million arrivals were recorded, ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister: Tourist arrivals increase by 9% in January

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 20:03

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says recent figures from the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) reveal that Jamaica welcomed 202,192 visitors in January, which represents a 9% increase over the same ... Read More

Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 24, 2019 07:08

Kenya has set its tourism marketing sights on India and Spain, seeking to attract the new markets in Asia and Europe to boost its tourism growth to reach 2.5 million ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 17:25

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, totalling 1.4 billion according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. UNWTO’s long term forecast issued in 2010 indicated the 1.4 billion mark ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Board appoints first female CEO

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 10, 2019 22:46

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), the government body in charge of promoting and marketing tourism, has appointed its first female CEO. Read More

China’s outbound tourism market surpasses predictions

editor editor- December 17, 2018 21:49

Beijing has close to 1,200 outbound travel agencies and the outbound tourism market to match. Read More

China’s outbound tourist numbers exceed forecast

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 19:10

The number of outbound trips made by Chinese tourists in the first half of 2018 was more than 71 million, up 15% from 62 million in 2017. Before the year ... Read More

Thai Tourism: International arrivals’ growth in line with the target

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 09:25

The Thai tourism industry recorded total international arrivals of 31.25 million in January-October 2018, up 7.84%, generating an estimated 1.63 trillion Baht in tourism revenue, up by 9.98% over the ... Read More

Tanzania tourist arrivals reach 1 million mark

editor editor- May 3, 2013 00:38

(eTN) DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - Seen as a highest figure of tourist arrivals in Tanzania’s tourism ever achieved in past years, the number of tourists who visited Tanzania last ... Read More