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Newly-established “Serengeti of Southern Tanzania”

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 5, 2020 01:47

It is no wonder that traversing through the legendary and mighty Nyerere National Park is a lifelong and memorable event for photographic safari tourists. This newly-established national park could be ... Read More

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 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

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 28, 2019 20:02

Tanzanian ambassador to Rwanda, Ernest Mangu, is engaging tour operators from both countries to create synergies, in his latest efforts to pursue an economic diplomacy. The scope of economic diplomacy ... 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

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

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

editor editor- March 5, 2019 20:25

Find the best honeymoon destinations for your zodiac sign in 2019 right here. There should be no difficulty finding the right location if you are guided by the stars. With ... Read More

Serengeti Highway case verdict due on June 20

editor editor- May 31, 2014 05:34

The long wait for a verdict by the East African Court of Justice in Arusha, pronouncing itself on the application to hand the Tanzanian government a permanent injunction to stop ... Read More

Tourists observe natural wonders of nature in Serengeti

editor editor- March 6, 2013 09:10

(eTN) - Standing on the rooftops of their vans with their cameras up, tourists from all corners of the world are now flocking to Tanzania’s leading Serengeti National Park to ... Read More

Serengeti wildebeest migration, a natural African wilderness drama

editor editor- February 18, 2013 07:10

TANZANIA (eTN) - Life in the Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzania may be an exciting interlude in one’s lifetime. It is where a natural drama plays out every year. Read More

East African Tourism fraternity sees more light from Seven Natural Wonders of Africa

editor editor- February 14, 2013 03:37

The tourist fraternity in East Africa has expressed everlasting joy after selection of four natural tourist attractive features into the list of Seven Natural Wonders of Africa. Read More

Serengeti National Park recognized by global hospitality industry

editor editor- January 30, 2013 11:16

TANZANIA (eTN) - Covering a total area of 14,763 kilometers of natural and expanse grazing land in northern Tanzania tourist circuit, Serengeti National Park has been named this year’s chosen ... Read More

Court to hear Serengeti Highway case

editor editor- December 3, 2012 06:02

The East African Court of Justice in Arusha announced last Friday the trial date for the case environmental groups have brought against the Tanzanian government over the controversial routing of ... Read More

Kampala Aero club joins hands with Coastal to offer flights to Serengeti

editor editor- December 3, 2012 03:48

UGANDA (eTN) -Tanzania’s Coastal Aviation and Uganda’s Kampala Aero Club and Flight Training Center (KAFTC), aka Fly Uganda, will offer a unique link effective December 15, connecting the great mi Read More

Talk of airport near Serengeti raising conservation questions again

editor editor- November 19, 2012 04:25

(eTN) - With the contentious and potentially lethal Serengeti Highway not yet fully out of the picture, and the route of a proposed railway line to and from Tanga to ... Read More

Kikwete at a loss to explain Serengeti Highway plans

editor editor- October 6, 2012 08:13

(eTN) - While in Canada for an official state visit, Tanzania President Kikwete found himself in a tight spot, when challenged by the media over the hugely controversial Serengeti highway ... Read More

Spectacular wildebeest migration returns to Serengeti plains

editor editor- September 19, 2012 03:15

TANZANIA (eTN) - Standing on the rooftops of their tourist vans with their cameras up, tourists from all corners of the world are now flocking to Tanzania’s leading Serengeti National ... Read More

Tanzania National Parks joins International Council of Tourism Partners

editor editor- August 7, 2012 02:23

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) has joined the alliance as a dest Read More

Tanzania refutes allegation of fire deliberately set in Serengeti

editor editor- July 25, 2012 07:49

TANZANIA (eTN) - Tanzania has refuted the allegation that it had set fire in northern parts of Serengeti to block the annual wildebeest migration to Kenya's Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Read More

Tourist killing rattles Tanzanian tourism industry

editor editor- June 23, 2012 08:46

(eTN) - A Dutch tourist and one the camp’s managers of Ikoma Tented Camp in the western part of the Serengeti were killed when a gang of armed thugs came ... Read More

Africa: Ten years on since eTN debut

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 3, 2012 02:59

This week, eTurboNews is looking back at a decade of success, having grown from strength to strength and established itself as a friend of those destinations which 10 years ago ... Read More

Tanga-Arusha-Musoma railway skips Serengeti National Park

editor editor- January 21, 2012 03:13

ARUSHA, Tanzania (eTN) - Tanzania and Uganda have agreed that a proposed joint commercial rail track that runs from Tanga-Arusha-Musoma-Kampala, would not cross through the Serengeti National Park, en 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

Serengeti conservation and highway do not mix

editor editor- September 20, 2011 08:46

(eTN) - Comments made over the weekend by Tanzania’s Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda did not go down well with the conservation fraternity in Tanzania at all it appears, as comments ... Read More

Tanzania government sets stage for next battle with conservationists

editor editor- July 2, 2011 02:44

(eTN) - News just broke that no sooner had the Tanzanian government been compelled by intense global criticism and threats of decampaigning its tourism industry to write to UNESCO and ... Read More

Serengeti migration commences – will it be one of the last?

editor editor- April 5, 2011 05:55

(eTN) - The great herds of wildebeest are stirring again after the calving season in the low-grass plains between the Serengeti and Ngorongoro. Read More

Tanzania tourism ranking drop attributed to highway and poaching controversy

editor editor- March 31, 2011 02:49

(eTN) - Several stakeholders in the tourism sector have, following a consultative meeting of the industry in Dar es Salaam in early March, spoken out on the issue of the ... Read More

Destination news: Cattle invade Serengeti

editor editor- January 21, 2011 00:58

(eTN) - The globally-renowned Serengeti National Park (SENAPA) cannot get out of the news lately. More bad stories have emerged, this time over a cattle invasion that occurred last week. Read More

UNESCO fires warning shot over Serengeti Highway

editor editor- September 28, 2010 02:08

(eTN) - Information was received last week from participants of the UNESCO World Heritage Status meeting in Brazil, that the world body has made it clear that they were seriously ... Read More

Kenya wades into Serengeti highway controversy

editor editor- September 17, 2010 03:12

(eTN) - The Kenyan government, with the referendum and promulgation of the country’s new constitution now behind them, is seemingly now once again focusing on matters arising as information filtered Read More

Serengeti must not die or must it

editor editor- September 1, 2010 03:50

(eTN) - Stroking top politicians’ egos is a favorite pastime of sycophants in the run up to any election, but Tanzania is taking it to a completely new level now ... Read More

Controversial stretch of road in the Serengeti National Park not to be paved

editor editor- August 4, 2010 05:37

TANZANIA, Africa (eTN) - After several months of media dialogue and wildlife conservationists against the planned stretch of a tarmac road through the Serengeti National Park, Tanzanian President Mr. Read More

Are mining interests pushing for the Serengeti highway?

editor editor- July 28, 2010 04:52

(eTN) - Information unearthed during the week is adding to the disquiet in conservation circles, as unsavory connections are now beginning to emerge of the "god fathers" of the hugely ... Read More

Serengeti must not die

editor editor- July 21, 2010 00:33

(eTN) The slogan, Serengeti must not die, was coined by the late Prof. Dr. Read More

Serengeti highway plans raise more controversy

editor editor- July 12, 2010 00:14

(eTN) A government minister waded into the Serengeti highway debate last week, when the Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism – supposed to protect ecosystems – claimed the new road ... Read More