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Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 15:01

Qatar Airways is today celebrating becoming the world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of illegal wildlife trafficking in aviation. The Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) ... 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

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 16:10

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) and the Omukama of Bunyoro Kingdom, Mr Solomon Iguru Gafabusa, regarding ... 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

How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 13:04

Qatar Airways has launched an industry-leading training programme focused on preventing illegal wildlife trafficking. The bespoke e-learning package, developed by Qatar Airways to enhance employee awareness regarding the illegal trafficking ... Read More

Tanzania makes tourism country’s top priority

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- February 14, 2019 02:08

Key players in Tanzania’s tourism and hospitality industry and the country’s National Assembly have agreed to work hand in hand in guaranteeing the industry with the due priority it needs ... Read More

Brave new world opens up for Young Tourism Ambassadors in Jaffna

editor editor- January 4, 2019 22:04

USAID and Jetwing Jaffna support the Tourism Skills Committee to showcase careers in tourism. Read More

Young Tourism Ambassadors: Opening doors to their futures

editor editor- December 18, 2018 21:11

A transformational program is introducing young men and women to the tourism sector. Read More

US-based Radio Liberty gone with the wind in Russia

editor editor- September 22, 2012 07:28

Russian President Vladimir Putin looks serious about clamping down on foreign-funded non-government organizations (NGO), foreign-funded programs, and media houses that have direct financial support fr Read More

Corruption in USAID-funded program in Pakistan under investigation

editor editor- June 23, 2012 07:49

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - One of the USAID-funded projects in Pakistan is under the spotlight, namely the Sesame Street television program. Read More

Mweya Safari Lodge partners with USAID to raise funds for conservation

editor editor- October 10, 2011 06:05

UGANDA (eTN) - Information was provided over the weekend to this correspondent that the USAID-funded STAR project has partnered with the Mweya Safari Lodge in Queen Elizabeth National Park and ... Read More

Tourism news: USAID to support Ugandan tourism sector

editor editor- October 28, 2010 03:13

UGANDA (eTN) - The United States government, through their international development agency, USAID, has set aside some US$6 million to support conservation and tourism activities over the next 5 years Read More

US government supports tourism in Uganda

editor editor- July 15, 2010 04:46

(eTN) A USAID project unfolding in Uganda over the past months will be worth some US$6 million it was learned last week from sources close to the Uganda Tourist Board. Read More

New tourist guest house opens in Afghan Panjshir province

editor editor- April 28, 2010 02:24

PANJSHIR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Panjshir province, Afghanistan, is known for its scenic terrain, fast-flowing river, permissive environment and mujahedeen resistance of both the Soviets and Taliban Read More

USAID denies it broke Burma sanctions

editor editor- April 3, 2010 04:28

USAID denies it has violated either the letter or spirit of US legislation on aid to Burma by funding the ASEAN Competitiveness Enhancement (ACE) Project, according to the agency’s communications ... Read More

Congress may challenge USAID project

editor editor- March 19, 2010 05:41

The USAID-funded ASEAN Competitive Enhancement project, by promoting Myanmar, breaches the rules on how it is allowed to disburse funds and must be changed if Congress intervenes. Read More

Will a new brand finally impose ASEAN to the world?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2010 14:46

“ASEAN Pass? Do you mean ‘Asian Pass’?”… That was a few years back the reply I received from a few travel agents in both Bangkok and Jakarta. Read More

South Sudan wildlife conservation makes progress

editor editor- August 26, 2009 09:26

In a remarkable effort, considering the circumstances in the Southern Sudan in general and with conservation in particular, the Government of Southern Sudan (GoSS)’s Ministry of Wildlife Conservatio Read More

USAID signs public-private alliance with Macedonia 2025

editor editor- November 15, 2008 07:15

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced a new partnership with Macedonia 2025 to strengthen the competitiveness of key industries in Macedonia to support sus Read More

Greek partnership aims to develop Balkan region and beyond

editor editor- June 28, 2008 07:58

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and its Greek counterpart, Hellenic Aid, are working together to stimulate the economy in Southeast Europe through tourism. Read More