Tag: Zanzibar tourism

Zanzibar bans tourist charter flights, closes all tourist hotels

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 21, 2020 19:13

Indian Ocean tourist island of Zanzibar has restricted tourist charter flights carrying visitors to the island, then announced the shutting down of all tourist hotels, as a protective measure to ... Read More

Zanzibar sets for second, Grand Tourism Show in September

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 28, 2019 04:32

After a successful and the first international tourism show held in Zanzibar last year, now the Indian Ocean Island is organizing a second premier exhibition that is scheduled to take ... Read More

Zanzibar aims at half a million tourist visitors by 2020

editor editor- June 20, 2012 08:35

(eTN) - Although the recent riots are now a thing of the past, they also left some intense concerns among tourism stakeholders on the spice island of Zanzibar where many ... Read More

Tourists in Zanzibar advised to stay in resorts and use extreme caution

editor editor- May 29, 2012 23:15

(eTN) - At least thirty rioters were charged yesterday in courts of law in Zanzibar, following their arrest over the weekend, when mobs incited by sectarian talk stormed two Christian ... Read More

Zanzibar radicals opposed to union with mainland cause weekend chaos

editor editor- May 29, 2012 00:23

(eTN) - In what has been described as acts of frenzied madness, radical Islamists attacked at least two churches in Zanzibar over the weekend. Read More

Zanzibar tourism law to be revised after only 3 years

editor editor- April 7, 2012 00:06

(eTN) - A regular source from Dar es Salaam has taken issue with the apparent plans of the government of Zanzibar to amend the Tourism Act of 2009 after hard-line ... Read More

Zanzibar gets new Tourism Minister

editor editor- April 4, 2012 03:18

(eTN) – The spice and tourist island of Zanzibar has got a new Tourism Minister after a cabinent reshuffle announced Tuesday by the isle’s President, Ali Mohammed Shein. Read More

Zanzibar tourists threatened with jail for eating during daytime?

editor editor- August 18, 2011 05:02

(eTN) - Disturbing news emerged from Zanzibar overnight when it became known that a minister in the Zanzibari government had made public demands that police arrest anyone seen eating or ... Read More

Zanzibar and Seychelles join tourism efforts

editor editor- August 9, 2011 06:37

Minister Jihad Abdillah Hassan, the Zanzibar Tanzania Minister responsible for Information, Culture, Tourism and Sports, and Mr. Read More

Oman Air to improve connectivity from India to Zanzibar

editor editor- April 15, 2011 04:00

(eTN) - The national airline of the Sultanate of Oman has just announced changes in their scheduling for flights from Muscat to Zanzibar. Read More

Tourism news: Zanzibar tourism gets out of political union

editor editor- November 1, 2010 04:48

TANZANIA (eTN) - While Zanzibar is struggling to market its beach tourism through joint efforts with Tanzania mainland, the outgoing Zanzibar President Amani Abeid Karume has said tourism would not ... Read More