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Arusha News

Hot air balloons banned from Serengeti

Tanzania National Parks Authority (TANAPA) has suspended the operation of hot air balloons in the Serengeti national park. The decision comes in the aftermath of the recent hot air balloon crash-landi...
Arusha News

Hospitality & Tourism Training Institute for Arusha

Global Alliance for Africa (GAA) is at the advanced planning stages for a state-of-the-art tourism training centre in Arusha. Tanzania's Hospitality & Tourism Training Institute will provide an in...
Cairo News

Egypt courts private investment in transport sector

The Egyptian government is planning to attract private sector investment in the road and rail sectors in an attempt to improve its transport network, the daily newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm reports. U...
Nairobi News

US raises visa fees for Kenyans

Kenyans wanting to travel to the United States (US) for tourism or study purposes now have to pay more for their visa as a result of a global increase in application fees that comes into effect on 4 J...
Maputo News

Single UNIVISA for southern Africa?

Officials met in Maputo in mid-April to discuss the introduction of a single tourist visa for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) ahead of the FIFA World Cup tournament in South Africa i...
Arusha News

National park fees in Tanzania

Visitors from Burundi and Rwanda now pay the same amount as Tanzanians, Kenyans and Ugandans to visit the country
Cairo News

Saudi BinLaden Group gets Cairo airport hotel contract

The Saudi Arabia-based BinLaden group has won the contract to build a new 330-room five-star hotel at Cairo International Airport. Egypt
Addis Ababa News

Timeshare resort opens on Lake Langano in Ethiopia

Lake Langano 200 km south of Addis Ababa is the site of a new timeshare resort, the first of its kind in Ethiopia. The complex has been developed by the Africa Vacation Club Ethiopia at a cost of 3...
Cape Town News

Cape Town beaches reopen after shark attack

Beaches in the popular False Bay area south of Cape Town have reopened after a brief closure following a fatal shark attack on 12 January, although the local authorities continue to urge caution. B...
Arusha News

Arusha gets new hotels

Tourist figures in Tanzania may have been down by ten per cent in the first ten months of 2009, but new hotels are going up all over Arusha, the centre of the northern safari circuit, the gateway to t...
Accra News

World Tourism Day.

Preparations are underway in Ghana for the official celebrations to mark World Tourism Day (WTD) on 27 September. The programme of events, whch this year has the theme
Maputo News

Adil Water World to open in Maputo.

A new tourism development is to open outside Maputo in December, South Africa tourism and travel magazine
Maputo News

Tourist numbers on the rise.

Over 1.5 million foreigners visited Mozambique in 2008 according to figures released by the tourism ministry in Maputo. This is in line with a growth trend that has seen the number of tourists to the...
Arusha News

Hotels and Lodges properties to get overhaul.

Hotels and Lodges Tanzania has announced plans to renovate its four properties in the country
Maputo News

New Radisson Maputo hotel.

Maputo is soon to get a new luxury hotel. The 150-room five-star Radisson Maputo Hotel will be located next to the international conference centre on the coast and will boast conference and meeting fa...
Nairobi News

Kenya reduces visa charges.

The cost of a single entry tourist visa to Kenya, valid for three months, will drop from $50 to $25 per person as of 1 April as part of efforts to boost the tourism sector in the country. By the same...
Cape Town News

Cape Town gets new

One&Only Cape Town is to open on 4 April as part of the international One&Only luxury hotel chain owned by South African entrepreneur and casino magnate Sol Kerzner, who also developed the popular Sun...
Maputo News

Refurbishing for Maputo’s Polana Serena Hotel.

The historic Polana Serena Hotel on Maputo


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