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Tanzania waives fee

“Tanzania has waived a $3,500 fee hotel owners are expected to pay for their facilities to be rated under the…

An Ethiopian Dreamliner

“A week ago, Ethiopian Airlines became the first African airline, and second worldwide outside of Japan, to receive the latest…

Saving animals

In April (on Apri 1, actually) we made a post about a farmer who brought water to wild animals in…

Boosting tourism in Uganda

In an effort to boost tourism Uganda has decided that “Tourists will be able to fly directly into Uganda’s pristine…

Marriott buys Arusha’s oldest hotel

As Kinyondo and Pelizzo documented in their Tourism in Africa (2017:22-25), international hotel chains are increasing their presence in Sub-Saharan Africa….

Attract European retirees…boost economy-part 2

In a previous post we noted that attracting European retirees could be an efficient and effective way to boos local…

African tourism is changing

“African tourism is changing, say travel industry leaders, moving away from the traditional safaris and packaged tours and towards the…

Attract European retirees, boost consumption and growth

Several years ago, some friends brought me to a meeting with some senior officials in the Ministry of Tourism. I…

Tourism in Ethiopia

Tourism in Ethiopia is expected to generate 30 billion US dollars a year   You may also be interested in:…

Fam Trips for travel agents

S!TE will open soon in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and provides travel agents with an opportunity to participate in fam…

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