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New tax will put us out of business, Tanzanian tour operators claim

“Small and medium-sized tour operators in Tanzania are up in arms over the government’s enforcement of value added tax, which…

Namibia Awarded Best Destination Safari Award

” Namibia has been awarded the Best Destination Safari and Wildlife of the Pacific Areas Travel Writers Association (PATWA) award…

Tanzanian tourist lobbies want taxes harmonised

” Tanzanian tourist business executives are lobbying parliament to harmonise policies and levies in the industry. “ https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/business/Tanzanian-tourist-lobbies-want-taxes-harmonised/2560-5000334-11d6hvnz/index.html You may…

Tanzania: Tourism Tops Tanzania Foreign Exchange Receipts in 2018

“Tourism sector was the main contributor of foreign exchange receipts by the country in the year to December 2018, a…

Namibia Upsets Japan, New Zealand to Secure Top Travel Destination Awards

“Namibia won the highly desired Top Country Spot at the recent Wanderlust Readers’ Travel Awards, announced at ‘Destinations: The Holiday…

Uganda: Ethics Minister Lokodo Threatens to Cancel Miss Curvy Contest

“Minister of Ethics and Integrity Fr Simon Lokodo has attacked the State minister for Tourism, Mr Godfrey Kiwanda over a…

Uganda: Woman Starts Petition to Have Miss Curvy Contest Cancelled

“A Ugandan woman has started a petition to have the Miss Curvy Uganda contest cancelled. ” https://allafrica.com/stories/201902060782.html You may also be…

Uganda: Curvy, Sexy Ugandan Women Named New Tourist Attraction

“Kampala — The Ministry of Tourism has added curvy and sexy Ugandan women to the list of tourism products to…

Noo Saro Wiwa Named Among World’s Most Influential Travellers of 2018, Alongside Angelina Jolie and Queen Rania

“Nigeria’s leading travel writer Noo Saro-Wiwa has been included in luxury and lifestyle travel publication Conde Nast Traveller‘s 30-name list of the…

Tanzania dismisses travel advisory by US

“Tanzania has reacted angrily to an advisory issued by the US to its citizens, against travelling to the East African…

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