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Anti-poaching efforts to be enhanced in Tanzania parks:
Travel Monday, Feb 03, 2014
ARUSHA, Tanzania - Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) the custodian of 16 national parks in Tanzania, has sent a strong message to all workers of the national parks, conservation agencies and other public institutions related to wildlife that if they are fo
By: Elisha Mayallah
One man’s effort to save Busoga heritage:
Travel Monday, Feb 03, 2014
Jinja, Uganda – In Uganda, tourism is usually associated with people from Europe, North America and Asia who come to see the diversity that the country has to offer. This however has had a negative impact on the tourism sector, because when the numbers
By: Baz Waiswa
Marriott to take over Protea hotels:
Travel Sunday, Jan 26, 2014
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - Marriott International, Inc. and South Africa’s Protea Hospitality Holdings last week announced a tentative deal in which the US-based chain is to buy Protea’s three brands and management company.
By: Patrick Kisembo
Dutch win deal for Dar es Salaam rapid transit:
Travel Sunday, Jan 26, 2014
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - The Netherland-based, Rebel Group, recently won the $1 million advisory contract for managing the day-to-day operations of the proposed Dar es Salaam Rapid Transit (DART).
By: Kenan Kalagho
$48m earmarked for Tanzania roads:
Travel Sunday, Jan 26, 2014
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - The Tanzania government has received $48 million from Japan in grants for improving road and electricity infrastructure in Dar es Salaam city.
By: Kenan Kalagho
Chinese to pay 85%of Kenya railway:
Travel Sunday, Jan 26, 2014
NAIROBI, Kenya - Export-Import Bank of China is paying 85% of the costs of the proposed standard gauge railway Kenya is building.
By: John Sambo
A treat for the senses at the Snake Park, Arusha :
Travel Sunday, Jan 26, 2014
ARUSHA, TANZANIA – The 30 minute drive west of Arusha on the route to Dodoma will offer an interesting experience. A stop over at the Meserani Snake Park offers spectacular sightings and breathtaking landscapes.
By: Elisha Mayallah
Drones to protect Uganda wildlife:
Travel Sunday, Jan 26, 2014
KAMPALA, Uganda – The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has said it will start using spy drones as one of the measures to curb the increasing levels of poaching in its national parks.
By: Paul Tentena
Turkish Airlines Helps Lift Trade:
Travel Sunday, Jan 26, 2014
Erbil Akgun, the General Manager for Turkish Airlines (Uganda)had a one-on-one with East African Business Week about operations between Entebbe and Istanbul, as well as other related issues to expanding trade with Turkey and Uganda. Below are excerpts:
By: Our Reporter
Kenya to roll out new link:
Travel Sunday, Jan 19, 2014
NAIROBI, Kenya - The one-stop shop for lodging import and export documents which has been undergoing piloting for three months will will be rolled out fully from February 1.
By: Humphrey Liloba
Mikumi National park wildlife viewing eased:
Travel Saturday, Jan 18, 2014
MOROGORO, Tanzania - Tour operators in Tanzania are expected to start using the shortcut in the Mikumi National Park - Selous Game Reserve.
By: Elisha Mayallah
Reliving Sir Samuel Bakers voyage to Murchison falls :
Travel Saturday, Jan 18, 2014
MASINDI, UGANDA – Sir Samuel Baker’s great grandsons have pledged to market Uganda’s Murchison falls national park across Europe as way to boost the tourism sector in Uganda.
By: Samuel Nabwiiso
CAA to revive Gulu runway operations:
Travel Monday, Jan 13, 2014
GULU, NORTHERN UGANDA - Uganda is to build a new airport complex in the north to stimulate growth of tourism, trade and agriculture, in an area which experienced over 20 years of insecurity due to the Kony rebel insurgency.
By: Paul Tentena
El Al brings in tourists to kick off Tanzania services :
Travel Monday, Jan 13, 2014
EL AL Israel Airlines gave the Tanzanian tourism industry a fantastic Christmas and New Year’s present in mid-December when they flew in tourists from Tel Aviv, to Kilimanjaro International Airport.
By: Elisha Mayallah

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