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Category: African Tourism Board News

The St. Regis Almasa opens in Egypt’s new administrative capital

eturbonews- March 4, 2021 0

True to the legacy of the iconic brand, The St. Regis Almasa is expected to encompass the hallmarks of the brand such as its rich ... Read More

Rebuilding Travel: Hear from Ministers, Tourism Leaders and ask questions

Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2021 0

Indonesia and Eswatini are taking a lead together with former UNWTO Secretary General, and leaders in 127 countries to rebuilding travel and tourism. - eTurboNews ... Read More

Democratic Republic of Congo apples to join East African Community

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- March 2, 2021 0

In a summit held over the weekend, the 6 EAC Heads of State considered the application by DRC to join one of fastest-growing regional economic ... Read More

CDC requires airlines collect contact information from DRC and Guinea passengers

eturbonews- March 2, 2021 0

This order follows the February 2020 interim final rule that authorized CDC to require airlines and other aircraft operators to collect certain data from passengers ... Read More

A Global Tourism Discussion African Style

eturbonews- March 1, 2021 0

Today, wtn.travel hosted an African Tourism Board meet and greet event of new members. The discussion also went behind the scenes to see what’s new ... Read More

Geological Tourism: New tourist product in East Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 27, 2021 0

Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) management is now developing tourist lodges and other visitor service facilities in the Geopark to attract more tourists, both foreign ... Read More

One Year rebuilding.travel: Are your interests included?

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 24, 2021 0

We are rebuilding the global travel and tourism industry. We are all in this together. There are new leaders, new people joining in, and you ... Read More

Vaccine, Tourism, Politics: A Realistic View by a Minister, who is Resilient and a Hero

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 23, 2021 0

Organization in charge of global tourism like UNWTO had been criticized to act helpless in addressing the global COVID-19 crisis the Global Tourism Resilience and ... Read More

Italian Ambassador killed in terror attack in Democratic Republic of Congo

eturbonews- February 22, 2021 0

Italy's Ambassador to Congo, an Italian carabineri police officer and their local driver were killed today in an attack on a UN convoy in the ... Read More

Peace Through Tourism had a Family Meeting with You included

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2021 0

Family meetings are usually private, but the family of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism thinks tourism is a global family and you should ... Read More

All Natural COVID Medicine Saves African Tourism Board Chairman’s life

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 12, 2021 0

A natural medicine already around for years may be the African response to COVID-19. The World Tourism Network today facilitated a zoom meeting today with ... Read More

New COVID Medicine Saves African Tourism Board Chairman’s life

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 12, 2021 0

A natural medicine already around for years may be the African response to COVID-19. The World Tourism Network today facilitated a zoom meeting today with ... Read More

Medical Tourism Destinations with a COVID-19 vaccine included

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 11, 2021 0

Waiting three weeks between the first and second vaccine shot oceanfront on a white sandy Seychelles beach doesn't sound so bad Continue reading Medical Tourism ... Read More

Vaccination: 80%-97% of Africa is in Trouble and so is Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 6, 2021 0

What is terrible news for Africa is good news by the World Health Organization. Africa is getting the vaccine, but 90 Million doses will only ... Read More

Magnolia Mississippi Mayor resigns: Returns to roots in Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 6, 2021 0

Returning to one’s ancestral home to live and work is becoming the trend for Africans living abroad. Such is the case for a Mayor of ... Read More

Environmental NGO raises objections against new Seychelles Hotel Project

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2021 0

COVID-19 is currently a big challenge for the travel and tourism industry in Seychelles, but a new major hotel project may become a reality on ... Read More

African airlines report record losses

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- February 5, 2021 0

Four African air carriers have suspended operations, while two others have gone into receivership Continue reading African airlines report record losses at eTurboNews | Trends ... Read More

What are South Africa’s adjusted Level 3 regulations?

eturbonews- February 2, 2021 0

Everyone is strongly urged to continue to play by the rules Continue reading What are South Africa’s adjusted Level 3 regulations? at eTurboNews | Trends ... Read More

The Developing World needs 2 billion doses and Dubai steps up

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 30, 2021 0

Dubai forms Vaccine Logistics Alliance to expedite global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines through the emirate to developing countries. Continue reading The Developing World needs 2 ... Read More

A Facebook Plea by a true Patriot to save Air Seychelles

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 28, 2021 0

Seychelles Discovery Tour wants you to share its facebook post as far as you can. The message is : Air Seychelles should not be closed. ... Read More

WTN differs with WTTC on Rebuilding Travel and Reopening Tourism

Dmytro Makarov- January 26, 2021 0

There is a good reason why Juergen Steinmetz, founder of the World Tourism Network (WTN) differs with Gloria Guevara CEO of the World Travel and ... Read More

United Airlines’ new technology to ease COVID-19 travel restrictions burden

eturbonews- January 25, 2021 0

'Travel-Ready Center' gives customers a personalized, step-by-step guide of what is needed for their trip Continue reading United Airlines’ new technology to ease COVID-19 travel ... Read More

Domestic Tourism Drive in Nigeria Bayelsa State

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2021 0

With COVID-19 attacking every country and every travel and tourism destination, the answer for many is Domestic Tourism. In Bayelsa, a State in Southern Nigeria, ... Read More

Coronavirus in Africa could reverse 30 years of Wildlife conservation gains

eturbonews- January 22, 2021 0

Unless African governments can maintain strong networks of community conservation areas, supporting thousands of jobs dedicated to wildlife conservation, protected wildlife areas face a difficult ... Read More

Aviation Industry Leaders Unite in World Tourism Network Interest Group

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2021 0

Aviation is a key factor in rebuilding the travel and tourism industry. The World Tourism Network had an initial brainstorming discussion with industry leaders to ... Read More

Professor Geoffrey Lipman knows this is a big day for Travel, Tourism, and Climate Change

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2021 0

What the difference one day can make. With the inauguration in the United States of America and President Biden bringing the country back into the ... Read More

African Tourism Board Chairman is fighting COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2021 0

Africa stands behind Cuthbert Ncube, the Chairman of the African Tourism Board. The ATB chief was recently tested positive for the COVID-19 and is fighting ... Read More

The UNWTO Election just killed any decency left in the UN System

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 19, 2021 0

The UNWTO Executive Council extended the mandate for UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Zurab Pololikashvil until the end of 2025. This is a sad day, and not ... Read More

Seychelles opens to visitors from anywhere, but….

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2021 0

Seychelles will be welcoming vaccinated visitors from any part of the world. To be recognized as “vaccinated”, visitors must be able to show that they ... Read More

UNWTO disrespect against Bahrain is a violation of JIU Ethic Conditions

Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2021 0

Food and wine in politics always had an important role. But violating clear rules by the Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations in a ... Read More