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Tanzania and Kenya partner in tourism education
In a bid to improve hospitality and tourism in the region, Tanzania’s VETA Hotel and Tourism Training Institute (VHTTI) and Kenya’s Utalii College (KUC) agreed to start training competent together for hotelRead More...
Tanzania cuts hunting quota by 50%
The GOVERNMENT of Tanzania announced a 50% reduction of the jumbo hunting quota for elephants in a bid to facilitate population growth. It has become necessary to take some control measures onRead More...
Tanzania locals encouraged to visit tourist sites and attractions
Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Mr Lazaro Nyalandu called upon locals to invest in worthwhile holidays. He urged the public to save and develop long term plans for holidays so thatRead More...
500 more conservators expected for Tanzania tourism
500 lucky people in Tanzania will be employed as conservators come next fiscal year. There has been a shortage of staff in the sector and this is the country’s way of solvingRead More...
Tanzania: Proposed Serengeti highway unlawful
The East African Court of justice found the proposed road through Tanzania’s Serengeti national park unlawful due to expected environmental impacts. The court ruled against the controversial plan which is a reliefRead More...
Tanzania Tourism: Chinese Vice President visits Ngorongoro
Continuing with the trend of Chinese visiting Tanzania, Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao arrived in Tanzania for a six day official visit. the was welcomed by Tanzania’s Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda andRead More...
Tanzania tourism; More and more Chinese tourists
China National Tourism Administration, Marketing and International Cooperation Department, Deputy Director- General, Mr. Xiong Shanhua, said Chinese tourists are looking for new destinations and experiences.This is the right time for alternative destinationsRead More...
Tanzania could make Single tourist Visa more effective
The single tourist visa for the East African Community is a very good idea to help boost tourism within the region, but many tour operators are of the view that the visaRead More...
E.Africa countries budget commitments to tourism different
East African countries are putting a lot of effort into promoting and boosting their tourism sectors. Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda have each allocated substantial amounts of money to fund and facilitate theRead More...
Tanzania tourism: bombings in Zanzibar
The Island of Zanzibar a renowned holiday and tourist destination was rocked by a bomb blast last weekend. The blast happened in Stone Town which is a historical town and UNESCO WorldRead More...
Tanzania needs tourism research
The marketing department of the university of Dar es Salaam business school is organizing a third international conference on sustainable tourism in developing countries. The conference is meant to discuss various issuesRead More...
New chopper for Tanzania fight against poaching
Natural Resources and Tourism Minister Lazaro Nyalandu (L) leads the United States Ambassador to Tanzania, Mark Childress after the minister was presented with a helicopter donated by the Howard Buffet Foundation, aRead More...
Luxury spas and wellness Tourism in East Africa
Spa & Wellness Tourism With the increasing number of spas opening up across East Africa, wellness tourism is becoming a popular section of tourism. It is therefore becoming increasingly important to haveRead More...
BASA Aviation agreement to boost Tanzania tourism
Tourism in Tanzania is set to get a major boost from the Bilateral Air Service Agreement which was recently signed by Netherlands and Tanzania. The treaty increases the frequency of air travel andRead More...
Africa Safaris growing in popularity
According to recent reports Africa safaris are continually growing in popularity not just in traditional tourist markets like US and Europe but also emerging markets like China. The reports reveal that tourismRead More...
Tanzania: Poor infrastructure leads to low tourist numbers
Much as good infrastructure is always sited as a reason for successful tourism , it not every day that poor infrastructure alone is the cause of low tourist numbers n an area.Read More...
Tanzania targets Chinese tourism and investment market
Tanzania is looking at china as the best source of market for tourism and investment to grow its economy. Members of the tanznaina parliament want government to come up with a clearRead More...
UNDP administrator encourages local communities to conserve wildlife
The United Nations Development Program administrator Helen Clarke was on an official tour in Tanzania about a week ago. In her tour, she noted that the best way for Tanzania to protectRead More...
Tanzania raising the stakes in anti-poaching campaign
Tanzania is officially ready to take the fight against poaching off the ground. The minister of Tourism and Natural Resources Lazaro Nyalandu emphasized the Tanzania government’s determination to end wildlife poaching in TanzaniaRead More...
TTB to prioritise training of Tour guides
It has been noted that tour guides in Tanzania especially along the northern circuit need more training and guidance. It has been reported that the tour guides crudely demand for tips fromRead More...
Tanzania at Indaba 2014
Tanzania, like its neighbours Kenya and Uganda, participated in the recently concluded Indaba tour and travel festival in Durban, South Africa. Indaba is a tour and travel festival where various players inRead More...
Singita Grumeti Reserves join wildlife conservation campaign
TANZANIA –help and support for the conservation campaign seems to be flowing from every direction. The latest party to join the fight is the Singita Grumeti reserve. Singita Grumeti reserve, a privateRead More...
KINAPA offers locals a chance to climb Mount Kilimanjaro
In an effort to boost local tourism in Tanzania, and show the locals how richly blessed their country is in terms of tourist attractions, the management of Kilimanjaro National Park (KINAPA) isRead More...
Uranium Mining in Selous game Reserve
The United Nations World Heritage Committee approved the Tanzania government application to alter the boundaries of Selous Game Reserve. The application was made to enable uranium mining inside the game reserve. MantraRead More...
Tanzania: Elephants could become extinct soon
Tanzania hosted the elephant summit on Friday last week and one of the things revealed during the conference is that poaching could wipe out Tanzania’s elephant in a short period of sevenRead More...
World Migratory Birds Day
According to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, Tanzania ‘s tourism and wildlife conservations should not be just about chimpanzees, elephants rhinos etc, the birds are also important to the country’sRead More...
Football meets Tourism in Tanzania
Tanzania seems to be the place to visit this year if you are famous and looking to enjoy an African safari. After Billionaire Warren Buffet’s visit which was a major coup forRead More...
Turkish Airways plans direct route to Zanzibar
In response to demand by passengers, Turkish Airlines is planning to open up a new route from Istanbul to Zanzibar. The airline management is actually looking forward to the establishment of thisRead More...
High Commissioner promotes Tanzania tourism in Nigeria
Tanzania is steadily marketing its tourism industry across the world, from Canada to china,to Israel, and now Nigeria. The Nigeria tourist market is Tanzania’s latest target as it tries to improve andRead More...
Reunion Island and Tanzania to open direct airline route
Tanzania and the Bras-Panon Commune of the Reunion Islet, commonly called Reunion Island, or Bras-Panon Island, seem to have formed quite the perfect business relationship that can only spell good things forRead More...
Tanzania to host Elephant Summit
The fight against poaching in Tanzania and Africa as a whole seems to be a never ending one. The latest development in this worthwhile campaign is the conference slated for later thisRead More...
Zanzibar: Politics and Tourism
The famous holiday spot and Tanzania safaris destination has some political issues that might affect its tourism industry. The exciting tourist island, is trying to come to a decision on whether toRead More...
President Bans Lodges inside Ngorongoro Conservation Area
On a recent visit to Karatu town near Ngorongoro conservation area, Tanzania’s President Jakaya Kikwete issued a directive that there should be no more new lodges inside the conservation area. According toRead More...
Chinese tourist numbers in Tanzania on the rise
The number of Chinese tourists in Tanzania has increased three fold in the past two years all thanks to the intensive and extensive campaigns the country has been doing in china. TheRead More...
NCCA set to promote other tourist attractions in the Ngorngoro Area
The Ngorongoro conservation area authority believes it is high time that other features and attraction within the Ngorongoro area get some attention. The NCCA is determined and set to launch some veryRead More...
Tanzania’s Mount L’engai to achieve Geo-park status
NCCA chief conservator Dr. Freddy Manongi recently revealed that United Nations Education, Social and Cultural Organisation made a proposal to include Oldoinyo L’engai on the list of globs geo-parks. The proposal marksRead More...
Stone Town development project
Stone Town, a World Heritage Site and one of Zanzibar’s most popular tourist sites will be undergoing renovations and improvements, all thanks to a three year project supported by the Rural AssociationRead More...
Tanzania’s efforts to market tourism in Israel pay off
A group of 170 Israeli tourists arrived in Tanzania last weekend to enjoy a Tanzania safari of sorts.  The visit was organized by the Tanzania national parks authority (TANAPA) and Menelik SafariRead More...
NCCA to control Vehicle traffic in Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Following complaints from a number of tourists about the number of vehicles making their way into the crater, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority is thinking of ways to limit the number ofRead More...
Buffalo Hotel, Moshi.
Location: New Street, Moshi, Tanzania. 10 minutes walking from the Bus Station in Moshi. 5 minutes from the Hindu Temple. Buffalo Hotel is located on a quiet street in Moshi, adjacent theRead More...
Royal Crown Hotel
Spacious and elegant,Royal Crown Hotel is accessibly situated just across the Siem Reap River from the lively French quarter and the Old Market. The Building has retained the true colonial French features.TheRead More...
The Arusha Hotel
Welcome to the Arusha Hotel Arusha’sultimate boutique hotel, offering first class lodging and service, surrounded by the history of olden eras. The Arusha hotel prides in the finest location in the heartRead More...
Protea Hotel AishiMachame
Come and experience country elegance at this classy hotel on the scenic slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. Specializing in organizedascents, Protea Hotel’s AishiMachame provides all essential tenting and gear, asRead More...
Parkview Inn Mosh
Located at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro, unmatched levels of quality and comfort are offered by Parkview Inn. With the headquarters in the heart of Moshi, there isn’t a more spectacular placeRead More...
Zanzibar government makes toursim security priority
THE safety and security of the people, including tourists, should be of utmost concern to everyone in the islands. Zanzibar is a major tourist destination, for holidays and safaris, but its securityRead More...
Fastjet supports Tanzania’s tourism sector
Tanzania’s LCC Fastjet yesterday announced the introduction of a special fare for the South African market which will allow travel agents to package holidays to Tanzania’s national parks and beaches. The newlyRead More...
Kilimanjaro Glaciers not about to melt
The legendary glaciers on Tanzania’s majestic Kilimanjaro mountain, will not melt anytime soon as it was predicted by  renowned climatologist, professor Lonnie Thompson in 2002. He  projected that the snow on theRead More...
European and U.S. Billionaires Tour Tanzania- Hail Serengeti
Nearly 100 top billionaires from Europe and the United States have completed their Tanzanian leg of African tour, describing the country’s second largest national park, Serengeti, as exemplary. The second of theRead More...
Tanzania National Parks not for sale
Tanzania has no plans to privatize any of its 16 national parks, Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) has said. Instead the country is ready to invest over 5bn/- this year to strengthening nationalRead More...
RwandAir fails to secure Dar-Mumbai Route
RWANDA’S national carrier, Rwandair, has  failed to secure the rights to use the Dar es Salaam-Mumbai (Bombay)  route from Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA), as earlier  reported, it has been established. ReportsRead More...
Zanzibar government markets Tourist destination in India
Zanzibar government is keen to promote the destination as an exotic island in  the Indian Ocean with diverse and up-market quality products, in the  Indian market. A high-level delegation of government officialsRead More...
Tanzania Tourism activist takes war to the US
 A Tanzanian tourism and conservation campaigner is to take the war against poaching to the US as part of efforts to sensitise the international community on the dangers of ivory trade toRead More...
Tanzania Tourism Boss sent packing
The managing director of the Tanzanian Tourism board (TTB) has been removed from his position because of malpractice Dr. Aloyce Nzuki’s removal comes as the board’s parent ministry –the Ministry of Tourism –is passingRead More...
Bagamoyo Historical Marathon
This event is organised by a local firm known as 4Beli in collaboration with Athletic Tanzania (AT) and is scheduled to hold in the historical town in July 5th this year andRead More...
New Luxury in Zanzibar with a twist on Traditional Ammenities
New York-Based on the personal pursuit of sustainable luxury in paradise, the privately-owned Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa will open its doors officially on 01 June, exceeding every expectation ofRead More...
Tanzania gets backing against Poaching
Tanzania which has been campaigning againt wild life poaching for a while now, finally signed an agreement with the International Conservation Caucus Foundation (ICCF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) toRead More...
Where To Stay In Tanzania, Hotels, Safari Lodges and Camping Accommodation
This article will assist you to decide where to stay while in Tanzania. How Much Does It Cost ? There is a variety of accommodation available in Tanzania ranging from the luxuriousRead More...
New Airline To Ease Safaris To Tanzania
It was came to our understanding this evening that  Fly SAX belonging to Kenya will, governed by regulatory approvals of the Tanzanian Civil Aviation Authority, unveil flight operations into Tanzania after creatingRead More...
Where To Go On A Safari In Tanzania
Where to go in Tanzania A summary of where to go and what is available Tanzania is among the most greatly bio-diversified countries on the African continent, with the beautiful palm fringedRead More...
What to do on a Tanzania Safari, Tourist Activities
Many people would think that a Tanzania safari is similar to that done Kenya or even South Africa, since Tanzania caters to the collective tourism market and, with really large attractions suchRead More...
When To Go On Safari in Tanzania, Best Time To Visit
The issue of what is the perfect time to go for safaris in Tanzania is a commonly asked question in the tourism industry. In brief, each season has its own unique highsRead More...
Machame Route Kilimanjaro
The country of Tanzania is the best for those who want to test their spirit of adventure. The wild natural aspects of the country offer the safaris that will be memorialized asRead More...
Marangu Climb Kilimanjaro
The largest mountain of African continent, Kilimanjaro, has been hailing its climbers for ages. There are several routes to climb this mountain. But the best possible way to enjoy the trekking ofRead More...
Serengeti Serena Lodge
You have been on a game drive the entire day, and you’re now ready to have a warm shower plus a hot meal together with all other little luxuries which are includedRead More...
Seronera Wildlife Lodge
  Seronera Wildlife Lodge is actually a huge tourist hotel that presents simple yet comfy rooms, hospitable services, excellent food as well as outstanding game viewing opportunities. The Seronera Wildlife Lodge couldRead More...
Makoma Hill Private Luxury Camp
  The Makoma Hill Private Luxury Camp is an excellent all year round vacation spot and is strongly suggested because of its quick accessible wildlife, central location as well as great views.Read More...
Turners Spring Serengeti
  Turner’s Spring is actually our choice for the finest dry-season camping place within Serengeti National Park. This suggestion isn’t based on the breathtaking natural setting of Turner. There aren’t any viewsRead More...
Seronera Private Luxury Camp
  Exactly what makes Seronera Private Luxury Camp very excellent is the location! Seronera Private Luxury Camp is around two miles east of Seronera Airstrip in the middle of Seronera River Valley.Read More...
Serengeti Private Classic Camp
Do you desire privacy, adventure, as well as the pristine wonder of nature? Do you value comfort, excellent food and high quality service? Would you like to have the greatest “onceRead More...
Seronera Sametu Camp
Venture! Privacy! Wildlife! This all that the Seronera Sametu Camp is centered on! As well as spectacular landscapes, wide spaces, plus a unique peace of the spirit which is natural toRead More...
Lemala Seronera Camp
  Situated at the base of Makoma Hill within Central Serengeti, in a amazing location far away from the beaten path, 9 isolated safari tents thread a grassy pathway branching from eachRead More...
Bilila Lodge Serengeti
Think of a private retreat offering pure luxury and satisfaction. An impossible place where each and every fanciful desire is turned into reality; an establishment of pure beauty and unlimited spaceRead More...
Kusuni Tented Lodge
The Afternoon sunlight filters through swelling clouds, and soft blue shadows gently roll over the vast windswept savanna. The shadows of the clouds cast otherworldly spells on the neighboring landscape. TheRead More...
Lemala Ndutu Luxury Camp
  Who could ever couple the words “high end” with “countryside”? Or the “elegance” with “wild”? It might seem a fictional contradiction; however, these are exactly the words which come in yourRead More...
Lake Masek Lodge
  Pink flamingos tidy within the shimmering soda waters of huge Lake Masek, and then a vista of umbrella shaped trees form a cover which covers down the green banks. Giraffes moveRead More...
Olduvai Tented Lodge
Olduvai Tented Lodge, typically called Olduvai Camp, provides a simply enchanting and genuine safari experience. In case you are searching for a simple, personal as well as friendly location from whichRead More...
Ndutu Lodge Serengeti
Nestled in a an area of neglected forest as well as disguised under a canopy of umbrella shaped acacia trees, the alluring Ndutu Lodge is much more than only a lodge, itRead More...
Lions Paw Camp Ngorongoro
Choosing the appropriate safari accommodation is centered on balance. Balancing the proper location, environment, convenience as well as price point is nothing less than an art. at ADS, we’re at all timesRead More...
Lemala Ngorongoro Lodge
  Nestled deep within a marvelous forest on the foggy cliff of an extinct volcano is one of the extremely charming safari lodges you will find in the whole of Tanzania. TheRead More...
Ngorongoro Serena Lodge
  Located on the spectacular edge of the Ngorongoro Crater, with wide ranging breathtaking vistas of the crater floor, rests the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge. Covered in morning mist as well as theRead More...
Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
Regardless of your priorities when on safari, a premium location of a lodge with easy access and beautiful sunset views with close proximity to a great array of wildlife that is  worthyRead More...
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Perhaps you are a perceptive traveler that has traveled around the planet looking for the very best luxurious accommodation, perhaps you are seeking for a unique way to spend your honeymoon,Read More...
Serengeti Migration Camp
Similar to water-colors on canvas, the sunset soaks the western sky in a amazing crimson shade. The Shadows become longer  as an adventure filled safari day comes to an end. ThoughtsRead More...
Lobo Wildlife Lodge
Lobo Wildlife Lodge provides simple yet comfy rooms, amazing views, pleasant service, remarkably great food and is situated in an unequalled place for wildlife viewing in the dry season within theRead More...
Kleins Camp Serengeti
Kleins Camp provides great luxury accommodations within an isolated private concession of  Northern Serengeti. having Ten cottages, this Camp provides an intimate as well as a more isolated safari experience. EvenRead More...
Lemala Mara River Camp Serengeti
no one can even try to combine the words “old-fashioned” with “luxury”! Or the word “sophistication” with “wild”. It may seem a fictional irony, however, these are the very words whichRead More...
Buffalo Luxury Camp
The emerald Loliondo hills tower over the twisted riverine thickets which cover the valley below. The slightest sound of faraway cow-bells glides up in the air from an adjacent Maasai villageRead More...
Serengeti Bush Tops Camp
Faraway the beaten route, forfeited deep within the natural wilderness of the remote North Serengeti, is an entirely distinctive premise that well displays the words “Deluxe” plus “African Safari.” A locationRead More...
Swala Tented Lodge
The green branches of grand acacia tortillis trees extend an overhead sunshade of twisted twigs plus draping vines; the thick canopy allows just a little amount of sunlight to penetrate toRead More...
Tarangire Treetops Lodge
Do you love the natural beauty, excellent luxury, as well as the unique style? Are you interest in a private safari experience not similar to any other in Tanzania? Do youRead More...
Kikoti Safari Camp
Prepare yourself for a real safari experience beneath the traditional canvas. Expect superb wildlife viewing opportunities as well as outstanding safari experiences. Look forward to the excitement of the real AfricanRead More...
Mawe Ninga Camp Serengeti
Mawe Ninga Camp was opened in the month of February 2004, and it is an amiable tented lodge in the middle of Tarangire National Park. It is a small yet naturalRead More...
Tarangire Safari Camp
In case you are searching for a true safari experience beneath traditional canvas offering wide views and inspirational culture, at a reasonable price, we believe Tarangire River Camp is the rightRead More...
Kirawira Tented Lodge
In case you’re searching for privacy, luxury as well as the epitome of great service – all found in one among the most isolated parts of the Serengeti; then Kirawira TentedRead More...
Grumeti River Tented Lodge
Grumeti River Tented Lodge, typically called Grumeti River Camp, provides excellent luxury tented accommodation, exceptional hippo viewing as well as fascinating nocturnal action. With only Ten vibrant and roomy luxury tents,Read More...
Mbalageti Tented Lodge
Watch in amazement from your very private veranda as the sunrise casts a heavenly glow over the woodlands just below. Pay attention to the echoes of several millions of wildebeest hoovesRead More...
Serengeti Soroi Lodge
  Serengeti Soroi is actually a brand new tented luxurious venue within the beautiful Western Corridor of Serengeti National Park that opened its doorways to the public in 2010 in the monthRead More...
Mbuzi Mawe Tented Camp
What are the possibilities to get it all, Modern conveniences beneath canvas, quick access to the big game within a distant location, and splendid comfort within the center of thisRead More...
Serengeti Sopa Lodge
Serengeti Sopa Lodge is a ‘hotel fashion’ mid-range lodge found within the southwestern area of Central Serengeti. This Lodge, launched in 1992, is located within the Niariboro hills and provides spectacular views,Read More...
Tourism Organisations and Partners
We work hand in hand with various tourism organizations in Tanzania and Africa. Below are some of them. Tanzania Tourism Board : Legal body responsible for safaris in Tanzania and the generalRead More...