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Russia suspends air traffic with Tanzania until June 2021

Russia has suspended air traffic with Tanzania due to increased cases of Covid-19 contamination from the East African country.

The sparkling white sand beaches of the Zanzibar Archipelago and the coral reefs off its coast have recently made it a popular vacation spot for Russian tourists.

"Based on the analy… read more

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Minister Ndumbaro suspends TTB chief

The Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism, Dr. Damas Ndumbaro has suspended the Director General of the Tanzania Tourism Board (TTB), Ms Devotha Mdachi over embezzlement claims.

A statement issued on Saturday quoted Dr Ndumbaro as saying a thorough investigation that will be conducted regarding to the matter will have nothing to do wit… read more

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Tanzania’s new president changes policy on COVID-19

Tanzania's new president appears to be taking a new, scientific approach to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

President Samia Suluhu Hassan said Tuesday she will form a technical committee to advise her about the scope of COVID-19 infections in the country and how to respond to the pandemic.

COVID-19 is “not something we should b… read more

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Kenya Airways suspends passenger flights between Kenya and UK

This comes two days after the government banned all flights from the UK, effective April 9, in response to London’s move to bar Kenyans from its territory over the spike in Covid-19 cases. With more travellers rushing to beat the deadline, KQ has added two flights to the UK tomorrow and Thursday.

The ‘Red List’

With the suspension … read more

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LIVE Spotlight workshops in DAR and NBO - Derek Houston

Derek Houston is pleased to announce that arrangements have now been finalised for our usual live face to face Spotlight workshops in Dar es Salaam on Monday July 05 at the Hyatt Regency, followed by Nairobi on July 08 & 09 at Movenpick Westlands & Crowne Plaza Upper Hill.

These Spot… read more

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Tanzania: Auric Air takes delivery of its first Dash 8

Founded in 2001, Auric Air is a small private company operating with around ten planes from its bases in Mwanza, Dar-es-Salaam and Arusha in Tanzania. The carrier offers scheduled flights as well as non-scheduled private charter flights on demand.

Auric Air is continuing its fleet densification plan. The Tanzanian saf… read more

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Uganda Tourism Board launches POATE 2021 targeting the UAE and GCC travel markets

Amidst optimism and rays of hope in reviving the tourism sector, the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) officially launched the 6th Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE 2021) the first-ever virtual tourism expo.

POATE is a tourism exposition organized annually by the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB). It brings together domestic, regional and internationa… read more

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Tanzania's Mafia Island is a true diver's paradise

Mafia Island is a unique destination off Tanzania's coast with secluded sandbars, nesting turtles and migrating whale sharks. It is much less known and definitely much quieter than Zanzibar, but it offers the most incredible diving experiences and embodies the real definition of barefoot luxury.

Mafia is part of a small arread more

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Mantis opening new mobile camp in Tanzania's Serengeti

Conservation-focused hotel group Mantis has announced it will be opening the new Siringit Migration Camp by Mantis in September 2021.

The mobile camp includes eight luxury guest tents (two of which can be linked) as well as separate dining and lounge tents. The camp will move every few months to follow the migration ro… read more

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