Hollywood actor Will Smith was in Tanzania as he continued his tour in the continent of Africa. The actor was spotted by a few fans upon arrival at Kilimanjaro airport in Arusha, Tanzania where he posed for a few pictures with airport staff. Mr. Smith then went on to enjoy the African Safari experience at
When it comes to a relaxing holiday, Hawaii and Zanzibar are both known as top beach destinations with amazing places to stay. Even though, both destinations are great vacation destinations, they are similar in many ways but are quite different in many other ways. We have complied 5 reasons why Zanzibar might just be better
A safari trip through Tanzania’s more remote parks used to mean staying in low-key camps. That’s about to change, as this year Asilia will open the first truly luxurious lodge in Ruaha National Park, a seldom-visited area teeming with wildlife like elephants, leopards, and lions. Set on a hill overlooking a savanna with baobab trees,
Zanzibar’s allure is hardly a secret. For centuries, waves of Swahili, Portuguese, Omani, and Chinese traders have left their cultural marks on the archipelago off the coast of Tanzania. But it’s only recently that the gleaming beaches have received an influx of attention from big-name hotel brands, giving new reasons to visit the Spice Islands.
Simply put, Singita Grumeti is the world’s ultimate luxury safari destination. Regularly listed at or near the top of the planet’s premier resorts—and one of Robb Report’s Best of the Best winners—the sprawling private reserve covers an area larger than the city of Los Angeles and shares an unfenced 128-mile border with Serengeti National Park.
H.E. Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President, The United Republic of Tanzania, announced the launch of Tanzania Tourism’s new brand campaign, Tanzania, The Soul of Africa. This 30-second TV campaign will be launched globally on CNN America as well as BBC International beginning this October and will run for six months. The announcement was made at
One of the most talked-about media stories of 2014 was the Ebola outbreak. With the help of media outlets, Americans have become terrified the disease is going to sweep the nation. In a seemingly natural course of events, Westerners have all but cut off any travel to Africa. This has caused a significant decrease in
Together, the Tanzanian Government and Tourism Private Sector associations, led by the Tourism Confederation of Tanzania (TCT) are leading and launching an innovative campaign to educate and provide clear information related to the ongoing public concern due to the West African Ebola virus. A website and social media campaign launched by Tanzania tourism stakeholders www.travel2tanzania.info
By Marc Harris, Managing Director of Tanzania Odyssey – a long established Tanzania specialist tour Operator There have been no cases of Ebola reported anywhere in East Africa and the epicentre of the current outbreak is 5,500 km away from Tanzania. Indeed Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea are closer to Madrid, Paris and London than
Zanzibar wraps its reality around you like a lingering fairytale. This tiny archipelago of Indian Ocean islands that once lured sailors, Sultans and slavers to its far-distant shores is so charismatic that it sweeps you into its shadowy romantic past and sunlit present all at once, and finally sets you down, all sun-bronzed and laden