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Articles tagged “tanzania”

Big Game Hunting Tourists Trumpet Their Contributions to African Economies

Big Game Hunting Tourists Trumpet Their Contributions to African Economies

Kevin Crowley, Bloomberg

We found it very hard to get too upset about Cecil, but we think that hunting tourism is a simplistic, narrow-minded practice that appeals to the worst instincts in people and reduces African destinations to outdated cliches.

6 months ago

Starwood Plans to Open 16 Hotels in Africa Over Next Five Years

Starwood Plans to Open 16 Hotels in Africa Over Next Five Years

William Davison, Skift

16 hotels in five years is playing it rather safe.

1 year ago

Elephant Poaching Could Kill Tanzania Tourism

Elephant Poaching Could Kill Tanzania Tourism

Joseph Burite , Bloomberg

There's been so much publicity about the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. Illegal poaching, though, is a widespread problem, as pointed to by Tanzania tourism officials concerned about the illegal kills of their elephant population.

1 year ago

Tanzania Hopes Drones Can Keep Poachers Out of Tourist Game Parks

Tanzania Hopes Drones Can Keep Poachers Out of Tourist Game Parks

Felix Njini, Bloomberg

Tanzania needs to demonstrate how much more money people can make from tourism than slaughtering animals.

2 years ago