DOHA, Qatar – Effective from 1st July 2015, Qatar Airways will launch flights to Zanzibar, the airline’s third gateway in Tanzania after Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro. The new five-times-a-week flight to Zanzibar will operate via Kilimanjaro. The current Kilimanjaro flights which today are served by Qatar Airways via Dar es Salaam will be made, Read More

SAUSALITO, CA, March 17, 2015 – Leading exotic wildlife travel expert Wild Planet Adventures ( specializes in intimate encounters with exotic wildlife in less-traveled destinations that feature more animals and fewer tourists.  For this National Geographic Travelerhas awarded Wild Planet it’s “world’s best” accolades five times. Staying true to this travel formula, Wild Planet Adventures founder Josh Cohen places, Read More

STOWE, Vermont, USA – IIPT was most proud to have Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu as Patron of the IIPT World Symposium: Cultivating Sustainable and Peaceful Communities and Nations through Tourism, Culture and Sport recently held at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni, South Africa. Following is the text of his video-taped message welcoming delegates of the Symposium, Read More

By Bea Broda: Ekurhuleni, South Africa , Feb. 17, 2015: The opening ceremony of the IIPT World Symposium that is taking place in Ekurhuleni, South Africa was opened by a taped message from Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The message was followed by speeches from significant leaders is tourism and the following are the highlights of, Read More


  Momentum continues to build towards the IIPT World Symposium: Cultivating Sustainable and Peaceful Communities and Nations through Tourism, Culture and Sport being held in Ekurhuleni, South Africa (adjacent to Johannesburg International Airport) February 16-19, 2015. VIDEO INVITATION TO COME TO THE CONFERENCE Delegates from more than 30 nations have registered for the World Symposium that, Read More

Uganda is preparing for a record third visit of a pope after sources close to the Catholic church in the country have confirmed yesterday that a papal visit was finally on the cards for 2015. Local tourism stakeholders were swift to express their hope that the visit will coincide with the annual Uganda’s Martyrs, Read More


It was awe-inspiring for me to have been present at the re-dedication of Victoria Falls as a peace park in 2011, and this stunning park has been dedicated once again. IIPT (The International Institute of Peace through Tourism) is honored to announce the re-naming of the IIPT International Peace Park at Victoria Falls as the IIPT, Read More


by Bea Broda Lusaka is certainly a city on the rise. A number of African countries, such as Uganda, Zimbabwe and others, have been putting themselves on the tourism map, which is a direct result of successful development from within and peaceful strategies. The reason I was in Lusaka was a conference, but I’m, Read More

Naomi King, the widow of Rev. A. D. King, the only brother of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will travel to South Africa to participate in the International Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT) World Symposium: Cultivating Sustainable and Peaceful Communities and Nations through Tourism, Culture and Sport. The event is being held in, Read More


. . . And you can sample some fabulous wine and cheese while you’re at it! by Bea Broda I’m a huge fan of archaeology, history and culture, and I’d have to say that’s what drives and guides most of my travels. I found myself in Lusaka, Zambia, to attend a conference, and was, Read More