News & Updates

01

Oct
2019
International French Tourism Market (IFTM) Top Resa 2019 – Marketing Sierra Leone at the French Tourism Market
Posted by: Sierra Leone National Tourist Board /51
As first day of Tourism Trade Show ends, greater prospects await Sierra Leone’s tourism Sector. Reversing the seemingly unending negative image of Sierra Leone is perhaps the most difficult task that the country’s Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs is faced with. It follows a decade long Civil War, an Ebola Epidemic and a natural […]
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06

Sep
2019
Visa On Arrival to Sierra Leone.
Posted by: Sierra Leone National Tourist Board /329
As part of government’s commitment to promote tourism and attract foreign direct investment, the Government of Sierra Leone wishes to inform the general public, airline operators, Sierra Leone Embassies and Missions overseas, International Air Transport Association (IATA), international partners and other government bodies that with effect from Thursday 5th September, 2019, a new Visa on […]
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04

Sep
2019
The Telegraph – Is Sierra Leone about to become African tourism’s next big thing?
Posted by: Sierra Leone National Tourist Board /443
  Sue Watt, Travel Writer 2 September 2019 • 10:20am With big ears, brown eyes and a nappy wrapped around him, little Caesar has no idea that he represents his homeland. His mother was killed when he was just eight weeks old (he is now aged seven months) and he has since been cared for […]
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09

Aug
2019
A revitalised and vibrant Sierra Leone is hoping to entice visitors with a responsible tourism focus
Posted by: Sierra Leone National Tourist Board /164
Cradled feet away in the arms of Mama P, his surrogate human mother, Caesar the baby chimp toys his tufty hair before casting me a stare so cute and innocently wide-eyed that my heart squeaks. This being Sierra Leone’s Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary, though, home to 89 orphaned chimps, such arresting interactions come served with a […]
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