Tag: Tanzania

OTM 2019 emerges as the largest travel trade show in India again

Participants from 50+ Countries and many Indian States and Union Territories exhibited their destinations at OTM 2019, held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre from January 23 to 25. OTM 2019 had 1,000+ exhibitors, including National and State Tourism Organisations, State Tourism Boards, Hotels, Airlines, Destination Marketing Companies and other suppliers serving leisure as well as […]

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Tanzania Tourism Ministry hosts ‘Urithi Festival: Celebrating Our Heritage’

Tanzania’s cultural treasures play a significant role in country’s prosperity and development. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, in collaboration with the Private Sector and NGOs’ has earmarked September each year exclusively for heritage celebrations and these celebrations are branded as ‘Urithi Festival: Celebrating Our Heritage’. The objectives of the Urithi Festival is to […]

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Tanzania Tourist Board to leverage strong ties with India

Taps the Indian market with OTM Mumbai Shruti Dugar | Mumbai According to Baraka Haran Luvanda, High Commissioner of Tanzania in New Delhi, India has been one of the largest contributors to the tourism industry of Tanzania. Indians are the biggest traders in Tanzania and also the fifth largest investors in the country. There are […]

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Tanzania leads eco-tourism initiatives

Tanzania is encouraging eco-tourism in order to provide an ‘incentive’ for conserving natural forests as well as boosting government revenues. Ramo Makani, Deputy Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism informed that the new initiative is meant to diversify Tanzania’s tourism from wildlife to natural forests, which are plenty in the east African nation. According to […]

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Introducing Tanzania’s new luxury safari

Now being out in the wild doesn’t mean sacrificing comfort as Tanzania shows the world how to merge comfort and thrill in a single package with its new luxury safari. Source: CNN

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Government of Tanzania is open for discussion on tourism VAT

The government of Tanzania has announced its willingness to interact with tourism industry players to find out the reason behind their disapproval of value added tax (VAT) on tourism products. Concerns voiced by tour operators were ‘discussable’, said Prof Jumanne Maghembe, Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism. The government has however not declared any decision […]

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Tourism in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous archipelago off the coast of Tanzania which consists of Zanzibar Island (locally, Unguja), Pemba Island and many smaller islands. Source: World Travel Guides

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Tanzania Tourist Board launches 9 cultural tourism sites

Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) announced the addition of nine new Cultural Tourism Enterprises, bringing the total to 60. As part of the Cultural Tourism Program (CTP), the Enterprises, located around the country, provide visitors with an authentic cultural experience and a unique insight into the daily lives of the local people. “This is a way […]

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Kenya Airways renews its operations in Tanzania

Kenya Airways, up from 14 flights limit, will resume operating 42 flights a week to Tanzania. The ministers of foreign affairs of the two neighbouring countries would convene and chair a meeting of the parties, including ministers of transport, ministers of tourism and chiefs of staff in the two presidencies to discuss and reach a […]

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Tanzania government takes steps to protect the Ngorongoro Conservation area

Tanzania’s President Jakaya Kikwete announced while visiting the town of Karatu, that from now on no one will be given the permission to build any new lodges inside the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Any new developments would have to take place outside the UNESCO World Heritage Site. He further added that investors should choose places like […]

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