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Tanzania to host 65th UNWTO CAF Meeting

Tanzania to host 65th UNWTO CAF Meeting

The United Republic of Tanzania has been selected to host the next session of the United Nations World Tourism 0rganization (UNWTO) Commission for Africa Meeting. The East African country received unanimous approval during the 64th Commission Meeting in Sal Island, Cabo Verde to host the 65th session in 2022. Speaking after a meeting with the…

Ecotourism financing conservation and environmental education

Ecotourism financing conservation and environmental education

A small island off the coast of Zanzibar has been profiling a sustainable model of ecotourism that finances conservation and environmental education since more than 25 years. In the early 1990’s German aid worker, Sibylle Riedmiller created Chumbe Island Coral Park (CHICOP) Ltd, a not-for-profit company set up for the sole purpose of establishing and…

Tanzania: TTB marks Women’s day with a Trip to Tarangire

Tanzania: TTB marks Women’s day with a Trip to Tarangire

The Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) and women in Tourism from the private sector have organised a day trip to Tarangire in the Manyara Region as a sign of appreciation and recognition of women’s role in Tourism. The trip was one of the several events earmarked by the Board and its partners to celebrate the contribution…

6th Swahili International Tourism Expo Fixed for October 2021

6th Swahili International Tourism Expo Fixed for October 2021

The Tanzania Tourist Board has announced October 8-10 2021 as the date for the 6th Swahili International Tourism Expo (SITE). In a brief media advisory, the TTB said, the edition of SITE will be held at Mlinani city Dar es Salaam from 8-10 October 2021. The last edition of SITE (2019) hosted over 200 exhibitors…

Tanzania: NCAA Drafts Bright Roadmap for Ngorongoro

Tanzania: NCAA Drafts Bright Roadmap for Ngorongoro

Arusha — Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) is lining up a number of strategies to realize a sharp increase in income. Senior officials with NCAA confirmed yesterday at Olduvai Gorge that plans are afoot to attract investors and have more tourists stay longer in the area. NCAA Head of Planning and Investment, Senior Assistant Commissioner…

Karibu KiliFair Travel Expo moved to 2021

Karibu KiliFair Travel Expo moved to 2021

This year’s Karibu KiliFair Travel Exhibition has been rescheduled for 4-6, June next year. The Organisers in a communication to travel trade confirmed the ravaging corona virus as the main reason for the cancellation of this year’s event. It promised a big and better expo in 2021. “Dear valued Tourism stakeholders! In addition to the…

#BuildBackBetter : re-thinking the tourism sector to create more and better jobs

#BuildBackBetter : re-thinking the tourism sector to create more and better jobs

Tourism is an important sector in many developing countries. Globally, it has been the highest generator of new employment and its role was expected to grow in importance with growth foreseen in the next 10 years. Positive growth in tourism has positive knock-on effects in supporting sectors such as agriculture, construction, manufacturing, retail, handicrafts, and…

What Now, of the Kilimanjaro Mountain Crew?

What Now, of the Kilimanjaro Mountain Crew?

How a tiny African non-profit and its Partner climbing companies are taking steps to help the lives of thousands of Kilimanjaro guides and porters during this virus crisis. As I write this, a heavy full moon is inching its way towards the jagged skyline of the Rocky Mountains. The same full moon that lit my…

Tanzania: New National Parks Get Sh255bn Boost

Tanzania: New National Parks Get Sh255bn Boost

Arusha — The World Bank (WB) and the German Federal Government Development Bank (KfW) have given over Sh255 billion for upgrading of Tanzania’s new national parks and their infrastructure for five years. The director general of the Tanzania National Parks (Tanapa), Dr Allan Kijazi, told The Citizen that the financial assistance would be of great…

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