On 17th October 2022, TATO members welcomed another group of travel agents from the US, set to explore the beauties of Tanzania. “I’m going to use the opportunity to explore and experience Tanzania firsthand in order to promote it to my clients,” said one of the visiting agents; and that is the main reason for […]
Written by Adam Ihucha, image courtesy of TATO Tanzania needs to invest heavily and consistently in promoting itself as Africa’s premier tourism destination in the strategic global markets, for it to get a fair share. This is an opinion sum-up of the US travel agents who are currently in the familiarization tour in Tanzania’s famous […]
On 19th September 2022, TATO members welcomed Israeli and US travel agents to explore the beauties of Tanzania through its TATO Tourism Reboot FAM trips program with high hopes that their personal experience will encourage them to promote and sell destination Tanzania to their clientele. Please read more about TATO Tourism Reboot networking event here:https://eturbonews.com/travel-agents-dub-tanzania-the-sleeping-giant-of-africa/ […]
On 08th September 2022, the United Republic of Tanzania (URT) issued updated Travel Advisory No.11, effective from 15th September 2022: Travelers entering URT including Tanzanians, returning residents, truck drivers/crew and those in transit through land borders who are; a. Fully vaccinated (fully vaccinated means complete administered dose(s) of the vaccines as prescribed by manufacturer and […]
On 02nd August 2022 Zanzibar issued updated Travel Advisory No.11; fully vaccinated travelers are no longer requested to present a negative Covid-19 test to enter Zanzibar, and unvaccinated children below 12 years are not required to present any Covid-19 tests to enter Zanzibar. Please download Zanzibar Travel Advisory No.11 here.
On 14th July 2022, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority announced that Seneto Descent Road used as the main access point to gain entry to the Ngorongoro Crater is now officially opened. The Lerai Ascent Road will no longer be used to descend to the crater. See here official statement by the NCAA(English link attachment)
On Friday, 10th June 2022, The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that the Order requiring persons to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, will be rescinded, effective on June 12, 2022 at 12:01 AM ET. This means […]
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In support of President Her Excellency, Samia Suluhu Hassan’s initiatives to promote the destination Tanzania, TATO initiated a Tourism Reboot program with 7- and 10-days of Familiarization FAM trips designed for US travel trade to experience Tanzania and its beauties first hand. Read more
Tanzania and the United States have pledged to promote and develop trade and tourism between the two countries following a meeting last Friday (April 15) between Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan and US Vice President, Kamala Harris. Read more here
During the peak of Covid-19, there were many safari cancellations resulting in mass refunds to tourists. To add salt to the wound this also resulted in complications on the VAT front. OP-ED by Pamela Salehe, a Senior Manager of Tax Services PWC Arusha office, as published in the newspaper The Citizen on 21st April 2022. […]
Tato’s mission, led by its Chairman, Mr. Wilbard Chambulo, arrived in New York a day before the debut for the Premiere of Peter Greenberg’s latest feature film, Tanzania, The Royal Tour. Read more here
Arusha, Tanzania, 14th April 2022 — TANZANIA is the home of the Number #1 Safari destination in the World and houses four of the most coveted adventure destinations on earth: the Serengeti, Mount Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar, and Ngorongoro Crater. TATO, Tanzania Association of Tour Operators, Tanzania’s leading members-only group advocating for over 300 private expert tour […]
United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) Tanzania through its Green Growth and Innovation Disruptions project is in collaboration with the Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO) and UNWTO supporting the preparation for the integrated tourism and LED strategy. To read more please click here
Tanzania New Travel Advisory As of 17th March 2022, a negative PCR test is no longer required for vaccinated travelers to enter Tanzania.Please read the extract from the official Government notice link. ❓ Question:My vaccination card does not have a QR code, what should I do? 💡 Answer:In three easy steps, you can get your […]