Arusha, Tanzania – May 3, 2024 – The Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO), proudly celebrating 40 years of existence and boasting over 300 licensed members, is excited to announce its participation in Africa’s leading travel trade show, Africa’s Travel Indaba 2024. The event is scheduled to be held in Durban, South Africa, from May 13th to May 16th, 2024.

TATO, an affiliate member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), will be joined by 16 co-exhibitors comprising various TATO members including safari and Zanzibar tour operators, DMCs, mountaineering tour specislists, accommodation providers, airlines, and 4×4 safari vehicle conversion experts, showcasing Tanzania’s diverse tourism offerings at the event. Visitors can find the TATO stand located in Hall DEC2 #E01, serving as a focal point for all things Tanzania.

Participating in international trade shows like Africa’s Travel Indaba is essential for fostering partnerships, showcasing destination offerings, and staying updated on industry trends. TATO Chairman, Mr. Wilbard Chambulo, emphasizes, “As an affiliate member of UNWTO, TATO recognizes the importance of global collaboration in driving sustainable tourism growth. Events like Africa’s Travel Indaba provide invaluable opportunities to strengthen these partnerships and showcase Tanzania’s rich tourism potential.”

Africa’s Travel Indaba serves as a pivotal platform for stakeholders across the continent to converge, exchange ideas, and forge new business relationships. It presents an unparalleled opportunity for Tanzania to showcase its rich cultural heritage, breathtaking landscapes, and unparalleled wildlife experiences to a global audience.

Reflecting on TATO’s mission to promote responsible tourism and elevate Tanzania’s tourism profile, TATO CEO, Mr. Sirili Akko, states, “Our participation in Africa’s Travel Indaba underscores our commitment to sustainable tourism development. We aim to create memorable experiences for travelers while preserving our natural resources and supporting local communities.”

In conjunction with our participation at Africa’s Travel Indaba, TATO extends a warm invitation to all travel trade professionals to explore Tanzania through our upcoming Familiarization (FAM) trips. As TATO Reboot Chair, Mrs. Vesna Glamocanin Tibaijuka, affirms, “We invite our industry peers to experience the wonders of Tanzania firsthand on our FAM trips, where they’ll discover the magic of our destinations and forge lasting connections with our members.”

Booking your holiday with a TATO member guarantees a safe, smooth and hassle-free vacation with personalized recommendations, exclusive deals, and insider knowledge, ensuring a memorable and enjoyable experience from start to finish.

For those attending Africa’s Travel Indaba 2024, we encourage you to meet the TATO team at our stand in Hall DEC02 #E01 to learn more about Tanzania’s diverse tourism offerings and explore partnership opportunities.

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Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO),

About Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO):
The Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO), established 40 years ago, is a non-profit organization representing the tour operator industry in Tanzania. With over 300 licensed members, TATO is committed to promoting responsible tourism and sustainable development, serving as a unified voice for its members while advocating for policies that support the growth of Tanzania’s tourism sector.


Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO),
11 Philips Street, Simeon Rd.
P.O. Box 6162 Arusha, Tanzania



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