Arusha. The Government of Tanzania is organized to ensure it increases five million tourists by 2025 who come to the country with GDP expected to reach Sh6 billion.
It has been said today on Monday, July 25, 2022 in Arusha by the Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism, Ambassador Chana while opening a Stakeholder Tourism session to discuss challenges and advise in the tourism industry with the aim of improving the environment of the industry and promoting the economy of the country.
Ambassador Chana said the session is a continuation of the implementation of the orders of President Samia uncompromising Hassan made at the 13th meeting of the National Business Council on June 7, 2022.
He said the government is working with the government to ensure that the government is working with the government to ensure that the government is working towards improving the quality of the business and investment in the country.
Ambassador Chana has said the ministry is committed to improving the investment climate of business in the tourism sector, including reducing the volumes of registration, various charges and payment of license fees.
“We will ensure we have a single fee repayment system aimed at improving the business environment and reducing the inconvenience of our investors to eliminate the various challenges that existed in the department,” he said.
He said, through the session they expect to receive ideas, advice and suggestions as well as ways to resolve the challenges in order to bring positive results in the industry.
In turn, Anita Kundy said, IFC is among those who provided support to the group to support the development of policy reforms and gender issues report that is the main pillar in the session.
He said the report has been prepared by the private sector through extensive consultations with all tourist associations in Tanzania with the support of the private sector Institute (TPSF).
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In addition he said, IFC since 1956 invested more than 2 2.8 billion in more than 260 projects in 89 countries and more than half of these investments in other countries.
Anita said the tourism industry is one of Tanzania’s main source of employment while contributing 11.2 percent of the total employment in 2019 (tourism industry produced 1,500,000 jobs in 2019), so it is an important sector for women since about 50 percent of workers in the industry are women.
In turn, the National Business Council Executive Secretary, Dr. Godwill Wanga said, Tanzania has over 22 reserves, 28 Woodland reserves, 42 zoo controlled area, one Conservation Area, Four Ramsay areas and 33 wildlife management areas.
He added, There are six natural parks, two sea parks and three natural wonders of the world that welcome tourists from neighboring countries, around Tanzania.