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Karubu Fair Turns Africa's 'Green' Show
for Public

A LOCAL company has helped to make the Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair 2013 the first travel industry fair in Africa to offset unavoidable carbon emissions.

According to a statement, Partnering with Carbon Tanzania, Tanzania's first and only company dedicated to sourcing and developing community-based carbon forestry projects, the Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair is not only demonstrating its commitment to environmental sustainability, but also to social and community development.



"By supporting a local, community-based carbon forestry project, Karibu Fair is sending a strong message to the tourism sector about the importance of contributing to long-lasting social and environmental initiatives," explained Marc Baker, Director of Carbon Tanzania.

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General TATO Issues
for Public

 

STATEMENT ON THE IMPOSITION OF VALUE ADDED TAX ON TOURIST
SERVICES:


Following the recent budget proposal by Hon. Dr Philip Mpango (MP), Minister for Ministry of Finance, on among other things, imposition of the Value Added Tax (VAT) on tourist services, the Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO) wishes to express serious concerns on the cross cutting negative consequences of the tax measures on the tourism industry which currently contributes more than 17 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP ) - READ FULL STATEMENT HERE.

 

 
Zanzibar Boat Tragedy Appeal
for Public

Zanzibar Boat Tragedy September 2011

TANZANIA ASSOCIATION OF TOUR OPERATORS WISH TO CONVEY A HEARTFELT CONDOLENCE TO THE BEREAVED FAMILIES IN RECENT TRAGEDY IN ZANZIBAR.ALSO THE ASSOCIATION WISHES THE VICTIMS IMMEDIATE AND UNCONDITIONAL RECOVERY. WE CALL UPON OUR MEMBERS AND OTHER WELL WISHERS TO CONTRIBUTE THROUGH THE FOLLOWING LINK BELOW

www.saidiazanzibar.org

 


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