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March for Elephants: October 4 , 2013 Supporting Material:

 

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UPDATES ON VAT EXEMPTION ON TOURISM SERVICES & TANAPA CREW FEES
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The Government has agreed to withdraw its proposal in 2013/4 Finance Bill of levying VAT on Tourism Services. The services which were listed are:-

1. TOURIST GUIDING; GAME DRIVE; WATER SAFARIS; ANIMAL OR BIRD WATCHING; PARK ENTRY FEES; TOURIST CHARTER SERVICES & GROUND TRANSPORT.

Other Changes in the Finance Bill are:-

2. Excise duty on Aircraft and helicopters has been removed for those that carry passengers and commercial services.

3. Withholding tax will apply on payments in respect of Aircraft Lease Rental.

The decision on the following items will be sent when obtained:

1. Import Duty exemption on Deemed Capital Goods relevant to Tourism Sector

We would like to recognize and thank all those who participated in one way or another in achieving the cherished goal within the sector, in the Government and outside including the Tourism source market. Nobody should claim credit.

2. PROPOSED CHANGE ON MT. KILIMANJARO CREW FEES AS AT 1st, JULY 2013

Please be informed that the proposed new mountain fees for crews which was to be effected from 1st, July 2013 has been deferred to 1st, July 2014.

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Tanzania Voted the Best Safari Country of Africa
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It is now beyond dispute: Tanzania has the best natural tourist attractions in Africa, luring hordes of travellers from all over the world, an international survey has shown.

 

According to an analysis released yesterday by an online marketplace for African tours, SafariBookings.com, Tanzania has been voted overwhelmingly as the best safari destination in Africa, viewed as the ideal getaway for tourists.

SafariBookings.com conducted an extensive analysis of 3,061 reviews of over 1,000 tourists and travel experts who participated in a survey and concluded that both parties concurred Tanzania is tops in the continent. The country has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, the highest score of all eight major safari countries. Botswana and Kenya scored 4.7 each, followed by South Africa and Zambia which scored 4.6 each against Namibia’s 4.5 stars. Uganda took 4.2 against Zimbabwe’s 4.1 stars.

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