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. […]
On 20th April 2022, Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) issued a statement announcing that March 2022 VAT returns are due 30th April 2022. See here official statement by the TRA (Swahili). English version of TRA statement
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 […]
Digital solutions for enhanced traffic management in the Serengeti National Park. Please download the document here.
TANZANIA’s tourism sector has recorded remarkable success in 2021 in terms of the number of visitors and revenue that went up by 76 per cent amid Covid – 19 pandemic. Read more here
“The data speaks volumes on the positive impact of UNDP’s backed TATO and the Government initiatives have had in the tourism industry,” said TATO CEO, Mr. Sirili Akko, adding: “I believe this is just the beginning of our journey in building back better a tourism industry that is inclusive, resilient, and prosperous”. Read more here
The chairman of the 300 plus members flamboyant Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO), Mr. Wilbard Chambulo, says the cable cars project seems to be a fantasy, as it is impossible for a business to make a windfall profit in the first year. Read more here
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
United Nations Development Program (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 […]
On 28th March 2022, continuing collaboration between TATO and UNDP brought to Arusha some of the key tourism stakeholders to a round table discussion on a Roadmap to linking Tourism Industry & Local Economic Development (LED) in the Four Tourism Circuits in Tanzania. UNDP Resident Representative Mrs. Christine Musisi graced the occasion, with UNWTO Deputy […]
TANAPA – Tanzania National Parks announced new fees, valid from 1st July 2022 till 30th June 2023. Please download the document here.