Vision   Mission   Guidelines

Responsible Tourism Tanzania is about encouraging and promoting a more sustainable tourism industry within Tanzania. It stands for protecting and caring for the diverse cultures of the country, as well as its natural environment, whilst optimizing on business and economic sustainability.
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Responsible Tourism Tanzania's mission will be to support and guide the tourism industry to a holistic management approach by providing:

  • Standards and guidelines
  • Auditing and evaluation
  • Certification scheme
  • Lobbying and advocacy
  • Training and learning
  • Marketing & promotion

Our voluntary standards have been established in consultation with the tourism private sector in Tanzania, they were developed to address the local environmental conditions whilst incorporating the new Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) guidelines. They are available for use by members of the tourism industry in Tanzania.
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Membership RTTZ Certification

Membership is open for all members of the tourism industy who support and practice a sustainable approach to tourism in Tanzania. Currently we welcome founding members to join and support the development of the association. The development of the Responsible Tourism Tanzania is being supported and funded by the Round Table Africa and the Honeyguide Foundation.
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"We do not inherit the Earth from our parents, we borrow it from our children."