Topic: Tourism

CERTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR TOUR OPERATORS IN TANZANIA

RTTZ and Travelife share a common interest towards promoting sustainability and social responsibility within the travel sector and recently launched the Certification Program for Tour Operators which is now available and ready to offer the services in Tanzania. The Certification … Continue reading

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September 27, 2013 – The World Tourism Day

TODAY IS THE UNWTO WORLD TOURISM DAY! In support of United Nations International Year of Water Cooperation, World Tourism Day (WTD) 2013 is being held under the theme Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future. This year’s theme highlights tourism’s role in … Continue reading

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Responsible Tourism: Looking back, moving ahead!

Thiruvananthapuram, India Kumarakom is a popular tourism destination located near the city of Kottayam (16 kilometres) in Kerala, India, famous for its backwater tourism. Backwater destination of Kumarakom will be declared as a global destination for responsible tourism, seeking to link the local community with … Continue reading

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The Alliance Conference 2013

      Damian Bell; the Executive Director of Responsible Tourism Tanzania attended in person during the Sustainable Tourism Certification Alliance Africa (“the Alliance”) 2nd Annual Conference which was held on 9 May 2013 at Garden Court Marine Parade in Durban, … Continue reading

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ECOTOURISM AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM CONFERENCE (ESTC13) IN NAIROBI, KENYA

In 2013, the ESTC will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, from September 24-27, and will bring together 500 professionals from around the world. With a strong focus on highlighting and promoting ecotourism’s role in sustainable development, the ESTC13 aims to … Continue reading

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Auditors busy training

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Our 3 auditors have been busy over the past few months training with the criteria and visiting a number of hotels and camps. Solar, Julius and Severa ( click here to view their profiles ) have been visiting a number of camps … Continue reading

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Tourism Marketing Support extension of deadline

The Tourism Export Coaching Program that is being offered to the Tanzania Tourism Industry by the CBI (Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries) is an Agency of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Deadline extended till the 28th of … Continue reading

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EAST AFRICA TOURISM PLATFORM

EATP TO LAUNCH IN UGANDA ON WORLD TOURISM DAY This years World Tourism Day celebrations in Uganda on the 27th of September will be spiced up with the expected launch of East Africas tourism private sector platform, EATP, which will … Continue reading

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THE WORLD TOURISM DAY, Thursday 27th September 2012

With less than one week to go to World Tourism Day (WTD) on September 27, preparations for the official celebrations in host country Spain are well underway. CLICK HERE:  World Tourism Day, 2012

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Time To Join “THROTTLE-THE-BOTTLE CAMPAIN” Is Right Now!!

Throttle the Bottle is a campaign dedicated to reducing the use of throwaway plastic water bottles, which are already a blight across the landscapes of Africa. These bottles are not bio-degradable and take more than 450 years to break down. … Continue reading

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