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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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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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Responsible Tourism Tanzania (RTTZ) congratulated on new standards for the ground-breaking responsible tourism certification scheme

The British High Commission looks forward to seeing the Tanzanian tourism industry go from strength to strength. The British Charge d’Affaires Susie Kitchens hosted an evening reception on Tuesday 7th August to congratulate Responsible Tourism Tanzania (RTTZ) on the publication … Continue reading

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6 new trainees have started with RTTZ

We are now in the process of building the capacity of RTTZ to eventually lead to certification; this is the verification procedure beforehand. This involves first doing a self assessment, and then to submit some documents online and to finally … Continue reading

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Recycling waste in Zanzibar

The Zanzibar Scrapes and Environment Association (ZASEA), a non-governmental organisation was officially registered on 19th March 2008 enabling it to conduct activities aims for the development of long-term sustainable solid waste management in Zanzibar. The Association focuses activities on collection … Continue reading

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Zanzibar documents in the library

RTTZ have uploaded various documents that apply to the Zanzibar operators. The various policies, acts and some tool kits for the operators in Zanzibar are important for responsible or sustianble management. The traffic act, environmental policy and others are now … Continue reading

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Certification steps for Seed and Sapling levels

Ready to start? Then visit our ‘Getting Started’ page. We have finalized the criteria for the accommodation sector at the SEED and SAPLING levels and have the basic draft for most of the TREE and FLOWER. The criteria are in … Continue reading

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New standards for RTTZ

New standards have been finalized for RTTZ that incorporate the new GSTC changes have been finalized and are currently available on our website for download. The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) reviewed their guidelines early in 2012 and released version 2 on the 23rd February 2012. RTTZ … Continue reading

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RTTZ Board Meeting

RTTZ has had it’s first board meeting. Speaking at the launch of Responsible Tourism  Tanzania(RTTZ) Trust,  on Wednesday night (6/6/2012) in Arusha , Hotels Association of Tanzania(HAT) CEO  Ms Lidwien Appels said the body would take a notch higher  the … Continue reading

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RTTZ is registered!

Yes, it has finally come, the registration certificate number 4446 and now Responsible Tourism Tanzania is an officially  registered trust in Tanzania. Today is our birthday, we are now officially open for services. We do have a few more administrative … Continue reading

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