Aiming to draw in more visitors as well as tourism investments within fast developing Tanzania tourism sector, the Tanzania Tourist Board – TTB has formally launched a yearly, international tourism exhibition, which is the second biggest travel trade meeting on the African continent.
The dedicated Swahili International Tourism Expo – SITES is going to be held the very first time at the beginning of October in this year, and also the event is anticipated to draw in a large number of tourism players from around the globe.
Committed to topical tourism, conservation as well as sustainability in Tanzania and Africa as a whole, this SITES event is going to be held from 1st to 4th October 2014 at the classy Mlimani Conference Centre found in Dar Es Salaamm the capital city of Tanzania organizers informed us.
Mr. Lazaro Nyalandu the Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism Tanzania, last weekend launched the website for SITES to mark the formal launching of this event.
SITES is the very first worldwide tourism expo put together by the Tanzanian Tourist Board. TTB has designated Pure Grit Project together with Exhibition Management Ltd. from South Africa to work along with them.
In accordance with the organizers, the 2014 SITE is going to concentrate on incoming and outgoing travel on the African continent and is anticipated to attract hundreds of travel plus tourism experts from all parts of the world.
A senior official with the Tanzania Tourism Board said that It is anticipated that the Swahili Tourism Fair with time will develop and ultimately turn out to be as famous as South Africa’s INDABA and will therefore be the legendary yearly event for tourism plus travel marketing in Tanzania.
Organizing for the SITES exhibition has actually taken cognizance of the persisted presence of the Karibu Travel & Tourism Fair – KTTF that has been going on in Tanzania ever since 2000, as well as the need to make sure that these two fairs enhance each other.
The Karibu Fair, that is held in Arusha the northern tourist city of Tanzania every month of June, concentrates on the East-African regional market, whereas as the Swahili Tourism Fair is going to be conducted in the month of October every year and will specifically concentrate on intercontinental clients.
This SITES event is the consequence of a great relationship and the interplay between the two parties – Tanzania Tourist Board together with Witch & Wizard – which have chose to cooperate in setting up it.
Organizers, went on to say the advantage of hosting this kind of event within Tanzania is going to be a benefit to create awareness of the country to intercontinental travel plus tour operators across the world, while offering a better opportunity for Tanzanian stakeholders in the tourism industry who have never attended any other intercontinental travel & tourism fairs so as to meet with international tourism stakeholders.