The High Commission of the United Republic of Tanzania in Kampala hosted a Tour Operators and Travel Agents meeting in Uganda that was held on 30th June, 2022 at Sheraton Kampala Hotel. The meeting aimed to share experiences, ideas and views about tourist attractions and opportunities available in Tanzania.
In his remarks, H.E. Dr. Aziz Ponary Mlima, High Commissioner of the United Republic of Tanzania to the Republic of Uganda highlighted the tourist opportunities available in Tanzania. He further informed of the country’s commitment regarding tourism sector under the leadership of H.E. Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the United Republic of Tanzania. He finally, encouraged the tourism stakeholders in Uganda to visit different tourist attractions available in Tanzania.
The meeting was also attended by Lilly Ajarova, Chief Executive Officer at Uganda Tourism Board who conveyed her appreciation and gratitude to the High Commission for organizing the meeting. She further pointed out the importance of the meeting in enhancing the existing tourism cooperation between the two countries.
The participants also got an opportunity to know more about tourism sector in Tanzania through the presentation from Ms. Alistidia D. Karaze, Principal Tourist Officer from Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB). The presentation based on the country's continuous advancement on tourism sector transformation journey as well as detailed information and the reasons to visit Tanzania.
Finally, the meeting had an opportunity to watch the film (The Royal Tour) produced in Tanzania under the stewardship of Her Excellency Samia Suluhu Hassan, the President of the United Republic of Tanzania. The Royal Tour showcases the history, culture, environment, food, music and tells the stories of Tanzania’s hidden gems. Destinations include Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam, Mt. Kilimanjaro, and a safari adventure through the Serengeti.
Thank you very much, once again you’re mostly welcome to visit Tanzania.