There’s a debate happening: that solely 20 p.c of international vacationers to Tanzania tour the nation once more later. The million-dollar query then arises: why do not they make a return go to? For my part, there’s a business-as-usual angle amongst our vacationer officers [Watalii watakuja tu. After all, we have Mount Kilimanjaro… ]
As we market our fabulous vacationer attraction websites, we are likely to overlook that a number of the finest advertisers are foreigners who’ve toured the nation – after which return residence the place they unfold by phrase of the mouth their expertise(s) in Tanzania
Writing within the Chanzo Initiative, commentator Thadei Ole Mushi attributed the low fee of vacationers returning to tour Tanzania once more to inordinately excessive prices.
Arguably, excessive tourism-related prices are an element.
For instance, a Swedish couple who toured Zanzibar final 12 months complained that, it value them solely $200 for 3 nights on the Murchison/Kabalega Falls in Uganda, that sum was not ample to pay for one evening on the Serengeti Nationwide Park in Tanzania!
On the delicate subject-matter of excessive prices, some officers on the Tourism ministry gruffly responded that “Tanzania will not be low-value, back-pack vacationers.”