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46. How pro-poor is tourism, New practices can reduce poverty
  Saturday, June 17, 2006  by Admin
  Pro-poor tourism should increase the benefits of the tourism industry for poor people. It is a term increasingly used by several development agencies, but what does it mean in practice? This issue of id21 insights looks at how pro-poor tourism has developed and explores some myths and misconceptions that have arisen around this term.
 
47. The evolution and impacts of community-based ecotourism in northern Tanzania
  Tuesday, June 13, 2006  by Admin
  The rapid growth of tourism in northern Tanzania over the last couple of years has been accompanied by a proliferation of commercial ventures on community lands located outside the traditional national parks destinations. This paper reviews how community-based eco-tourism in northern Tanzania has evolved and how it contributes to both conservation and rural development.
 
48. Australian Wildlife Tourism Conference
  Monday, May 29, 2006  by Admin
  The conference will be held from 13th - 15th August 2006 in Australia. The overall theme of the conference is “Getting Real About Wildlife Tourism”.
 
49. Natural resources conservation and tourism
  Wednesday, May 10, 2006  by Admin
  The growing number of tourists, providing approximately 14% of Tanzanias GDP are mainly attracted by the unique natural resources. These include the national parks, game reserves, marine parks as well as landscape and bio diversity.


 
50. The Wildlife Sector with emphasis on tourist hunting
  Friday, May 05, 2006  by Admin
  The wildlife sector in Tanzania has an intrinsic environmental value and is important in terms of the present and potential for generating revenue. The sector is suffering though from sub-optimal management, with unsustainable growth, loss of revenues and limited participation of communities. Wildlife is also disappearing from many places outside protected areas.
 
51. Can tourism help reduce poverty in Africa
  Saturday, April 29, 2006  by Admin
  Many African governments fail to make the link between tourism and poverty reduction. Some tourism ministries focus on marketing and monitoring arrival numbers while others undervalue an export that is related to conservation. It needs to be noted though that there are practical and mutually-beneficial steps tourist companies can and are willing to take to increase the pro-poor impact of their operations.


 
52. Tourism Development and Poverty Reduction Initiatives from Tanzania: Lessons
  Wednesday, March 22, 2006  by Admin
  In recent years, the number of tourist arrivals in Tanzania has increased from 295,312
in 1995 to 576,000 in 2003. Income realized also shows an improvement from US$ 259.4
million in 1995 to US$ 731 million in 2003, an increase of about 35 percent. Overall
growth is about 25 percent of total export of goods and services. This increase is also
reflected in the number of hotels, tented camps, lodges and employment.
 
53. Tourism and Biodiversity conservation
  Wednesday, March 22, 2006  by Admin
  Tourism is among economic sectors with greatest growth potential in Tanzania. Tanzanias tourism potential range from her wildlife resources, a spectacular landscape and scenery, water bodies and beaches a diversity of culture and numerous archeological sites. Among Tanzanias attractions are: Mount Kilimanjaro, Serengeti National Park, The Ngorongoro Crater, The Selous Game Reserve, Kilwa Kisiwani and Songomnara, Olduvai Gorge and Laitoli Footprints. Other major attractions include: Island culture and traditions. Tourist arrivals have shown a steady increase from 295,312 in 1995 to 582,807 in 2004, the country’s target is to reach of one million tourists by the year 2010. Tourism and Biodiversity conservation
 
54. Seminar on Sustainable Tourism Development and Poverty Alleviation
  Wednesday, March 22, 2006  by Admin
  This seminar was one of a series of initiatives by the World Tourism Organization,
relating to its twin priorities of special assistance to Africa and the pursuit of poverty
alleviation through tourism. The seminar was organised in collaboration with the
Ministry of Tourism of Tanzania. It focussed on the East Africa sub-region; a parallel
conference for West Africa was held in Benin in May 2004.
 
55. Guidelines to coastal tourism development in Tanzania
  Wednesday, March 22, 2006  by Admin
  Tanzania is blessed with a vast array of natural and cultural resources that are starting to be discovered by tourists from around the globe. Though its full potential is just beginning to be realized, tourism has become one of the leading economic sectors in the country, contributing about 13 percent to the annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and directly employing more than 150,000 people.
 
56. EU assists Tanzania to further develop tourism
  Friday, March 17, 2006  by Admin
  Tourism industry is one of the key economic options that both Tanzania Zanzibar and Mainland have decided to pursue as part of iversification programme to raise, as well as sustain the economic growth and ultimately alleviate poverty in the country. It was not easy at all to reach the targets set by the Union and Zanzibar governments, respectively, in the tourism sector, bearing in mind stiff competition by some neighbouring countries that are well advanced in the sector.
 
57. EU assists Tanzania to further develop tourism
  Friday, March 17, 2006  by Admin
  Tourism industry is one of the key economic options that both Tanzania Zanzibar and Mainland have decided to pursue as part of iversification programme to raise, as well as sustain the economic growth and ultimately alleviate poverty in the country. It was not easy at all to reach the targets set by the Union and Zanzibar governments, respectively, in the tourism sector, bearing in mind stiff competition by some neighbouring countries that are well advanced in the sector.
 
58. Tourism and Biodiversity Conservation
  Wednesday, March 08, 2006  by Admin
  Tanzania’s tourism potential range from her wildlife resources, a spectacular landscape and scenery, water bodies and beaches a diversity of culture and numerous archeological sites. This paper was submitted for discussion during the 9th Special Panel of the Governing Council Forum which took place in Dubai from 7th – 9h February 2006. The theme of the forum was Tourism and Biodiversity Conservation.
 
59. Sustainable Tourism - Eliminating Poverty
  Monday, March 06, 2006  by Admin
  The Sustainable Development of Tourism Department is organizing the IV ST-EP Forum, to be held in Berlin on Friday 10 March 2006, from 10:00 to 13:00 hours (ICC-Berlin, Hall 7), in the framework of the International Tourism Bourse (ITB). The event will include presentations on recent developments of the STEP initiative as per the provisional programme. The main part of the session will be open to interventions by participants.
 
60. Tourism Development: Outline of Advantages and Disadvantages
  Monday, February 20, 2006  by Admin
  Tourism Development: Outline of Advantages and Disadvantages - We don't really see a different list of pros and cons for tourism in rural and urban areas. Rural or urban, the result largely depend upon how the business is conducted: Are visitors coming and supporting what the community prides itself in and in a way that perpetuates and sustains (or improves) the quality of life in the community)?
 

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