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76. Government urged to emphasize promotion of tourism
  Friday, January 13, 2006  by Admin
  The Government, through the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, has been asked to give more emphasis on tourism promotion as a measure to develop the country’s hospitality industry. “Tanzania has world-class attractions and is a world-class destination but the infrastructure is weak and the number of arrivals is still very small”.
 
77. Partnerships Can Boost Tourism Business Ventures in Tanzania
  Friday, January 13, 2006  by Admin
  How can Tanzania make tourism an alternative means of poverty reduction?; What are your views on the conservation of natural resources in Tanzania and Africa?; As a philanthropist, what would you suggest be done to help the young generation build up strong tourist businesses?; What can African governments and other business stakeholders do to make Africa prosperous through peace and tourism development?
 
78. Tourism and biodiversity, Mapping Tourisms Global Footprint
  Friday, December 16, 2005  by Admin
  In the past 50 years, the growth in international tourism has been phenomenal. Nature and adventure travel have emerged as two of the fastest growing sectors in the tourism industry. What does this mean for the worlds biodiversity? As, Tourism and Biodiversity: Mapping Tourisms Global Footprint reveals, tourism can be both an opportunity for conserving nature and a threat if it is done improperly.
 
79. Pro-Poor Tourism Strategies: Making Tourism Work For The Poor
  Friday, December 16, 2005  by Admin
  This report reviews practical experience of pro-poor tourism strategies in order to identify useful lessons and good practice. It synthesises findings from 6 case studies of pro-poor tourism interventions, in South Africa, Namibia, Uganda, St Lucia, Ecuador and Nepal. Pro-poor tourism (PPT) interventions aim to increase the net benefits for the poor from tourism, and ensure that tourism growth contributes to poverty reduction.
 
80. Pro-Poor Tourism Strategies: Expanding Opportunities for the Poor
  Friday, December 16, 2005  by Admin
  Pro-poor tourism (PPT) is tourism that generates net benefits for the poor. PPT is not a
specific product or sector of tourism, but an overall approach. Rather than aiming to expand
the size of the sector, PPT strategies aim to unlock opportunities – for economic gain,
other livelihood benefits, or engagement in decision-making – for the poor. Why bring a poverty perspective to tourism? Reducing poverty requires pro-poor growth.
 
81. Business Implementation of Pro Poor Tourism: Case Study Briefs
  Friday, December 16, 2005  by Admin
  What does it mean to adopt a Pro-Poor Tourism approach? What is the main activity? The
answer is that there are many different strategies that enhance the impact of tourism on the poor. These include those that increase incomes of the poor, boost their livelihoods in other ways, or engage them as decision-makers. This brief outlines different types of strategies,with examples.
 
82. Pay per nature view Understanding tourism revenues for effective management plans
  Friday, December 16, 2005  by Admin
  Protected areas are increasingly attractive to tourists, and some protected areas raise significant funds through tourism. Tourism is growing rapidly, and the regions that are seeing the greatest growth are in developing countries with high levels of biodiversity. This report asks two main questions: what mechanisms can protected areas use to raise funds from tourism?
to what extent should protected areas raise funds from tourism?
 
83. TANZANIA Coastal Tourism Situation Analysis
  Friday, December 16, 2005  by Admin
  This report provides a broad assessment of the current status of coastal tourism in Tanzania and
identifies the priority actions that need to be taken in order to develop a sustainable coastal
tourism industry. Tourism is one of Tanzanias leading economic sectors, providing employment,
foreign exchange and international recognition. For many years, tourism has relied solely on the
superb wildlife found in the country. It is only recently that the need to diversify away from
wildlife tourism and focus on coastal and cultural tourism has been recognized.
 
84. Pro-Poor Tourism: Harnessing the World's Largest Industry for the Worlds Poor
  Friday, December 16, 2005  by Admin
  Tourism is clearly of great significance to developing countries. But is it important in those countries with the highest proportion of poor people, the small island economies which are most dependent on tourism tend to be middle income and contain few of the worlds poor. Nevertheless, analysis of tourism data shows that in most countries with high levels of poverty, tourism is significant or growing.
 
85. Addressing Poverty Issues in Tourism Standards
  Friday, December 16, 2005  by Admin
  The combined forces of industrial globalisation and increased consumer demand for sustainably
produced and traded products have resulted in an explosion of voluntary initiatives to demonstrate
corporate responsibility. In the last ten years there has been unprecedented growth in the
development of environmental and social standards for a number of different industrial sectors. In particular, certification of environmental and social performance is becoming increasingly common in a number of sectors.
 
86. Community Based Tourism in Tanzania: Potential and Perils in Practice
  Thursday, December 15, 2005  by Admin
  In todays world of disparity between developed and underdeveloped nations, the members of the former are increasingly seeking out travel experiences in the developing world. Developing countries are attracting an increasing share of the global tourism market, with arrivals rising from 20.8percent of the world total in 1973 to 42 percent in 2000. And it is the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) that have had the largest increase of incomes earned from international travel,
 
87. The Role of Tourism in Poverty Alleviation in Tanzania
  Thursday, December 15, 2005  by Admin
  Poverty alleviation is currently a major concern for many developing countries including Tanzania. Higher economic growth rate that is pro-poor is a prerequisite in the process of poverty alleviation. During the last one and half decades of socio-economic reforms in Tanzania, rapid growth rate in the tourism sector has been recorded in terms of tourist arrivals, tourism activities (services) and earnings.
 
88. An Overview of Tourism Development in the Southern Circuit
  Thursday, December 15, 2005  by Admin
  This presentation provides an overview of tourism development in the Southern Circuit during a workshop on development and future of tourism in the Southern Circuit in Tanzania. It was presented by Mr. S.A. Pamba.
 
89. strategies and challenges in integrating pro-poor approaches into tourism business
  Thursday, November 24, 2005  by Admin
  This paper explores some of the ways to optimise the impact of the tourism sector for local
development and poverty reduction. It is not an overview of all aspects of pro-poor tourism
(PPT), but focuses on strategies that tourism companies can adopt. It draws on reflections from practical engagement with companies in Southern Africa, supplemented by secondary research. It has three main aims:
 
90. Community Tourism Gateway to Poverty Reduction
  Thursday, November 24, 2005  by Admin
  Tanzanias total land surface area is 94.8 million ha. Of this area 24 percent is set aside for wildlife conservation. Tanzania has abundant and diverse wildlife resources and is considered having the most wild and pristine wildlife protected areas in Africa. A large section of the Tanzanian peoples depend on subsistence agriculture and natural resources. On the other hand the tourism industry, which is mostly wildlife based is coming up and can be designated as one of the fastest growing economic engines of the country.
 

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