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Tanzania Hosts Tourism Expo

Swahili International Tourism Expo occurred in Tanzania, on October 13–15,at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Center.

The event showcased the travel possibilities in Tanzania ,within the 16 National Parks, around Mount Kilimanjaro and on the Island of Zanzibar. Conservation and sustainable tourism, as well as tropical tourism and travelling within East Africa, were additional subjects the expo expanded on.The 2016 International Visitors' Exit Survey Report indicated that Tanzania hosted at least 1,284,279 tourists in 2016, compared to 1,137,156 in 2015, which was a year-on-year increase of 12 percent.

Devota Mdachi, managing director, Tanzania Tourist Board, commented on the event, “150 tourist-related institutions and companies from 13 African countries and 186 tourist agents from across the world will meet.”