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Tanzania: Tourism Sector Set to Record Positive Growth

01/02/2010 15:38

The local tourism industry is projected to register positive growth this year after recording dismal performance in 2009 mainly due to the global financial crunch that hit the major economies from where Tanzania draws her tourists.


Stakeholders envisage a steady growth in 2010 despite some possible setbacks highlighted in a new global report that however casts a grim future for the tourism industry.


"There are a number of factors that give us a strong standing to project better prospects in the business this year," Justus Maro, head of Travel Instinct Agency, told a stakeholders' meeting in Dar es Salaam over the weekend.


The meeting participants were optimistic that more tourists would flock the country in 2010, saying many of the country's potential markets were on the road to recovery.


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