UNWTO welcomes Tanzania

Tanzania has been elected to the UN World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Executive Council.

Tanzania joined the tourism top table, announced at the General Assembly in South Korea, with a term of membership until 2015. The Executive Council meets  twice a year, most recently in Kenya – the first time ever on the African continent – and often selects its meeting venues from among the council membership, giving the host countries the opportunity to showcase its tourism attractions to fellow colleagues at the WTO.

Tanzania’s delegation was led by Tourism Minister Ezekiel Maige,The global organization, based in Madrid, Spain, now has 155 members from across the world and broadly benefits, in particular ,developing countries with training and marketing initiatives, giving back a multiple of the annual fees through relevant support measures