07 Jun 2023

Zanzibar restores historic buildings to boost tourism

Arusha. Zanzibar has embarked on projects to restore historic buildings in Stone Town in a move to boost cultural and historical tourism.

The chairperson of the Zanzibar Association of Tourism Investors (ZATI), Rahim Bhaloo, said the government is in the process of creating a different form of tourism in the archipelago to make the Unguja and Pemba Islands stand out on the continent.

“We have entered into a contract with private investors to restore and maintain ancient buildings in the old Stone Town of Zanzibar, without altering their former designs and charm,” Balo told The Citizen in Arusha yesterday at Zanzibar’s pavilion at the Kilifair Travel and Tourism Trade Fair going on in Arusha.

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Source: The Citizen