Saturday, 28 September 2013

Mwanza unveils strategies to reduce Arusha’s dominion in Serengeti Park

 From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By Melard Karoza

The authorities here have announced strategies that aim to increase the volume of tourists heading to Serengeti National Park via its airport, a move likely to threaten the domination of Arusha as the preferred route.

The strategies include a plan to enhance the western Tanzania route that includes Mahale, Gombe and Rubondo Island, which is mostly favoured by tourists with an interest in the historic MV Liemba.

Announcing the move, Mwanza regional commissioner Evarist Ndikilo, said during the official opening of a Tourism Week fair that the region, in collaboration with Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB), was committed to further promoting the sector and the vast natural attractions available in the entire Lake Zone.

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