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900,000 tourist arrivals in Tanzania 2012 tourist peak season

Discussion in 'Biashara, Uchumi na Ujasiriamali' started by R.B, Aug 27, 2012.

  1. R.B

    R.B JF-Expert Member

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    The 2012 tourist season is underway in Tanzania if based on the number of tourists in Arusha City. Tourist seasons have implications for the tourists' countries' of residence as well as for Tanzania. United Kingdom, USA, Italy, South Africa and Germany account for over three quarters of the 900,000 tourist arrivals in Tanzania.

    It implies that economies of United Kingdom, USA, Italy, South Africa and Germany are good enough thereby encouraging residents of those countries to afford traveling abroad. It also implies that the work environment provides residents of those countries with leisure time. It is one thing to acquire revenues. It is another thing to find time to spend the money.

    It is possible that the British, Americans, Italians, South Africans and Germans visit Tanzania because they are relatively aware of the tourist attractions that the country offers to tourists. It suggests that officials promote travel to Tanzania in those countries substantially.

    But, the 900,000 visitors are actually below the government's target of 1,000,000 visitors for 2011. Implications are that the global financial crisis contributed to under performance in the tourism industry.

    Experts elaborate that Tanzania has unmatched tourist attractions in Africa but the country is not competitive because it provides poor tourist services, infrastructure and does not invest adequately to market the tourism products. In particular, the tourism industry in Tanzania needs to improve on customer care, accommodation, roads, airports and air travel access.

    The tourist season is also an indication that some international transactions may be disrupted since many officials from the tourists' countries' of residence cannot be reached since they are on vacation elsewhere at the time. Tourists may visit Tanzania throughout the year but July and august are the typical tourist seasons for the country. The weather is cool during those months.

    Tourists travel to peaceful countries where safety and security is assured. It implies that Tanzania is a peaceful country.

    Destination countries provide a variety of attractions to tourists implying that tourists are a variety of individuals with diverse interests. It also implies that service providers have to consider tourists interests to satisfy their needs.

    Some tourists seek for adventure, sightseeing, beach holiday, cruise or sports. There are those who enjoy living on the coast, lake shores, and cities or in rural areas.

    Tourists can be classified further: There are tourists who prefer to do day trips, travel during weekend breaks or during annual holidays.

    In addition, individuals may be driven to travel in order to experience change and to see something new. In tourism, change and new may mean to experience different cultures, history, heritage and nature. New in tourism may also mean new farming systems, personal development, and recreation like diving, business and opportunities for healthy living.

    It implies that tourists as individuals can be categorized as backpackers, couples with no children, single with no children and parents living without their children.

    Backpackers range between 18-24 years of age and have no children. They are attracted to adventurous activity. They consider themselves to be travelers rather than tourists. Individuals in this category of tourists are generally well-educated. They are cost conscious.

    On the other hand, youths are tourists who range between 18 and 25 years of age. They are not well educated and have low disposable income. It implies that there are many factors to consider in order prepare well for a tourist season.
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    Stoudemire JF-Expert Member

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    Hapa ndio pakuangalia sasa.
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    chash JF-Expert Member

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    Huko mansese wamejazana hoteli nzuri nzuri kibao lakini zime target wageni wa hapa hapa na labda Afrika mashariki. Hizi hoteli zingelikuwa nje ya jiji kidogo au karibia ya bahari zingefaa sana kwa watalii. Lack of proper accomodation yenye advance booking ina changia sana watalii kutokuja.
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    Mwanahisa JF-Expert Member

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    Niko tayari kukosolewa kama nitakosea, hii ndio sekta ya kwanza kabisa kuliingizia taifa letu pato la fedha ya kigeni. Hivi ng'ombe anaetoa maziwa mengi si ndo wa kuangaliwa zaidi kwa karibu. Wenzetu wanajitangaza CNN kama kampuni za biashara vile wakati ni mataifa. Serikali za nchi kama Namibia zinapeleka mamia ya vijana wao kwa scholarships nje ya nchi kujifunza Hotel management, culinary arts mambo ambayo sisi tunafanyia ghorofani hapo kariakoo, tutegemee nini?