Tanzania left out as Kenya, Uganda Rwanda launch joint tourism portal
Wednesday March 1 2017
Tourists cruise on the Nile at the Murchison Falls National Park in northwestern Uganda. FILE PHOTO | MORGAN MBABAZI
An analysis of tourist arrivals shows that despite countries on the Northern Transport Corridor isolating Tanzania, their efforts to attract more tourists have not translated into significant success, with preferences still being driven by individual country attractions.
While East Africa as a whole is struggling to surpass the five million mark in terms of international tourists arrivals, individual countries in Southern and Northern Africa are attracting large numbers.