Tanzania Hotels Aren’t Meeting International Standards

Tanzania Hotels Aren’t Meeting International Standards

From All Africa

In view of the official visit of the American President Barack Obama to Tanzania, there is a big demand for more international hotels to be established in strategic cities, including Dar es Salaam and Arusha which all play key role in hosting international visitors and high-profile personalities.

Taking a quick survey in most parts of Dar es Salaam, all big and international class accommodation facilities were booked to accommodate a big delegation that accompanied the US president. Other than the US Head of State, several meetings took place during the week ahead of Mr Obama’s official visit.

Lack of many, standard and international high class hotels denied Tanzania the chance to reap more revenue from these events. Damas Mfugale, Chairman of Hotels Association of Tanzania (HAT) said Tanzania needs high-class hotels and lodges in strategic cities to cater for big events like the visit of Mr Obama, the just ended Smart Partnership Dialogue and the First Ladies’ meeting; which all brought to the country prominent personalities.

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