Tanzania: Mara to Market Tourist Attractions

MARA Region plans to market its tourist attractions in and outside the country, the Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr Adam Malima has said.

The plans would make the tourism sector help to boost the regional economy, according to the RC. The plans on table to open up Mara tourism industry among them was to improve road infrastructure, airport and hotels to woo visitors.

"A strategy is in place to improve and market tourist attractions available in Mara region", Mr Malima said recently when he was officially closing a crucial meeting he held with senior government officials from all districts in the Lake Zone Region.

The two-day meeting held in Tarime discussed key plans aimed at speeding up economic and social development in the region. The government is currently investing heavily on improvement of transport infrastructure in the region.

For example huge money is being spent to tarmac Makutano- Juu- Natta road which would link the wildlife- rich district of Serengeti with Lake Victoria upon completion. Musoma airport is also expected to have a new look once ongoing plans to improve it will be done.

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Source: allAfrica