TTB LAUNCHES NEW UPGRADED AND UPDATED TANZANIA SPECIALIST PROGRAM
(April 22, 2013—New York, New York) Tanzania Tourist Board launches a new updated and upgraded Tanzania Specialist Program through Travel Agent University with easier learning tools that are visually attractive, welcoming and user friendly.
TTB’s Managing Director, Dr. Aloyce Nzuki, in announcing the launch said, “Following the success of the first specialist course, together with the increased demand for Tanzania in the US market, we have been getting more and more travel agents asking for the Tanzania specialist course. We therefore decided to relaunch the program to include information on the new, diverse, and improved tourism products; increased air access and new luxury accommodations.”
Devota Mdachi, TTB Marketing Director, added, “The course gives a complete overview on the world’s famous acclaimed natural wonders of the world, unsurpassed wildlife in 15 national parks and 31 game reserves, seven World Heritage Sites, cultural tourism circuits, friendliness of the Tanzanian people, miles of beautiful Indian Ocean coastline and the exotic spice Islands of Zanzibar.”
The various advantages of becoming a Tanzania Specialist include not only a Tanzania Specialist diploma, but also two Continuing Education Units from The Travel Institute. Graduates also receive access to view Alumni Alerts and a bimonthly newsletter featuring fam trip offers, Tanzania tourism news, accommodation and air access updates as well as travel agent offers from tour operators along with full access to a database of tour operators who sell Tanzania.
Accredited travel agents can become Tanzania Specialists at no cost by visiting TAUniv.com.
Tanzania, the largest country in East Africa, is focused on wildlife conservation and sustainable tourism, with approximately 28% of the land protected by the Government – the largest percentage of any country in the world. It boasts of its 15 National Parks and 31 game reserves, 50 Game Controlled Areas, one special Conservation Area (the Ngorongoro) and three Marine Parks. It is home to three of Africa’s Natural Wonders :, the legendary Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain; The Serengeti, home to the “Great Animal Migration” that was named the New 7th Wonder of the World by USA Today and ABC TV’s Good Morning America and the world acclaimed Ngorongoro Crater, often referred to as the “Eden of Africa” and the “8th Wonder of the World”. Tanzania is also home to Olduvai Gorge, the cradle of mankind: the Selous, the world’s largest game reserve; Ruaha, the second largest National Park in Africa; the spice islands of Zanzibar; and seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Tanzanian people, with a rich history and diverse blend of cultures, are one of Africa’s most warm and friendly people.
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