Tanzania expects 1.6 million tourism visitors contributing over 5.7 trillion shillings in revenue by 2025, an increase of 5.8% annually according to experts.
Travelport, a travel commercial platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the travel and tourism industry across the world has created a local subsidiary TP Service to track this dream.
The plan is expected to boost employment opportunities for nationals 12%.
Travelport President and Managing Director Rabih Saab said there are positive prospects and huge potential in the tourism sector to increase its contribution to economic growth.
Saab said his strategy is to support the growth of their travel agency business partners in Tanzania through defining technology.
“Travelport is committed to support the country’s travel and tourism industries drive and growth through leveraging our travel commerce platform which is redefining travel commerce,” he said.
He added, “We are confident TP Services (A local Partner) will strengthen and invigorate our business partnerships in Tanzania as they herald a new era of Travelport operations in Tanzania,”
The two companies have laid out plans to heighten travel agent experience and satisfaction of Travelport’s technology by offering enhanced service support and tailored product recommendations for local travel agencies.
Daily News Reports that Under the agreement, TP Services will distribute Travelport’s unrivaled content including fares from approximately 400 airlines globally, branded fares and ancillaries as well as over 650,000 unique hotels properties worldwide fully bookable in Travelport’s travel commerce platform.
Source: Daily News