The number of French tourists visiting Tanzania increased from 21,000 in 2006 to 56,000 last year, thanks to Tanganyika Expeditions Agency and Axium by Parker operators, who have been organizing trips. The Tanzania Ambassador to France, H.E Samwel Shelukindo addressed a meeting of French tour operators and tourism professionals in Paris recently.

Speaking at the meeting the Ambassador told participants that the government of Tanzania has lifted restrictions on commercial flights and quarantine measures imposed on travelers since May 18 this year. He noted that International airlines including Ethiopian Airline, Qatar Airways and KLM have resumed flight to Tanzania.

“As it is the case in other countries, Tanzania was also affected by the covid-19 pandemic, but now the coronavirus cases has dropped significantly , thanks to the commitment and efforts made by the government and our leadership of our President John Magufuli and Tanzanian people who understood the challenge and complied with preventive measures to fight against the covid-19 pandemic “ said the Ambassador