Now in its seventh year, the Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB)’s Annual Tourism Awards were presented by the Hon. Prof. Jumanne Maghembe, MP, Tanzania’s Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, at a…
Now in its seventh year, the Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB)’s Annual Tourism Awards were presented by the Hon. Prof. Jumanne Maghembe, MP, Tanzania’s Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, at a Gala Tanzania Evening.
This Award Dinner has become one of the celebrated traditions of the annual Africa Travel Association’s (ATA) International Congress. The 2007 honorees were Tauck World Discovery- Tour Operator Product Development Award; Micato Safaris and Silversea Cruises – Cruise/Port of Call Development Award; Qatar Airlines – Airlines Award; Singita Grumeti Reserves, Luxury Lodge Ecotourism Award; and USA Today the Media Award. The Awards Dinner took place on Wednesday, May 9, 2007 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Present at the Awards Dinner and Ceremony was the ATA Congress host, Ambassador Mohamoud Dirir Gheddi, MP, Minister of Culture and Tourism, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia; Hon. Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey, ATA President and Ghana’s Minister of Tourism and Modernization of the Capital City, and ATA Executive Director, Eddie Bergman.
Also in attendance were the Ministers of Tourism and heads of delegations from more than 20 African countries, the ATA International Board of Directors and ATA Chapter representatives as well as more than 300 ATA delegates, mostly American Travel professionals. In addition to the Hon. Prof. Maghembe, the Tanzania delegation included representatives from the Tanzania High Commission in Addis Ababa, the Tanzania Ministry for Natural Resources & Tourism, the Tanzania Tourist Board, Tanzania National Parks, Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority and Zanzibar Commission for Tourism.
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