Hon. Mahmoud Thabit Kombo (Minister of Information, Tourism and Heritage) on the series of promoting excellence, sustainable and responsible tourism here in Zanzibar, he hosted another press conference to congratulate Melia for winning an award as Zanzibar’s Leading Resort 2019 in the 26th Annual World Travel Awards Africa and the Indian Ocean, which was held in Mauritius on 1st June 2019.
Hon. Kombo said, “I have always believed and I still believe that Zanzibar has an opportunity to compete in the world as the premier tourist destination and with this continuous collaboration between public and private sectors, I am certain we will improve our competitive advantage.”
Many prominent dignitaries from tourism-related organizations from both public and private sectors attended this conference at Gaby Beach (extended Melia Property) including Zanzibar Commission for Tourism (ZTS) and its commissioners, ZATI, ZATO, ZATOGA, ZTS as well as investors from the different value chain of the tourism industry.
In the conference, Hon. Kombo vowed to strengthen partnership (PPP) with all tourism stakeholders and jointly celebrate any tourism-related accolades received in the name of Zanzibar. The Minister invited all stakeholders to participate and support Zanzibar Tourism Show, Zanzibar Tourism Awards, and Zanzibar Tourism Summit as these events are dedicated to the holistic development of the tourism industry in Zanzibar.