Upheaval in the Safari Industry as the Impact of New Tanzania VAT Tax Starts to Bite

Upheaval in the Safari Industry as the Impact of New Tanzania VAT Tax Starts to Bite

Jeroen Beekwilder, October 18, 2017 Categories: SafariBookings News, Tanzania
Tanzania faces blowback from its recent VAT introduction with its all-important safari industry struggling to maintain its leading position in East Africa...
VAT Changes in Tanzania Affect Tour Operators and Safari Tourists

VAT Changes in Tanzania Affect Tour Operators and Safari Tourists

The Tanzanian government has thrown the safari industry into a state of confusion by introducing a value-added tax (VAT) of 18% to many tourist services previously exempt from VAT. The changes became applicable as at 1 July 2016...
Tanzania Voted the Best Safari Country of Africa

Tanzania Voted the Best Safari Country of Africa

SafariBookings.com conducted an in-depth analysis of 3,061 reviews of safari tourists and acclaimed experts and concluded that both have voted Tanzania as the best safari country of Africa. Over the past two years a distinctive SafariBookings taskforce searched for those who have been on safari and invited them to write a review. As a result, over 1,000 people from 53 nationalities wrote more than 2,300 user reviews.