The business community within Iringa Region happens to be challenged to benefit from tourist attractions that are available within the region as well as invest more money in hotel facilities.
Mr. Raymond Mbilinyi The Executive Secretary of Tanzania Business Council -TNBC, challenged the business community in the region during discussions on the possible development in the tourism industry in Iringa and just how investors can perform their role. Business people are essential in developing the hotel sub-sector in this area.
They must struggle toward that objective; he informed a portion of members in the business community here not too long ago. Iringa Region has a number of uncommon tourist attractions that include the well-known Selous Game Reserve the biggest game reserve in Africa as well as one of our most liked game viewing places across the continent.
Additional attractions within the region consist of Gangilonga stone, cultural sites, Ox-bow Lake, historical sites, river meanders, sight-seeing as well as photography.
He mentioned that the government carried on to create favorable business environment as well as advised investors to make the most of those endeavors and also invest in different hotel facilities to enhance the tourism sector in this region.
He added that you will need to take advantage of present opportunities and improve this industry. He stated that the success of the tourism industry has taken advantage of tremendous private sector investments in product development, hotels, marketing plus transportation, as well as devoted government initiatives in assisting the development of this industry.
In addition, Mr. Mbilinyi asked all councils within Iringa to set aside areas for the investors in order to help cut down clashes between investors and residents.
He added that Good allocation of regions will assist prevent unwanted conflicts between these two sections. He said that council officials must work along with the private sector on appropriate land use.
Also Mr. Mbilinyi added that it will be a wise decision if councils could allocate additional funds for bettering infrastructure particularly roads going to tourist attraction places.
He mentioned that It is through this kind of efforts that several local plus foreign tourists will show up in this region. On his side, Mr. Lucas Mwakapungu the Chairman of Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industries & Agriculture – TCCIA, Iringa region, mentioned that better relations between investors plus citizens would assist boost the business plus investment climate.
In addition, he called upon more robust cooperation between investors, public officials as well as citizens to cut back red tape and in the end increase business.
He guaranteed complete assistance from the private sector within the region in virtually all matters which attempt to enhance business, sustainable development as well as investment of Iringa; mentioning that It is through cooperation which they will achieve progress plus prosperity for their people plus region.