From my travel experiences in Kilimanjaro, I have always noticed that women play a major role in tourism. But often it goes unnoticed because of its very nature. The roles are of great importance, but do not get the required recognition.
We are working on gender and tourism for establishing tourism as a tool for the promotion of gender equality and women’s empowerment, using gender analysis and gender training to tackle inequality and gender-based discrimination in the tourism industry.
The overall goal of the Tanzania Travelers is to promote women’s economic empowerment in tourism through, improving employment/entrepreneurship opportunities for women by facilitating their access to participate in tourism, and by creating possibilities for career advancement.