Development And Promotion Of Tourism Sector – CAG Report

The main objective of the audit was to assess the performance of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism (MNRT) through Tourism Division and Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB). These entities are responsible for the development and promotion of tourism sector respectively. The audit focused mainly on the adequacy of development and promotion of tourism, specifically on the improvements in the performance and contribution of tourism sector to the country’s economy; adequacy of development of available key tourist products; and promotion and marketing of tourism products. Both natural and manmade categories of tourism products were covered during the audit.

The current audit covered five financial years i.e. 2016/17 to 2020/21 that reflects the period that the Government took several initiatives to promote and develop its tourism sector. Thus the period will enable the audit to adequately establish performance trend. The audit evidence was gathered through document reviews, interviews with relevant Officials, and physical verifications.

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