TANZANIA Tourist Board (TTB) yesterday handed over items promoting tourist attractions to the Tanzanians who went to watch World Cup matches in Russia.
The TTB Principle Public Relations Officer, Geoffrey Tengeneza mentioned the promotional items as Tshirts, scarfs, flash discs and magazines marking tourist attractions available in the country.
The event occurred on yesterday afternoon in Dar es Salaam, whereTengeneza handed over the items to the journalist Shaffih Dauda, on behalf of a team of 24 reporters from Clouds Media who are already in Russia.
"The World Cup finals undergoing in Russia attracted many people from separate areas worldwide. We as TTB, we see this as an opportunity to use the Tanzanians who have gone there to promote our local tourist attractions," he said.
On his side Dauda, said the team of 23 reporters is in Russia to report the events that occur out of the pitch during the World Cup finals. "I advise the Tanzanians who are there to use the platform for promoting our local tourist attractions.
The sector will help to increase national income if would be promoted well," said Dauda.