The Zanzibar Commission for Tourism has the following core functions:

  • Administer and enforce  the tourism Act to ensure compliance
  • Develop, implement and review tourism policies, plans, strategies, guidelines and legislation in consultation with stakeholders
  • Promote and market Zanzibar as a tourist destination
  • Identify, develop, diversify and upgrade tourism products to attract visitors
  • Setting standards and regulating tourism enterprises
  • Undertake and coordinate research in the sector
  • Internal & external resource mobilization in consultation with other stakeholders.