The Tanzanian tourism sector is one of the engines that drive the Tanzanian economy. In 2017 alone, tourism generated around USD 3 billion which formed a massive chunk in 25% of the country’s foreign exchange revenues. In early 2018, tourism was one of the most significant income earners and represented 17 percent of the country’s GDP. It directly employs around 700,000 people and provides indirect incomes to 2 million people. The country’s tourism sector boasts some of the wealthiest game reserves in the world, six world heritage sites and stunning pristine beaches and azure waters.