Regarded as an emblem of excellence for its members, ZATI or the Zanzibar Association of Tourism Investors, has been in operation for nearly 12 years. This impartial and welcoming organization, which has grown by 50% in the past five years, also prides itself on being the voice of the private sector in tourism of the highest standard.
“We all passionate and professional about being a part of the Zanzibar economy, about what tour operators and tourists experience here, from airlines, hotels and restaurants to fashion and business services,” remarks Abdulsamad Ahmed, Chairman, ZATI. “We want visitors to head home feeling as if they’ve been somewhere magical – and easy to manage.”
Today, going to Zanzibar – one of the most alluring destinations in the entire world – has become more convenient and cost-effective than ever with ZATI’s launch of Direct Pay Online. This technology brings travel into the 21st century, serving millions upon millions of customers. As the top provider of online payment solutions for travel-related businesses in eastern and southern Africa, a person, couple or family planning a trip to Zanzibar can purchase tickets and pay online for other expenses by using any mode of payment, credit card, PayPal, mobile money or bank transfer.
Explains Mr. Ahmed, “Cash used to be the only mode of payment we could accept. Now, with Direct Pay Online, ZATI has incorporated these exciting alternatives. It’s a whole new world of online business that we’ve embraced. Sales have increased dramatically.Direct Pay Online is safe, secure, reliable and satisfying.”