KILIFAIR 2016 – Tanzania’s International Tourism and Industry Trade Fair


KILIFAIR 2016, Tanzania’s international Tourism industry trade fair, opens on Friday, June 3rd and runs until Sunday, June 5th every day, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. It will take place at the 17.000 m2 Moshi Ushirika Sports Stadium, which features a more than 2,500 m2 food and entertainment area. There is also unlimited parking.

Under the title “Boosting Tanzania Tourism,” the fair will feature 3 days of networking and workshops for tourism industry professionals. It is expected to attract more than 5,000 attendees and over 250 exhibitors from countries including Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

With its expected attendance, KILIFAIR 2016 has already broken last year’s participation record.

In addition to the travel agency participants, tourist board and country representatives from various African countries will be in attendance.

Special events also include traditional cultural performances brought by Tanzania Cultural Tourism; a “state of the art” entertainment program with international artists and entertainers, an extensive exhibitor lounge, evening activities for exhibitors, fair activities for the public, competitions and a 1000 m2 kids’ playground.

You can see the full schedule of events at KILIFAIR 2016 on the program, here.

3G Direct Pay’s Marketing Manager, Kate Gathii, will be hosting a workshop called “Africa is massive - Online payments in the travel industry”.  She will discuss the opportunity in Africa when it comes to online payments. To see the full list of seminars and workshops, see here and here.

The event will be covered by more than 35 registered journalists from international newspapers, radio stations and TV channels.

A full day entry ticket costs TSH 8000 / Kids TSH 4000 and a family ticket (2 adults/3 kids) TSH 20,000.

3G Direct Pay is the official payment sponsor of KILIFAIR 2016, and tickets can be purchased through our payment platform, here.  Tickets can be purchased via a variety of payment methods including Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Paypal, Mpesa, Tigo Pesa, MTN Zambia , MTN Uganda.

Delegates can purchase tickets at the entrance with mobile money and credit cards using 3G Direct Pay’s new, easy and safe mobile app, mSWIPE+.  The app can be downloaded on the Play Store or it can be downloaded directly on mobile phones using this APK file.

For more in-depth information on KILIFAIR 2016, visit

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