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Regional Tourism Capacity Development Programme

East Africa has recorded impressive achievements in the realm of tourism owing to the conscious efforts of EAC Partner States and the EAC Secretariat to promote the region as a single tourism destination. As a key priority in the EAC Tourism Marketing Strategy, to strengthen institutional and private sector capacities in the region, the EAC welcomes all stakeholders and practitioners in the tourism sector in the region to enroll in the EAC Tourism Capacity Development Programme hosted on the atingi e-learning platform.

Dive into our exciting learning journey, tailored just for you! This programme is a unique blend of self-paced learning and interactive live sessions with industry experts in the region, all designed to enhance your knowledge, upscale your skills, and increase your competitiveness as a tourism stakeholder at absolutely no cost to you.

The courses in this programme are 100% free, and available in English and French

The courses are packaged in easily accessible and engaging modules, webinars, and expert talks for the duration of four (4) months per course. After the four-month duration has expired, a new course begins. Upon completion, you will receive a downloadable certificate, issued by the East African Community.

Benefits of the Online Program

To the EAC Tourism Sector

  1. Enhanced Competitiveness: By equipping participants with advanced skills and up-to-date knowledge, the programme ensures that the EAC tourism sector remains competitive on a global scale.
  2. Harmonized Standards: The programme promotes uniform standards across the region, leading to a more cohesive and reliable tourism experience for international visitors.
  3. Sustainable Tourism Practices: Emphasis on sustainable and responsible tourism practices ensures the long-term preservation of East Africa's rich natural and cultural heritage.

To Participants

  1. Career Advancement: Participants gain valuable credentials and expertise, making them more attractive to employers and opening doors to new career opportunities.
  2. Networking Opportunities: Interactive live sessions with industry experts provide a platform to connect with peers and leaders in the tourism industry, fostering professional relationships.
  3. Flexible Learning: The self-paced nature of the courses allows participants to learn at their own convenience, making it easier to balance with other commitments.
  4. Cost-Free Education: Access to high-quality education and training at no cost removes financial barriers, making professional development accessible to all.

How to Enrol

Click [HERE] to get more information on the programme and the courses on offer. Enrollment is easy and straightforward, ensuring that you can start your learning journey without any delays.

We hope you enjoy your learning experience and look forward to seeing the positive impact of your enhanced skills on the East African tourism sector.


East African Community
EAC Close
Afrika Mashariki Road
P.O. Box 1096
United Republic of Tanzania

Tel: +255 (0)27 216 2100
Fax: +255 (0)27 216 2190
Email: eac@eachq.org