Contact Address Details:
Banjul head office
Official Website of GTB:
off the Palma Rima Highway)
PO Box 4085, Bakau, Banjul area
Tel no: +220 4462493
(Senegambia Craft Market)
Fax. 4462487 or 4464859
European Offices - Representatives:
411 14 Goteborg
Tel: + 46 (0) 31 13 66 50
Fax: +46 (0) 31 13 68 03
T: ++49 (0) 2114939584
F: ++49 (0) 2114939586,
Structure of the GTA:
Office Of The Director General & Chairman
- Administration & Finance
- Development, Investment & Culture
- Marketing & Promotion
- Quality, Licensing & Control
- Tourism Human Resources
Tourism Authority was established by an Act of the National
Assembly in July 2001 to promote, develop, regulate and oversee
the tourism sector in the Gambia.
This is comprised of hoteliers, travel businesses and entertainment.
The Gambia Tourist Board is also responsible for advising
the tourism sector and it offers a one-stop-shop service;
the authority is aggressively marketing and promoting foreign
& local investment in the tourism industry. They also
work in co-operation with their European partners to develop
sustainable tourism products and services in Africa.
As part of the authoritative order of the authority the setting
up of quality control systems, investment, standards,
and security feature as important functions in the day-to-day
activities of the tourism body.
The sort of tourists that that the country attracts is to
a large degree influenced by the way in which the country
develops and showcases the the Smiling Coast as a tourism
destination. Therefore the authority's main marketing aim
is to target high spending, up-market tourists while using
the motto "Your Haven in Africa"
In order to achieve its objectives the Gambia Tourism Authority
will continue to:
potential investors to finance tourism initiatives further
& boosting the marketing and development of value added
the idea of all-year-round tourism especially the so-called
green season which runs from July to October;
reinforcing safety and security.
sticking with the principles of the Responsible
finally targeting new and old markets.