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About Us

MTC is an official umbrella body that represents and acts for the private players in the tourism sector in Malawi.  MTC is a non-profit TRUST incorporated under the Trustees Incorporation Act on 13th December, 2012. The Council promotes the value of Malawi tourism; advocates and lobbies for policy change; and provides strategic direction; and is a united voice for the sustainable development and growth of the tourism industry. MTC is headed by a Board of Trustees and works through an elected Board of non-Executive Directors representative of the Tourism Industry The Board of Directors implements its functions through the Secretariat which is headed by an Executive Director.

our mandate

To be an official umbrella body that represents and acts for the Tourism Private Sector in Malawi; and promotes the value of Malawi tourism; advocate, lobby and influence opinions, policies, and plans; and work for creation of a favourable and all inclusive legislative, fiscal and physical environment for the sustainable development and growth of the tourism industry.

our vision

To be the representative Authority of the Tourism Private Sector in Malawi.

our mission

To be the representative Authority of the Tourism Private Sector in Malawi.

Membership Application
requirements

To join Malawi Tourism Council you need to:

  • To submit a duly filled membership application form
  • To submit a copy of your company registration certificate issued by RDB
  • To have a Tax Identification Number (TPIN)
  • To have at least two permanent staff running the office
  • To have a physical address and signage to your office
  • To pay a non-refundable once-off registration fee: $??? and annual membership fee: $???

Offline Application

Download our offline application form and follow the instructions therein.

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Online Application

Our easy-to-use online method of registration.

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Giving SUpport
benefits
1)

Branding and promotion opportunities at major MTC events and programs, and on MTC website

exposure
2)
advertising discount

Discount on members advertising on MTC’s Website

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3)

Brochures displayed in MTC’s Visitors rack

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online Promotion

Online links to members’ website

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4)
functions & Services discount

Discounted rates for MTC functions and services

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6)
imports support

Support of applications for reduced rates of duty or duty free importation of goods and other tax issues.

information & advice
7)
advocacy

Representation at fairs, meetings and other official forums.

advocacy
8)
insight

Monthly briefs on global, regional and national tourism trends

insights
9)
general support

General support on issues affecting members e.g. application for utility services, visa problems, secutiry issues and lobbying in general.

information & advice
10)
AGM participation

Invitation to MTC Annual General Meetings and Quarterly Regional Meetings

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voting rights

Voting rights at Annual General Meetings

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12)
endorsement

Inclusion of MTC logo on members letterheads / email signatures

status Benefit
13)
mit discounts

Discounts on Training fees on courses at MIT

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14)
25% discounts

25% discount in member Hotels, Lodges, Inns, Motels & Restaurant rates

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15)
25% discounts

25% discount on members Car Hire rates

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16)
25% Discounts

25% discount on members Tours

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25% Discounts

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Oswald Bwemba
Chairperson
Group Operations Director for Sunbird Hotels
David Nkhwazi
Finance Committee Chair
Managing Director for Red Zebra Lodge and Lake Malawi Aquariums
Florentine Kabefu
General Secretary
Marketing Executive for Protea Ryalls by Marriot Hotel
Rollings Moyo
Vice Chairperson
​Manager for Land & Lake Safaris Limited
Isaac Katopola
Ex-official
Director of Tourism in the Department of Tourism Malawi
ken banda
Admin, HR Committee Chairperson
President of Travel Agents Association of Malawi
Eveline Sibindi
Admin, HR Committee Chairperson
Managing Director for Madidi Lodge and Spa.
jam kaunda
Admin, HR Committee Chairperson
Managing Director and Proprietor Nzanzi Entertainment & Living Room
Yvonnie Masikini
Admin, HR Committee Chairperson
Marketing Manager for Hotel Masongola
Elsie m. tembo
executive director

A Strategist with strong Management Skills; Quick learner, able to grasp new ideas and concepts, ability to develop innovative and creative solutions and provide leadership to challenges. Excellent team player with vast experience in working with various stakeholders in the Public Sector - facilitating and coordinating implementation of various projects both at local and national level. A self-starter and passionate leader who is always eager to get results. A leader who is able to reproduce herself and impart knowledge through role modelling and mentoring of staff. Former Principal Secretary and Chief Director for Tourism in Malawi.

peter c. manda
finance and administration
tilius phiri
membership and communications