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Ibo Island Lodge / A 'dhow safari' near Ibo Island in northern Mozambique
Mozambique’s Minister of Culture and Tourism, Silva Dunduro, has met with a business delegation from Brazil, which will cooperate with the country in training trainers in the areas of restaurant, ecotourism, tourism guides, interchange of school management of hotels and tourism, among others, APA can report on Thursday. Dunduro said his government intends to improve services in the hospitality industry and conservation areas through a more profitable cooperation with Brazil.
Addressing a media briefing on Thursday after the meeting, the minister highlighted the role of the training component that Brazilian business class brings to the country.
“We have a great interest in promoting sustainable tourism to communities, especially in conservation areas, because people are there and they have the relationship of the environment, but also local practices and experiences to bring wealth to the communities,” he said.
Dunduro added: “There is already a multi-sectoral delegation that will work in the area of conservation, which will create bilateral development and cooperation projects that will stimulate Brazil as one of the centers that emit tourism for our country.”
Fernanda Fedrigo, general coordinator of the Union of the Americas (UniAmérica) Faculty in Brazil believes that cooperation between the countries could improve the design of strategies to ensure the creation of several projects focused on education to improve social life between the two countries.
Mozambique is on course to become a major global tourist hub. In its latest report on tourism competitiveness, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has placed the southern African country among the world’s top 10 tourist destinations that are expected to register more growth in demand for leisure travel in the next decade.Source: APA