MIL OSI Translation. Region: Portuguese / Latin America –
Source: Republic of Brazil 2
TOURISM + INSURANCEThe region concentrates one of the most beautiful landscapes in the country and receives thousands of tourists per year
By Victor Maciel
Álvaro Antônio delivered the “Responsible Tourism” stamp to inns in the region and presented the “Turismo + Seguro” program, from the Ministry of Tourism. Credit: Roberto Castro / MTurIn an event held this Sunday (25.10), in Serra do Cipó (MG), the Minister of Tourism, Marcelo Álvaro Antônio, announced that the Ministry will carry out professional qualification and promotion actions at the national and international levels. International. The measure was one of the proposals pleaded by the trade and local managers that also included tourist infrastructure projects such as road paving, tourist and road signs, in addition to the completion of unfinished works that will facilitate and promote the flow of visitors. “We will make a list of tourist activities and the profile of workers for their proper qualification. In addition, there will be a major action to promote the park, nationally and internationally. We will do everything so that all our effort and work generates jobs and income for the population of Serra do Cipó and all of our Brazil ”, said Marcelo Álvaro Antônio during a speech. Still in his speech, the minister highlighted the advances in tourism in 2019 and actions to prevent the sector from breaking down due to the pandemic. “We divided our work into two moments: preserving the sector, to avoid dismantling, with measures such as MP 936, for the preservation of jobs, then the important MP 948, which regulated the relationship between company and consumer, and MP 963 , which released a record amount for the sector. Now we are in a second moment, which is to resume in a responsible and safe way ”, he affirmed. The Mayor of Santana do Riacho (MG), one of the municipalities that comprise Serra do Cipó, André Torres, thanked the minister for being present at the meeting and scored expectations for the sector. “Our goal is to help a priority area in our municipality: tourism. We have a lot to do, especially in the area of infrastructure. We have a big handicap, but I am sure that this meeting will benefit us and help one of the most beautiful biodiversities in Brazil, ”he concluded. Another important point presented at the meeting was the intention to use the resources from Vale do Rio Doce’s environmental fine. for the disaster in Brumadinho (MG), in the development of infrastructure actions around the Serra do Cipó National Park. The unit will be one of seven in the state that will be covered by the Ministry of the Environment project.
Serra do Cipó (MG) attracts thousands of tourists every year and enchants for its natural beauty. Credit: Roberto Castro / RESPONSIBLE MTURTURISM – During the meeting, the minister delivered the “Responsible Tourism” seal to two inns in Serra do Cipó. The Ministry of Tourism’s project served as inspiration for the creation of “Turismo + Seguro”, a program with training, health protocols, inspection and marketing campaigns for the resumption of the sector in Santana do Riacho. Until this Sunday (25.10), more than 23 thousand enterprises across Brazil had already issued the seal, with more than 2,055 in the state of Minas Gerais alone. Edition: Lívia Nascimento
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