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FEIRASPasta will have a virtual stand where it will promote Brazilian destinations and projects in order to attract investments to the country

By Rafael Brais

The event will bring together 5,000 exhibitors from over 182 countries, in addition to 51,000 participants. Credit: disclosureThe Ministry of Tourism participates, between the 9th and 11th of November, in WTM London, one of the main international fairs of the tourism sector. This year, the event, held in partnership with the International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC), will be online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The MTur will have a virtual stand where Brazilian institutions will exhibit their activities, and destinations and tourism projects will be promoted to potential investors. During the fair, the National Secretariat for Attracting Investment Partnerships and Concessions (SNAIC) will detail investment opportunities in projects in Brazil, providing services to investors and businessmen linked to the tourism and hotel sector. In addition, it will highlight business possibilities, with special emphasis on actions related to the modernization of legislation, market opening, partnerships and concessions, economic freedom and legal security. For the Minister of Tourism, Marcelo Álvaro Antônio, to be present at major events the sector is important to show that Brazil is increasingly prepared to receive tourists and investors. “It is a great opportunity to be able to show to representatives of several countries that the government of President Jair Bolsonaro treats tourism as a priority and as one of the main economic assets of the country”, he declared. The national secretary of SNAIC, Lucas Fiuza, emphasizes the importance of Brazil’s participation in international events, which are a reference for tourism around the world. “It is at fairs like WTM that we can show our tourism potential and demonstrate that investing here is a great deal,” he said. For Fiuza, it is essential to show entrepreneurs from other countries the work that has been done. “We are taking several measures to make our country even more attractive.” FAIR – WTM London is one of the main multi-product fairs in the tourism sector. For four decades, the event has fostered the sector, generating 2.8 billion euros in business for the industry. There are approximately 5,000 exhibitors from 182 countries and more than 51,000 participants. Brazil has been participating in the event uninterruptedly in recent years. In 2019, he was awarded the Best Stand Awards in the “Best stand for doing business” category. PARTNERS – Associations such as ABETA (Brazilian Association of Ecotourism and Adventure Tourism Companies), ABRACORP (Brazilian Association of Corporate Travel Agencies), ANEPE (National Association of Ecology and Sport Fishing), BLTA (Brazilian Luxury Travel Association), Braztoa (Brazilian Association of Tour Operators), UneDestinos (National Union of CVBs and Destination Entities), ADIT (Association for Real Estate and Tourism Development do Brasil), among other institutions, will participate as exhibitors at the MTur stand, being able to hold up to 10 meetings with negotiators, publicizing the segment and generating new investments for the country. Edition: Vanessa Castro

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