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Source: Republic of Brazil 2
OMTZurab Pololikashivili is in the country to encourage the return of activities and deal with projects for the development of the sector
By Rafael BraisCredit: Berg SilvaThe Minister of Tourism, Marcelo Álvaro Antônio, and the secretary general of the World Tourism Organization (WTO), Zurab Pololikashivili, visited, this Monday (16.11), the Christ Redeemer, in Rio de Janeiro. The delegation, which was received by the rector of the Sanctuary Cristo Redentor, Omar Raposo, visited the Chapel of Corcovado and made a photo in front of one of the greatest icons of world tourism. The WTO agenda in Brazil aims to encourage responsible resumption of activities and discuss projects to develop the sector, such as the installation of the first office of the World Tourism Organization in Latin America. For Minister Marcelo Álvaro Antônio, the visit of the maximum representative of the WTO it is historical and reinforces the importance of Brazil to the world. “Brazil is a country with practically infinite beauties and that needs to be better disseminated not only in domestic tourism, but also in international tourism so that the world can discover this tourist potential”, he declared. During the ceremony, the minister thanked the presence of the WTO secretary general. “Zurab, it is a pleasure to welcome you here. Brazil welcomes you as the Christ: with open arms ”, he said. Álvaro Antônio also highlighted the moment of Brazil, which increasingly points to an understanding that tourism is a great driving force for generating jobs and income for our country. parents. “If we have such great potential, such wonderful attractions and a hospitality that exceeds 95% approval from foreign tourists, we are very excited to know that tourism can, in the coming years, turn this potential into reality: a reality job and income generation. Tourism will undoubtedly contribute to the resumption of Brazil’s economic agenda, ”he commented. The WTO secretary general, Zurab Pololikashivili, stressed the joy of being in Brazil to align the sector’s development actions and pointed out that the country it is a safe destination to visit. “It is a very exciting day for me, for us. It is a very emblematic place for tourism where we are now (Christ) and, after what we have been through in the last few months, we are here to give the message to the whole world that one can travel in a responsible and safe way. Brazil is prepared to receive tourists ”, he stressed. During the event, the Secretary-General praised the work developed by the Minister of Tourism and President Jair Bolsonaro. “I appreciate your support, your energy, the work you are doing with the president to support the tourism sector. We will continue working to improve and give more opportunities for Brazilians to work with tourism ”, he concluded. Edition: Vanessa Castro
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