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Source: Republic of Brazil 2
MOBILITY AND CONNECTIVITYPartnership, made possible through Labtrans, will allow improvements in circulation conditions on 30 tourist routes in the country
By Amanda Costa
Partnership will bring improvements in circulation conditions on 30 tourist routes in the country. Credit: Bento Viana / GDFJust started the mapping and diagnosis of 30 strategic tourist routes in Brazil, distributed in 158 municipalities and included in the Investe Turismo program. The partnership, signed between the Ministry of Tourism and the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC) in October, will allow to outline the conditions of transport on these routes, including the existing structure, integration of the modes and the availability of information to tourists. In the last month, representatives of the two bodies met, in Florianópolis (SC), to discuss the progress of the actions. In the evaluation of the national secretary of Attraction of Investments, Partnerships and Concessions of the Ministry of Tourism, Lucas Fiuza, the offer of infrastructure and integration between the various modes of transport is crucial for the development of tourist destinations. “This diagnosis will be fundamental for us to be able to plan infrastructure improvements on these routes and provide more comfort, safety and viability to tourists when traveling,” he explained. “Thus, we will provide opportunities for investments in the sector and important partnerships that will generate more jobs and income in Brazil”, he concluded. conditions for tourist passenger transport. The Coordinator of Support for Mobility and Connectivity Projects of the Ministry of Tourism, Valesk Rebouças, details the actions already underway. “We are raising laws and resolutions that can be improved, conducting research, mapping infrastructures and services on tourist routes, including visits. With this, we will be able to deliver an action plan for all modes of transport ”, he said. In addition to the diagnosis of specific needs with regard to the displacement of people, the partnership with the Federal University of Santa Catarina also provides for the development of a training strategy for local public sectors and private entities linked to tourism. And yet, the development of a georeferenced base with the main elements of infrastructure and information from the 30 tourist routes. [Embedded content] PARTNERSHIP – The Transport and Logistics Laboratory (LabTrans) of the Federal University of Santa Catarina, is who is conducting the studies and research commissioned by the Ministry of Tourism. Created in 1998, the institution has already provided services, for example, to the National Department of Transport Infrastructure (DNIT) and the Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SAC).
Representatives of the two bodies met to discuss the progress of the actions. Credit: disclosure The general coordinator of Tourism Mobility and Connectivity at the Ministry of Tourism, Higor Guerra, believes that the institution’s expertise in the area of transport is a differential. “Labtrans gathers vast technical knowledge in infrastructure and transport services across the country, which will contribute to the efficiency of this diagnosis that seeks to improve mobility and tourist connectivity”, he said. INVESTE TURISMO – The Investe Turismo program is an effort jointly between the Ministry of Tourism, Sebrae and Embratur to accelerate development, increase the quality and competitiveness of 30 strategic tourist routes distributed in 158 municipalities in the country. The program includes investments and incentives for new businesses, access to credit, improved services, innovation and marketing. To know these routes click HERE. Edition: Rafael Brais
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