TOURISM AS A DRIVERS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Brazil and Africa share historical, cultural, and ethnic ties that bind the two sides of the southern Atlantic. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in strengthening economic and diplomatic relations between Brazil and African nations, including in the tourism and hospitality sectors. However, global tourism has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, impacted by travel restrictions, border closures, and health concerns abound. these important sectors are powerful motors for economic recovery and employment. Nevertheless, this is still a market that is marginally known to most Brazilians, and vice-versa.
- What public policies, both domestic and diplomatically, are in place and can be explored to increase the mutual flux of tourists?
- What are the best practices associated with promotion and conservation of historical heritage sites, while promoting cultural tourism and generating employment?
- What are the biggest challenges associated with enhancing tourism infrastructure for promoting itself as a viable and competitive destination?
Márcio França | Minister of Entrepreneurship,Microenterprises and Small Business of Brazil
Marcelo Freixo | President of Embratur
Maria Elisa Curcio | Director of Corporate, Regulatory and Sustainability Affairs at LATAM Airways Brazil
Senator Amadou Thiam | Managing Director at Stella Nova Management
Jorge Chediek | Visiting Professor at the Catholic Argentine University
Moderator : Luiz Fara Monteiro | Journalist of Record Network