Indian Ocean Island of Comoros enacts tourism law

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Photo: L-R(Comoros Minister of Tourism Nordine Ben Ahamad and UNWTO SG Zurab Pololikashvili) Photo Credit-Julia Robles

The Indian Ocean Island of Comoros government has passed a tourism  law meant to promote and develop the sector.

The Minister of Tourism, Nordine Ben Ahamad who led a delegation at the just-ended Investour in Madrid revealed to VoyagesAfriq the strategic plan was enacted in December 2018.

“The international consultants of tourism have helped shape the plan and put the country on the tourism map. They want to progress steadily with the industry from paperwork to stepping up the game on the field. It was one of the reasons they came to Fitur International Tourism Fair to solicit help from investors and the media to develop the industry”

According to him, his outfit is willing to welcome investors and partners to help develop the country, following the enactment.

“Our reasons for Fitur International Tourism Fair is to meet partners of the industry. Comoros is an unknown country and will be an opportunity to promote and give visibility to the island”

Director General of Comoros Tourism Board, Mohammed Rachidi also added his voice to the campaign highlighting the island’s tourism potential. 

“The whole plan is to show the country’s best offering in tourism. Ecotourism is one of the island strong point and we want to develop the industry to attract not only the local but international travel market”

Director General of Comoros Tourism Board, Mohammed Rachidi

The Minister and his delegation also held bilateral meetings with the Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Ambassador Zurab Pololikashvili at the headquarters of the organization

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