The Tourism private sector of the Republic of Congo (DRC) made a bold statement at the recently ended Africa’s Travel Indaba in Durban, South Africa.
Leading private sector participation at the return of Africa’s biggest leisure show, TamTam guide which coordinated the showcasing of the different players believes now is the time for the private sector to lead and /or complement the efforts of the public institutions to place DR Congo on the Tourism Map of Africa and the world.
The contingent comprised, Parc de la Valée, Hotel Tcham , Jolive restaurant , +243 Fast foods, Hypnose building , gastronomy DRc at is best.
Speaking to VoyagesAfriq from the showground, the Founder and CEO of Tamtam Marie-France Cécile Sombo said, their participation was essential to the sector’s recovery and believe it offered a great opportunity to court not only tourists but investors and other areas of growth to the mining dependent economy.
She added that, as a Gastronomy enthusiast and entrepreneur, she was encouraged by the attention given to Africa’s cuisine as a way of promoting our culture and food, and way of life.
We’re so happy to let Africa knows that we’re ready to open and do business and exchanges with them.
Tamtam-guide is a platform which aims at creating synergies between Congo D.R.C and the rest of Africa.
Parc De La Valée De La N’sele
The park is the first real ecological park in D.R.C with sustainable energy as its main driving force. The whole park has an eco-friendly setup with 3 wings. The first wing is dedicated to nature preservation where you can find the big five.
The Hotel Tcham is situated on the banks of Tanganyika’s lake. In the same chain hotel you find two unique restaurants Bodeguita Lubumbashi club/bar/ restaurant with traditional food.
Bodeguita Kinshasa Club/bar/restaurant with traditional food.
Hypnose from Lubumbashi which hold in is a wall a mall, cinema restaurants, and conferences rooms.
Jolive restaurant is a fusion food restaurant which adapts the best recipe from our mom to make them more modern while keeping the Congolese taste.
+243 is a fast food restaurant made with 100% bio beef.
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