ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage
Luanda

Max:

Min:

Home » News » Economy

Fri, 29 May 2020 15:42 - Updated Fri, 29 May 2020 15:42

Huila tourist potential advertised on virtual forum

Lubango - The tourist potential of the central Huila province is set to be displayed next Tuesday by a specialized virtual forum for tourism professionals, with aim to update tourist information of the region to international operators and make profitable the national tourism.

Send by email

To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send

Correct

To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send

Tundavala Rift

Photo: Morais Silva

This is a new way to show the potential of Angola, through a virtual platform "zoom", an initiative of the Portal Hotels of Angola (hoteisangola.com), which will cover all provinces of the country in stages, with the aim to promote domestic tourism to the world through digital platform, being Huila the first one to kick it off.

Speaking to ANGOP, the project's mentor, Jorge Nunes, explained that the programme will work through a virtual amphitheatre made by the Zoom platform, through a system called webinar that will allow all the actors involved to present the potential of each province, from their computers or smarthphones.

"The aim is to make information about the provinces reach the offices around the world that are in direct contact with the client," he said.

He also said they already have more than 40 registered tour operators interested to gather local information and have the advantage of being able to reach distant audiences, via online, without having to meet them.

Jorge Nunes stressed that the project has the support of the Ministry of Tourism, the Institute for Tourism Promotion and regional partners such as the Office of Culture, Tourism, Youth and Sports, experts in museums, railways, tour operators and guides, tourism associations, among others.

The portal hotels of Angola.com is a digital mean of communication that presents solutions for the customer to make their hotel reservation, as well as linking travel agents and other national tour operators with the world, mostly agencies in Portugal, Spain, England and Brazil, as the main options of the recipients.

Read also
  • 28/05/2020 12:10:46

    Covid-19: CFM trains resume service on June 10

    Lubango - Mocâmedes Railway Company (CFM) commuter service is to resume on the 10th of June, with four weekly passenger train trips between the city of Lubango, southern Huila Province and the city of Menongue, in the south-eastern Cuando Cubango Province.

  • 19/05/2020 10:44:59

    CFM ready to freight agricultural goods

    Lubango - The Mocâmedes Railway Company (CFM) is prepared for possible requests from agricultural producers to transport local production, now in the harvest stage, as passenger trains are suspended, said last Sunday, the chairman of the board of directors of the CFM, Daniel Quipaxe.

  • 08/05/2020 08:59:53

    Huila harvests over 209,000 tons of cereals

    Lubango - At least 209,926 tonnes of cereals (maize, millet and sorghum) are being harvested in the province of Huila by farmers' associations in the first season of the 2019/2020 agricultural year.