ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage



Home » News » Tourism

Sun, 17 May 2020 12:34 - Updated Sun, 17 May 2020 12:53

Okavango Project attracts investors

Luanda - Domestic and foreign businesspeople expect to acquire tourism concessions in the Angolan region of the Okavango Project, which could become a key factor in the diversification of the economy through tourism.

Send by email

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


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

The information was provided, Saturday, by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Agency of the Okavango Region (ANAGERO), Rui Lisboa, in an interview with Angop.

The Okavango region of Angola has great tourism potential, covering territorial parcels of six provinces, namely Huambo, Huíla, Bié, Cunene, Moxico and Cuando Cubango.

He said there is a demonstration of investment by a foreign business group worth US$50 million in an ecotourism project.

"We will therefore coordinate with the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Environment, as well as the Provincial Government of Cuando Cubango to make the project viable, which, if implemented, will be an important milestone for tourism in the region and will have a multiplier effect in terms of attracting investment," he said.

However, he stated that the Angolan Government is aware of the constraints in terms of infrastructure and basic services that, to a certain extent, hamper the full exploitation of the region's tourism potential, with negative implications for the attraction of investment.

In order to change the situation, the interlocutor informed that a commission has been created, along with ANAGERO, for the infrastructure of areas of tourist interest.

The construction of Border Posts that connect Angola and Namibia, in the area of Bwabwata and Bico de Angola, to integrate the country into the cross-border tourism route, improvement of access roads and installation of communication services, are the first actions to be implemented.

Tags Turismo  

Read also
  • 30/09/2019 18:39:22

    Tourism sector creates 5,000 jobs

    Luanda - At least five thousand new jobs were created in the tourism sector in the third quarter of 2019, said Monday in Luanda the Minister of Public Administration, Labor and Social Security, Jesus Maiato.

  • 05/08/2019 18:12:21

    Luxury train crosses Angola

    Luanda - 30 years ago, the history of Rovos Rail is repeated. Since 1989, the South African company has promoted rail tourism by crossing the African Coast, its favorite destination.

  • 23/07/2018 11:26:46

    Angola: Mass Media involved in promoting tourism in Angola

    Luanda - The Angolan Mass Media minister, João Melo, assured last Saturday night in Luanda that his sector will work in partnership with tourism in order to develop the sector in the framework of the growth of the economy of Angola.