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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.

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This is a new way to show the potential of Angola, through a virtual platform "zoom", an initiative of the Portal Hotels of Angola (, 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 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.

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