SADC has debated the need to remove sustainable tourism development barriers in a bid to intensify the region’s efforts to align the tourism industry with the African Union’s Agenda 2063 Sunday News reports.
According to the publication for SADC to streamline the industry to meet the AU and United Nations’ World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)’s sustainable development goals on tourism, SADC has to implement a 10-year tourism marketing plan.
According to Sunday News:
Unblocking the barriers could come as good news to tour planners, hoteliers and travelers as it would entail doing away with duplications in travel offers and delays at border posts and airport delays.
Recently, as part of efforts to collaborate tourism activities in the region, member states’ ministers responsible for environment, natural resources and tourism agreed to a reputation building framework on the 2020-2030 Sadc Tourism Programme
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