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1 Welcome to Mozambique presentation!! by Sandra Rupia

2 General Data Area: sq.km and a coastline of km Population: 19,407 Capital: Maputo Visitor Arrivals: 1.5 million in 2008 Revenues: $180 million Employment: 40,000 working in tourism Time Zone: GMT+2h00

3 Forms of Tourism Eco- tourism: years Eco- tourism: years Adventure : years Adventure : years Culture : years Culture : years Tourism is an important option for sustaining the national economy. The distribution of wealth throughout the tourism chain contributes to the elimination of poverty". Tourism is an important option for sustaining the national economy. The distribution of wealth throughout the tourism chain contributes to the elimination of poverty". Origin of visitors: Portugal, South Africa, England, Germany, USA, Italy and France Origin of visitors: Portugal, South Africa, England, Germany, USA, Italy and France

4 Reasons for tourism/tourism Resources Visit friends and relatives, Visit friends and relatives, Leisure and holidays Leisure and holidays Conference and business Conference and business Others Others Sympathy of the Mozambican people Sympathy of the Mozambican people Sea, sand, sun and wildlife Sea, sand, sun and wildlife

5 Overview of sights and Attractions 10 provinces with different attractions: Maputo : old town, cathedral,Inhaca insland, Maputo Reserve and Ponta d´Ouro beach. Gaza: Vegetables and Bilene long lagoon of clear, brackish water and fine white sand. The Banhine National Park, situated between the Limpopo and Changane rivers, protected due to its rich variety of wildlife. Inhambane: Bazaruto archipelago with 4 islands and has 6 famous beaches, Zinave National Park and Bazaruto National Park.

6 Cont. Sofala rich producing primarily shrimps and sugar. Beaches Clube Náutico and the lighthouse. Gorongosa National Park and Marromeu Buffalo Reserve. Manica: vegetables,fruits and cabeça do Velho mountain Chicamba Real is an hydroelectric dam. Zambézia:coconut,tea and rice., old cathedral, mosques and the Zalala beach with casuarina trees and Gurúe with mountains, Gilé Game Reserve is a wildlife conservation area with a great variety of mammal and d species.

7 Tete: Cabora Bassa dam and irich in minerals, such as coal, iron, and fluorite and gold. Nampula: miombo forest alternates with the magnificent towering granite domes and peak. Mozambique Island its about two third of its total area, was declared a "World Heritage Site" by UNESCO in beaches Fernão Veloso and Chocas. Cabo Delgado: Pemba has third largest bay in the worlds beautiful beaches are untouched. Quirimbas Archipelago and Ibo Island. Niassa :pine forests,Lake Niassa and Niassa Reserve.

8 Visitors Characteristics Upper Market Tourists Upper Market Tourists Backpackers Backpackers Middle class Middle class

9 Challenges and Problems Lack of experienced staff Language Barriers Conflicts of interests Community displacement Ecosystem degradation HIV/AIDS and sex tourism

10 Modes of Transport Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique (LAM) South African Airlines Air Portugal and Kenya Airways. Public Transport : chapa-cems (chapas) will take you where you want to be

11 Entry Requirements Valid passport and an entry visa. Visas can be obtained from Mozambican embassies and consulates, as well as from Mozambique border posts. To obtain a visa, you will require your passport, two passport-size photographs and etc. Valid passport and an entry visa. Visas can be obtained from Mozambican embassies and consulates, as well as from Mozambique border posts. To obtain a visa, you will require your passport, two passport-size photographs and etc. Metical is the currency but Dollar and Rands are acceptable. Metical is the currency but Dollar and Rands are acceptable.

12 Kaskazini tour operators Kaskazini tour operators Countries selling : Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States. Countries selling : Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States.

13 Thank you for your attention!!!


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