Minister Gilson Machado highlighted the importance of maintaining tourist activities in Brazil
For the official, despite the health situation, the high season is a decisive moment for the recovery of the sector
During the first meeting with the Governor of Pernambuco, Paulo Câmara, in Brasilia (DF), the Minister of Tourism Gilson Machado highlighted the importance of maintaining tourism activities in the state and ensuring that there are no new closures, especially at the time of resumption. of tourism. In the conversation, the governor assured that there will be no new confinement in the state.
For the minister, the high season is the decisive moment for the recovery of the sector. “We, from the ministry, developed the Responsible Tourism seal exactly to ensure the maintenance of the activities of the sector in a safe way, without putting workers and tourists at risk. We are at a crucial moment and tourism is fully capable of helping Brazil to recover economically from the effects caused by the pandemic, ”he said.
“I thank the minister for receiving me, we have many projects for Pernambuco tourism and this alliance with the ministry and Embratur will undoubtedly be important. We are in a moment of pandemic, but we hope that, as soon as the vaccine arrives, we can do a lot in favor of Pernambuco and the northeast of Brazil ”, evaluated the governor of Pernambuco.
On the meeting's agenda, there were also projects aimed at strengthening regional tourism, with an emphasis on contemplation diving, cruise activity in the northeast region, and cultural tourism such as São João de Caruaru and Carnaval. Measures to combat the effects of the pandemic were also discussed.