Mincetur presented balance of 2021 and the perspectives of Peruvian tourism for this year
Minister Sánchez affirmed that his portfolio will seek to promote the development of a sustainable offer
In a conference together with the Minister of Transport and Communications, Juan Silva, the Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Roberto Sánchez, this afternoon announced the balance of management for 2021 and the perspectives of his sector for the year 2022.
From the headquarters of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM), the minister pointed out that, from the Mincetur, a comprehensive work with an inclusive approach is being carried out at the national level.
Referring to the Tourism sector, Minister Sánchez affirmed that his portfolio will seek to promote the development of a sustainable offer, promoting internal tourism with priority and giving strength to receptive tourism with the strict use of biosafety protocols, in addition to promoting connectivity, investments, and strengthen institutional management.
"Despite the negative impact of the economic crisis caused by the pandemic in the tourism sector, urgent measures were taken because there was the institutional will of the Government to work in a coordinated manner," he said.
He also highlighted: "For example, we have formalized the Executive Board of Tourism that articulates six ministries with the entire private sector, among the different subsectors to evaluate, characterize and make joint reactivation decisions"
During the presentation, he mentioned the different programs Competitors, among which are “Tourism undertakes”, “Design your tourism strategy”, “We are crafts, among others, and credit tools in favor of the reactivation of mypes such as the“ FAE tourism ”that managed to place credits for more than S /. 78 million.
Regarding Foreign Trade, he stated that he will continue to promote the internationalization of Peruvian companies and the diversification of markets, improving the competitiveness of the export sector and optimizing the facilitation of foreign trade, all in order to increase non-traditional exports, especially, of the MSMEs, associations and regional cooperatives.
"We have installed as a strategy the Multisectoral Commission for the Facilitation of Foreign Trade with seven ministries, the private sector, they are the two great strategies that together with regional, local governments and communities we have projected measures," said Minister Sánchez.