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Mozambique Ministry of Tourism

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  • 1. Mozambique M biAfricas Emerging Tourism & Investment Destination By:Fernando Sumbana JuniorMINISTRY OF TOURISM (MITUR)July 20092009 US Trade and Investment Conference

2. FACTS ABOUT MOZAMBIQUE Location: Straddles Southern &East Africa. Total Area: 799 380 Km2 Coastline: 2,750km on the IndianOcean.Ocean Official Language: Portuguese(English is widely spoken) Population (2007): 20.530.714 Capital: Maputo E lEcology: U iUnique and wided idvariety of flora and fauna. 3. MOZAMBIQUE - Is a Country of:Breathtaking Landscapes. Incredible Ocean, waterscapes, pristine beaches. Ocean waterscapesbeaches Treasure trove of flora and fauna (including marine and freshwater corals Beach Bush Linkage)Beach-Bush Linkage). Vibrant Cultures & Peoples (melting pot of African, Arab Chinese, European, Indian and Latino and World Arab, Chinese European Heritage Sites). Astounding natural resource base and investment opportunities. Yet to be fully discovered and tapped. ypp 4. TROPICAL CORAL ISLANDS IN THEQUIRIMBAS ARCHEPELAGO 5. MIOMBO FOREST & WILDLIFE 6. HISTORIC BUILDINGS & RUINS 7. ANCIENTTRADITIONSANDCRAFTS 8. TOURISMDeclared Priority Sector for Economic Development in 2004. Adoption of New Tourism Policy & Strategic Planp y g for the Development of the Industry (2004 2014); A Tourism Marketing Plan; andTou s Ma et g P a ; a d Series of enabling measures to facilitate investments and growth of the sector 9% average annual growth in last 5 years. 9. KEY PRINCIPLESAdoption of sustainable tourismp planning principles Enhancement of public-privateh f blii p partnership and involvement of localp communities in the process, Focus on product d l F ddevelopment, marketk diversification. 10. ENABLING MEASURESPolitical and Macroeconomic stability. New Tourism Law under which zones for tourism development with special economic status can be declared. d l d Enhanced Investment Incentives recently approved by Parliament. b P li A New Labour Law. Conservation Legislation & Adoption of Integrated Resort Systems as framework for tourism development. 11. TOURISM GROWTH IN MOZAMBIQUE In last couple of years, tourism has shown a steady growth and contribution in the economy. The growth has been recorded in investment, expansion on bed capacity, international arrivals, and tourism revenue20042005 2006 20072008(baseline) Tourism R T i Revenues (in Millions USD) 95.3129.6 139.7163.4190International Visitors 711,060954,4341,095,0001,259,000 1508,054Investiments Aproved (i 106 USD) (in 67,159 67 15983,690 83 690 604,252604 252977,201 977 201 739,635 739 635Expansion on bed capacity13,80714,827 15,740 17,03517,505 12. VISION FOR THE FUTURETo position Mozambique as one of the premier destination in Africa p through emphasis on qualitycoastal resort development linked to a diversity of flora and fauna,eco-tourism opportunities, adventure and culture experiences 13. MAJOR PRODUCTS Sand, Sea, SunEco-tourismCulture Water Sports AdventureEntertainment 14. TARGET MARKET SEGMENTS LuxuryLeisureBusiness 15. OUR GOALTo Develop and Position Mozambique as a Premium Tourism Destination with emphasis on: Quality Coastal Resorts, linked withDiversity of Eco-tourism and AdventureOpportunities,Opportunities and Cultural Experiences 16. OPPORTUNITIES FOR INVESTMENT The main areas for investment: Priority A P i it Areas for Tourism Investment (PATIs);f T i It t (PATI )Mozambique Tourism Anchor Investment ProgramNorthern Arc Project National and Trans-frontier Conservation Areas;; Communities based lodges and eco-tourism enterprises; Joint Ventures in existing tourism facilities Kapulana Hotel and Resort Project 17. PRIORITY AREAS FOR TOURISMINVESTMENTPriority A Elephant Coast ZonepGreat Maputo ZoneXai Xai Coastal ZoneGreat Limpopo Massingir Ibane Coastal Zone Bazaruto/Vilankulos Zone Ilha Mo/Nacala Zone Pemba/Quirimbas ZoneQ 18. Anchor Project LocationTouristResort Crusse/Jamali (Mussoril),IntegratedResortVilanculos/Inhassoro. EcotourismMaputoSpecialReserveGile Reserve, Ilhas Primeiras.Ilhas 19. Crusse/Jamali ILHA DE CRUSSE ILHA JAMALI 20. Crusse/Jamali 21. Maputo Elephant Reserve 22. Maputo Elephant Reserve 23. INTEGRATED RESORT PLANNING Northern Mozambique qConceptual Landuse Plansfor 8 Special TourismZones in the Arc : 6 with technical assistance &funding from the UnitedStates Agency forInternational Development;and 2 with TA and funding fromthe International FinanceCorporation 24. INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCINGAn estimated of about $300 million will be required over the period 2009 2012 to finance supporting infrastructure for resort development in the PIAs. Specifically for: p y Road access to and circulation within planned resort zones and supporting drainage systems. Coastal engineering and marina development. Water and sewerage systems for resort zones g y Electricity supply and IT platforms for resort zones and surrounding communities. 25. PROPOSED 200-BERTH MARINAFOR PEMBA BAY 26. Waterfront DevelopmentinPemba (beforeandafter development) 27. TwoMajorIntegratedResortswith27HoleGolfCourse AndAResortCentreOntheEast Coast of P s s f Pemba 28. MINIMUM ROOM REQUIREMENTS 2008-20201,000 new rooms 2008-2010,4,000 new rooms 2011-20153,000 3 000 new rooms 2016-2020 2016 2020 29. Tourism Potential Conservation Areas The conservation areas network covers about 16% of the total land surface of Mozambique. This consists of : 6 National Parks 6 National Reserves 12 Hunting Blocks 3 Community based naturalCit b d t lresourses management 19 game farms g 30. Investment Opportunity in Construction andGorongosa National Park rehabilitation of (GNP) existing infrastructure underway.d Tenders for tourism concessions in buffer zone to be launched la nched soonwww.gorongosa.net 31. THE WORLD CUP 2010 (OTHER CROSS BORDER OPPORTUNITIES)The Soccer W ld C t Th S World Cup tournament will be held in t ill b h ld i South Africa.It creates opportunities to boost investment in Mozambique, as a neighboring country. M bi i hb itThe SADC Co ntries are working together on jointCountrieski t th j i t strategies in the area of infrastructure to host the thousands tho sands of people e pected in the region. expected region 32. MOZAMBIQUE NEEDS PARTNERS FOR INVESTMENT IN: Development of Integrated Resorts and community Based tourism; Supporting basic infrastructures (under PPPs, BOTs and others schemes); Development of Highly Skilled and D lt f Hi hl Skill d d Professional Work Force; and Competitive Aviation Sector. 33. LARGELY UNDISCOVERED AND PRISTINE PRISTINE,SOUTH & NORTHERN PART OFMOZAMBIQUE IS DESTINED TOBECOME THE AFRICAS MOSTEXCITING TOURISM DESTINATION. IT DESTINATIONOFFERS THE DISCERNING TRAVELLER 34. Thank You