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Mozambique Ministry of Tourism

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  • 1. Mozambique M bi Africa’s Emerging Tourism & Investment Destination By: Fernando Sumbana Junior MINISTRY OF TOURISM (MITUR) July 2009 2009 US Trade and Investment Conference
  • 2. FACTS ABOUT MOZAMBIQUE • Location: Straddles Southern & East Africa. • Total Area: 799 380 Km2 • Coastline: 2,750km on the Indian Ocean. Ocean • Official Language: Portuguese (English is widely spoken) • Population (2007): 20.530.714 • Capital: Maputo • E l Ecology: U i Unique and wide d id variety of flora and fauna.
  • 3. MOZAMBIQUE - Is a Country of: Breathtaking Landscapes. Incredible Ocean, waterscapes, pristine beaches. Ocean waterscapes beaches 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. y pp
  • 4. TROPICAL CORAL ISLANDS IN THE QUIRIMBAS ARCHEPELAGO
  • 5. MIOMBO FOREST & WILDLIFE
  • 6. HISTORIC BUILDINGS & RUINS
  • 7. ANCIENT TRADITIONS AND CRAFTS
  • 8. TOURISM Declared Priority Sector for Economic Development in 2004. Adoption of New Tourism Policy & Strategic Plan p y g for the Development of the Industry (2004 – 2014); A Tourism Marketing Plan; and Tou 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 PRINCIPLES Adoption of sustainable tourism p planning principles Enhancement of public-private h f bli i p partnership and involvement of local p communities in the process, Focus on product d l F d development, market k diversification.
  • 10. ENABLING MEASURES Political 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 revenue 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 (baseline) Tourism R T i Revenues (in Millions USD) 95.3 129.6 139.7 163.4 190 International Visitors 711,060 954,434 1,095,000 1,259,000 1508,054 Investiments Aproved (i 106 USD) (in 67,159 67 159 83,690 83 690 604,252 604 252 977,201 977 201 739,635 739 635 Expansion on bed capacity 13,807 14,827 15,740 17,035 17,505
  • 12. VISION FOR THE FUTURE To position Mozambique as one of the premier destination in Africa p through emphasis on quality coastal resort development linked to a diversity of flora and fauna, eco-tourism opportunities, adventure and culture experiences ’
  • 13. MAJOR PRODUCTS Sand, Sea, Sun Eco-tourism Culture Water Sports Adventure Entertainment
  • 14. TARGET MARKET SEGMENTS Luxury Leisure Business
  • 15. OUR GOAL To Develop and Position Mozambique as a Premium Tourism Destination with emphasis on: Quality Coastal Resorts, linked with Diversity of Eco-tourism and Adventure Opportunities, Opportunities and Cultural Experiences
  • 16. OPPORTUNITIES FOR INVESTMENT The main areas for investment: Priority A P i it Areas for Tourism Investment (PATI’s); f T i I t t (PATI’ ) Mozambique Tourism Anchor Investment Program Northern 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 TOURISM INVESTMENT Priority A Elephant Coast Zone p Great Maputo Zone Xai Xai Coastal Zone Great Limpopo Massingir I’bane Coastal Zone Bazaruto/Vilankulos Zone Ilha Moç/Nacala Zone Pemba/Quirimbas Zone Q
  • 18. Anchor Project Location Tourist “Resort” Crusse/Jamali (Mussoril), Integrated “Resort”  Vilanculos/Inhassoro. Ecotourism Maputo Special Reserve Gile 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 q Conceptual Landuse Plans for 8 Special Tourism Zones in the Arc : • 6 with technical assistance & funding from the United States Agency for International Development; and • 2 with TA and funding from the International Finance Corporation
  • 24. INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCING An 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 MARINA FOR PEMBA BAY
  • 26. Waterfront   Development in Pemba   (before and after  development)
  • 27. Two Major Integrated Resorts with 27‐Hole Golf Course   And A Resort Centre  On  the  East Coast of P s s f Pemba
  • 28. MINIMUM ROOM REQUIREMENTS 2008-2020 1,000 new rooms 2008-2010 , 4,000 new rooms 2011-2015 3,000 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 natural C it b d t l resourses management – 19 game farms g
  • 30. Investment Opportunity in • Construction and Gorongosa National Park rehabilitation of (GNP) existing infrastructure underway. d • Tenders for tourism concessions in buffer zone to be launched la nched soon www.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 i t The SADC Co ntries are working together on joint Countries ki 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 l t f Hi hl Skill d d Professional Work Force; and Competitive Aviation Sector.
  • 33. LARGELY UNDISCOVERED AND PRISTINE PRISTINE, SOUTH & NORTHERN PART OF MOZAMBIQUE IS DESTINED TO BECOME THE AFRICA’S MOST EXCITING TOURISM DESTINATION. IT DESTINATION OFFERS THE DISCERNING TRAVELLER
  • 34. Thank You