Zimbabwe Tourism to host roundtable on environment and tourism
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Zimbabwe Tourism to host roundtable on environment and tourism


The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) and Wild Africa are set to hold a key roundtable meeting on tourism and conservation in Harare on Thursday 10 July. The event aims to address issues facing the sector and bring together different stakeholders.

Tourism and Hospitality Minister Barbra Rwodzi highlighted the importance of the meeting, saying it would bring together experts to examine industry challenges, identify areas for improvement and celebrate successes. The aim is to support a sustainable and resilient tourism industry that benefits both the economy and the environment.

Wild Africa Coordinator Guy Jennings highlighted the platform’s role in enabling experts to share their experiences and address pressing issues such as poaching, habitat loss and human-wildlife conflict through collaboration.

Key discussion topics will include balancing economic growth with environmental protection, strategies for increasing community engagement in conservation, reviewing existing policies, analyzing potential new regulations, and building partnerships for long-term success.

The roundtable marks an important step in Zimbabwe’s efforts to strengthen its tourism sector while prioritising environmental protection efforts.

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Source: The Herald