KISSAMA: AUTHORITIES INVITE CATOCA INVESTING IN TOURISM

The authorities of the national park of Kissama, one of the municipalities of Luanda, invited Saturday, May 11, the Sociedade Mineira de Catoca to invest in tourism, in order to respond to the designs outlined by the Angolan State, the diversification of the economy and relaunch the country's development.

Miguel da Silva, managing partner of the institution in an interview with Canal Interno on the sidelines of the excursion of workers from Catoca beneficiaries of the tourist travel package to that location, considered those responsible for Catoca visionaries, having advised the diamond company to take advantage of the inexhaustible potential that the country has and diversify its activity, investing in tourism, one of the levers seen as an economic promise with great prospects in the near future.

Asked about the current state of tourism in Angola, Miguel da Silva, highlighted the landscape potential of beaches, hydrological resources combined with biodiversity as fundamental factors that make tourism in the country one of the areas that is beginning to gain vitality, highlighting that “Although observe a modest growth in the sector, but even so, one can already live from tourism in Angola, and surpass other countries such as Mauritius, which without resources are able to live on tourism ”, he said.

Located 75 kilometers from Luanda and 39 km to the east of national road n ° 01, in a surface area of ​​9.960 km², the Kissama park which receives an average of more than 400 tourists a month, mostly foreigners, controls close to a thousand animals, divided into varied species, from elephants, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, alligators and others.