As part of World Tourism Day, the support and reflection group on Haitian tourism (GARTH) has positioned itself on the obligation to link tourism to rural development in Haiti with a view to lift the country towards economic and social development.
COVID-19 continues to devastate everything in its path. If the medical sector remains the most affected by this pandemic, the tourism sector is experiencing a lot of setbacks. As a result of the pandemic, more than 100-200 million direct jobs are at risk, the world tourism organization has informed. A drop of 1.5 to 2.8% of world GDP is noted by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. internal geographical space to be approached, appreciated in its diversity and cultural particularity.
To give birth to the idea, an adequate tourist communication and implementation plan is necessary to answer the question of how. Establishment of another tourism marketing in order to reconstruct or reconsider the image of the rural.
As foreseen by the World Tourism Organization: Local tourism is the backbone of the global tourism sector. According to the organization in 2050, 68% of the world population will live in urban areas while 80% of people in extreme poverty live outside cities.
On these considerations made by international organizations, GARTH invites all those directly or indirectly linked to tourism to take an entrepreneurial and cultural look at Haitian domestic tourism in order to make it sustainable and inclusive and to work to raise Haiti among one of the benchmark tourist destinations in the Caribbean.
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