Saquarema celebrates the warming of Tourism after the vaccination marketing campaign

The municipality of Saquarema is already beginning to breathe a sigh of aid because of the resumption of post-Covid-19 tourism. Within the second interview within the sequence Sheet relating to the resumption of tourism within the area, the Municipal Secretary of Sports activities, Leisure and Tourism, Rafael da Costa Castro, remembers that tourism in Brazil elevated by 29% within the first two months of 2022, in response to knowledge from the Month-to-month Survey of Companies revealed by the Institute Brazilian Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in April. And Saquarema additionally seen this warming. Rafael recalled that on the most crucial second of the coronavirus pandemic, tourism was probably the most affected sectors with losses of over 470 billion lei within the nation. “Now, with greater than 81% of the inhabitants vaccinated with the 2 doses, which represents greater than 162 million immunized Brazilians, the information introduced reveals that the sector is beginning to get better,” he stated.

Motivated by the optimistic change within the tourism state of affairs in Brazil, the Secretary of Tourism of Saquarema recalled that town has returned to take part in main tourism occasions and has additionally resumed main occasions within the annual calendar such because the Brazilian Championship of Browsing, Paramotor. World Championship, Brazilian Seashore Volleyball Circuit, South American Rugby, Aloha Spirit Pageant, Havaiana Canoe, Saquarema Surf Pageant, meals festivals, amongst others. See the interview:

Folha – How was tourism in Saquarema earlier than the pandemic? What actions and occasions did town promote and should droop?

Raphael – These are the dichotomies between the Covid-19 pandemic and right now. Contemplating the restrictions on vacationer flows included within the sanitary boundaries, in addition to the details about the present state of affairs of the municipality, concurrently with the eye to the necessity to limit tourism, we additionally promoted our points of interest from the attitude of an important perspective. resumption of exercise for the municipality. At first, all occasions had been suspended. As circumstances elevated, sanitary boundaries turned more and more intense and frequent, particularly on weekends and holidays. Thus, the municipality, like the entire world, turned hostage to social and business isolation till, with the appearance of vaccination, it was doable to steadily return to business actions and social coexistence.

Folha – What’s the impression of the pandemic on tourism within the metropolis? Is it doable to speak about figures for this loss? And the way a lot does this determine symbolize within the metropolis’s annual financial system?

Raphael – The sharp drop in consumption and excessive demand for cancellations elevated monetary instability, placing corporations in important conditions. Many companies have closed, and others have migrated to services and products in codecs that beforehand didn’t work, and even weren’t consolidated, similar to “supply service”, which has made and continues to maintain many companies wholesome and worthwhile. In Brazil, within the first six months of 2020 alone, airline losses, for instance, exceeded $84 billion, in response to IATA. Thus, the impression of the Lagos Area has maintained this reflection of the capital. Not less than 90% of accommodations closed their doorways and it was doable to reopen solely after the completion of the 2 preliminary doses of vaccination in opposition to covid-19.

Folha – Has it had an impression on tax assortment?

Raphael – Saquarema is a metropolis that went from 54th place in ICMS assortment in 2017 to sixteenth place in 2021. It’s at present the eighth municipality within the state of Rio de Janeiro to obtain extra ICMS transfers. That is a soar of 46 positions in 5 years. Saquarema is simply behind the municipalities whose fiscal administrations are structured and the circulation of products is larger, similar to Niterói, Maricá, Angra dos Reis and Duque de Caxias, for instance.

Folha – Can it’s stated that town is recovering, or has it already recovered, from the disaster created by the pandemic?

Raphael – In a very good a part of the business space, Saquarema already has a optimistic restoration stability. The town has invested in infrastructure, accesses and tasks, bringing within the home vacationer first, since worldwide tourism has not too long ago began its return. In line with the Brazilian Company for the Promotion of Worldwide Tourism (Embratur), in July 3,806 worldwide flight arrivals had been registered within the nation. In comparison with Could, the rise in connectivity was 7.29% and in comparison with June final 12 months, 355.36%. In line with Embratur, the numerous improve in connectivity will proceed till early 2023. 84 new flights and 47 extra frequencies are deliberate by February subsequent 12 months. From January to June this 12 months, 84 extra flights entered service and 36 frequencies had been added. The Lagos area already receives flights to Cabo Frio and now has the arrival of air networks to Campos and Macaé, opening a number of fronts for tourism within the area, together with by diluting the circulation of transport on the entry routes to the Costa do Sol. Once we replicate on the doable manifestations of tourism on this pandemic context, digital areas or imaginative mobilities acquire a higher centrality, in distinction to the impossibility of standard vacationer flows.

Folha – Has there been another disaster within the historical past of town with such a damaging impression on tourism as covid?

Raphael – No, actually, the covid-19 pandemic was the most important disaster, with a worldwide impression.

Folha – What did the municipality do to advertise tourism once more? Have you ever attended commerce reveals, for instance?

Raphael – The Division of Sport, Leisure and Tourism took benefit of the second of social isolation to hold out tasks for the municipality, together with occasions of worldwide significance, such because the WSL, the Brazilian Browsing Championship, the Paramotor World Championship, the Brazilian Seashore Volleyball Circuit, the South American Rugby. , Aloha Spirit Pageant, Canoa Havaiana, Saquarema Surf Pageant – QS, WSLChallenger Collection WSL – Corona Saquarema PRO amongst others. There are additionally gastronomic festivals similar to “O Gosto de Agosto”, along with conventional occasions similar to Natal de Luz, New 12 months’s Eve and “Arraiá da Vila”, which befell each weekend in July and introduced an viewers day by day to roughly 5. thousand individuals. This can be a strategy to contribute to the event of tourism and sports activities, inside our metropolis, in a brief time frame. However this 12 months 2022 we’re taking part within the following festivals: March 18-19 – 24 AVIRP – Ribeirão Preto – SP; March 24 – 27 – Rio Expo Turismo; Could 11 and 12 – IV State Congress of Tourism Enterprise in Angra dos Reis; Could 3-6 – WTM Latin America – São Paulo; June 16 – 17 – State Congress of Cieth Vacationer Guides specialised in pure points of interest – Maricá 2022.

Folha – Is a calendar of occasions being labored on? What do we now have for this second semester?

Raphael – Sure, a calendar that features sports activities and tourism, all year long, along with new actions to encourage sports activities which might be a part of the Secretariat’s technique to stimulate the circulation of tourism in Saquarema and the area. All occasions are revealed on our web site www.saquarema.rj.gov.br

The interviewee on Thursday (8) is the Municipal Secretary of Tourism of São Pedro da Aldeia, Andréa Tinoco.

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