Over 2 million United States dollars is being spent to market Zambia’s tourism sector at international level.

Government is spending 2.4 million United States dollars annually to market Zambia’s tourism sector on the international market.
Tourism and Arts Permanent Secretary, Stephen Mwansa has confirmed to Breeze News.
Mr. Mwansa says that while Zambia spends 2.4 million dollars, Zimbabwe spends 13 million dollars while South Africa spends 180 million dollars to market tourism on international market.
Mr Mwansa says that the government is doing a lot in ensuring that Zambia’s tourism sector is marketed internationally.
He says Government has also done a lot to market Mfuwe, which hosts the famous Luangwa South National Park to international market.
The permanent secretary says that there is need for the private sector in the country to appreciate the role which the Government is doing in marketing the country’s tourism.
Hotel Catering Tourism and Allied Workers Union of Zambia Regional Secretary Zephaniah Kaleya early this week accused the Government of not doing enough to market Zambia’s tourism sector on the international market.

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