Following this, South Africa will host the BRICS Tourism Ministers’ Meeting in Cape Town from 23 to 25 October 2023 under the theme: “Sustainable and inclusive tourism recovery”.
The Ministerial Meeting was preceded by two BRICS Tourism Senior Officials Meeting, the first one was held in hybrid format on 14 September 2023 in Pretoria and the second to be on 23 October 2023 in Cape Town immediately before the Ministerial Meeting.
As the chair of the BRICS Tourism Ministers’ Meeting for 2023, South Africa will provide an opportunity for exchange of information and experiences as well as deepen cooperation among BRICS Members to reach consensus on key policy priorities for a balanced tourism recovery.
Cooperation priorities for consideration at the meeting are as follows:
In the interests of continuity of BRICS cooperation, strengthening intra-BRICS relations and developing mutually beneficial collaboration, the outcomes of the BRICS Tourism Ministers Meeting will contribute to the fulfilment of the objectives of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the recovery of tourism for economic growth and job creation in BRICS countries.
At the end of the meeting, BRICS Tourism Ministers will adopt an official communiqué which will be available www.tourism.gov.za.
For more information on South Africa’s BRICS chairmanship: https://brics2023.gov.za/