walter mzembi news.jpgTourism and Hospitality Industry Minister, Cde Walter Mzembi , has expressed optimism that Zimbabwe´s bid to host the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Conference in 2013 is going to be successful.

Cde Mzembi said this is after Brazil´s Minister of Tourism, Mr Pedro Novais,  pledged his country´s support for Zimbabwe.

Cde Mzembi made the remarks at a ceremony to launch destination Zimbabwe – a world of wonders, tourism brand in Brasilia, the capital city of Brazil.

In his keynote address, Minister Mzembi expressed optimism that the 2009 memorandum of understanding to promote, develop and enhance tourism relations for the mutual benefit of Zimbabwe and Brazil is now coming to fruition.

Other speakers at the launch ceremony who included Zimbabwe´s Ambassador to Brazil,  Ambassador Thomas Bvuma and Zimbabwe Tourism Authority Chief Executive, Mr Karikoga Kaseke, promised Brazilin visitors to Zmbabwe an exclusive and intriguing tourism experience.