The 33rd edition of the Lisbon Tourism Exchange (BTL 2023) began last Wednesday and Mozambique once again showcased products and services from the sector highlighting its new eVisa platform.
The opening ceremony of the show was chaired by the Portuguese President, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, who, on the occasion, toured the four pavilions that make up the Lisbon Tourism Exchange, and interacted with exhibitors from various countries.
Mozambique participates at BTL under the flag of its Ministry of Culture and Tourism, whose delegation is led by Deputy Minister, Fredson Bacar.
The delegation includes 12 exhibitors, both from the public and private sectors: the National Tourism Institute, Gorongosa National Park, Joaquim Chissano International Conference Centre, LAM, Polana Serena Hotel, Southern Sun, Tourism Association of the Province of Maputo (APETUR), Tara Travel, Moza DMC Travel, and Link Fly Agency.
Mozambican traditional handicrafts and gastronomy are also on display at the stand.
For this edition of BTL, Mozambique is located in Pavilion 4, which includes international destinations, decorated with colors and images that reflect the country’s tourist potential, giving great emphasis to the dissemination of the electronic visa (e-Visa).
Some 1,403 exhibitors, 60 international destinations, and 125 international Buyers from 26 different markets are participating in the event and expect over 45,000 visitors, including professionals and members of the public.
BTL is considered one of the most important trade fairs for the sector in Europe and will run until March 5th.