Minister for Tourism G. Kishan Reddy said that common tourism products in BRICS countries such as heritage and culture tourism and Eco-tourism present an opportunity for greater cooperation.
He was chairing the BRICS Tourism Ministers’ meeting today. He also stressed on the importance of the BRICS member States to have a good understanding of each other’s tourism products and offerings so as to encourage further growth of tourist inflow between the BRICS member countries.
In the meeting, it was recognized that BRICS alliance for Green Tourism can accelerate the recovery and development of tourism on sustainable lines.
The meeting also highlighted the importance of strengthening cooperation in areas of promoting responsible and sustainable tourism, investment in tourism infrastructure, close interaction between tourism enterprises and human resource development.