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Paraguay’s diversity in focus as a tourist destination at Expo

DUBAI, 15 days ago

Paraguay is ready to showcase the Republic as an eclectic tourism destination for UAE and global travellers, highlighting the diversity of the country’s attractions at Expo 2020 Dubai. This will be done during a tourism presentation to be held on January 13, as part of the Travel & Connectivity Week at the Expo 2020.
 
“We will use this opportunity to highlight the reasons why Paraguay is a desired tourist destination. We want to strengthen our ties with the UAE and other Expo 2020 participants through tourism,” said José Aguero Avila – General Commissioner, Paraguay Pavilion, Expo 2020.
 
The presentation –‘Just for you,’ during the event will seek to present Paraguay as a safe destination that will provide its visitors with rich cultural, historical, urban, and natural experiences. 
Ranked the ‘world’s happiest place’ at the Expo, Paraguay’s focus at the Expo has been on connecting water, renewable energy, and mobility under the theme of ‘creating sustainable development opportunities. 
 
Its principal exports have been food, particularly soybeans and hydroelectricity. Now, it is looking to leverage its strategic position between Argentina and Brazil to deepen ties with the UAE and other countries in the Gulf through tourism. 
 
“The government of Paraguay took early steps to address the challenges of the pandemic with both public and private sector joining hands to make the Republic a safe for travel country,” said Juani Quevedo, Director at Ministry of Tourism, Government of Paraguay.
 
The presentation will also highlight the sanitary requirements needed to enter Paraguay, while giving a detailed picture of the destination with a variety of attractions from water falls to nature trails, to bird sanctuaries, among others. Paraguay is also evolving into a sought-after MICE destination, officials said.
 
The Travel & Connectivity Week was also an occasion for Paraguay to highlight its tourism and hospitality infrastructure, entertainment, and leisure options as well as gastronomic delights.
 
On the global business front, Paraguay is among the 10 best world producers and exporters of electricity, soybeans, beef, and organic sugar. Paraguay has also been declared safe for travel by the WTTC (World Travel and Trade Council) due to prudent actions taken by the Government at the early stages of the health crisis.-- TradeArabia News Service
 



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