Situated in the Atlantic Ocean some 500 kilometres off the west coast of Africa, the Islands of Cape Verde are causing quite a stir on the travel circuit. With pure white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, it’s not hard to see why. Tourism is growing fast and it’s starting to rival the Caribbean for yearround holidaying.
The Resort Group PLC are proud to be the official sponsors of The Expotur 2015 which was held in Santa Maria on the Island of Sal from the 19th - 21st June. The Ribbon was cut by Leonesa Fortes, the Minister of Tourism, officially opening the show. In it’s 7th year the trade show has become an established part of the Cape Verdean tourism calendar. This years theme was ‘Sustainable tourism in Cape Verde: Commitment and responsibility of all’.With over 70 exhibitors from around the Cape Verde Islands including airlines, hotels, tour operators, the school of tourism and travel agencies the show was a great success. The fair attracted many local business owners and families with children from Santa Maria and Espargos.The event saw local food and drink on display to taste and experience, pulling in the crowds wishing to experience the islands flavours. The event showcased cultural entertainment such as musical performances, dance routines, drumming, a mini carnival and even a magic show.