The resumption of tourism resulted in a positive balance of jobs, almost 3,000 formal jobs were generated in 2022, when compared to the previous year.
Driven by the recovery in tourism, the generation of formal jobs in the segment grew 17.5% in 2022, compared to 2020. The survey is by the Government of Amazonas, through the State Tourism Company (Amazonastur), based on data from the General Register of Employed and Unemployed Persons of the Labor Secretariat of the Ministry of Economy.
The resumption of tourism resulted in a positive balance of jobs, almost 3,000 formal jobs were generated in 2022, when compared to the previous year. According to Caged data, the increase in 2022 was 9.7% compared to 2021, which represents a balance of 4,957 formal jobs.
According to the president of Amazonastur, Gustavo Sampaio, the segment’s confidence in the improvement of the economy and tourism encourages the hiring of professionals.
“This is due to a regularization work that we are doing very strongly, the resumption of important flights, national and international tourists. All this made the economy warm up and the tourism segment as well, as a consequence, more hiring, more jobs, more income here in the state of Amazonas”, said the president.
Among the sectors that stood out in the increase of jobs, in the period 2020-2022, are the means of accommodation with a growth of 46.7%, followed by restaurants (24.5%) and tourism agencies (11.4% ).
The survey shows the balance of changes in admissions and dismissals in a given period. In absolute numbers, 33,136 people ended the year 2022 formally acting, directly or indirectly, in Amazonian tourism.
“With tourism having 33,000 formal, direct and indirect jobs, while the Free Zone has 100,000 direct jobs linked to this model, Governor Wilson Lima’s idea of really transforming tourism into an economic alternative to the Free Zone is very clear. ”, reinforced Sampaio.
Amazonastur works on several fronts, promoting the formalization of tourism activity, encouraging companies to regularize themselves and enter the Registry of Tourist Service Providers (Cadastur), a free tool that connects visitors to legal establishments.
The Cadastur system brings together a database with companies from different fields that operate in tourism in the Amazon and throughout Brazil. Tourists, when deciding where to go, can search the Cadastur website for a complete list of establishments. When accessing the site (and clicking on the State of Amazonas, for example, the visitor has access to the address, CNPJ, telephone number and other information of the chosen establishment.
With investments of BRL 51 million, the ‘Nosso Centro’ project promises to boost tourism and the economy of Manaus