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As Carl's TOURISM Masterplan unfolds

04 Jun 2017 at 09:46hrs | Views
In the beginning we all thought Carl Joshua Ncube was out telling jokes but on close examination we see a much more sinister TOURISM plan unfolding. For anyone following this trailblazing career of this Zimbabwean creative a couple of things stand out.

He is completely changing the Zimbabwean narrative by travelling around the world, performing in foreign comedy clubs, engaging with comedians from around the world and linking up with international media to tell his truth about Zimbabwe. What is his truth about Zimbabwe?

According to Carl the political landscape is in no way an indication of the future of the country or the abundant resources human and otherwise that exist today. You see Zimbabweans are some of the hardest working people out there and with the handicap of our economy still manage to compete with their products and ideas with the rest of the world. Zimbabwe has other things to talk about than Robert Mugabe says the comedian who defiantly lists luminaries like Strive Masiyiwa, Kirsty Coventry, Oliver Mtukudzi, Axcil Jeffries, Tongai Chirisa to name a few. Individuals who have contributed to a global community despite coming from a country many have written off.

Ok so how does this affect tourism? In a lot of ways Carl coming to HIFA with some of his international comedian friends Dana Alexander from Canada, Aidan Killian (Ireland), Carvin Goldstone (South Africa) helps put a different narrative into the comedians routines as they travel the world speaking about their time in Zimbabwe and some of the funny things they encountered. None of those things include saying ITS NOT SAFE to go there but instead IF YOU DO GO THERE here are some funny things about the country. According to Carl a nation that has confidence can laugh at itself and confidence makes people able to sell their country better to the outside world.

The comedian has also used his love for food travelling the country and the world inspiring his cooking and changing how Zimbabweans look at local ingredients through his programme Carl Can Cook and his travel vlog called Carls Travel Vlog. The comedian can often be seen sharing his food experiences like where he is now which is a BUSH camp in Mana Pools called KANGA where Carl is doing a 30 day stint cooking outdoors on fire in the pristine wilderness site.

Everyday we have been watching Carl post the food cooked from this remote place and also his recipes of cocktails so far and we can begin to see how TOURISM can benefit from such an initiative. Here is a comedian and his wife literally demonstrating how to promote LOCAL TOURISM as well as how to be TOURISM AMBASSADORS around the world.

According to the comedian who was recently awarded a TED FELLOWSHIP this huge TED opportunity will bring a spotlight to many of the things he has already been doing and finally his masterplan is beginning to gain speed said the comedian in closing.

To follow Carl's journey

#CarlAtKanga #CarlCanKanga #CarlCanCook #CarlsTRAVELvlog

Source - Feel Good Zimbabwe
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