Beyond Borders – Activity 1.5 Benchmarking Analysis

Start: October 1, 2018
End: January 1, 2019,
Location: Tirana

In January 2019 the final step of the research were designed on the activities of the project territory (Municipalities of Mat, Diber, Bulqize, Klos, in Albania), which can strengthen tourism sector capacities and skills, considering that the cross border Region, beyond administrative borders.  Continue reading

Beyond Borders – Activity 1.4 Analyses and Reports

Start: October 1, 2018
End: Jan 1, 2019
Location: Tirana

During October – December 2018 the project team with the assistance of the Expert hired for this part worked in Albania in developing “Benchmarking Analyses” though the desk research and also information gained from the field research on sustainability of tourism and cultural and natural heritage. Continue reading

Beyond Borders – Activity 1.3 Conduct the research

Start: August 1, 2018
End: Nov 1, 2018,
Location: Mat, Diber, Klos, Bulqize

During August the Biologists of Albania established the research team which conducted the stakeholder’s analyzes in September- October 2018, for 50 relevant identified stakeholders. The Assessment was conducted through sending questionnaires & conducting interviews and surveys, on the capacity needs for these stakeholders to be or enter the tourism market and offer high-quality tourist destination and services. Research aimed at: Continue reading

Beyond Borders – Activity 1.2 Create Database for the stakeholders

Start: May 1, 2018
End: August 1, 2018
Location: Mat, Diber, Klos, Bulqize

In May- July 2018 the project team in cooperation with the Municipalities or Mat, Diber, Bulqize and Klos, identified 50 relevant stakeholders (tourism related public and private institutions, tourist providers, hotels, local accommodation centres, tourist guides, restaurants, local food suppliers for the tourism sector (farms), on the project territory (Municipalities of Mat, Diber, Bulqize, Klos, in Albania) relevant to tourism market. Continue reading

Beyond Borders – Activity 1.1. Survey design

Survey design within project Beyond Borders-Introducing Smart Tourism and Sharing Economy IPA CBC MK-AL 2014-2020

Start: April  1, 2018
End: July 1, 2018,
Location: Tirana, Skopje, Struga

In the period May-July, in cooperation with IEGE research institute the project created 5 questionnaires for sustainable tourism, cultural and natural heritage, tourist supply, potential, tourist profile, etc. Continue reading

Bio-tourism – Stakeholder’s training in Korca

Date: Sep 20, 2013
Location: Region Council

The project BIOTOURISM – Innovative Practices in Biotourism emerged as a natural consequence of the need for a coordinated economic cooperation between Greece and Albania in order to promote sustainable economic development with a view to further expanding the cooperation on common business initiatives for the support of the local communities of Korca in Albania and Prespa in Greece. Funded by the European Territorial Cooperation Programme “Greece – Albania IPA Cross-Border Programme 2007-2013” and by National Funds of Greece and Albania, the project run from April 2011 until December 2013.