Beyond Borders – Activity 4.3 Public Awareness Campaign

November 2019

Biologists of Albania has produced a video film highlighting the tourism attraction of Mat Region (a short version with English subtitles, targeting the local and international tourists, as well as a long version of the movie, which focuses on the sustainable use of the natural resources for tourism purposes in Mat region and is targeting a wider population, including the Municipality of Mat and tourism policy and strategy makers. Continue reading

Beyond Borders – Activity 2.3.1. Training on “Green and Sustainable Tourism”

20 March 2019

Training helps the local business representatives to efficiently use their resources, develop strategy for energy and waste management, develop “green” brands such as Fully-Verified, focus their activities toward sustainability. Nine Albanian representatives from Bulqiza, Mat, Diber and Klos took part in this Training. Continue reading

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

ECO clubs in Korca and Pogradec

National educational activity for the ECO clubs in Korca and Pogradec

Start Time: Oct 31, 2014
End Time: Nov 4, 2014
Location: Korca and Pogradec, Albania

The activities will take place in Pandeli Cale School in Korca on 31 of October and Pogradec.  About 40 ECO Club members of the 4 green schools in Korca  will attend this event which will teach them about energy issues. The Green Lecture covering the energy issues will be given to  students with the purpose to generate debates among the ECO club members.  The same activity will take part in Pogradec  towards the end of the same week.  8 Grants contacts with the ECO clubs will also be signed in these activities.

TOT workshop – How to Green their schools?

TOT workshop of the Teachers of primary schools of Korça and Pogradec on “How to Green their schools?”

Start Time: 8-10 May, 2014
Location: Korca, Albania

The training took place in Korca in 8-10 May, 2014 and brought together 16 teachers from Korca and Pogradec primary schools. Training tought teachers on 6 steps on ” How to be come a green school ?”. 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.