The Mayor of Tepelena, Mr. Termet Peci and the association Visit Gjirokastra, discussed today in a joint meeting the results of cooperation in the field of tourism, focused in the touristic products for the region, support for the tourism actors to improve services, efforts to boost the touristic image of the region and to create and sell new touristic products.
Visit Gjirokastra praised the support of Tepelena Municipality and its approach to contribute through a joint plan based in a long term touristic strategy for the region, with the aim to increase the number of tourists, the quality and quantity of services in order to have not only more tourists, but to have all year tourism in the region.
The Municipality of Tepelena has supported with a fund from its budget the activities of Visit Gjirokastra, while promised another fund in the budget for the next year 2021.
The municipality suggested that the touristic strategy of the region should include new products and long term touristic offer, which will bring more benefits for the community, more revenues and more employment, especially for young people
Municipality of Tepelena and Visit Gjirokastra Association, discussed for a joint plan to promote touristic products of the region, and to support rural touristic businesses with expertise and training, in writing businesses plan, projects, and to train the staff of touristic businesses.
Project for branding Gjirokastra region is supported by Risi Albania.