Minister of Tourism and Urban Development Eglantina Gjermeni, attented the celebrations for the World Tourism Day, held in Guadalajara (Mexico). Gjermeni stated that the moto of September 27 of every year is “Tourism and the development of the community”, a moto that makes people reflect in the importance of the communities for the development of tourism policies. “A stable development of this sector aids in the reduction of unemployment, social cohesion and the empowerment of the community”, said Gjermeni.
According to Ministry of Tourism and Urban Development, World Tourism Day will be celebrated even in Albania. Along with the National Agency of Tourism, the Ministry will organize a festive event. The ceremony will take place in the “Tre Bujtinat” touristic area, in Gjinar. Gjinar a small mountainous countryside, and “Tre Bujtinat” is one of the most attractive touristic places in Elbasan county.
Minister of Tourism and Urban Development highlighted the importance of a country’s traditions, values and identity as a basis for the development of tourism. “Albania’s cultural heritage, natural breathtaking landscapes and great hospitality are values we should reinforce and keep alive. This will make Albania a more unique touristic destination,” ended Minister Gjermeni. Tourism in Albania is a key sector and a prior field of investments by the Albanian government and foreign investors.
News source: ATA
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