In the capital of Kosovo, Pristina, dates from 17 to 19 April, opened the 10th edition of the Fair of Tourism, Travel and Gastronomy.
In this important regional fair, Albania was represented by the National Tourism Agency. Billboard Albania had the attention of not only representatives of central and local government, but the local media.
Promotion and Director of External Relations at ACT, Mrs. Anisa Sheldija, said during the event that participation in Pristina Fair is very important for the fact that tourists from Kosovo comprise the largest number of tourists visiting the country. According to Ms Sheldija, just last year Kosovar citizens took 48% of the total number of tourists visiting Albania. "This, consequently, the Albanian government's strategic investments in infrastructure. But given that Albanians in Kosova are more inclined towards the sun and sand tourism, we are here to present them also our rich cultural heritage, which until today was better known school students, "said Mrs. Sheldija.
During the Fair Pristina, special attention was paid to cooperation in tourism between Albania and Kosovo, as well as a better knowledge of the tourist attractions of the two countries, as well as cultural her
During the official reception, Kosovo Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Cuneyd Ustaibo, asked for more help from the Albanian side to promote tourism in Albania, Kosovo. Mr. Cuneyd Ustaibo said the hotel-tourism sector has improved significantly in Kosovo and prices are favorable.
During these days of Pristina Fair, representatives of the Association of Alternative Tourism Kosovo Albanian tour operators looking to lower the prices of tourist packages for visitors from Kosovo, but also work to develop joint tourist packages.
In order to recognize the best tourist and cultural assets, Association of Alternative Tourism in Kosovo, provided a tour in some of the most attractive of Kosovo.
Gadime marble cave, about 38 kilometers from Pristina, discovered by chance in 1969, Tomb of Sultan Murat only 6 kilometers from Pristina, since the fourteenth century, the town of Prizren, known among other things for the Albanian League of Prizren of 1878, Mount Rugova as one of the most beautiful natural Republic of Kosovo; Orahovac, were countries which were promoted by the Association of Alternative Tourism in Kosovo.
Cooperation between the Association of Kosovo Alternative Tourism and National Tourism Agency, will further continue to exchange information and provide quality services and to secure for the citizens of both countries.
Developed road infrastructure still offers tourists more time. Construction of Durres - Kukes - Morine has significantly facilitated the entry of numerous tourists from Kosovo. Generally, they are interested in coastal areas of Albania. Also from infrastructural investments in rural areas, visitors will now be possible discovery of very rich cultural heritage, with over 2000 cultural monuments.