“Boosting the tourism offer through eco-solutions ” project was successfully inaugurated

Boosting the tourism offer through eco-solutions is the project implemented by the Belsh Municipality in partnership with The Albanian Center for Competitiveness and International Trade (ACIT), within the framework of the grant scheme for Regional Development and Cohesion, implemented by the Regional Development Program and the Albanian Development Fund, with the financial support of the Swiss and the Austrian government.

The overall objective of this project aimed at increasing and improving the quality of the tourist offer, by creating new routes and equipping them with the necessary land and water resources, to strengthen sustainable tourism. Through this project, equipment was purchased as part of the new tourist offer: an electric mini-bus, a charging station, three electric motorcycles, 20 bicycles, 4 electric boats, 2 electric jet skis, 10 canoes, 10 boats with pedals, as well as 4 water balloons. This entire fleet was put into operation during the “Open Week” organized in accordance with the calendar of project activities. Also, as part of this project, a strategic document has been drawn up, with relevant research and analysis in terms of competitiveness, potential and advantages in tourism, as well as a work plan to operationalize the tourism offer in the region.

Inauguration of the “Boosting the tourism offer through eco-solutions” took place out during the “Open Week” on December 12, 2022, in the presence of the Austrian ambassador Mr. Christian Steiner, representative of the Austrian Development Agency and the Mayor of Belsh Municipality Mr. Arif Tafani