Sustainable tourism, Minister Kumbaro presents Albania's potentials at the UN
In her speech at the World Tourism Organization at the United Nations in New York, Minister Mirela Kumbaro presented Albania as a unique tourist destination and oriented towards sustainable development.
"The philosophy of defining Albania as a unique destination means making friends with the people of this country, who immediately invite you to be part of their world. It means sharing original experiences with them. "It is the view of an orange sun submerged in the Ionian Sea, surrounded by people shining in a light as radiant as the beaches and as deep as the forests of national parks," Kumbaro said at the UN meeting. high level dedicated to sustainable tourism and the recovery of the sector after the pandemic.
She also presented the figures of recent years in tourism, saying that the pandemic year also had positive effects on the discovery of domestic tourism. "We expected 6.4 million tourists in 2019 and 5.6 million tourists in 2021. However, the challenges of recent years show us that the fight for a better world is not won by numbers, but by the solidarity of societies, sustainability, solidarity, foresight of development. sustainable ", said the Minister of Tourism and Environment during her speech.
Albania is the favorite destination of the curious, the destination where the snowy peak of a mountain is half an hour drive from the most beautiful beaches in the world, according to the prestigious "The Guardian Travel" which ranks Albanian beaches among the 40 best beaches for this year ", said Kumbaro. "A destination must communicate the idea that sets it apart from others and makes it a special experience. "The philosophy of defining Albania as a unique destination means making friends with the people of this country, who immediately invite you to be part of their world", said among others Kumbaro.
The Minister of Tourism presented the stimulus package for strategic investments, while adding that Albanian tourism is recognizing positive trends in terms of extending the season, expanding the tourist map and developing agritourism as a model of sustainable development.
Mirela Kumbaro is in New York where she met with the Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization Zurab Pololikashvili, the President of the UN General Assembly Abdulla Shah and ministers of tourism to increase cooperation in order to introduce Albania in international markets and increase investment in tourism.