The Center for Development of Skopje Planning Region within the project "Innovative solutions for better access to services at the local level" of the Ministry of Local Self-Government, implemented by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on October 12, 2017 in the premises of h.Continental organized a workshop for identifying the register of potentials for rural tourism in the Skopje planning region. The purpose of the workshop was to present data from the research of potentials as an evident list for a local tourist offer in the Skopje planning region. The present guests were greeted by the Head of the Skopje Planning Region, Mrs. Roseta Arsovska, emphasizing the purpose and significance of the project as an opportunity to identify potentials that are especially important for rural tourism in the Skopje planning region. The concept of the project and the goals of the activity was presented by prof. Saso Korunoski, National UNDP Tourism Expert. Research in the Skopje planning region and explanation of the data matrix as a goal for development of the register for potentials for rural tourism were presented by the professors Dr Naum Marinoski and Dr Ivanka Nestorovska.

he recorded data from the areas of: environment, population, economic activity, production and services, access, transport and travel, culture, cultural activities, sport and recreation, accommodation and restaurants, attendance of tourists and tourist consumption as well as competition in the environment were discussed with the attendees with the possibility to give their supplements. A fruitful discussion was developed at the meeting, where the attendees referred to additional attractions in the Skopje region as part of the possibilities for enriching the tourist offer in the Skopje region. In the frames of the project, additional meetings and final conference will be held in the upcoming period, where the presenters will be presented as key in the offer of the targeted regions in the frames of the UNDP project and the Ministry of Local Self-Government in the cooperation with the centers for development in the planning regions.

Centre for Development of the Skopje region has been established under the Law on Balanced Regional Development in May 2009. 

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