The NEST cross-border consortium celebrates almost two years of cooperation

10 April 2021
NEST Final event to be organised by the Albanian Ministry of Finance and Economy on 14 April

On April 14, the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Albania, lead partner of the NEST project, is organising the Final Event of the project. The event will take place in Tirana between 09:00 and 12.30 on the Zoom platform and it will be streamlined via the project’s Facebook page.

Partners and local stakeholders of the NEST project from Italy, Albania and Montenegro, will have the opportunity to gather once again and enjoy the participation of Ms Natalia BAYONA (Director of Innovation, Education and Investments at the UN World Tourism Organisation) and of Ms Sumaira ISAACS (Chief Executive Officer at World Tourism Forum Institute), as well as of the Managing Authority and the Joint Secretariat of the Interreg IPA CBC Italy-Albania-Montenegro Programme.

The event will celebrate the efforts of all project partners towards the development of a smart tourism destination in the IPA area through innovative approaches, in view of future scenarios of digital transformation within the tourism industry.

In the framework of tourism innovation for a sustainable and innovative development of an area, partners will deliver their experiences in boosting skills and developing competencies in their respective areas. As a result of the NEST capacity building activities, two cross-border itineraries will be presented, accompanied by an overview on actions taken by the partnership toward sensitizing and enhancing awareness for a sustainable destination management.

Discussions by the participants on lessons learned and perspectives for future developments will conclude the meeting.