At June 18, 2016 had finished a FAM tour by Albania with Russian travel agencies that was organized by the Albanian National tourism agency and the local company “KLSU Travel”.
During the four-day trip along the country they visited Tirana-Durres-Vlyora-Saranda-Gjirokastra-Berat-Kruya-Tiran, and met with the deputy of minister of economic development, tourism, trade and entrepreneurship of Albania Mr. Ervin Meta.
During productive discussion with companies where they has also participated, they exchanged with opinions of activization methods of tourist relations between two countries and increase of tourist’s flow from Russia to Albania. At this meeting was also present the Russian Ambassador in Tirana Mr. Alexander Karpushin . The priority questions requiring consideration was: opening the direct flights between Moscow and Tirana, the organization of FAM trips to Albania for Russian journalists, improvement of Albanian tourist infrastructure, including starting working of albanian hotels with “all inclusive” system , promotion of positive image of Albania at the Russian market, and also involvement of Russian-speaking guides to work with tourist groups from Russia.
The Pegas Tour company thanks the Albanian side for organization of trip and unforgettable impressions.
All participants of a meeting have expressed general opinion that visit of tour operators from Russia is only the first step on the way to successful interaction of the parties on involvement of the Russian tourists to Albania.