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PRESENTATION OF THE MACEDONIA'S TOURISM POTENTIAL TO THE NORWEGIAN TOURIST INDUSTRY
The representative of the international office of the Invest in Macedonia in Norway took part in the event of the Norway Network Forum in Tourism, hosted by ANTOR Norway - the biggest National association of the tourist offices, on 22nd October, enabling to the participants good networking and promotion of the tourism potentials. The forum was attended by representatives from various branches in the Norwegian local tourism industries and international offices from different countries.
Within the framework of the event, the economic promoter, Marija Gjosheva-Kovachevikj by direct meetings with businesses and media from tourism sector, used the opportunity to represent Macedonia as a very prosperity tourist destination for the Norwegian marketplace, highlightingthe potentialsin the development of various tourisms such as: lake, cultural, rural, and wine tourism, Macedonian cuisine as well the adventure tourism and others. In addition, information related to government incentives for attraction of tourists and attractive conditionsfor foreign investments in tourism development zones in the Republic of Macedonia were promoted.
Norwegian tourism industry were particularly interested in Macedonia, currently not represented in the tourist offers, at the same time welcoming the recently opened direct WIZZAIR fly between Skopje and Oslo, and consider the need to further strengthen tourism cooperation between the two countries.