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The “Voice” of North Macedonia’s Tourism Echoes Internationally – February 20, 2020

NAITM is an umbrella association currently counting about 130 members – from incoming tour operators and guides, accommodation and transport providers, to restaurants, wineries, and museums from the Republic of North Macedonia. NAITM serves as a vessel of the market’s ecosystem by connecting these various players for better-rounded incoming tourism packages; providing a networking platform and representing the interests of the tourism sector in the country.

Promoting free-ride skiing and avalanche safety equipment at Popova Shapka – February 13, 2020

As part of the Swiss supported Increasing Market Employability (IME) project,  Shar Outdoors – a free-ride tour operator in Popova Shapka and Bogovinje, promoted the safety equipment for free-ride skiing that was acquired with IME support.

Opportunity Fund instrument info session – November 12, 2019, Skopje

Info session for the Opportunity Fund Instrument providing co-funding with anchor firms, suppliers, and other market actors in the sectors of Sustainable Agriculture, Adventure Tourism, and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in order to de-risk the development of new products or services or strengthen the capacity of other supply chain actors in the sectors.

Data as an Asset MASIT Conference, October 31, 2019, Skopje

IME supported the Data as an Asset Conference organised by the Macedonian Chamber of Information and Communication Technologies – MASIT, where 270 companies representing Macedonian ICT industry participated in panel discussions and presentations on the latest trends of the industry. At the event, IME team presented the support and objectives that the program will strive to reach in the ICT sector in the country.

Official kick-off of IME2 Adventure Tourism priorities, October 18, 2019, Demir Kapija

Official kick-off and presentation of IME2 program priorities the next four years, with a special focus on adventure tourism. Ambassador of Switzerland to the Republic of North Macedonia, Sybille Suter, gave remarks at the event, while a tour operators and adventure tourism providers joined to discover the many attractions which Demir Kapija has to offer.

10th Climbing Festival, October 10-13, 2019, Demir Kapija

IME2 supported Demir Kapija 10th Climbing Festival by bringing world climbing champion Salavat Rakhmatov at the event. During the three-day festival, 100 climbers, among which there were visitors Norway, Russia, France, Italy, New Zeeland, Bulgaria and Greece, were competing on single and multi-pitch routes.

FAM Tour, September 23, 2019, Prespa

IME2 facilitated the FAM Tour where 10 incoming tour operators from Skopje and Ohrid toured the farm of Spirit of Prespa, in Tsarev Dvor.