Together for the digitalization of tourism and the environment
Vodafone Albania and the Ministry of Tourism and Environment signed today the cooperation agreement "On sustainable environmental development and tourism promotion in Albania".
The purpose of this agreement, which was signed by the General Director of Vodafone Albania, Katia Stathaki and the Minister of Tourism and Environment, Mirela Kumbaro, is the commitment and promotion of initiatives and comprehensive tourism and environmental programs, which will be undertaken by the parties, based on technologies and activity of Vodafone Albania throughout Albania.
In her speech, the Director of Vodafone Albania, Katia Stathaki, emphasized: “Vodafone has contributed to the promotion of Albania for 21 years, through the Vodafone network, which connects people from Vermoshi to Konispol. Through this memorandum we take a step forward, making our channels available to promote the wonderful opportunities that Albania has to offer to tourists. But today we are also here for the environment. "Our newest project is recycling consumer batteries."
The Minister of Tourism and Environment, Mirela Kumbaro, said: “We use mobile telephony to talk to each other, but it is fantastic that we have here today, to make Vodafone a means of communication between countries. I found fantastic the idea of ??how we can cooperate, both in the environment sector and in the tourism sector, in the first place to promote tourist Albania. I am very positively impressed by the environmental dimension that you are trying to develop as Vodafone, thanking you for the support you have given to the national cleanup plan. "
The programs included in this cooperation agreement aim to contribute to the development and protection of a sustainable environment and planet, through the #switchtogreen campaign (some of the activities that will take place under this program are "Earth Day", the ban on plastic bags, development of Vodafone ECO-SIM cards with recyclable material); will promote, through the technology and services offered by Vodafone Albania, tourism in Albania and the identification of "hidden pearls" in our country, not only by foreigners but also by Albanian citizens (campaigns will be digital, but also by been present at key tourist spots, through the provision of Tourist Pack;
The digitalization of the tourism industry in Albania, in the framework of economic development and improving the quality of life, is the mission that Vodafone Albania and the Ministry of Tourism and Environment are doing together.
The Ministry of Tourism and Environment is committed to designing and implementing policies aimed at the sustainable development of tourism and promoting the country as an attractive tourist destination.
Vodafone Albania is committed to supporting the Sustainable Development Goals, presented by the United Nations, putting technology at the service of achieving the goals for a better future.