Destination Management Organization, Korca, Albania
At the Tourist Info Center, the Destination Management Organization staff provide comprehensive and friendly information about traveling in and visiting the Korce region, including Pogradec and Lake Ohrid.
Their multilingual staff are able to provide tour and accommodation booking services and can also assist in arranging diverse trips and provide with visit suggestions.
They are very useful resource when visiting the churches in the area, because many are locked and only a local from the village has the key. Usually a representative from the DMO reach them via mobile.
Qendra e Informacionit Turistik
Strategic development planning
The importance of tourism as a major contributor to the economic and social health of nations and regions throughout the world has significantly increased.
Tourism is now commonly viewed not only as a major source of employment, but also as a catalyst for urban and rural regeneration.
In view of the importance attached to market research by the organization, Destination Management Organization has established a dedicated Destination Management Research Unit Team.
The Destination Management Organization Research Unit is responsible for the primary and secondary research which underpins all consultancy assignments undertaken by Destination Management Organization.
Rural and urban tourism
The development of rural tourism is becoming increasingly important in replacing lost employment in the agricultural industry.
National governments, regional governments’ county councils and local communities are taking advantage of the appeal of country environment as a location for visitor stays.
Feasibility studies and business plans
Destination Management Organization provides a comprehensive feasibility study and business planning service to a wide range of clients, including state agencies, local government, hoteliers, community groups, commercial organizations and individuals.
Most commonly, this service will entail market-testing an idea for a tourism product, to determine market reaction to the initial concept and to identify the strengths and weaknesses of likely competition.