Published on : Wednesday, November 22, 2017
The Bulgarian Ministry of Tourism and the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” are poised to sign a cooperation agreement in the field of tourism. This was announced at a working meeting between the Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova and the Rector of the University Prof. Atanas Gerdzhikov, who deliberated upon joint initiatives.
“We would be glad to encourage students with excellence in their training to participate in national and international tourism fairs. The Ministry of Tourism will be open to university volunteers for whom it would be useful to participate in organizing and conducting events by the institution, “Angelkova said.
The topic of the conversation was also the possible inclusion of students in the elaboration of economic justification for potential sites from the Map of investment projects in tourismin Bulgaria. The idea is to do this in cooperation with the municipalities and the Ministry of Tourism. “The relationship between business and higher education is extremely important,” Prof. Gerdjikov said.
Minister Angelkova also focused on the topic of digitization. As an example of such cooperation in the field, she pointed out the partnership of the Ministry with Angel Kanchev University of Russe.
“The result of such a successful partnership was also the participation of the students in the presentation of a digital corner, which was one of the attractions of the Bulgarian stand, the largest fair for professionals in the travel industry World Travel Market in London,” she said.