Minister Angelkova presented a prize to Albena AD for a socially responsible partner of the local authority

21 April 2016

Last summer resort complex Albena welcomed about 200 thousand tourists and income from overnights in the resort complex exceeded 64 million leva.  The company is the largest employer in the region and one of the symbols of Bulgarian tourism which has always been committed to social problems and projects.  This was announced by the minister of tourism Nikolina Angelkova, who presented today a prize for a socially responsible partner to the local authority to Albena AD, which prize is awarded by the Confederation of Employers and Industrialists in Bulgaria.

“I also congratulate Albena for the consistent efforts in extending the season with specialized services“, minister Angelkova said. In her words, more and more sports events, business and congress fora, discussion events, cultural and vacation festivals, balneological and spa procedures, trips to representative golf courses in this part of the country, etc.  are held here. “All these opportunities promote higher revenues in the industry combined with  more steady employment  in the region not only in the high summer season, thus encouraging them not to leave  the region and the country“, she added.

In her statement, minister Angelkova also focused on the good partnership between the Ministry of Tourism, CEIB, trade unions and the local authority for development of a sustainable and efficient tourism.

The Confederation of Employers and Industrialists in Bulgaria (CEIB), jointly with  the mayors of the municipalities of Dobrich,  General Toshevo,  Kavarna and Shabla  for the first time  presented officially the prize “Socially responsible partner company to a municipality for 2015.“  The prizes were determined by committees including mayors, who based on criteria set out by CEIB, designated the business companies with the highest social contribution to the development of municipalities in the region in 2015.

Official guests to the event were the regional governor of Dobrich Detelina Nikolova, the deputy president of CEIB Dimitar Dimitrov, representatives of the Bulgarian Investment Agency and the Executive Agency for Promotion of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, mayors of municipalities and chairpersons of municipal councils, heads of regional municipal structures, etc.


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