As part of the planned fair presentations in 2013, the Agency for Promotion and Support of Tourism promoted Macedonia at this year's BIT tourism fair, held on Feb. 14-17 in Milan, Italy.
Macedonia's tourism potentials were presented before tour operators and journalists from Italy as well as before potential tourists, featuring tasting of traditional Macedonian wine and food, the agency said on Tuesday.
The presentation was opened by Macedonia's consul general to Italy, Amon Bajramovski, who said in his speech that the countries' positive relations and excellent diplomatic, economic and political ties laid a foundation to expand the collaboration in the field of tourism.
Over 2,000 exhibitors from more than 120 countries promoted their tourism potentials at the four-day fair in Milan. Macedonia participated in the event for the first time.