The study visit was organized within the framework of IPA 2015 Multi-Beneficiary Statistical Co-operation Programme of the European commission, with the beneficiary countries from Western Balkans and Turkey.
The main topics, discussed during the study visit were the following:
• Planning of statistical surveys in the field of tourism in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - methodology and tools, methods for data collection, sampling design, publication of data from statistical surveys, data submission to Eurostat;
• Quality reports of statistical data in the field of tourism;
• Presentation of Information System ‘Tourism’ - objectives, structure, data processing.
The visit contributed to strengthen the good relations between both Statistical offices and is a prerequisite for further development of cooperation between them.