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Medical Tourists Arrivals in Albania Double in 2019
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Medical Tourists Arrivals in Albania Double in 2019

TIRANA, January 24 Medical tourist arrivals in Albania doubled during 2019. Even though the official figure confirmed by the Institute of Statistics, (INSTAT) is modest, the growth seems promising. The number of international citizens who came to Albania for medical treatments during January-December 2019 was 658 or 138 percent more compared to 2018. Private-run hospitals...

Guide to Thermal Baths in Albania
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Guide to Thermal Baths in Albania

TIRANA, January 22 Albania is home to therapeutic landscapes where thermal baths and hot springs, known as llixha, meet with nature, history, and architecture. The country is relatively rich with low up to the middle enthalpy, with waters coming out as natural springs and wells. There are 12 natural springs and ten wells. Thermal tourism...

Maritime Museum and Diving Parks to Protect Underwater Heritage
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Maritime Museum and Diving Parks to Protect Underwater Heritage

TIRANA, January 22 An initiative launched by the Durres Port Authority aims at creating a national maritime museum and two underwater marine parks for scuba diving enthusiasts. According to the Port Authority, 11 ships sunk in Durres maritime area during WWI and WWII and a total of 60 shipwrecks are located along the Albanian coastline....

Best Winter Activities in Dibra
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Best Winter Activities in Dibra

TIRANA, January 21 With incredible winter scenery, a winter holiday in the Dibra region is always a good idea. Korab-Koritnik Nature Park creates a gorgeous and pleasant atmosphere that makes for a memorable experience. Inspiring reasons to visit Dibra this winter Great hotel deals Korab-Koritnik Nature Park is absolutely breathtaking The glacial lakes in Lura...

Albanian Alps, Instagram vs Reality
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Albanian Alps, Instagram vs Reality

TIRANA, January 20 The Albanian Alps will soon become the main competitor to the Adriatic and Ionian beaches, as a visit to the north is considered the top thing to do in Albania. The Albania Alps are so naturally gorgeous in every season of the year, the view is stunning, and every place is just...

Explore Tirana Culture & Heritage Tourism
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Explore Tirana Culture & Heritage Tourism

TIRANA, January 13 Tirana’s cultural heritage is centuries old. Archeological findings in the Tirana area date back to prehistory, Pellumbas cave. Meanwhile, other mosaics and ancient walls provide important insights into the development of the area during the Roman era and the Middle Ages. Visitors in Tirana County can find 183 monuments of culture situated...

Lyhnidas Boat Tests new Ohrid Lake Tour Service
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Lyhnidas Boat Tests new Ohrid Lake Tour Service

TIRANA, January 9 Named after the ancient name of Ohrid Lake, Lyhnidas ferry that will serve Pogradec – Lin – Tushemisht – Ohrid Town- Struga was launched on Wednesday on the lake. The ferry has a capacity of 150 people and it’s the first one that will operate tour services from Pogradec to North Macedonia....

Where to Go in 2020? Financial Times Suggests Albania
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Where to Go in 2020? Financial Times Suggests Albania

TIRANA, January 6 A Financial Times panel brings an insider’s guide of where to go in 2020. Among several destinations, panel members picked Albania. Why? It seems that what the country offer puts it on the map of different types of travelers, young and old. Panel member and founder of Wild frontiers Jonny Bealby said...

Don’t Miss Korca This Christmas
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Don’t Miss Korca This Christmas

TIRANA, December 24 While every Albanian city is dressed with its finest decoration, none competes with Korca when it comes to getting into the Christmas spirit. The romantic south-eastern city guarantees snowy nights, happy thoughts and warm memories to replace bad ones from the recent events. Snow and Christmas decorations offer a special wintery atmosphere....

Center for Tourism Development in Valbona Completed
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Center for Tourism Development in Valbona Completed

TIRANA, December 17 The center for tourism development in Valbona is ready to welcome Albanian and international visitors. The Albanian Development Fund (ADF) confirms that the construction of the facility, which started in summer is now complete. Rural and mountain tourism are the backbone of the local economy in the Albanian Alps. Sustainable tourism in...