Category: Tourism

Former Miner Successfully Taps into Sustainable Tourism

Former Miner Successfully Taps into Sustainable Tourism

TIRANA, February 15 Recent tourism trends show that the modern tourist is taking a new different path from the traditional typical summer crowded destinations and major urban centers. They are looking for travel experiences that create an impact that enhances the life quality both for...

Berat Promoted as Must-Go Destination for Japanese Tourists

Berat Promoted as Must-Go Destination for Japanese Tourists

TIRANA, February 13 More tourists from Japan are expected to visit the city of Berat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site during 2019-2020. The city ranks among the favorite Albanian destinations for the Japanese tourists. Chikyu No Arukikata 2019-2020 (The Globe-Totter Travel Guide Book) or the...

Best Places to Explore Along Shkumbini River

Best Places to Explore Along Shkumbini River

TIRANA, February 12 Down by the River, from the source to the mouth, what nature and cultural sites can tourists explore along Shkumbini River? White water rafting fans can now plan trips in Shkumbin River, located in Elbasan Region. A team from Rafting Albania ran...

Al Jazeera’s  ‘The Traveler’ Show Explores Albania

Al Jazeera’s ‘The Traveler’ Show Explores Albania

TIRANA, January 25 Al Jazeera TV Storytelling Documentary series, The Traveler, explored Albania, or the least pearl of Europe. Mark Hofmeyr traveled across Albania and shared his experience in three episodes of a runtime of 26 minutes each, with most of the postproduction pipeline managed...

Rural Tourism and Sustainable Development in the Albanian Alps

Rural Tourism and Sustainable Development in the Albanian Alps

TIRANA, January 23 Hundreds of thousands of Albanian and international tourists visited the Albanian Alps during 2018. The Albanian Alps also knowns as the Accursed Mountains consist of Thethi, Valbona, Kelmend, Nikaj-Merturi, and Shkreli parks. The entire region offers a combination of unspoiled nature, with...

Albanian Rivera Among Top 10 Hottest Destinations in 2019

Albanian Rivera Among Top 10 Hottest Destinations in 2019

TIRANA, January 21 Albania was lonely for 50 years, now it’s on Lonely Planet’s Top Best Value Travel for 2019. This said the country is continuing to make the headlines in international media and major tourist markets. Recently, it was The Sun that listed the...

Take a Virtual 360 Degree Tour to Kruja

Take a Virtual 360 Degree Tour to Kruja

The historical city of Kruja is situated about 35 km away from Tirana capital. It is a center enters of cultural and historic heritage. Located at an altitude of 608 meters above the sea level, Kruja is also called the “white city” since from the...

Albania among Google’s Most-Searched Destination by Italians

Albania among Google’s Most-Searched Destination by Italians

TIRANA, January 15 With the new tourist season approaching, this is the time to find the best deals in Albania. Yet it seems that the Italian neighbors are ahead when it comes to vacation planning for 2019. Travelblog.it says that according to Google, Albania ranked...

Tourism in Albania, Essential Landmarks to See in Vlora

Tourism in Albania, Essential Landmarks to See in Vlora

TIRANA, January 9 Make your trip to the city of Vlora unforgettable by visiting the region’s top natural landmarks and cultural sites. The Regional Directorate for National Culture (DRKK) Vlora offers a detailed guide into the must-see attractions in the southern region. DRKK invites all...