Category: Tourism

Albania and Kosovo Work on Cross-Border Tourism Hiking Project

Albania and Kosovo Work on Cross-Border Tourism Hiking Project

TIRANA, April 20 Albania and Kosovo started cooperation on the revival of mountain hiking trails and in the extension of Via Dinarica trail. The Albanian Development Fund and the Community Development Fund in Kosovo started the implementation of the project that is financed by IPA...

How to Become a Tour Guide in Albania? 2018 Application Is Open

How to Become a Tour Guide in Albania? 2018 Application Is Open

TIRANA, April 5 All the Albanian and foreign citizens interested to become tour guides during the upcoming tourist season can apply for a temporary certification. The Ministry of Tourism and Environment confirms that interested individual can submit the documents required for getting the temporary certificate...

Mediterranean Tourism Fair Tirana 2018 to Kick Off on Friday

Mediterranean Tourism Fair Tirana 2018 to Kick Off on Friday

TIRANA, April 4 Tour operators and agencies from the Mediterranean region and beyond will gather in the Albanian capital and attend Mediterranean Tourism Fair Tirana 2018. This is the second edition of the fair and it will take place on April 6-7 at the premises...

Albania, an Attractive Destination for Chinese Tourists

Albania, an Attractive Destination for Chinese Tourists

TIRANA, April 4 Albania expects an increased number of visitors during the new tourist season. This is the reason why Albania approved visa-free travel for citizens from nine countries from the eastern countries. The country waits for more visitors especially from China as they flock...

New Archaeological Research Projects to Start this Year

New Archaeological Research Projects to Start this Year

TIRANA, March 30 Several archeological research projects will start this year in important archeological sites throughout Albania. Archeological sites are objects of national importance in terms of cultural and historical heritage and they also attract numerous visitors from all over the world. The list of...

‘Local Festivals’, New Initiative to Support Rural Development

‘Local Festivals’, New Initiative to Support Rural Development

TIRANA, March 28 Local Festivals is the newest competition launched by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The initiative aims at promoting unique traditional values of different regions and to support economic development in rural areas through regional festivals focused on culinary, local products...

Cultural Sites Lead Albania Rise in Visitor Numbers

Cultural Sites Lead Albania Rise in Visitor Numbers

TIRANA, March 23 2018 seems to be a promising year for cultural and historic tourism in Albania. Some 14,154 tourists visited museums during the first two months of the year. According to the data published by the Ministry of Culture, the number of visitors in...

Shala River, One of the Best Destinations in Albania

Shala River, One of the Best Destinations in Albania

TIRANA, March 20 Koman Lake boat tour is among the top-three things to do in Albania. Numerous travelers rank it among the best boat rides in Europe, but there is something else even more impressing in Koman, Shala River. Photo Credit: Fation Plaku Shala originates in...