Category: Tourism

How Much Did Tourists Spend in Albania in 2017?

How Much Did Tourists Spend in Albania in 2017?

TIRANA, October 8 Albania is a fast-growing tourist destination, but one of the most important questions is how much do international tourists spend and how does it compare to the other countries of the region? The map by howmuch.net provides more insights into one of...

Awesome Things to Do Out of Tirana this Weekend

Awesome Things to Do Out of Tirana this Weekend

TIRANA, September 21 If you haven’t already planned your weekend, this list of events out of the capital city can help you take a short trip to the other side of Dajti Mountain and observe the Tomato Festival in Shengjergji Village. You can take a...

Southern Albania Tourism Potential Not Yet Fully Exploited

Southern Albania Tourism Potential Not Yet Fully Exploited

TIRANA, September 14 The cities of Berat, Permet, Gjirokastra, and Saranda are among the top tourist destinations in Albania. Despite their attractions and eye-catching tourism offer, which is highly competitive compared to the international markets, the southern region has not exploited its tourism potential fully....

The Best Korca Bike Tours

The Best Korca Bike Tours

TIRANA, September 7 If you are a fan of cycling holidays and always looking for new trails to explore, Korca is one of the best options for you. Korca is an important urban center of education, art, and history that at the same time offers...

International Tourist Arrivals Increase by 26.8% in August

International Tourist Arrivals Increase by 26.8% in August

TIRANA, September 3 The number of international tourist arrivals in Albania grew by a remarkable 26.8 percent during Augusts compared to the same month in 2017. The positive trend in the tourism industry was also reflected in the increased revenue. The exact figures on inbound,...

Albanian Alps Tourist’s Center Opens in Valbona

Albanian Alps Tourist’s Center Opens in Valbona

TIRANA, August 16 All the visitors and tourists that will travel to the Albanian Alps and to Valbona Valley may find all the necessary information on the area, the activities and the most interesting sites to visit in the newly opened info center. The office...

Long-Distance High Scardus Hiking Trail Inaugurated

Long-Distance High Scardus Hiking Trail Inaugurated

TIRANA, August 13 From the mountain peaks of Shari to the Coast of Prespa Lake, avid hikers have now the chance to walk a new hiking route that spans for over 495 km. Adventure-seekers that want to explore the Balkans while walking long, long ways...

Impressive Works of Religious Art in Albania

Impressive Works of Religious Art in Albania

TIRANA, August 9 Well-preserved religious art seems to have an eternal power that uplifts the mind to the spiritual. While millions of tourists visit every year the Sistine Chapel in Italy, Albania on the other coast of the Adriatic Sea still preserves a rich heritage...

Traditional Crafts Important for Local Economic Development

Traditional Crafts Important for Local Economic Development

TIRANA, August 9 Traditional craftsmanship, food, and items offer wide opportunities for employment and economic empowerment in the tourism industry. The Artisans Fair, one of the local festivals held during the tourist season, was organized in Velipoja area, northwestern Albania. Handmade products, bio food, wine...