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Tourism Revenue Hit Record-High in Q3
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Tourism Revenue Hit Record-High in Q3

TIRANA, December 13 Albania’s tourism industry surged to Euro 782 million in the third quarter (Q3) of 2019, the Bank of Albania (BoA) confirmed on its balance of payments report. Further on, the statistics confirm a record-high in revenues for the January-September period at Euro 1.64 billion. The number of tourists visiting Albania increased significantly...

EBRD Mulls €60mln Loan on Albania Tourism-Enabling Infrastructure
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EBRD Mulls €60mln Loan on Albania Tourism-Enabling Infrastructure

TIRANA, December 11 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering providing a loan facility consisting of a sovereign loan of up to EUR 60 million to the government of Albania. The loan would finance tourism-enabling infrastructure sub-projects in Berat, Korca, Fier, and Shkodra and general municipal and transport infrastructure sub-projects across Albania....

Klos Town to Benefit from Albania-North Macedonia Tourism Project
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Klos Town to Benefit from Albania-North Macedonia Tourism Project

TIRANA, December 10 The Municipality of Klos, northern-central Albania, is one of the beneficiaries of an EU funded transboundary project between Albania and North Macedonia on discovering new tourist attractions. A cooperation agreement was signed between the municipalities of Klos and Demir Hisar. The projects aim at identifying new tourist attractions in both countries and...

Ferry Boat to Start Tour Service in Ohrid Lake
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Ferry Boat to Start Tour Service in Ohrid Lake

TIRANA, November 15 A ferry line is expected to operate guided tours in Ohrid Lake from Pogradec to Lin, Tushemisht, Struga, and Ohrid Old Town. The new cruise line that will sail along the coast of the lake is going to give a boost to cross-border tourism in Ohrid Lake Region. It will further increase...

Honey Bee Tourism in Albania, Walk the Sweet Routes
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Honey Bee Tourism in Albania, Walk the Sweet Routes

TIRANA, November 8 When one wants to be creative in the tourism industry, one launches a honey bee holiday project. Apitourism is one of those trends that the responsible travel sector strives for. This really sweet approach to sustainability offers a new aspect to responsible travel while raising awareness on the importance of bees for...

Albania, Invest in Travel and Tourism
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Albania, Invest in Travel and Tourism

TIRANA, November 8 Whether traveling for leisure or business purposes, people always rely on a wide array of infrastructures such as transport means, communication, accommodation, entertainment services and much more. The infrastructure quality and capacity are key to the development of a successful tourism and travel sector. The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) 2019...

Gjergj Kastrioti Skenderbeu National Museum Celebrates 37 Years
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Gjergj Kastrioti Skenderbeu National Museum Celebrates 37 Years

TIRANA, November 1 Gjergj Kastrioti Skenderbeu National Museum celebrates the 37th anniversary of its inauguration today. Considered as one of the most visited attractions in Albania, the museum was constructed as a venue and memorial for the most important and popular figure in Albanian history. Today, along with the Ethnographic Museum of Kruja, it is...

Peja Pass Lake in Theth
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Peja Pass Lake in Theth

TIRANA, October 31 Peja Pass Lake (Liqeni i Qafes se Pejes) is located in the upper part of ShalaValley on Thethi – Guci itinerary. An alternative name of the lake is Peshkeqe. Peja Pass is over 1,715 meters above the sea level, while the lake is situated at 1,619 meters above the sea level. The...

Best Autumn Road – Trips in Albania
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Best Autumn Road – Trips in Albania

TIRANA, October 30 Fall foliage is the best show of the season and you can take a trip to witness one of the most beautiful natural phenomena. Leaf-peeping as known in the United States is an activity in which people hit the road and travel to places where they can enjoy or photograph the fascinating...

Discover Hinka Waterfall and Peshtani Hills in Fier
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Discover Hinka Waterfall and Peshtani Hills in Fier

TIRANA, October 29 Hinka waterfall, a long-forgotten attraction in Fieri area, is gaining attention among the local residents and beyond. The waterfall located in Peshtani hills is a 16 minutes’ drive away from Fier. During the last decades, the waterfall was known among the people of Fier and Levan of the area as a destination...