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Religious tourism – Albania will be the newest destination for Catholic pilgrimages
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Religious tourism – Albania will be the newest destination for Catholic pilgrimages

The General Director of National Agency of Tourism, Julinda Dhame, had a two-day visit in Vatican, Italy and attended a meeting with vise Secretary for Relations to States in Vatican, Monsinjor Antoine Camilleri and Monsinjor Henryk Jagodzinski. The meeting was focused on an agreement for cultural cooperation, signed in 2011 between the Albanian government and...

Minister of Tourism, Gjermeni: The regional collaboration is crucial
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Minister of Tourism, Gjermeni: The regional collaboration is crucial

Minister of Tourism and Urban Development, Eglantina Gjermeni, attended the regional conference of Union of South East Europe Touristic Agencies, held for the second time in Tirana. The conference was focused on “the formation of South East Europe touristic product aiming for a joint participation in emitting markets”. The regional cooperation, according to the Minister,...

Albania promotes tourism in World Travel Market activity
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Albania promotes tourism in World Travel Market activity

The Albanian delegation of the Ministry of Tourism, headed by the Minister of Tourism Eglantina Gjermeni, attended the World Travel Market event on November 4-6, a leading international event for the tourism and travel fields. Albania presented its touristic potentials in a 80 square meters stall, maintained by the National Agency of Tourism. Minister of Tourism...

Number of foreigners visiting Albania increased by 29.4% in the first half of 2014
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Number of foreigners visiting Albania increased by 29.4% in the first half of 2014

Albanian Agency of Statistics (INSTAT) published a latest report on the number of foreigners that visited Albania during the half of 2014. The report shows the number of tourists increased by 29.4% more tourists compared to the same period a year earlier. About 230.000 foreigners visited the country over the period, compared to 184.500 foreigners...