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“Albania from the air” by Alket Islami (Photos)
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“Albania from the air” by Alket Islami (Photos)

These photos are captured in the  Albanian Riviera by the photographer Alket Islami.  Islami is a well known Albanian photographer, whose work is focused on capturing stunning photos in different parts of Albania, mostly focused in nature panorama and the Albanian riviera. Islami is the founder of the Albanian Aeronautics association, established in 1994 with the...

New Albanian-Italian joint project for the touristic development of Skrapar city
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New Albanian-Italian joint project for the touristic development of Skrapar city

The Assembly Speaker, Ilir Meta attended the presentation ceremony of an Albanian-Italian joint project in the touristic development of Skrapar city. This project aims to promote the natural landscapes and touristic potentials of the area, as well as its bio products by improving the touristic infrastructure. The project is established by the Albania-Italian Development Program...

Albania and Greece will soon sign a cooperation agreement in the tourism sector
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Albania and Greece will soon sign a cooperation agreement in the tourism sector

Albania and Greece will enhance their cooperation in the tourism field, since this is a strategic sector of both countries’ economies. The Albanian Minister of Tourism and Urban Development, Eglantina Gjermeni, held a meeting with her Greek counterpart, Olga Kefalojanis, aiming to increase collaboration between their respective countries. The Albanian Minister of Tourism invited Greek...

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,...

Top Five Touristic Villages to Visit During Winter in Albania
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Top Five Touristic Villages to Visit During Winter in Albania

Valbona Valley Valbona Valley is a National Park situated in the northern city of Tropoja and has a surface of 8.000 hectares. The valley gets thousands of visitors during the year but there are some special elements that make this place unique to visit in winter. A crucial reason is that this touristic spot is...

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...

Agro tourism, a promising touristic and economic development alternative
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Agro tourism, a promising touristic and economic development alternative

Agro tourism in Albania has developed in last years with the continuous increase of foreign tourists in rural or remote village areas. Farmers have started cultivating various of crops and breed different species of animals in order to make their living areas more attractive to foreigners. This goes along with the completion of objectives for...