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Tourism World Organization: Albania received 3 million tourists in 2014
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Tourism World Organization: Albania received 3 million tourists in 2014

According to the Tourism World Organization report, Albania was visited by more than 3 million of foreign tourists only during the spring and summer season of 2014. Based on the published data, foreign tourists’ number increased by 20% in 2014, compared this to the number of tourists in 2013. Speaking about Albania, the General Secretary...

“Managing Seasonality in Tourism” international conference held in Tirana
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“Managing Seasonality in Tourism” international conference held in Tirana

“Managing Seasonality in Tourism” international conference took place in Tirana capital, organized under the auspices of Ministry of Tourism and the World Tourism Organization, on October 20th. Participants in the conference were the Albanian Minister of Tourism, Eglantina Gjermeni, the Secretary-General of the United Nation’s World Tourism Organization, Taleb Rifai, regional high officials in the...

Ohrid-Prespa certified by UNESCO as a Biosphere Inter-Border Reserve
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Ohrid-Prespa certified by UNESCO as a Biosphere Inter-Border Reserve

Ohrid-Prespa basin was certified by UNESCO as a Biosphere Inter-Border Reserve in a special ceremony, attended by the Albanian Minister of Environment and his Macedonian counterpart, the deputy PM Niko Peleshi, representatives of UNESCO and other local government officials. The Albanian Minister of Environment, Lefter Koka, received by UNESCO the certificate of this protected area...

Velipoja beach starts preparations for the next summer season
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Velipoja beach starts preparations for the next summer season

Velipoja beach is well known as one of the most important touristic spots in northern Albania, speaking for blue tourism. It is located in the region of Shkodra and each year hosts many tourists which spend their vacations in a clean beach as Velipoja. This summer season, it was noticed a considerable increase of tourists,...

“Tourism and entrepreneurship” on the focus of Yunus Social Business Albania
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“Tourism and entrepreneurship” on the focus of Yunus Social Business Albania

Taking in consideration the great opportunities and the promising perspective Albania offers in the tourism sector, the interest of being an entrepreneur in this field has increased significantly in recent years. Based on this, many business associations and training centers have highlighted the beneficiary connection between tourism and young entrepreneurs. One of the latest events...

Minister of Tourism attends the World Tourism Day celebrations in Mexico
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Minister of Tourism attends the World Tourism Day celebrations in Mexico

Minister of Tourism and Urban Development Eglantina Gjermeni, attented the celebrations for the World Tourism Day, held in Guadalajara (Mexico). Gjermeni stated that the moto of September 27 of every year is “Tourism and the development of the community”, a moto that makes people reflect in the importance of the communities for the development of...

Huffington Post: Saranda on top ten touristic destinations for autumn season
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Huffington Post: Saranda on top ten touristic destinations for autumn season

Huffington Post has ranked Saranda the second in the list of top ten touristic destinations to visit during autumn. Considered as the heart of the Albanian Riviera, Saranda offers various entertainment opportunities for tourism even after the end of the summer season. Saranda beach Photo credits: Wikimedia / ZNZ – myclctn The Huffington Post describes...