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“Week of Adventure in Balkans 2014” to take place for the first time in Albania
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“Week of Adventure in Balkans 2014” to take place for the first time in Albania

For the first time, Ministry of Urban Development and Tourism in collaboration with the National Agency of Tourims will organize the “Week of Adventure in Balkans 2014”. This event will host 15 foreign touristic agencies and international media from Sweden, United States of America and Canada. The representatives of the touristic agencies and international medias...

The number of touristic destinations increased during this summer
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The number of touristic destinations increased during this summer

The list of tourist destinations in the country is expanding every year, by increasing in this way the attendance of tourists not only in the coastal areas, but also in mountain spots. According to tour operators, in the recent years it is noticed a growth in the domestic market, although economy experts think the market...

5 reasons why should you visit Vlora
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5 reasons why should you visit Vlora

This article was inspired by 10 reasons why should you visit Vlora, originally published in Visit Vlora.  1. Sea, sun and a wonderful coastline The main reason why Vlora attracts tourists is the beauty of its beaches. You can enjoy the beach near urban areas, to see and hear the vitality of this city. You...

Valbona, the most visited touristic spot by Albanian and foreign tourists
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Valbona, the most visited touristic spot by Albanian and foreign tourists

The touristic spot of Valbona Valley has become one of the most attracting destinations in Albania, due to its breathtaking nature and the original and traditional lifestyle of local inhabitants of the area. Compared to a year before, the number of Albanian and foreign tourists has tripled, says the deputy Head of Margegaj commune, Ervis...

(The London Economic) – Rebranding Albania: Europe’s hot new destination?
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(The London Economic) – Rebranding Albania: Europe’s hot new destination?

This is not an orginal article of invest-in-albania.org. The  following article was first published by The London Economic. To read the original one, please click here.  By Steve Taggart For many decades, Albania was not considered a tourist destination. Although situated just 45 miles from the eternally-popular coast of Italy, this South-Eastern European country was considered a...

Tourists from Low Countries prefer Saranda as their summer destination
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Tourists from Low Countries prefer Saranda as their summer destination

Saranda, the southern coastal city of a developing contry as Albania, is rapidly becoming one of the most important touristic cities in Balkans. The improvement of infrastructure and public services in the city of Saranda has had a positive impact in attracting foreign tourists. During this summer, the number of tourists that have choosen Saranda’s...

Top ten touristic villages to be visited during 2014 in Albania
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Top ten touristic villages to be visited during 2014 in Albania

The National Agency of Tourism and “Campus Albania” have listed the top ten touristic villages to visit during 2014. The specific elements and criteria taken in consideration for the compilation of this list were: the nature, ecosystem, culinary and infrastructure. Thethi village took the first place,  the very well known National Park, situated in the...

Gjirokastra, the preferred destination for Polish tourists
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Gjirokastra, the preferred destination for Polish tourists

The stone city of Gjirokaster has welcomed more than 2400 Polish tourists only during July, according to the data published by Tourism Office of the Gjirokastra Municipality. Apparently, Polish people are very curious to know more about the ancient history of this city and to see from near the living traces of history and architecture....