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Tourist Numbers Up, but Albanian Tourism Sector Must Do More
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Tourist Numbers Up, but Albanian Tourism Sector Must Do More

TIRANA, November 15 The number of tourists that are going to visit Albania during the next season is expected to increase by 30percent. This was declared on Tuesday by the chair of the Albanian Travel Operators Union (UOTSH), Rahman Kasa. Tourism promotion and development and the necessary measures for the upcoming season were the focus...

Tourism, the Best Performing Sector for Q1
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Tourism, the Best Performing Sector for Q1

TIRANA, August 1 So far, the tourism sector is performing better in terms of incomes if compared to other markets. This was confirmed by the data issued by the Bank of Albania (BoA). Based on this information, tourist arrivals for the first quarter of 2016 provided a net positive income of Euro 67 million, which...

Tourism industry to contribute by ALL 17 billion in Albania’s GDP
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Tourism industry to contribute by ALL 17 billion in Albania’s GDP

Tirana, Albania 12 May 2016 The tourism industry will contribute to Albania’s GDP by ALL 17 billion in 2016, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. This was announced by the Albanian Minister of Economic Development and Tourism, Milva Ekonomi, according to which the country’s GDP for 2016 will reach ALL 323 billion. In...

Albania, a wonderful wish-list destination for tourists
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Albania, a wonderful wish-list destination for tourists

Tirana, Albania 9 May 2016 Idyllic beaches, warm weather, rich history, spectacular mountain scenery and bargain prices; it sounds like an impossible wish list for a European destination. Yet Albania fulfills all of these criteria and more besides. Over the past quarter of a century, this Balkan land has gradually emerged from its austere communist...

Albania, 1# country to travel in 2016
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Albania, 1# country to travel in 2016

Tirana, Albania 29 March, 2016 Albania has been ranked as the first country to visit during 2016 by the Gazette Review. According to the website, Albania should be the first stop for all the tourists who are seeking to enjoy the nature, the history or the food of unique tourism destinations for 2016. “You won’t find...

Albania, the Cinderella of European travel destinations
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Albania, the Cinderella of European travel destinations

Tirana, Albania 26 March, 2016 This is not an original article written by Invest in Albania. The article was written by Laura Secorun Paulet and published at Ozy.com It’s got beaches with clear blue waters that shimmer with the best of the Mediterranean; there are enough mountains and rivers for endless days of hiking and...

The beauty of the Albanian Alps: Hiking from Valbona to Thethi
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The beauty of the Albanian Alps: Hiking from Valbona to Thethi

This is not an original article of invest-in-albania.org. The original article was written by Davide Vadala and published for the first time at Nomad Travellers website. Mostly unheard to people outside of Albania, the hike from Valbona to Thethi is one of the most popular in the Accursed Mountains and a not to be missed...

Porto Albania, the first yacht harbor in the country
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Porto Albania, the first yacht harbor in the country

Tirane, Albania / March 1, 2016 Charterworld British company has announced it will invest in the construction of the first yacht harbor in Albania. The project named “Porto Albania” will be Albania’s first international yacht harbor with a large capacity that will accommodate about 720 yachts up to 75 meters in length. According to the company,...

The wonderful underwater caves of Viroi lake (Gjirokastra)
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The wonderful underwater caves of Viroi lake (Gjirokastra)

Tirane, Albania / February 29, 2016 Cave diving is not a popular sport in Albania, although there are several caves filled with water which divers can explore. Viroi, Skotin, and Petranik are three underwater caves located in Viroi lake which offer a breathtaking panorama and an unbelievable experience. Viroi lake is located in Gjirokastra city...

Tirana, a cheap and fascinating city for backpackers
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Tirana, a cheap and fascinating city for backpackers

The Best Travel Places blog has included Tirana city in the list of “5 unpopular, cheap and fascinating European cities for backpackers”   Photo: Arton Krasniqi Albania’s capital is notoriously overlooked by visitors. It’s understandable in a way, because Albanian nature is awe-inspiring and many prefer to explore the coast and mountains rather than cities. Nevertheless, Tirana’s...