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The Most Scenic Drives in Albania
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The Most Scenic Drives in Albania

Who doesn’t love a good road or bike trip? Hitting the road in Albania is among the coolest things travelers can do. Albania has more than 20,000 km of roads that include motorways and dirt roads. Yet, for adventure seekers looking for nice sceneries, and the adrenaline factor, there are enough options worth the drive...

Tourism Contributed €1.8 billion in 2018
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Tourism Contributed €1.8 billion in 2018

TIRANA, March 29 The tourism sector contributed to the Albanian economy a gross total of Euro1.8 billion in 2018. Official data from the Bank of Albania (BoA) confirm that tourism was among the most dynamic sector of the economy and it’s growing at a steady pace. Moreover, the year-over-year comparison showed a growth of nine...

Recent Fires throughout Albania Were Intentionally Set
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Recent Fires throughout Albania Were Intentionally Set

TIRANA, March 25 Officials say that the recent bush fires in different regions throughout Albania were intentionally set. Chairman of the General Directorate of Civil Emergencies Haki Cako said that a total of 69 fires burned over 167 hectares of grazing land and forests in protected areas during the last 22 days. “Starting March 3rd...

World Happiness Day: Albanians are Not Happy
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World Happiness Day: Albanians are Not Happy

TIRANA, March 20 While March 20th is observed as the International Day of Happiness, it’s not all smiles for Albania. The World Happiness Index confirms that Albania ranks among the least happy countries in Europe. The report released by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network on Wednesday is a landmark survey of the state...

Why Albania Needs a Designated Dark Sky Park?
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Why Albania Needs a Designated Dark Sky Park?

TIRANA, February 8 Searching for nigh skies dark as coal? Albania is the right place. Even though there are no official Dark Sky Reserves and not much information available online, Albania is a perfect destination for the people looking for a milky filled sky, twinkling constellations, and shooting stars. Astro-tourism is a rising trend in...

Al Jazeera’s  ‘The Traveler’ Show Explores Albania
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Al Jazeera’s ‘The Traveler’ Show Explores Albania

TIRANA, January 25 Al Jazeera TV Storytelling Documentary series, The Traveler, explored Albania, or the least pearl of Europe. Mark Hofmeyr traveled across Albania and shared his experience in three episodes of a runtime of 26 minutes each, with most of the postproduction pipeline managed remotely. “Welcome to the last pearl discovered in Europe! Welcome...

Hyatt to Launch a Regency Hotel in Albania
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Hyatt to Launch a Regency Hotel in Albania

TIRANA, December 7 A Hyatt affiliate will represent the American multinational hospitality company in the Albanian market following a management agreement signed on Thursday in Tirana. The corporation announced that the Hyatt-branded hotel in Albania will mark continued growth for the brand in Southeast Europe. “Albania is one of the fastest growing economies in Europe...

Student Categories that Are Entitled to Free Education 
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Student Categories that Are Entitled to Free Education 

TIRANA, November 30 Undergraduate and graduate students that demonstrate excellent academic records or belong to a defined group of categories will be exempt from all the tuition fee in public universities. The Council of Ministers based on a proposal made by the Ministry of Education approved a verdict and according to it, the following categories...