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Why Albania Needs a Designated Dark Sky Park?

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...

Al Jazeera’s  ‘The Traveler’ Show Explores Albania

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...

Hyatt to Launch a Regency Hotel in Albania

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....

Student Categories that Are Entitled to Free Education 

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...

Albania Should Pursue Reforms in Key Sectors, EBRD Says

Albania Should Pursue Reforms in Key Sectors, EBRD Says

TIRANA, November 14 Albania should pursue reforms in key sectors, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said on its Transition Report 2018-2019. According to the Bank, short-term the priorities are to further liberalize the market, enforce payment discipline in state-owned companies, and improve...

Albania and Kosovo to Scrap Roaming Charges

Albania and Kosovo to Scrap Roaming Charges

TIRANA, November 9 Starting next summer, Albanians and Kosovans will enjoy free roaming when traveling between the two countries, if the two governments okay an agreement during Peja’s joint meeting set to take place on 28 November. Chairman of the steering board of the Albanian...

Plan for Shkodra-Montenegro Maritime Transport Underway

Plan for Shkodra-Montenegro Maritime Transport Underway

TIRANA, November 1 Albania and Montenegro will have another connecting link between them through Shkodra Lake. Both countries will connect via the new Zogaj – Viropazar route. This was confirmed by Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati while delivering a speech during Thursday’s Parliamentary session. He also...

Japan Companies Interested in Investing in Albania

Japan Companies Interested in Investing in Albania

TIRANA, November 1 Japanese Ambassador to Albania Makoto Ito stated during a visit to Kamza Municipality that some Japanese companies have shown interest in investing in Albania, and especially in Kamza. Ambassador Ito received a city council recognition certificate and added that next year he will...