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75 Reasons to Travel to Albania ASAP
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75 Reasons to Travel to Albania ASAP

By Allison Green This is not an original article by Invest in Albania, the original can be found here. For too long, Albania has been ignored as a tourist destination. I get it. The country has had to bounce back from a lot. For years, Albania was under one of the most repressive communist totalitarian...

Medical and Religious Tourism on the Rise and Competition as Well
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Medical and Religious Tourism on the Rise and Competition as Well

TIRANA, October 21 The economic impact of medical and religious health tourism in Albania seems to increase as the country is turning into a highly sought-after destination by visitors that travel for these reasons. Given that Albania features a combination of different cultures such as, roman, byzantine, ottoman, the number of international tourists that have...

Some 350 German Tourists Pedal from Vlora to Apollonia
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Some 350 German Tourists Pedal from Vlora to Apollonia

TIRANA, October 11 Over 350 German cyclists and journalists from Bayerischer Rundfunk, a public-service radio and television broadcaster based in Munich joined a bike tour from the Port of Vlora to the ancient city of Apollonia in Fier on Tuesday. They preferred to reach by bike the site that is located about 50 km from...

New Parking Lots for Tourists in Berat
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New Parking Lots for Tourists in Berat

TIRANA, October 11, 2016 Berat is officially one of the most visited sites in the country both by Albanian and international tourists due to its historical and cultural values. Given that the number of visitors increased significantly during the recent years, the Municipality of Berat is taking into consideration a parking solution for the visitors...

Is Berat the Cutest City in the Balkans?
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Is Berat the Cutest City in the Balkans?

This is not an original article by Invest in Albania. The original can be found here. By Dan Flying Solo ‘Our guest house is in the Castle’ I slowly repeated to the police man. He wagged his finger at me, waved his hands around in the air like a snake and then grinned like a...

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30th Restoration Camp Kicks Off in Berat

TIRANA, September 19 Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania (CHwB) kicked off on Monday the 30th regional restoration camp in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Berat. Some 30 students and young professionals from the Balkans gathered in the city of a thousand windows where they are going to stay for two weeks. The theme of...

New Investment of $20 mln for Collection of Agricultural Products
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New Investment of $20 mln for Collection of Agricultural Products

TIRANA, August 24 A company will make an investment of 20 million dollars in the area of Berat, central-south Albania. Based on an agreement that the representatives of the company signed on Wednesday with Minister of Economic Development, Trade, Tourism, and Entrepreneurship Milva Ekonomi, the company will rent an area of 42,000 square meters for...

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Foreign Visitors Numbers Show Summer Increases

TIRANA, August 24 Over 1.6 million foreign visitors entered Albania from June 1 to August 15. The Ministry of Economic Development Tourism and Trade has been updating the data on the arrivals of Albanian and international visitors from abroad during the summer season. The same data confirm a significant increase in the number of visitors...

Berat Has Now Its Official Brand of Souvenirs
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Berat Has Now Its Official Brand of Souvenirs

TIRANA, August 3 New initiatives that aim at promoting tourism in the city of Berat, south-central Albania, were unveiled on Wednesday at an event organised in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Businesses that operate in the tourism sector in the city and in the surrounding area gathered for the promotion of the Interpretation Centre, the...