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The WB to Lend EUR 63.8 mln for Tourism in Southern Albania
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The WB to Lend EUR 63.8 mln for Tourism in Southern Albania

TIRANA, October 31 Albania will improve urban infrastructure in the southern cities of Gjirokastra, Berat, and Permet with Euro 63.8 million in financing by the World Bank (WB). The purpose of this project is to reduce poverty and increase welfare and further develop tourism. “The project will focus on the improvement of urban infrastructure in...

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...

New Projects that will Revitalize Gjirokastra
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New Projects that will Revitalize Gjirokastra

TIRANA, October 25 The stone city of Gjirokastra, which is under UNESCO protection, is one of the main visited sites in the country both by Albanian and international tourists. Yet it needs several interventions that will help to highlight its most important and precious values. In order to achieve it, some projects are underway. One...

Gjirokastra Castle to Become more Attractive
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Gjirokastra Castle to Become more Attractive

TIRANA, October 14 The premises of Gjirokastra Castle will change thanks to cooperation between the Regional Culture Directorate (DRKK) and the American Peace Corps. The latter approved an application submitted to the Small Projects Assistance Grant. The purpose of this grant is to facilitate the development and implementation of the stable basis of grants 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...