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#EnjoyNatureAlbania: The Canyon of “Gryka e Shejes”
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#EnjoyNatureAlbania: The Canyon of “Gryka e Shejes”

If you are thinking to visit a place where your friends have not been yet, we have an alternative for you. It is the Canyon of “Gryka e Shejes” in Bicaj village, a new destination for your weekend holidays in northeast of Albania. The canyon is situated in the heart of Gjalica Mountain and is...

Tourism incomes increased by 13% during the first quarter of 2015
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Tourism incomes increased by 13% during the first quarter of 2015

Bank of Albania issued a report on the performance of the tourism sector during the first quarter of this year, according to which incomes from this sector increased by 13%, compared to incomes allocated in the first quarter of 2014. In the meantime, the export of tourism services brought about EUR 262 ml to the...

Minister of Economy presents new draft law for tourism
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Minister of Economy presents new draft law for tourism

On May 6th, the Minister of Economic Development, Trade, Entrepreneurship and Tourism, Arben Ahmetaj presented a new draft law on tourism, which aims to increase the number of tourists and investments in this sector. The law aims to standardize, rate and classify the accommodating hotels and travel agencies with the assistance of a foreign company....

Visit the attractive remote village of Upper Curraj
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Visit the attractive remote village of Upper Curraj

As the country is preparing for the official opening of the tourism summer season in coastal cities, the opportunities for tourism in Albania are endless. Apart from enjoying the beauty of the Albanian Riviera, tourists of the past years have been amazed by the cultural tourism that they have found in the country. But, this is...

It’s time to think about the out-of-the-way highland tourism
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It’s time to think about the out-of-the-way highland tourism

As Albania is being presented in the tourism field as “The last undiscovered stone of Europe” with its unique nature, history and cultural heritage, the unspoiled coastline from the industrial pollution, there is still to be discovered in this small country. We are talking about the northeastern part of the country. That part where the...

Theth National Park and the phenomenon of “kulla”
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Theth National Park and the phenomenon of “kulla”

Theth National Park is one of the most visited touristic spots in Albania. With a very old tradition, Theth village has a lot to offer to foreign tourists that are curious about lifestyle and old traditions which still get practiced by locals. Despite natural beauties, a very interesting element of Theth village is Kulla, a...

Minister of Tourism speaks at “Reputation War” international conference
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Minister of Tourism speaks at “Reputation War” international conference

Minister of Tourism and Urban Development, Elgantina Gjermeni held a speech at “Reputation War”, the third international conference, which took place in Paris, France during her four-day official visit. Gjermeni’s speech entitled “How to change the image of a place which has had a bad reputation for many decades?”, highlighted several positive events which occurred...

Skylife Turkish magazine: “The Beauty of Balkan? Albania”
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Skylife Turkish magazine: “The Beauty of Balkan? Albania”

Skylife Turkish magazine has published an article for Albania, entitled “The Beauty of Balkan: Albania”, by the journalist Melek Cevahiroğlu Ömür. “With its innumerable shades of green nature, the wonderful seashore, cultural heritage and the delicious cuisine, not to mention its economic potentials, Albania is a small place with a history that has to be...

New Albanian-Italian joint project for the touristic development of Skrapar city
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New Albanian-Italian joint project for the touristic development of Skrapar city

The Assembly Speaker, Ilir Meta attended the presentation ceremony of an Albanian-Italian joint project in the touristic development of Skrapar city. This project aims to promote the natural landscapes and touristic potentials of the area, as well as its bio products by improving the touristic infrastructure. The project is established by the Albania-Italian Development Program...