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Albania’s touristic potential presented at Euronews
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Albania’s touristic potential presented at Euronews

Promoting a country in the international market is very expensive and requires a lot of work, but smart promoting is the key. During the last years, Albania has increased its appearance in regional and international fairs and promoting events, in order to show to the world its touristic, yet undiscovered potential. Knowing the importance of...

Ministry of Economic Development will now be in charge of tourism sector
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Ministry of Economic Development will now be in charge of tourism sector

Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Entrepreneurship will now be in charge of tourism sector, as announced by Prime Ministry office. Tourism sector will be part of Ministry of Economic Development with a decision of Prime Minister Edi Rama, following the changes in the structure of Ministry of Urban development.  The decision approved on January...

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...

Minister of Tourism presents in France government’s iniatives in tourism
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Minister of Tourism presents in France government’s iniatives in tourism

Minister of Tourism Eglantina Gjermeni is having an official visit in France in the framework of enhancing cooperation between France and Albania in the tourism field. During her visit, Mrs. Gjermeni held a meeting with the president of Albania-France Friendship Group and president of National Assembly as well, Mrs. Viviane le Dissez. The Minister presented...

Minister of Tourism: Tourism sector performed positively during 2014
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Minister of Tourism: Tourism sector performed positively during 2014

Tourism sector during 2014 developed rapidly since the number of tourists coming to Albania for the first time, increased by 25%, compared to figures of 2013. The Minister of Tourism Eglantina Gjermeni declared these figures during her first interview for 2015. According to the Minister “the summer touristic season had a positive performance in the...

New law on priority touristic areas
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New law on priority touristic areas

The identification of priority touristic areas is a project which started as a draft in 1993 and until now it has not been carried through to the end, but the implementation of a new law is expected to chance the situation. Representatives of the Ministry of Tourism held a hearing session at the Commission for...

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...

Albania and Greece will soon sign a cooperation agreement in the tourism sector
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Albania and Greece will soon sign a cooperation agreement in the tourism sector

Albania and Greece will enhance their cooperation in the tourism field, since this is a strategic sector of both countries’ economies. The Albanian Minister of Tourism and Urban Development, Eglantina Gjermeni, held a meeting with her Greek counterpart, Olga Kefalojanis, aiming to increase collaboration between their respective countries. The Albanian Minister of Tourism invited Greek...