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Northern Albania Hardest Hit by COVID-19’s Impact on Tourism
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Northern Albania Hardest Hit by COVID-19’s Impact on Tourism

TIRANA, November 19 As tour operators and accommodation facilities already counted their losses for 2020, the Institute of Statistics confirms their gloomy assessment for the third quarter (Q3). July-September coincides with the peak tourist season in Albania and also with the easing of lockdown measures. Despite that, and even though holders of Albanian passports couldn’t...

Mirdita, the Place of Amazing Natural and Cultural Attractions
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Mirdita, the Place of Amazing Natural and Cultural Attractions

TIRANA, May 24 Mirdita is a municipality in Lezhe county, northwestern Albania. It has an area of 869.7 km2 and in 2011 it had a population of 37.384. Its center is Rreshen. The district of Mirdita consists of these towns and villages: Fan Kacinar Kthelle Orosh Rreshen Rubik Selite There are different sources saying where...

Popular Tourist Attractions in the North Can’t Manage Tourist Rush
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Popular Tourist Attractions in the North Can’t Manage Tourist Rush

TIRANA, August 17 Albania gets a lot of attention by international and domestic tourists during the summer season. Besides the good review that they give on climate, beautiful landscapes, delicious food and cheap prices, visitors often raise concerns related to infrastructural issues. They also complain about local agencies and guides that sometimes lack linguistic skills...

Young Men Carry Generator for 3 Hours to Prove Hospitality
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Young Men Carry Generator for 3 Hours to Prove Hospitality

TIRANA, August 4 Nikaj-Mertur area in northern Albania is often lauded to the sky for its natural beauty, culture, costumes, traditions, and especially for its hospitality. The latter was proven on Wednesday when a group of 16 British tourists decided to explore the area. They stayed at the inns in Bris village, but the problem...