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Five Weeks for Vjosa River Tourism Strategy
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Five Weeks for Vjosa River Tourism Strategy

TIRANA, June 29 Vjosa River is one of the water bodies that gained international attention during the recent years, due to its status as one of Europe’s last living wild rivers. Vjosa has not a special protection status and it was threatened by human impact through the construction of Hydro Power Plans. The stance of...

Five Underrated National Parks in Albania
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Five Underrated National Parks in Albania

TIRANA, February 24 While well-known spots like Valbona, Theth, Butrint or Llogara bring in hundreds of thousands of visitors every year, some lesser-known places don’t get enough visitors even though they have a lot to offer. There are 15 National Parks in Albania and even each of them is different, they are all equally beautiful....

Southern Municipalities to Get €63.8 mln for Tourism and Urban Development
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Southern Municipalities to Get €63.8 mln for Tourism and Urban Development

TIRANA, February 3 The Albanian parliament is expected to ratify the €63.8 million loan agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) regarding the project on urban and tourism development in southern Albania. This project consists of improving urban infrastructure and tourism assets as well as strengthening institutional capacities in order to support...

Benja’s Thermal Springs, a Magnificent Year-Round Destination
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Benja’s Thermal Springs, a Magnificent Year-Round Destination

TIRANA, February 1 There is one place in Albania where tourists can enjoy a relaxing dip no matter what the season is. Located 120 away from the Ionian coast and Saranda, swimming in the natural thermal springs of Benja in southeastern Albania, feels better during the cold months of the year. Benja’s thermal springs are...

The World Bank Allocates EUR 71 Mln for Tourism in Southern Albania
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The World Bank Allocates EUR 71 Mln for Tourism in Southern Albania

TIRANA, December 14 The World Bank will lend Euro 71 million to Albania for improving tourism infrastructure in Southern Albania, respectively in the municipalities of Berat, Saranda, Permet, and Gjirokastra. The project on integrated urban and tourism development was signed on Tuesday between the Albanian government and WB’s representatives. The WB’s Country Director Ellen Goldstein...

The WB Gives Albania $ 71mln for Urban and Tourism Development
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The WB Gives Albania $ 71mln for Urban and Tourism Development

TIRANA, November 16 The World Bank (WB) office in Albania confirmed on Wednesday that the board of the bank approved a financing of 71 million dollars on an integrated urban and tourism development project in the country. According to the press release, the project will help create jobs, increase incomes, and support local economic development...

Benja’s Historic Center Declared Protected Area
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Benja’s Historic Center Declared Protected Area

TIRANA, November 4  A new site was added to the list of protected areas in Albania as the center of Benja Village in Permet region was declared a protected historic area by the Council of Ministers. Therefore, preservation will be a main priority for the village as the new status defines the regulations and measures...