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Tourism Contributed €1.8 billion in 2018
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Tourism Contributed €1.8 billion in 2018

TIRANA, March 29 The tourism sector contributed to the Albanian economy a gross total of Euro1.8 billion in 2018. Official data from the Bank of Albania (BoA) confirm that tourism was among the most dynamic sector of the economy and it’s growing at a steady pace. Moreover, the year-over-year comparison showed a growth of nine...

Hiking Trails in Albania where to Escape the Crowds
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Hiking Trails in Albania where to Escape the Crowds

TIRANA, March 19 Active Traveler, a website that guides adventure seekers and outdoor enthusiasts to the next active vacations shares a story about hiking trips in Albania. The article Escape the crowds: Hiking in Albania suggests locations in the southern and northern parts of the country. Reading Suggestion: Hiking in Albania and Walking Holidays The...

First Hiking Trail Inaugurated in Mirdita Region
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First Hiking Trail Inaugurated in Mirdita Region

TIRANA, October 9 Mirdita region is switching from copper to tourism and not has its first marked hiking route. The seven km long trail was inaugurated on Tuesday in Rubiku area. This is a joint initiative of Mirdita Municipality and Albania – Austria Partnership Marianne Graf and it is part of the local strategy on...

Energy, Tourism, Agriculture & BPO Catch Foreign Investors
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Energy, Tourism, Agriculture & BPO Catch Foreign Investors

TIRANA, October 1 Potential foreign investors that require for information by the Albanian Investment Development Agency (AIDA), are interested in a wide range of sectors such as energy, tourism, manufacturing, agriculture, and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO). Representatives of the institution said for the Albanian Telegraphic Agency (ATA) that Albania is an attractive and growing market...

Alternatives for Sustainable Development of Berat and Permet Unveiled
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Alternatives for Sustainable Development of Berat and Permet Unveiled

TIRANA, September 6 What are the best growth alternatives with a direct impact on tourism development and cultural heritage preservation for Berat and Permet? The Albanian Development Fund (FSHZH) unveiled the results of a study conducted during the recent months in the frame of the project on Tourism and Urban Integrated Development funded by the...

Long-Distance High Scardus Hiking Trail Inaugurated
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Long-Distance High Scardus Hiking Trail Inaugurated

TIRANA, August 13 From the mountain peaks of Shari to the Coast of Prespa Lake, avid hikers have now the chance to walk a new hiking route that spans for over 495 km. Adventure-seekers that want to explore the Balkans while walking long, long ways can now hit the High Scardus Trail. This newly marked...

Agritourism and Resort-Oriented Tourism, Key Elements for the Future of the Sector
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Agritourism and Resort-Oriented Tourism, Key Elements for the Future of the Sector

TIRANA, June 5 Future plans for the development of tourism aim at attracting more tourists to Albania. Minister of Tourism and Environment Blendi Klosi said on Monday, that there are opportunities for the construction of new tourism resorts in different regions with tourism potential. According to him, the northern region offers ideal chances for the...

Youth to Promote Tourism through ‘Smile Albania’ Project
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Youth to Promote Tourism through ‘Smile Albania’ Project

TIRANA, May 22 Over 1,000 young people are committed to promoting Albania’s tourism potential through ‘Smile Albania’ project that will be implemented during the summer season in all cross-border points and tourist destinations. The initiative was unveiled on the International Day for Biological Diversity by Minister of Tourism and Environment Blendi Klosi. He called on...