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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...

Albanian Museums and Sites to Set New Attendance Record in 2018
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Albanian Museums and Sites to Set New Attendance Record in 2018

TIRANA, August 3 Official data from INSTAT confirm that the number of visitors in Albanian museums and castles increased by 73 percent during the second quarter of 2018 compared to the same period of the previous year. The monuments of culture and the archeological parks located in Vlora region, at the same time some of...

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...

Why is Albania the Last Undiscovered Pearl of the Mediterranean?
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Why is Albania the Last Undiscovered Pearl of the Mediterranean?

TIRANA, May 16 “When it comes to travel, one can argue that there are few stones that have been left unturned in Europe, but one of those is certainly Albania. In many ways Albania is the missing part of the Mediterranean tourism puzzle,” a report by Horwath HTL says. The report examines the tourism status...

Ecotourism in Albania, New Destination to Explore
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Ecotourism in Albania, New Destination to Explore

TIRANA, April 27 Ulza Eco Park is the newest destination for the fans of water sports and outdoor recreational activities. The park, a year-round destination is now part of the national tourism sites. Ulza is an area that combines natural beauty with the cultural and spiritual heritage. The park aims at promoting sustainable tourism as...