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2 Million Tourists Visited Albania Between January-June 2019
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2 Million Tourists Visited Albania Between January-June 2019

TIRANA, July 4 As a tourist destination, Albania is drawing more and more attention by visitors from all over the world, who book trips and vacations in different cities of the country, whether for coastal, mountain, lake, historical, or cultural tourism. According to the latest data from the Ministry of Defense, in the first 6 months...

Tourism Trends 2014-2018, Who Stayed and Spent More
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Tourism Trends 2014-2018, Who Stayed and Spent More

TIRANA, April 24 Tourism in Albania is a growing trend and power for the country in recent decades, especially since the 1990s, generating millions of Euros each year, and where thousands of people are employed. A recent report made public by the National Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) in collaboration with Bank of Albania (BOA) gives...

GREEN VLORA Helps Businesses to Tackle the Plastic Problem and Promote Sustainability
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GREEN VLORA Helps Businesses to Tackle the Plastic Problem and Promote Sustainability

TIRANA, February 21 The harbor city of Vlora looks gorgeous surrounded by the deep blue Ionian Sea, yet someone says that a touch of green would have a tremendous economic and environmental impact. Francine Talei Wong, a frequent visitor to Albania, recently founded GREEN VLORA project. This is an innovative anti-plastic initiative that is helping...

Washington Post writes about mountain tourism in Albania
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Washington Post writes about mountain tourism in Albania

TIRANA, August 17 On the highest peaks in southern Albania, on the winding streets where goats go more than cars, there is a group of villages, where seems that the time has stopped for decades “, this is how the prestigious Washington Post starts its writing for Albania. This writing has been devoted to Albania for...

Touristic Albania, young people passionate about history
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Touristic Albania, young people passionate about history

TIRANA, August 15 Young people who are passionate about history are among many foreign tourists who have chosen this year to visit Albania. The Castle of Shkodra was the starting point for traveling to the historic monuments of two Dutch youths, Marilyn and Dan. “We are mainly here to learn about Albania’s history. We both haven’t...

Karaburun, the most preferred destination for vacationers
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Karaburun, the most preferred destination for vacationers

TIRANA, August 14 Sazani and Karaburun are no longer a breakthrough for holiday makers and tourists. There are hundreds of the citizens who depart each day from the coast of Vlora to these destinations, to enjoy the beauties and witchcraft that nature has devoted to this area. In Karaburun you can go by land and sea...

Snow tourism continues in spring season
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Snow tourism continues in spring season

TIRANA, March 28 Tourism in the snow on the highest peaks of our mountains is not closed yet. The peaks around Valbona Valley National Park are still frequented by amateurs of winter sports every week, especially on weekends. Tourists are accompanied in their difficult mountain guides by specialists AdZM Kukes, where guides are specialized in mountain...

Albania as a hiding place for the world of tourism
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Albania as a hiding place for the world of tourism

TIRANA, March 27 Albania is a hidden place for the world of tourism, that’s what Lesley Bellew reports for “worldofcruising.co.uk”. Albania has been for around half a century isolated because of the dictator Enver Hoxha regime. In 1991 democracy came and even tourism started. Tourists account 6% of revenue in Albania, and the country welcomed 3.4...

Canyons of Osumi overcrowded in Novrus Day
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Canyons of Osumi overcrowded in Novrus Day

TIRANA, March 23 On the occasion of Sultan Novrus religious holiday, hundreds of believers from Skrapar, Berat and other Albanian cities, traveled to places of cult found in the Tomorri Mountain area. They climbed to Abas Ali route, sacred place in the edge of Osumi canyons, which is a Natural Monument. After performing a religious rite,...