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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,...

20 abandoned European beaches that must visit in May, including Ksamili
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20 abandoned European beaches that must visit in May, including Ksamili

TIRANA, March 20 “The Telegaph” has dedicated again an interesting article tourism, including Albania as well. This time, it has listed 20 most beautiful deserted beaches in Europe, that are worth visiting at least once in your life. “Despite good food and culture to see in the museum, one of the most beautiful experiences of travel...

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Foreign Visitors Numbers Show Summer Increases

TIRANA, August 24 Over 1.6 million foreign visitors entered Albania from June 1 to August 15. The Ministry of Economic Development Tourism and Trade has been updating the data on the arrivals of Albanian and international visitors from abroad during the summer season. The same data confirm a significant increase in the number of visitors...

“Albania, a rising star in the tourism field
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“Albania, a rising star in the tourism field

Tirana, Albania 26 May 2016 The General Secretary of the World Tourism Organization, Tabel Rifai, has considered Albania as a rising star in the international tourism field during the meeting of the Albanian vice Minister of Economic Development and Tourism with the Lithuanian Minister of Economy. The two officials signed a joint agreement for enhancing...

The government to give beach lands for rent
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The government to give beach lands for rent

Tirana, Albania 24 May 2016 Local authorities in coast areas will give beach lands for rent to private businesses or individuals for temporary use, during the summer season. This was announced by the head of the National Tourism Agency, Ardit Collaku, who said the government has approved a decision for this. According to Collaku, the...

Birdwatching, a new type of tourism in Albania
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Birdwatching, a new type of tourism in Albania

This is an article written by Brana Vladisaljevic and published at Lonely Planet. Birdwatching tours in the wetland areas of Albania’s Adriatic coast are becoming this country’s new tourist attraction. Over the last couple of years, since the government’s ban on hunting was introduced in 2014, wildlife numbers have improved and tour operators have started...

Albania, a visa-free country for tourists from 6 countries
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Albania, a visa-free country for tourists from 6 countries

Tirana, Albania 12 May 2016 With the aim to attract more tourists in Albania this summer season, the Albanian government will provide visa-free entrance in the territory of Albania for citizens from 6 countries. Visas will not be required for citizens from the Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Russia, Georgia and Belarus during the period of...

Tourism industry to contribute by ALL 17 billion in Albania’s GDP
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Tourism industry to contribute by ALL 17 billion in Albania’s GDP

Tirana, Albania 12 May 2016 The tourism industry will contribute to Albania’s GDP by ALL 17 billion in 2016, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. This was announced by the Albanian Minister of Economic Development and Tourism, Milva Ekonomi, according to which the country’s GDP for 2016 will reach ALL 323 billion. In...