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Traditional Crafts Important for Local Economic Development
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Traditional Crafts Important for Local Economic Development

TIRANA, August 9 Traditional craftsmanship, food, and items offer wide opportunities for employment and economic empowerment in the tourism industry. The Artisans Fair, one of the local festivals held during the tourist season, was organized in Velipoja area, northwestern Albania. Handmade products, bio food, wine from local vineyards were displayed at the new promenade of...

Air and Marine Connectivity for Saranda in the Future
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Air and Marine Connectivity for Saranda in the Future

TIRANA, August 1 Improved connectivity and air connectivity are the plans for the future of the tourism sector in the southern city of Saranda, one of the top destinations in Albania. Minister of Infrastructure and Energy Damian Gjiknuri said during a visit to newly opened local businesses in Saranda and Ksamili village. Gjiknuri said that...

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...

Tourism Plans: Coastal Roads and Ten-Year Tax Exemption for 5-star Hotels
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Tourism Plans: Coastal Roads and Ten-Year Tax Exemption for 5-star Hotels

TIRANA, August 29 It appears that the new government will focus on improving the service quality in the tourism sector. This was highlighted by Prime Minister Edi Rama during a meeting he held with three journalists on Tuesday in Llogara area, southern Albania. Rama unveiled some of the initiatives that will be taken in order...

 Task Force on Coastal Area Monitoring Created
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 Task Force on Coastal Area Monitoring Created

TIRANA, July 3 The National Tourism Agency and the National Coastal Agency have created a beach monitoring task force from Velipoja to Ksamil. Based on the experience over the past year, the task force drafted a list of requirements that tourist subjects didn’t meet. Moreover, it will make sure that all these requirements will be...

Annual Survey Shows Improvement of Bathing Water Quality in 99 Sites
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Annual Survey Shows Improvement of Bathing Water Quality in 99 Sites

TIRANA, June 7 Following the report issued by the European Environment Agency on the conditions of bathing sites in EU countries, Switzerland, and Albania, the National Environment Agency presented the data from the latest survey on water quality in the coastline for 2017. According to the findings of the survey, the quality of water in...

34 Albanian Beaches Meet Excellent Bathing Water Quality Standard
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34 Albanian Beaches Meet Excellent Bathing Water Quality Standard

TIRANA, May 23 Some 34 out of 92 water bathing sites in Albania were considered to have an excellent quality. This was confirmed by the report issued by the European Bathing Agency on Tuesday regarding the European bathing water quality during 2016. The report provides detailed information on the quality of bathing water in 28...