Submitted by edisabecolli on Mon, 09/08/2014 - 15:36
In recent months, Albania has been in the international media attention as a new and to-be-discovered tourist destination, offering not only sand and sea but also the new trends of the tourism industry, such as adventure tourism. These developments have found space in numerous articles from news agencies, specialized blogs on tourism and to the recent visit of National Geographic, Lonely Planet, The Wall Street Journal etc, making even the prestigious Yahoo Travel to ask its followers: is Albania, the new Croatia???
Submitted by edisabecolli on Tue, 09/02/2014 - 14:14
Travel agencies and prestigious media of the tourism sector visited for the first time our country, among them National Geographic, Yahoo Travel and many others.
In the context of promoting adventure tourism in Albania, the National Tourism Agency (NTA), organized the arrival of a group of 30 foreign tourist agencies and international media representatives, organized by the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) as part of a tour in Kosovo, Albania and Macedonia from August 28-August 31.
Submitted by edisabecolli on Mon, 08/25/2014 - 13:22
(Vatican Radio) The Holy See has announced the schedule for Pope Francis’ Apostolic Voyage to Albania, set for 21 September 2014. It will be the second visit of a Pope to Albania, after Pope St John Paul II’s visit to the country in 1993.
Submitted by edisabecolli on Fri, 07/11/2014 - 22:58
The arrivals of foreign citizens in Albania, in the first quarter 2014, increased by 26.6 % compared with the same period of the previous year, while the departures of Albanian citizens increased by 11.2 % for the same period. The number of foreign visitors entered for holiday and daily visits during the first quarter 2014 was 54,329 while in the same quarter of the previous year, this indicator was 31,020. In the first quarter 2014, the arrivals of foreign visitors by land comprised 84.7 % while arrivals by air and sea comprised respectively 12.1 and 3.2 % of total number of arrivals.
Submitted by edisabecolli on Fri, 07/11/2014 - 13:45
Sons of the eagle, a story published today in the Journal "Süddeutsche Zeitung" from the journalist Jochen Temsch about "Peaks of the Balkans": a new path through the mountains with wild beauty of Kosovo, Montenegro and Albania.
Submitted by edisabecolli on Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:39
The first were the Swiss. They started to go on holiday in Albania since 2005. Then, were six thousand. In 2013, 40 thousand. Not a few. But the record come form the Italians. For different summers they chose the Albanian coast - and cities - to spend the summer holidays. Reaching the amount of "more than 90 thousand people." With a 2014 which promises to be even better. "We expect an increase of ten per cent," gloats Benko Gjata, Associazione Culturale Italo-Albanian "Vatra".