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Pope Francis to Albania: Full schedule (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.
Pope Francis trip will begin with a welcoming ceremony at...
Pope Francis will visit Tirana in 21 of September 2014 In 21 of September, Pope Francis is going to pay a visit in our country. He said “he feels happy to accept the invitation of bishops and Albanian authorities. By this occasion the “Mother Theresa“ square in Tirana will pass a renovation process. The visit of Pope Francis in Albania, is the second...
Responsible Tourism  
National Tourism Agency has united forces together with the Central Tax Directorate on creating a Task Force  proceeding for a correct and not abusive summer tourist season. Action initiated along the coast of Vlora on checking and controling  hotels and tourist resorts, watching closely the...
WTM London 2014 Private businesses who will take part in the International Fair WTM London 2014:
1.      Attractive Travel
2.      Happy Tours
3.      Fiori Travel & Tours
4.      Alba Travel and Tours
5.      Sondor Travel
6.      ATHS – DCM
7.      Key Tours
8.      Albania Explorer Travel
9.      Albtours d...
Statistics of tourism 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...
Sons of the eagle, a story published today in the Journal "Süddeutsche Zeitung" 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.
This story is about a 20-year-old shepherd, who spends the summer...
Tourism, taxes will certify prices in hotels and restaurants
The control has begun in tourist areas of the country, Hotels and Restaurants will have to publish their price list. This list will be certified by the General Directorate of Taxation and the Albanian National Tourism Agency.

The Tax Department has advised citizens to report any abusive case at...
Bicycle patrols in tourist areas The tourism high season is approaching and the influx of vacationers and traffic is growing, so Police have stepped up patrols in these areas; approximately 100 bicycle patrols.
The bikes have the inscription “State Police”, the phone number “129” and the logo of the police. The patrols do not...
A wonderful writing for Albanian tourism
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 "...
Motivating Potential of the Albania’s South Coast There are two things I am doing this for. One, it is in order to maintain the legacy of my childhood home. And two, I will benefit economically,” says Nikollori.

The small grants which helped Nikollori to transform his home is part of Albania’s Coastal Village Conservation and Development Program...

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