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Tirana Internatonal Airport (TIA) announced that ArkeFly, the Dutch leisure airline of TUI Group, has introduced a new service to Albania, offering direct flights between Amsterdam and Tirana. The route is to be served throughout the summer, once a week, with a Boeing 737, and is expected to contribute to the increase in visitor numbers to the country from the Netherlands. "We are very happy…
Published in Transport
The Peaks of the Balkans Trail, a 192km long passage through Albania, Kosovo and Montenegro, has recently been awarded the winner for outstanding 'Destination Stewardship' at this year's World Travel and Tourism Council´s (WTTC) Tourism for Tomorrow Awards held last month in Abu Dhabi. The keynote speaker at the event, former US President Bill Clinton noted, in relation to the Balkans: "Peace works better than…
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In the course of his visit to southern Albania, Prime Minister, Republic of Albania, Sali Berisha has officially inaugurated the Ksamil waterworks, located in the Saranda resort, which are expected to contribute to attracting investors in Albania's tourism industry in the region. This €3.1 million investment is considered important not only for the non-stop water supply of the local community of about 50,000 inhabitants, but…
Published in Tourism Boards
Tirana International Airport's (TIA) website recorded approximately 90,000 visitors to its website in February 2013, reportedly the highest number of visitors registered throughout the last eight years. "We are very pleased that many passengers, both Albanians and foreigners, are visiting our website. Such a large number of visitors is mainly due to the real-time service we have offering since last year in order to meet…
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Friday, 22 March 2013 10:08

Albania reports success at ITB Berlin

Albanian National Tourism Agency (ANTA) has returned satisfied from the recently held ITB Berlin, where it promoted the country and its vast tourism potentials. The ANTA team reported to TTG Balkans that they had established plenty of contacts with PR companies, media representatives, other tourist fairs and others. Albania has been part of ITB since its communist times, and in that period it was present…
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