A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Albania’s capital of Tirana shortly before 4 a.m. this morning, killing at least six people.
Archeologists Report Huge Neolithic Find in Albania
Archaeologists in Korca in the southeast of Albania have unearthed one of the largest ancient cemeteries in Albania. In Turan, which sits in an agricultural valley surrounded by the Morava Mountains, excavations reveal 1,000 or more layered burials.
Air Albania to launch flights in September
Earlier this month, the Albanian Civil Aviation Authority announced that Air Albania, the national flag carrier airline of the country, will launch flights during the first week of September.
Save the Blue Heart of Europe in Albania
In the wilds of Albania, the Vjosa River flows from its origins at Mavrovouni mountain in Northern Pindos mountain chain in Greece, to wind down through the Balkan mountains to the beautiful the Adriatic Sea. We must “Save the Blue Heart of Europe.”
A Guide to the Most Interesting Art Galleries in Tirana
From the National Gallery of Arts to private artist’s workshops and studios, there are many art galleries in Tirana worthy of your attention. These are some of the best destinations to find original art that provokes and challenges dialogue.
Sheraton’s Tirana Pullout Another Nail in Albania Tourism Coffin
News of another nail in the coffin of Albania tourism tells of Marriott International, owner of the Sheraton hotel brand no longer managing the Sheraton Tirana property as of December 31, 2017. One of the countries Argophilia pointed to as having the most potential for tourism growth, continues to be bogged down in corruption and bad business.
Albania Renews Visa Free Travel Regime for Gulf States
In news from Tirana, Albania has renewed a visa-free travel regime for nationals of three Gulf countries in order to boost tourism.
Albanian Sazan Island Opens for Tourists This Summer
Sazan Island (Sazani) in Qendër Vlorë will open for tourists this summer, Albania’s Defense Minister Mimi Kodheli announced on April 5, 2017.
Mysterious Sazani Island Becomes Albanian Tourism Trap
Earlier this month, two Albanian ministries signed a cooperation deal to turn the southern Sazan Island into a tourist destination.
Real Underwater Albania Photo Expo Promotes Diving Tourism
A photo exhibition on Monday, Real Underwater Albania, organized by the Albanian National Coastal Agency, shows marine treasures of the Ionian Sea.
Valentine’s Day at Sheraton Tirana Hotel
For those who are in Albania this Valentine’s Day, the Sheraton Tirana Hotel offers a special package with luxury accommodation and other perks.
Christmas in Albania and Santa Claus
Santa Claus is Babagjyshi i Krishtlindjeve, Babagjyshi i Vitit të Ri, or Babadimri in Albanian, each name with its distinctive translation: Grandfather Christmas for the first, Grandfather New Year for the second, and Grandfather Winter for the last.