For those who are in Albania this Valentine’s Day, the Sheraton Tirana Hotel offers a special package with luxury accommodation and other perks.
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.
The Bunk’Art Museum is one of those fascinating attractions that transform unlikely buildings into temples of culture, heritage, and art.
The Albanian government has launched a campaign to attract Russian tourists diverted by crises in Turkey and Greece. Holiday makers in Russia face tough decisions in choosing Summer vacation destinations owing to the refugee and political crises. With the touristic season approaching, can Albania resorts attract Russians via this new campaign? Here are some pluses and minuses facing Albania’s touristic businesses.
Berat, designed in 2008 a UNESCO World Heritage Site as a rare example of a well-preserved Ottoman town, has many interesting attractions.
For many travelers, Tirana may not be the first destination of choice, but the Albanian capital has a lot to offer, for a very small budget.
Luxury hotel chain Sofitel announced last week a management agreement for the new Sofitel Tirana Palace in Albania’s capital city. Located just a few kilometers from the city center in Tirana, the hotel is a mix of Greco-Roman architecture and Versailles-like splendor inside.
Albania tourism, so negatively impacted by infrastructure and other inhibiting factors, has just hired high powered PR backup. The country is embarking on its largest tourism campaign to date in naming creative agency StrawberryFrog in collaboration with APCO Worldwide, as their agency of record (AOR).
Saranda, Albania has officially kicked off this year’s tourist season. Saturday, the traditional feast of mussels singals another season of seaside festivals, sports, and sightseeing experiences.
The crisis in Ukraine now threatens western Balkans nations like Albania with further stalled economies and more. Even despite the recent announcement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Urban Development and Tourism of Albania to commit to working together to promote tourism in Albania, the gridlocked detentes in between the US, EU, Britain, and Russia over Ukraine may well spell disaster for all Balkan’s travel.
News from Balkans.com reflects on Albania’s efforts to take advantage of their magnificent Adriatic coastline, while maintaining the integrity of the natural setting. Prime Minister Edi Rama’s renaissance may not be here yet, but incrementally moving Albania government is. According to the news, Albania’s Council of Ministers have approved a Ministry of Urban Development and Tourism proposal to […]
Over the last few days two European carriers ceased their operations. First, the Albanian airline Belle Air changed its website into a single landing page with a simple message stating that they suspend their flights and suggesting that they will undergo a restructuring process aiming to get back in business with competitive ticket prices. The […]