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.
“Identity” (Identitet), a song by Adrian Lulgjuraj and Bledar Seiko, just won the 51st Festival of Song ART. The famous Albanian performers have now won the right to represent Albania at the upcoming Eurovision 2013 song contest in Malmo, Sweden.
In news from Albania’s top air carrier BellAir, the company has announced special Summer direct flights from Tirana to Vienna and Prague beginning in June. Three flights will connect the these capitals, creating obvious opportunities for tourism and trade between the countries.