Archive for the ‘Albania’ Category
By David Browne l eTN Europe George W. Bush was given a hero’s welcome in Albania this weekend. The former communist state in south-east Europe has opened its doors also to the world as an emerging tourist destination. eTurboNews Europe editor David Browne has been touring Albania and in the first of a series of [...]
By Scott Wayne l Special to eTN To accommodate growing demand for travel to Albania and aiming to receive up to one million passengers a year, the Tirana International Airport (TIA) company opened a new terminal today. According to Albania's Ministry of Tourism, The airport experienced a 15.5 percent increase in passengers in 2006. International [...]
By Nevila Popa, Raimonda Nelku, Elton Orozi and Scott Wayne This year, Albanian tourism is positioned to leap forward with increased industry and investor attention. One sign of this is growing demand for information about tourism development trends that the Albania Enterprise Development and Market Export Services project (EDEM) is receiving. EDEM is sponsored by [...]
The winners of the Second Edition of the Post Card Campaign вЂњGreetings from AlbaniaвЂќ were announced Tuesday in a ceremony held at the National Gallery of Arts.
Albania has received additional funds from the IMF and World Bank to support programs aimed at reducing poverty and developing the country’s infrastructure. On 23 January, the IMF announced that its board had approved disbursement of a $5.9m loan. That comes on top of $18m that the Fund has already granted towards the same project.