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About 800 thousand foreign tourists in April, Kumbaro: In the first four months of the year, 38% more visitors

About 800 thousand foreign tourists in April, Kumbaro: In the first four months

794 thousand foreign tourists visited Albania during the month of April 2024, bringing the total number of incoming tourist flows to more than 2.3 million in the first 4 months of the year in our country. Minister Mirela Kumbaro made the figures public today, adding that the Ministry of Tourism and Environment is in coordination with public institutions and the private sector to manage the high flows and the smooth running of the season.

"About 800,000 foreign tourists visited our country in April, bringing the figure of incoming tourist flows to 2.3 million during the first months of 2024 or +38% more than a year ago, while #MTM in cooperation with public institutions and the private sector are working intensively for a summer tourist season with priority; safety, cleanliness and the increase of standards in services under sustainable development", writes Minister Kumbaro on her official website.

A few days ago, Kumbaro also made public the figures of certified marine tour operators, which are over 110, and over 600 certified tour guides, as a must for safe tourism. At the Tourism Safety Conference held at the end of April, the priorities of this season were also listed, from cleanliness in tourist areas, controls of marine vehicles by the Border Police fleet, the opening of 34 summer health centers, food safety, etc. According to data from private tour operators, around 30% more foreign visitors are expected in 2024 than in 2023, which ended with 10.1 million foreign tourists.