Travel and tourism is one of the most important sectors and with a major significance for the Albanian economy, both in monetary and employment aspects, but also for its positive forecasts of further growth.
The tourism sector in 2020 recorded a direct contribution of ALL 169.7 billion, with a total contribution of 10.6% of GDP, positioning this sector as one of the main contributors to economic development.
This mainly reflects the economic activity generated by industries such as: hotels and other accommodation facilities, travel agencies and tour operators, airlines and other modes of passenger transport.
In 2020, the tourism sector recorded a contribution of 17.5% to total employment in Albania, creating about 194,600 new jobs.
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