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History of tourism and today’s problems

Humans have traveled since the beginning of time. Initially, they traveled mostly for their basic needs and trade. Later on, following the evolution of technology, people started to travel for leisure and exploring. HOW DID TOURISM BEGIN? It is believed that the history of tourism began somewhere around the end of the 18th century. The […]

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Hiking & Guiding in the Outdoors Workshop at ETG

What is hiking? Why is it so popular? What makes it one of the biggest trends in tourism? Among different workshops held at ETG headquarters, one of them was the Hiking and Guiding in the Outdoors Workshop. Simon Reuter, the intern from Eberswalde University, created and delivered this presentation. Being a passionate hiker, rock climber, […]

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Social Media Workshop

Inside the Social Media Workshop at ETG

What is the big deal with social media? What is the right social media strategy? On the verge of improving communication and bonding our team at ETG, we decided to have workshops on different aspects of our job so that colleagues understand better what each department does. One of them was the Social Media Workshop. […]

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It takes a visionary spirit to move a country (Edelweiss Magazine)

English Planning a life in Albania usually means emigrating. There are barely any jobs, and the wages are low. Some deliberately stay home and work to improve their country’s future. BROWN BEARS AND BALKAN VIOLETS Fifty kilometers farther east, just off the Macedonian border, Elvis Kotherja is stomping down soggy meadows because the paths are […]

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Four Student Internships at Elite Travel Group

Three Germans, one Chilean, one travel company, four internships – as Pia would say 😉 During July and August 2019 we welcomed four student interns at our ETG headquarters in Elbasan, Albania. They all came from Eberswalde University in Berlin, which is entirely focused on sustainable tourism. Being part of the Sustainable Tourism Management master’s […]

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Travelife: A journey towards sustainability

“The blind pursuit of profit at all costs is untenable. It is essential that we make money the right way. After all, if communities suffer as a result of a company’s actions, those returns are not sustainable.” Indra K. Nooyi Sustainability integration in business is slowly starting to increase because companies are beginning to realize that they […]

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SpoonbillNest 2019 – 1st Albania Youth Conference for Future

Spoonbill Nest 2019, Albania’s first youth conference for the future, was held on December 8th and 9th in Elbasan. During these two days around 228 participants got to listen to inspiring speeches from international keynote speakers, as well as have panel discussions with local authorities. What was discussed during Spoonbill Nest? The main topics of the speakers […]

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Health and Safety

Elite Travel Group Rebranding Completed

After a long journey to get here, we are thrilled to announce the new and exciting brand that we have created. For months we have been dedicating our time to build a new image that would accurately represent who we are as a business and as a team. Our business is built on respect. Respect […]

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Tourist

History of tourism and today’s problems

Humans have traveled since the beginning of time. Initially, they traveled mostly for their basic needs and trade. Later on, following the evolution of technology, people started to travel for leisure and exploring. HOW DID TOURISM BEGIN? It is believed that the history of...