Number of international tourist arrivals reached 4.64 mil in 2017 in Albania, according to Eurostat. This is 14.1 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Albania reached an all time high of 4.64 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.119 mil in 1997. When compared to Albania's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Greece amounted to 27.2 mil, 0.631 mil in Macedonia and 1.88 mil in Montenegro in 2017.
Albania has been ranked 58th within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 29 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The number of international tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remunerated from within the country visited.