According to INSTAT data related to tourism within the country, respectively over the years 2014-2018, it results that the highest percentages of trips have been made for the purpose of “vacation and leisure”, where Vlora leads with 64% and the county with the least visitors for vacation and leisure turns out to be Tirana with 13%.
In the category “Visits to relatives and friends”, Durrës and Tirana lead with an equal percentage (59%), followed by Korça with 50% and Vlora ranking as the least preferred place for visits to relatives and friends by 25% of visitors.
For business purposes Tirana leads by 11% with a slight margin of 1% difference with the city of Vlora.
From data processing it turns out that a trip for business purposes within the country costs 2.5 times more than a trip for personal purposes.
A travel of the above categories lasts on average 3.6 nights, and it is worth noting that 59% of the cost of a trip goes for accommodation and food.