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Spain's Melia Group starts construction of 90 mln euro tourist complex on Albanian coast - PM

Spain's Melia Group starts construction of 90 mln euro tourist complex on Albanian coast - PM Albania's prime minister office/All rights reserved.

TIRANA (Albania), April 25 (SeeNews) - Spanish hotel operator Melia Group broke ground on Tuesday for a 90 million euro ($98 million) tourist complex near Albania's Adriatic port of Durres, a video posted on the Facebook profile of the country's prime minister Edi Rama showed.

The five-star complex will offer tourists all-inclusive services and is the first of this kind in Albania, the prime minister said. 

The construction of the new complex will open 600 jobs. Upon its launch, 1,500 will be employed in it. 

In 2016, Albania's tourism generated 1.5 billion euro, 200 million euro more than in 2015, Rama said, stressing the potential of the sector.

($ = 0.9182 euro)

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