Smart road infrastructure ALBINA TOLLICA
Author: Albina Tocilla
Affiliation: POLIS University
Albania is a strategic area in terms of tourism, because of its unspoiled beaches, cultural heritage, mountainous landscapes, connection with other countries, etc. Tourists suffer from the lack of smart infrastructure in Albania, which makes them face with traffic congestion during summer, in road segments towards beach areas. Lezha region is one of these Albanian attractions, among others, famous for the Shengjinbeach. Visiting it in summer is a real challenge, because of traffic congestion caused by insufficient road infrastructure, influx of visitors, lack of signaling, etc(Ora News, 2022). As long as, this concentration of tourism during the summer is associated with many natural, economic and social consequences, the issue of infrastructure should be addressed and improved. The improvement of physical infrastructure is an important and valuable tool related to the development of tourism(Lee et al, 2020).
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