Macedonia’s Prime Minister Sets Cornerstone for Hilton Skopje

Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski

The world’s best known hotel chain, Hilton just signed a franchise agreement with Stone Bridge Hotel to begin construction of Double Tree by Hilton Skopje. The new hotel to be situated along the river Vardar, will feature 170 rooms and cost in the neighborhood of €30 million euro, according to the news from Macedonia.

Wizz Air to Launch Stockholm – Skopje Flights in May

wizz-air

The low-cost, low-fare airline Wizz Air announced that starting May 3rd will offer weekly Skopje-Stockholm flights. Tickets are already on sale; the lowest price is EUR 26. The flights will be on Mondays and Fridays connecting Stockholm’s Skavsta Airport and Skopje. “Our new destination to Stockholm is a the second route from Skopje to Scandinavian […]

SpiceRoads Cycle Tours Launches “Bike the Balkans”

The old fortress of Kotor

Starting today SpiceRoads Cycle Tours adds incentive for those who would love to Bike the Balkans. Their continuing program to promote touristic destinations in emerging countries reveals Albania, Macedonia and Montenegro with $150 savings on first time departures there via the tours.

Remembering Macedonia’s National Liberation Struggle

Macedonian partisan battalion "Mirce Acev."

Tuesday marked the 71st Anniversary of Macedonia’s National Liberation Struggle. In celebration an awards ceremony was held to recognize Macedonians in the fields of science, art, economics, and other key areas of public interest.

Skopje 2014 Heroes & Independence Day

Macedonian project courtesy Build.mk

For visitors headed to Macedonia a new government sponsored complex dedicated to heroes of the country should be of great interest. Situated in the middle of the Skopje 2014 capital project, wondrous statues reminescent of the golden age of Macedonian culture rise to inspire.

Macedonia’s St. Demetrius Church Miracle

Belfry of St. Demetrius Church in Skopje

Some miraculous news of the Easter holidays arrived from Macedonia recently as tourists flocked to see frescoes at the St Demetrius church in Skopje. According to the reports, the paintings changed colors dramatically promoting Orthodox Christians to believe the famous wall paintings underwent a diving change.