Moldova Gets Visa Free Status: NATO Gets Ally?

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius with Moldova's Iurie Leancă

The European Commission has granted Moldovan citizens no visas travel to the EU beginning on today. In a move the EU says will deepen the relationship with East European nation in “defiance of Russia”, Moldova would seem to be a pawn in a much larger NATO game. In this report from Reuters, it’s made clear Moldova, […]

Marisor International Music Festival this Week in Chisinau

National Chamber Orchestra

All this week the 47th Marisor International Music Festival gets underway in Chisinau. Taking place at the Nicolae Sulac National Palace, the event sees none other than Moldovan President Nicolae Timofti, Parliament Speaker Marian Lupu, Prime Minister Vlad Filat, MPs, and other cabinet dignitaries in attendance.

Passengers On the Rise To and From Moldova

1000 000th passenger in Chisinau Intl Airport! December 15, 2011

In news from Moldova, air passenger flow through the country’s Chisinau International Airport increase by some 12.49% in March compared with the that of the previous year. Data from airport officials showed over 63,000 passengers having passed through the country’s main air hub during the month.

Moldova Capital Opens First Best Western Plus Hotel

National Theater of Opera and Ballet of Republic of Moldova, Chişinău

In hotel news from Moldova, Best Western has just opened their first Best Western Plus hotel in that country’s capital of Chişinău. With more than 765 “Plus” hotels around the world, Best Western continues to spread their famous brand about Europe.

Moldova’s World Famous Wine Cellars

Cricova Dionis 1991

The underground wine cellars at Cricova are the largest such storage facilities in the world, making them Moldova’s wine treasure. The perfect combination of humidity and temperature make these massive caves underground the perfect spot for storing the best wines of Moldova. Best of all, visitors can tour these extraordinary cellars via tours.

Moldova Free Visa Rules – Coming Soon

Capriana Monastery

EU Ambassasors and Moldova official begin hammering out free-visa rules. Meetings in Luxembourg today may signal a new era of travel to and from one of Eastern Europe’s most difficult countries to travel to. European Commission authoring of a new protocol will be needed, but it is expected Moldova’s new tourism goals match those of the Russian Federation.