Frasers Hospitality announces the opening of their latest residences in Budapest. In what is a massive expansion initiative by the Singapore company, Eastern Europe becomes one focus of a global hospitality company’s outreach. Fraser Residences Budapest puts business and transient professionals in the heart of what is one of Europe’s biggest emerging economies.
To meet the UEFA requirements for the 2012 championship, Ukraine needs to improve its infrastructure. In 2010, tourist entries grew 7% y-o-y compared to 2009, but the growth is not enough to guarantee Ukraine that it will co-host the 2012 UEFA championship with Poland.
The 2010 Post Office Family Ski Report shows prices for ski vacations around the globe much higher in many instances. But for the savvy ski enthusiast Eastern Europe now represents and even more attractive value for family Winter fun. The Bulgarian and Slovenian ski resorts offer 5 star accommodations at half the price.
Croatia’s Dubrovnik-Neretva County may soon appear on the map of Europe’s finest wine regions. Long an historically significant wine region, Dalmatia has perhaps been overlooked as a prime region by some experts. However unnoticed the area has been, inclusion onto Europe’s wine destination maps will certainly benefit the superb wine makers of Croatia.
Croatia is a wonderful destination for cultural treasures, historical adventures, culinary and even outdoor tourism, but not many people realize the subterranean wonders Croatia has to offer. Yes, caving is one of the most intriguing and popular touristic activities in the fantastic Eastern European country.
In news from Inchon, South Korea, the Asia Games of 2014 mascots are announced. Also, a relic of the Russo-Japanese War ends up being the tie that may bind Russia and the Korean peninsula.
The Russian Federation’s travel and tourism initiative goes forward with a Moscow convention directed at the problems of medical tourism in Russia. The Russian Tourist Industry Union reaches out to the industry to help solve Russia’s principle issues where the disabled are concerned. Just as Prime Minister Putin embraces his gifted Bulgarian sheepdog, Russia seems to want to embrace the world now.
Which are the best hotels, spas and resorts in Eastern Europe? The following list shows all the venues awarded gold at the 17th World Travel Awards.
An upcoming tour offering may present those in search of Bohemian Europe a rare opportunity. Departing Vienna, Insight Vacations offer a 9 day excursion through Prague and Budapest after a two day stay in Austria. These luxury tours of 2011 are surprisingly affordable without cutting corners. This may be the perfect way to be introduced to Eastern Europe’s charms.
The Czech Republic joins the United Arab Emirates, Belgium, France, Republic of Korea, Mongolia, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain and the Syrian Arab Republic in this year’s proposed nomination for falconry on the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.
In an effort to preserve the essence, and the tradition, Lithuania has proposed the Sutartinės for inclusion on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 2010.
A Maryland Christmas tree growing association seeks to connect with the original birthplace of decorated tree celebration. Using a government grant, the growers connect with the Baltic country of Latvia, hoping to tie the world of Christmas more closely together. Agrophilia Travel News takes a look at the nebulous search for Christmas tree celebratory origin.