The Cyprus Tourism Organization launches their Ambassadors in Tourism Program. The country’s already thriving tourism industry should get an additional boost when conference bookings increase. At least this is the goal of this new government supported travel industry initiative.
Slovakia, Europe’s most centrally located and one of the world’s fastest growing countries just may be the real estate investment Mecca of 2011. Vast governmental infrastructure projects, a revamping of many dated industries, and an already vibrant economy spell profit. Will Slovakia’s boom real estate market return along with other economic recovery? Why not?
The Republic of Georgia is a hot spot for International direct investment in Eastern Europe. Despite an economic contraction after the spat with Russia in 2008, the country is on course for substantial growth this year. President Mikheil Saakashvili is approaching investors in the Middle East this week about accelerating the country’s recovery.
The Mirsky Castle Complex is a UNESCO World Heritage site, located in the town of Mir in the Karelichy District of the Hrodna voblast, not far from another World Heritage site, Nesvizh Castle.
The new Tatev Revival programme, a public-private partnership initiative implemented by the National Competitiveness Foundation of Armenia, hopes to make Tatev a favorite destination in the country.
Not everyone knows, but Tallinn, Estonia is the home of the Christmas Tree. For a truly unique experience this season, many will travel to this ancient city to celebrate at perhaps Europe’s most famous Christmas market. At least one of the city’s luxury hotels wants you to experience the season in style. Argophilia Travel News spotlights Schloessle Hotel’s Christmas welcome package – 5 star accommodations and service for a song.
Montenegro reaches out to foreign investors with aggressive new plans and economic potentialities. Prime Minister Dukanovic’s ambitious plans for infrastructure refinements and luxurious touristic developments will certainly attract the most forward thinking monied people. Will industrial and other markets thrive? Only time and making a good case will tell for Montenegro’s emerging economy.
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.
Russia’s government now intent on breaking down barriers for the travel and tourism industry there. What has been one of the most difficult countries in the world to visit, should the plan succeed, will become one of the world’s most visited. Russia holds some of the world’s greatest tourism treasures, and now more people will be able to share them.
Nicolas Cage’s official travel to Romania to film the sequel to Ghost Rider has been announced.
Croatian traditional cuisine is actually almost a rarity in country. In Zagreb one chef presents traditional food with a passion for creativity, Marcellino is a new age haute cuisine legend in the making.
Turkey’s wine producing areas are actually some of the world’s most productive and marvelous, though many are not familiar with them. For travelers to the Black Sea or Asia Minor, Turkey not only offers a unique experience, but some of the best food and spirits to be found anywhere. But then, what should you expect from the land of Troy?