This week, Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis took part in a video conference with Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu, and other heads of state to propose the creation of “safe corridors” for travel once the coronavirus restrictions are lifted. Present at the teleconference were Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Danish PM Mette Frederiksen, Norwegian PM Erna Solberg, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, Singaporean PM Lee […]
The outlook for growth in the hospitality industry in Eastern Europe is bright when looked at from the hotel investment angle. Judging from the number of projects slated for completion before the end of 2018, new hotels from Budapest to Dubrovnik will be cropping up across the region.
News from Prague, statistics from the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) for 2013 show the city’s ranking as a congress destination improved over the previous year. As a world congress destination, Prague gains attention on a path to “top 5” accolades.
Čapí Hnízdo (the Stork’s Nest in English) is a unique resort, center for luxury accommodation, corporate/social events and leisure activities set in the beautiful countryside Czech landscape, less than 50km southeast of Prague, between Benešov and Olbramovice. In the heart of the picturesque Benešov landscape, guests can enjoy a high-class accommodation, fine international cuisine and […]
Good news for Czech citizens, as the rumors about a potential lift (actually a re-lift!) of visas for those wanting to go to Canada seem to be based on actual facts. Canada’s newly-appointed ambassador to Prague Otto Jelinek, confirmed to the Czech News Agency that Canada abolishing visas for Czechs is a matter of weeks. […]
For holidaymakers it probably sounds like a dream that’s just too good to be true, but in many of the Czech Republic’s bars beer really is cheaper to drink than water.
The Christmas Market in Prague is one of the best in Europe, boasting countless stalls, locally produced gastronomic delights and the chance to escape and experience a completely different festive season.
Few can deny that Eastern Europe’s favorite city break has everything going for it. With its combination of cheap, great-tasting beer, its stunning medieval architecture and its beautiful women, Prague is one of the few cities that really doesn’t exaggerate when it claims to have “something for everyone”
The death toll for Eastern Europe’s bone-chilling cold snap has exceeded 650 people, as authorities in the Czech Republic blamed the extreme weather for two huge pile ups on the country’s roads that resulted in several serious injuries and reduced traffic to a standstill.
In hotel news, Prague will see the opening of the Fusion Hotel. This chic affair coming to the city center should satisfy city visitors with a contemporary taste for the edgy, even the funky. €15 million, and a play at being the most moody and raw accomodation in all the Czech Republic, hotel marketing gurus WIHP called the Fusion design something “Andy Warhol and Le Corbusier would have collaborated on.”
Argophilia Travel News has come to a decision on its favorite Eastern European cities to welcome 2012.
From all of us at Argophila, to all of you we report for, Merry Christmas. This year, and in the new year to come, our hope is for you and the world. May all the dreams of a lifetime come true worldwide. This is a big wish, yes, but not a sincere one from all our staff and collaborators.
CT Business Travel, one of UK’s leading corporate travel specialists, has signed an exclusive agreement with Uniglobe Czech Republic, that will give customers access to some of the best flight, hotel and car hire rates in the Czech Republic.
In news from the Eastern European nations conjoining the Carpathians, the seven countries sharing one of the world’s great mountain ranges have agreed to joint sustainable management of the region. The Protocol on Sustainable Tourism was adopted at the Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Carpathian Convention (COP3).
Františkovy Lázně, a favorite of Johann Wolfgang Goethe and the smallest spa of the West Bohemian spa triangle, could be the ideal retreat this Valentine’s.