Europe is fascinating, complex and diverse but also a place of contrasts and sometimes mysteries. Less popular and unjustly undervalued, the East of Europe actually provides an authentic travel experience from the different ranges of cultures and historical landmarks here, to surprising landscapes, warm hospitality and undiscovered places. Like so many undiscovered treasures, Eastern Europe is all set to enthrall new-found friends.
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Europe’s largest hotel search website, Trivago.com has recently launched March report regarding European hotels prices. According trivago Hotel Price Index (tHPI), prepared each month, spring season shows an increase as regards Eastern European destinations.
Soundwave Croatia 2011 kicks off next weekend. Described as “the perfect music festival” by many, this Croatian all weekend party is not your ordinary jam packed beach event. It’s a closely jam packed excitement and relaxation break for music lovers.
In news from Poland’s Blue Sky Travel, the company and Travelport have just penned a deal for supporting Blue Sky’s offerings with Travelport’s global flight inventory.
Montenegro has been selected as a finalist for their stewardship in sustainable tourism by the WTTC. But as far as digital engagement and branding, their online presence is scarely even felt. A wonderfully simple and useful tourism website goes almost to waste without social media or continual outreach of any kind. What is the Ministry of Tourism thinking?
On Albania’s National Day news of last week’s UNWTO Conference provides a positive backdrop for one of Eastern Europe’s most interesting emerging economies. The culture and beauty of Albania and her neighbors have for too long been missed amid the world’s most visited places. The UNWTO findings and initiatives last week may lead Albania and her neighbors into a more cooperative and positive economic future.
2010 travel figures indicate a fairly significant increase in travel outbound from London. But more significantly, inbound travel to Eastern Europe shows phenomenal growth considering the world economic situation. Will emerging Europe out pace the rest of the world in tourism? So far this year, all things considered, it certainly appears so.