Bulgaria, one of the favored destinations for Greek tourists, saw over one million arrivals from Greece in between January and November 2017.
Avanti Destinations Adds Baltics for 2018
In news from leading independent travel agency Avanti Destinations, the group has added Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to its European lineup so travel agents can combine customized multi-destination independent itineraries for 2018.
Eastern Europe Hotel Investment Shines
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.
Coming to Budapest, the HOTCO Hotel & Resort Investment Conference
Coming up January 30th and 31st in Budapest, HOTCO will be the 1st international hotel and resort real estate investment conference focusing solely on Central Europe. With a focus on emerging markets in Eastern Europe, the conference will serve as an investment summit and idea exchange with leading hospitality professionals.
Beyond Travel and Sun Island Tours team up to present Eastern Europe
Prague, Vienna, Budapest and Istanbul – they are your normal Eastern European destinations, but what about the unsung places? Ask any expert and they will say that there is no shortage of interesting places in Eastern Europe.
Sterling Value Gives Europe Vacations Sense
According to a report from Insuremore, the effects of a strong pound are being felt in the European travel market. Over the last twelve months, according to the news, the average price of family holidays in Europe have plummeted.
Văcărești Becomes the First Urban Natural Park in Romania
The area surrounding Lake Văcărești in Bucharest, a 183 hectares stretch of green, has been declared by the Romanian government a protected area of national interest, and named Văcăreşti Natural Park. The General Council of Bucharest approved the decision on April 29, with a majority of 41 votes and 4 abstentions. This makes Bucharest the […]
Marriott International to Open First Hotel in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Expected to open in late 2014, the 75-suite Residence Inn Sarajevo will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by SEIC Hospitality and managed by Interstate Hotels & Resorts.
IATA Recommends Partnership for Aviation in Eastern Europe
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) considers that in order to fully exploit the possibilities in the Eastern Europe in what the aviation is concerned, the countries should embrace innovation and recommended governments to create partnerships with industry stakeholders. “Aviation connectivity can play a key role in the economic success of Eastern Europe. But in […]
Georgia & Other East Europe Nations: Are They Key to EU Longevity?
According to a story from Vestnik Kavkaza, the European Union and Georgia will sign an early agreement to start the process of Georgia’s associate membership in November. With pressing tensions all around though, November seems far off where good relations between European countries is concerned.
Sibiu, Romania Voted Best City to Visit in 2013
The former European Capital of Culture from 2007, Sibiu, was voted as The Best City to Visit in 2013. The city’s charm also prompts the question; “How about living in Sibiu?”
The 5 Best Cities in Eastern Europe to Visit this Summer
Eastern Europe is full of amazing countries – each with their own unique identity and culture. It is a great place to visit because the exchange rate is low in addition to the already cheaper standard of living. Simply put, traveling to Eastern Europe means that you will get an amazing opportunity to experience different cultures on a budget this summer.
airberlin Launches Direct Flights to Bucharest, Sofia from Berlin Hub
As of today, airberlin will fly once a day to Bucharest and Sofia as it continues the expansion of its Eastern European network to its main hub in Berlin.
Eastern Europe’s Best Bargain Ski Resorts
Given the rather depressing economic realities that many in Europe are forced to live with at present, they could be forgiven for thinking the luxury of skiing holiday is out of their reach. But a little look beyond the Alpine pistes, towards Eastern Europe, shows us that a skiing holiday doesn’t have to break the bank.
New European Driving Licence Takes Effect
The European Union announced that starting January 19, 2013 a new driving licence, with a photo and standard information requirements included, will be issued across the EU. The new driving licence will have the form of a plastic “credit card” and tougher security protection. This new model will replace in time the existing over 100 […]