The once magnificent yacht Geleb (Seagull) of the famous Yugoslavian President Josip Broz Tito, may soon be a showpiece again.
European Capital of Culture
The Czech Tourism Authority has announced one of the world’s largest carousels, coming to Bohemian Plzeň, the upcoming Capital of Culture for 2015. Next year’s rich tapestry of cultural events kicks off early with this great beer city’s offering of one of France’s biggest carousels, Le Manège Carré Sénart, and a giant puppet extravaganza.
A story at The Independent Balkan News Agency this week tells of the Slovenia Tourism Board altering their tourism marketing strategy to one more personalized, and hopefully more effective. According to Hari Stefanatos, the Slovenian government has opted for storytelling in the first person for their 2014-2015 campaigning.
The Slovakian city of Kosice has kicked off the beginning of its year as “European Capital of Culture 2013” with a host of activities taking place to mark the occasion this weekend.
From Ljublhana, Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa met with Albanian counterpart Sali Berisha Monday over economic development and bilateral cooperation between the two nations. The two agreed to bolster development and mutual efforts to settle regional issues, according to the news. However, the economic situation may prove a more formidable stumbling bloc than either is letting on.
As the European Capital of Culture (ECOC) is a European initiative, the Košice project aims to foster though creative cultural and economic initiatives. The Košice staff motto is: “We support creativity.” Košice, a city already known for its rich history and developed industry, plans to “also become the centre of creativity and a new future for young, creative people who wish to live and work in our city, which is their home.” The city established the non-profit organization, Košice – European Capital of Culture 2013.
Europe’s Capital of Culture 2012 is bracing itself for an action packed two weeks as Maribor kicks of its summer celebrations in style with a mix of conceptual art, equestrianism and avant-garde pop.
For those readers who want to keep up to date with all the latest and events and news regarding The European Capital of Culture Maribor 2012, a great new app has just been released to make the party that much more accessible.
As part of its celebrations as the European Capital of Culture for 2012, Maribor is welcoming speakers from around the world to participate in this year’s 7th edition of the International Institute for the Development of Social Responsibility (IRDO) Conference.
The city of Belgrade’s bid to land the honor of Europe’s Capital of Culture for 2020 has been given a strong boost after the mayor of Athens announced that he would support the Serbian capital’s candidacy.
Out with the old, in with the new – with the dawn of the new year now fully upon us, it’s once again time for Europe to hand over one of its most prestigious awards. This month sees the title of Europe’s “Capital of Culture” handed over to not one, but two cities – the Slovakian capital of Maribor and the northern city of Guimarães, in Portugal.
A few days ago we covered the upcoming Maribor 2012 and its place as one of the towns chosen to be the European Capital of Culture next year. In keeping with Argo Travel’s image and media focused core value, we contacted the Slovenia Tourism Board about more images. Their PR exec Jasmina Godec graciously responded with the FTP for their best images.
In news from Slovenia’s Tourism Board, the town of Maribor, in cooperation with other municipalities, are all set for an exuberant opening weekend as the European Capital of Culture, January 14th and 15th, 2012. Slovenia was recently honored at the World Travel Market in London as well.
A record number of tourists from the UK visited Estonia in the first three months of 2011, said the country’s national tourist board in a statement. Between January and March this year, more than 259,000 tourist arrivals booked into hotels in the country, which is an increase of 19% on the previous year. Especially encouraging […]