Research and Markets has just released their “Romania Tourism Report Q3 2012” report analyzing the country’s tourism industry and top players in the market which shows a downwards trend for the January-February 2012 period. The report is based on an analysis of statistical data on indicators such as the number of cross border foreign visitors, both by country […]
After many months of back and forth on the issue of Bulgaria and Romania joining the European Union’s open-border Schengen area, EU President Herman Van Rompoy told reporters recently an agreement should be reached by September. During a one day trip to both countries, Van Rompoy met with Romanian President Traian Băsescu, and Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov to table a number of issues.
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.
Claiming itself to be the largest shopping center in Eastern Europe, Sun Plaza Mall was inaugurated on February 25, 2010 and since then, has received two CIJ Awards in the categories of “Best Shopping Centre Development” and “Best Overall Development” and it has also achieved an official record, accepted by the Guinness Book – In 2010, it created the world’s largest indoor Christmas display, using 449,658 lights.
Romania is to team up with the World Tourism Organization (WTO) in order to boost its travel credentials, staging a unique International Conference on Balneary and Health Care Tourism in the country.
Romanian President Traian Basescu has hit out at the Netherlands for vetoing his country’s bid to join the Schengen Zone, accusing them of committing “abuse” amidst rumors that Dutch opposition could be linked to Romania’s earlier block on Serbian accession to the EU.
When all the nature comes to life after the challenging winter’s months, Romania becomes a delight for both locals and tourists.
Vrancea County (Moldova region, South-East part of the country) is operating under a state of emergency enforced by Romanian authorities.
If romance is what you want for your winter holiday, you’re in luck: Eastern Europe isn’t short of romantic getaways, as long as you know where to look.
In the news this morning, King Michael I of Romania, the monarch who abdicated his throne back in 1947, is to address Parliament in Bucharest today. In honor of the former king’s 90th birthday, Romania’s Liberal Party invited Michael to speak and celebrate the auspicious occasion there.
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).
The region of Piatra Neamt, with its beautiful surroundings – nature parks, medieval fortresses, traditional villages, monasteries and year round festivals – is a travel operator’s dream. It’s a place that is bursting with tourism potential, and yet, it just hasn’t happened. The problems lie not just with the local authorities, but with local tour […]
It would be Romanian tourism’s biggest boost since Count Dracula. The tiny Transylvanian village of Viscri has surprisingly been mentioned as one of the potential honeymoon destinations for Prince William and soon-to-be Princess Kate.
Holiday Market, an international tourism fair, opened its gates at The Parliament Palace in Bucharest on March 17. The fair remains open till Sunday March 20, 2011.
The Buşteni Fun Park, the largest ski and winter activities theme park in Romania, has just been launched, offering 14000 square meters to kids learning how to ski or taking one of the thrill rides. Not only is Fun Park a great place for children to take a baby-ski ride, learn how to ski or take their sleighs down the slopes, it’s also a year-round theme park!