Archive for the ‘Austria’ Category
VIENNA, Austria – The Viennese tourism industry can look back on its best year ever: 12.3 million overnight stays, up 7.5% on 2011, have set a new record.Â From January to December 2012 every single month saw a record number of overnight stays in Vienna – in total, the annual result of 12.3 million overnight stays [...]
New York – August 1, 2011: The Vienna Music Film Festival, the popular free outdoor film series that has toured numerous European and Asian cities highlighting the best in Austrian classical music performance, will make its North American debut on Monday, August 29, 2011 in New York’s Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Photo and Story By Luc Citrinot, eTN | March, 2011 Berlin (eTN) – “GlÃ¼ck in Ã–sterreich” â€“ “Happiness in Austria.” This is the feeling that the Austria National Office of Tourism would like to convey to its visitors, at least to the German ones. Austria is indeed a well-known destination for Germans – too well-known [...]
UTRECHT, Netherlands – If you were going to only visit one European country this year, what would it be? In a continent teeming with diversity, new statistics show that Austria, home of Mozart, Sigmund Freud and Maria Von Trapp, is gaining popularity among Eurail riders as a one-stop destination for arts, culture, and breathtaking beauty.
As the competition in airline industry is growing, the airport in Vienna strives to attract higher number of passengers. In order to do that, a new runway is being built and construction work in other parts of the airport is under way.
Austrian Schloss Hof, reminding of Versailles, was reopened in 2005 to the public. Today the visitors enjoy the tours around the palace and extensive gardens as well as historical markets and summer festivals. The charming baroque palace Schloss Hof in Austria located close to the Slovakian border reminds the visitors of the glorious days of [...]
The Vienna Tourist Board unveiled its new advertising line, “Vienna – now or never,” hoping to attract international visitors to Vienna right now, without delay. “We are not just saying to customers that they should come to Vienna,” explained Vienna’s director of tourism Norbert Kettner, “we’re telling them why they should come right now and [...]
By VERONIKA OLEKSYN | Oct 21, 2009 VIENNA, Austria – Sachertorte. Magnificent palaces. Splendid museums. When Phillip Kalantirsky had his fill of Vienna the Opulent, he stayed on for a taste of Vienna Noir – in a walking tour built around the cult film “The Third Man.”
“Austria Adventure Week,” a new program featuring guided mountain bike rides and trail runs, launches September 5, 2009, in Leogang, Austria. The region, about an hour south of Salzburg, is in the heart of a 500-mile trail system in the Austrian Alps and is well-known in Europe as a top destination for mountain bikers, hikers [...]
BY STÃƒâ€°PHANE HANOT | FEB 12, 2009 VIENNA (eTN) – Austria's travel and tourism industry has plenty of reasons to celebrate. For one, it succeeded in increasing total number of overnights and visitors in 2008. "It is a great success in these difficult times. In December, we even reached a high in total overnights at [...]