Europe

Europe

Ireland’s Blarney Stone

Ireland’s Blarney Stone

In the village of Blarney, Ireland, sits the legendary Blarney Stone, a bluestone block built into the Blarney Castle’s embattlements. Because of this stone, Blarney Castle is one of Ireland’s most popular tourist destinations. Millions of visitors from around the globe travel here annually to kiss the stone. Legend holds that the kisser of the […]

Turkey tourist numbers up 31 percent

Turkey tourist numbers up 31 percent

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Turkey tourist numbers rose 31% on the year in April to 2.29 million, the Culture and Tourism Ministry announced today. Most visitors came from Germany, Russia, France and the U.K. In the first four months of the year, tourist numbers rose 21% from the comparable period of 2010, to 5.96 million. Tourism […]

TourCrafters package presents Paris and Riviera highlights

TourCrafters package presents Paris and Riviera highlights

 LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois – TourCrafters’ newest package, Paris&Nice at Easy Pace, includes round-trip air from New York, four nights at a comfortable 3-star hotel in Paris, four nights at a stunning 4-star hotel in Nice, daily buffet breakfast, airport transfers in Nice, 1 restaurant dinner in Nice, and sightseeing tours all along the legendary Côte d’Azur, […]

“TV tourism” on the rise in UK

“TV tourism” on the rise in UK

The number of “TV tourists” – who visit places associated with television shows – is on the rise thanks to the success of such series as Downton Abbey. Downton is filmed at Highclere Castle in Berkshire, which is expected to see a 400% rise in visitors this year, according to motoring and leisure association CSMA. […]

Germans’ top dream holiday destinations

Germans’ top dream holiday destinations

White Beaches, palm trees and blue water, national parks, or city tours? What are the dream destinations for Germans and their neighbors? Hotel.de asked their clients if money was no object, what would be their dream destination to visit. The Maldives is the number one dream destination for Germans, while many other Europeans named the […]

Start planning your Spring & Summer vacation

Start planning your Spring & Summer vacation

River deep, mountain high – The Eagle Walk: Tirol from Austria Tourism on Vimeo. Nature & Adventure A vacation in Austria gets you close to nature and allows you to get to know the people and the wonderful traditions of Austria. Austria’s landscapes are incredibly varied and the options are endless. Be it a walk […]

Zagreb – the most promising new desitination

Zagreb – the most promising new desitination

ZAGREB, Croatia – The Zagreb Tourist Board presented Zagreb at the TTF&OTM (Travel Tourism Fair&Outbound Travel Mart,www.ttfotm.com ) fair, which was held in Mumbai (India) from February 18–20, and it’s proud to announce that Zagreb won the “Award for Excellence – the most promising new destination” award. Zagreb was presented as the Croatian capital and […]