Europe

Europe

Prague, City of a Hundred Spires

Prague, City of a Hundred Spires

Unlike most cities in Europe and America where modern and high-rise buildings abound, Prague’s skyline seem to come from a different time. Countless spires line the sky and makes one believe for a second that he has been transported back in time. Often thought of as an ancient part of the world; Prague is indeed […]

Zagreb – the city with a heart

  Republic of Croatia, is one of the oldest European cities and is yet one of Europe’s youngest metropolises. The fact that the Zagreb archdiocese was founded in 1094 and that the city was proclaimed a free royal city in 1242, attests to its long history. Zagreb was founded in a place where the last […]

ETOA, UKinbound join forces with VisitBritain

ETOA, UKinbound join forces with VisitBritain

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) and UKinbound have joined forces with VisitBritain to deliver a unique business-to-business event in 2012. The VisitBritain Hosted Buyers Marketplace (HBM) is an exclusive opportunity for British tourism suppliers and destinations to meet and do business with 150 specially-selected international buyers from some 20 countries being brought over and […]

Spectacular Gala show for the International Folk Dance Festival

Spectacular Gala show for the International Folk Dance Festival

International Folk Dance Festival, organized by Denizli Municipality for the 11th time, ended with a magnificent gala. Dance shows and all performances were breathtaking. Festival Gala was held at Ziya Tıkıroğlu Open Air Theatre. Yavuz Erkmen Denizli Governor, Osman Zolan Mayor of Denizli Municipality, Şamil Çınar and Mustafa Gökoğlan deputy mayors were among viewers. Thousand […]

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 […]