Tag: Croatia

VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 19:19

–VP Plaza España Design, a five-star luxury hotel located on Plaza de España on Gran Via, announces its official partnership with the Davis Cup Madrid Finals taking place from November ... Read More

Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:47

Le Méridien is an upscale, international hotel brand with a European perspective, formerly headquartered in France and in the United Kingdom. The brand was acquired by US-based Starwood Hotels & ... Read More

El Al’s subsidiary Sun d’Or launches Tel Aviv-Dubrovnik route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 23:40

Sun d’Or, a fully owned subsidiary of Israel's national carrier El Al which uses the brand mainly for seasonal scheduled and charter services mostly to European destinations, is launching direct ... Read More

World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme

editor editor- June 7, 2019 01:18

The world’s largest luxury cruise operator, Carnival Corporation, emitted more pollution in the form of nearly 10 times more sulphur oxide (SOX) around European coasts than did all 260 million ... Read More

Traveling solo? Experience the Mediterranean this summer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 20:20

A staggering 36 percent of respondents during a recent travel trends survey, conducted among a random group of 3,500 consumers nationwide, indicated they will take at least one solo vacation ... Read More

European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to advance development, innovation and partnerships

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 17:07

Innovation, partnerships and managing rising tourist numbers have been top of the agenda at the 64th Meeting of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Regional Commission for Europe, held in Zagreb, ... Read More

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:21

Tourism is booming in Tel Aviv this week with hotels sold out, residents staying with relatives to rent their rooms and apartments for inflated rates - and almost every rate ... Read More

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2019 05:34

The inaugural Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference will open in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria Ma 30-31. It will focus on investment in tourism in Bulgaria and Southeast Europe. The Tourism Sustainability Conference will ... Read More

Star struck: Half of world’s star rated hotels located in Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 17:35

Half of the world's star rated hotels are located in Europe. The latest numbers show that there are 402.933 star rated hotels worldwide, of which 204.151 are located in Europe. ... Read More

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:25

Travel Leaders Network, North America's largest travel agency organization, in partnership with sister company Travel Leaders Corporate, has embarked upon a large-scale international expansion program to expand opportunities and provide ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, the organization will be announcing ... Read More

Václav Havel Airport Prague: Here comes summer

editor editor- March 30, 2019 02:35

Spring may have just officially sprung on March 20, but in Prague, summer is starting in just 2 days, and tourists are ready to travel. On Sunday, March 31, 2019, ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's commitment to keep Africa safe ... Read More

Lufthansa launches seven new European destinations from Munich

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 17:02

During this year´s summer flight schedule Lufthansa launches seven new destinations in Germany and Europe. There are several weekly flights to Strasbourg and Rostock for the first time, and the ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International appoints new General Manager for Swiss-Belinn Muscat

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 15:20

Swiss-Belhotel International has appointed Paul Uglesic as the General Manager for Swiss-Belinn Muscat in Oman. Paul has ten years of outstanding experience in the hospitality industry working with some of ... Read More

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 19:08

Germany and the rest of the world agrees. Madrid is the city of tolerance and diversity. According to a prestigious award received on the sideline of the recently concluded ITB ... Read More

World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report

editor editor- March 12, 2019 21:13

The 14th edition of the World Bank Group (WBG) Air Transport Annual Report, which outlines the support that is given to emerging and developing countries in air transportation has made ... Read More

Disney Cruise Line returns to Greece

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 21:15

In summer 2020, Disney Cruise Line will embark on a variety of itineraries around the world, including a long-awaited return to Greece and the addition of five first-time ports of ... Read More

First Costa Cruises ship designed for Chinese market comes into service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 21:24

Yesterday, at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister of Italy, Matteo Salvini, and of the Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and ... Read More

Europe’s most successful B2B luxury travel show opens new site in Prague from June 2-5, 2019

editor editor- February 19, 2019 21:18

The loop concept has proven itself over the years as a consistent value proposition for carefully determined markets.  It stands for a quality format that has set new standards within ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister in talks with potential Israeli investors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 20:05

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says major hotel brands in Israel have expressed interest in investing in Jamaica and are expected to visit the island soon. “I am very happy ... Read More

Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019 09:02

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International Airport’s Southern Runway in April and May 2019, and to ... Read More

Milan Bergamo ready for 13 million passengers in 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2019 09:16

As Milan Bergamo continues to grow, it is expected that the airport will break through the 13 million passenger barrier in 2019, with the airport offering over 125 routes spread ... Read More

Polish national flag carrier named “Best Airline in Eastern Europe”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 23:05

Polish national flag carrier won the title of “Best Airline in Eastern Europe”, overtaking, among others Russian Aeroflot and Hungarian Wizzair. “The award proves that LOT Polish Airlines is an ... Read More

US quits UNESCO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019 17:20

The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), citing "anti-Israel bias" persisting within the UN agency. The US decision took effect late Monday, ... Read More

Poland’s domestic tourism boomed in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 29, 2018 16:26

2018 was a good year for Poland's hospitality sector. According to the latest data, majority of Poles chose to vacation in the country this year. In 2018, more than half ... Read More

China’s outbound tourism market surpasses predictions

editor editor- December 17, 2018 21:49

Beijing has close to 1,200 outbound travel agencies and the outbound tourism market to match. Read More

China’s outbound tourist numbers exceed forecast

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 19:10

The number of outbound trips made by Chinese tourists in the first half of 2018 was more than 71 million, up 15% from 62 million in 2017. Before the year ... Read More

Top international countries and events at 40th SIGEP

editor editor- December 12, 2018 11:34

The appointment at SIGEP 2019 already has the participation of over 20 countries scheduled Read More

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018 14:49

A massive database breach was reported by Marriott Hotels and Resorts at their Starwood brand on November 30. In the meantime, Marriott Security procedures had been in the global spotlight ... Read More

34 ports in 14 countries: Carnival Legend’s 2020 European schedule released

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2018 13:18

Carnival Legend will operate Carnival Cruise Line's most diverse European season to date with nine- to 16-day voyages visiting 34 ports in 14 countries including breathtaking destinations in Norway, Scotland, ... Read More

Croatia creates a buzzzz. Wine. Dine. Play.

editor editor- March 19, 2013 04:39

Who would have suspected that this small feisty country that was a socialist republic with a communist system until 1991 would emerge in a short period of time to become ... Read More

Croatia set for 2013 tourism boost

editor editor- February 7, 2013 08:18

LONDON, England - Croatia is expected to see a large increase in tourism this summer thanks to its admittance to the EU and the announcement of a 15% sales-tax cut ... Read More

Minister: Best tourist season in Croatia’s history

editor editor- September 11, 2012 08:56

Croatia's tourism sector, a driving force in the country's ailing economy, registered record figures during the first eight months of the year, a minister said on Friday. Read More

Croatia tourism builds on record-breaking momentum of 2011

editor editor- August 10, 2012 03:14

The Croatian tourism industry has managed to build on the momentum achieved during a record-breaking 2011 by realizing 6.66 million arrivals and 35.87 million overnights in the first 7 months ... Read More

Croatia and IIPT sign memorandum of understanding

editor editor- February 21, 2012 08:34

DUBROVNIK, Croatia - At the beginning of February, the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) and Folk Ensemble Lindjo from Dubrovnik, Croatia, have signed a Memorandum of Understand Read More