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New check post on Danube River bridge will connect Bulgaria with...

SOFIA, Bulgaria – The Bulgarian caretaker government has approved an intergovernmental agreement for opening up a new checkpoint with Romania at the Danube River bridge that links Vidin to Calafat i

Romanian tourism to promote family ties between British royalty and Dracula

The Romanian tourist board plans to promote the alleged family ties between British royalty and the tyrant who inspired Dracula to entice more UK visitors to the country.

Romanian tourism minister under fire over pricey dress

It's only a dress, but it's the talk of Romania.

Romania plans dictator Ceausescu tourism trail

Romania hopes to attract more tourists by highlighting the places which played an important role in its communist past.

Romanian tourism market report released

After a considerable fall in the number of foreign visitor arrivals in 2009 (down an annual 14%), the most recent data for January-August 2010 shows an improving trend but the number of visitors was s

France deports nearly 100 Gypsies to Romania

PARIS – France expelled nearly 100 Gypsies, or Roma, to their native Romania on Thursday as part of a very public effort by conservative President Nicolas Sarkozy to dismantle Roma camps and sweep t

Destination news: Romania presents new brand at World Expo in Shanghai

(eTN) - During the “Day of Romania,” celebrated at the World Expo in Shanghai, Elena Udrea, Romania’s Minister for Regional Development and Tourism, officially launched the new logo and brand th

Romanian flag carrier joins SkyTeam

BUCHAREST, Romania - TAROM Romanian Air Transport officially joined the SkyTeam global airline alliance at a ceremony held in Bucharest today.

20 years after execution Ceausescu still draws tourists

BUCHAREST — Twenty years after his execution by firing squad, Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu still attracts the tourists despite lingering memories of his despotic regime.

Skal International Bucharest celebrates 10th birthday

Romanian Skål members gathered at the Stirbey Palace in Buftea on October 17, 2009 for the 10th Anniversary celebration of the foundation of the club.

Romania’s tourism declines 18.7% in September

Wednesday, Romania's National Institute of Statistics announced that the total tourist arrivals in to the country decreased 18.7% year-on-year in September, compared to the 10.1% fall in the previous

Romanian Tourism Minister’s public funds use investigated

Romania’s Chamber of Deputies has approved creation of a committee to investigate how Tourism Minister Elena Udrea has spent public money.

Brown bears moved to avoid tourists in Romania

BUCHAREST — Romanian authorities at the Sinaia mountain resort have launched an operation to relocate around 25 brown bears, who have become a new and dangerous tourist attraction, a local official

Malev expands Romania network

Malev will launched its fifth route to Romania as its summer timetable came into force, beginning March 29, 2009.

Romania and Zambia inks open skies deal with Singapore

Travel from Singapore to Romania and Zambia has just become a lot easier, as the three have cinched two separate Open Skies Agreements (OSAs) to allow full flexibility on air services.

You can’t hide the trash from the tourism

Holiday stations are not so crowded because of the authorities’ and economic agents’ disregard.

Romania’s first exclusive tourist complex to open in a former ammunition...

Bega Group, owned by businessmen Marius and Emil Cristescu will finalize this autumn in Orastie (central Romania) the first stage of the investment in Arsenal Park, Romania’s first exclusive complex

Ilie Carabulea plans to set up an airline company

Ilie Carabulea, owner of Atlassib Sibiu bus transport company, plans to change his transportation strategy by setting up an airline company, called Transilvania Air.“I have had the airline operator license for about one year. I hope to focus more on this segment in 2008,” said Carabulea.

Romanian airline orders two Boeing 737-800s, rights to two others

SEATTLE - The Boeing Company has announced an order for two 737-800 passenger jets from Blue Air Transport Aerian of Romania. The low-cost airline also has obtained purchase rights to two more of the twinjets.According to the announcement issued Tuesday, the order is valued at about $150 million at list prices, although customers usually negotiate discounts.