India to honour Hungary immunity certificate
Hungary and India have agreed to mutually recognise each other's Covid immunity certificates, the foreign minister said on his social medial page on Saturday.
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, European Capital of Culture 2022
Steeling itself for a stellar year in the spotlight
Luxembourg has been a stalwart member country of the European Union since 1958, one of the “Inner Six” founder states of what was originally called the European Communities, and when Esch-sur-Alzette becomes a European Capital of Culture in 2022 it will be the third ...
Kaunas Airport, Lithuania, renamed Fluxus Airport
Checking in for European Capital of Culture 2022
The international Fluxus movement, which emphasises the artistic process over the result, is rooted in Kaunas, Lithuania, and to celebrate the legacy of George Maciunas, the founder of the international community that includes artists such as Yoko Ono, his hometown Kaunas has renamed its ...
Airline flydubai launches direct Budapest flights
Airline flydubai on Friday announced the launch of direct flights between Dubai and Budapest's Liszt Ferenc International Airport from October. The flights will operate four times a week.
Accommodation in less obvious districts of tourist centres
‘Live like a local’ in Vienna, Linz
It is a decade now since a group of Viennese architects hatched a plan in 2011 for a different kind of tourist accommodation. Empty commercial premises in areas off the well-trodden track but still fairly central would be converted for guests who could then ...
Socialists: EU body to assess request for immunity certificate to eastern vaccine recipients
A European Union body will assess a Hungarian request to extend immunity certificates to recipients of eastern vaccines against the coronavirus if they get an EU-recognised booster jab, Istvan Ujhelyi, an MEP of the opposition Socialists, said on Sunday.
grätzl hotels put guests at heart of a community
A shop window onto Vienna’s streets
The variety of hotels in which The Budapest Times has bedded down in quite a few countries in the past decade has covered a gamut, from imposing – and costly – palaces with liveried doormen and Rolls-Royces outside to those chain-type places that are ...
Arany Palace inaugurated in Salonta
Government officials from Hungary and Romania inaugurated the Arany Palace in Salonta (Nagyszalonta), Romania, on Saturday, following a renovation supported by the Hungarian government.
Tourism agency hails domestic sector’s ‘strongest ever’ summer season
Hungary's domestic tourism sector had its strongest ever summer season this year, the head of the Hungarian Tourism Agency said on Friday.
Airport shuttle 100E to operate more frequently, in extended timetable
The 100E shuttle service operating between central Budapest and Liszt Ferenc International will run more frequently and in an extended timetable starting from Saturday, the Budapest transport company BKK said.