Batumi plays a winning hand
The World Travel Awards are called the “Oscars” of tourism, the industry's most prestigious accolades, and to host the annual ceremony rewarding the very best of the best is a much-desired honour. Next year the distinction will fall to Batumi, thus recognising the Georgian ...
Tourism agency: June guest nights top pre-pandemic levels
The number of guest nights in June grew by 15 percent compared with record-breaking 2019 numbers, the National Tourism Agency (MTU) said on Tuesday, citing figures from the national tourism data supply centre (NTAK).
“Welcome to the Hotel Kazan-fornian”
Mai Danube Pensiunea awaits your arrival… at any time of year
If you want great adventure and something entirely different, make your way to the Kazan Straits. This is either a 500-kilometre overland trek from Budapest or a 700-kilometre ride on the equally splendid River Danube until end stop Orșova, the Kazan capital, in Romania.
Kazan Straits – the River Danube’s best-kept secret
The Kazan Straits is a wonder and splendour in every sense. I had the great pleasure of exploring the area for three and a half very full days this summer. All I had beforehand were picturesque impressions from various chronicles and very limited tourist ...
Searching for the original Dracula
Should you be in Romania and have an interest in Dracula but wish to avoid the tourism boom of Transylvania with its overly spooky Castle Bran and the flutter of its obvious vampire clichés, especially when at the souvenir shops, there is an alternative ...
Hungary receives prestigious tourism awards from China
Hungary has received four prestigious awards granted by China's national tourism board for its "outstanding performance" in the sector, the Hungarian Tourism Agency (MTU) said on Monday.
Air China to re-launch Beijing-Budapest flight
Air China will re-launch its direct flights between Beijing and Budapest on July 7, the Hungarian foreign minister said on Sunday.
Beyond the obvious in Montenegro
Bluest of water, greenest of terrain in land of the “black mountain”
Hungarans love their “inland sea”, and rightly so, but for the real thing – for the tang of salt air and a limitless blue, blue horizon to further excite the senses – there is a world beyond Balaton and it’s necessary to press on ...
Government condemns Ryanair’s ‘unfair ticket pricing’
The government condemns low-cost airline Ryanair's "unfair ticket pricing", the ministry of economic development said on Friday. Marton Nagy, the minister, has launched an investigation with a view to protecting consumers.
Hunguest Hotel Sun Resort, Herceg Novi, Montenegro
A Hungarian welcome in splendid Montenegro
Sensibly, hotels like to promote themselves as a “home away from home” to attract guests. And the Hunguest Hotel Sun Resort in Montenegro has something of a head start when it comes to enticing Hungarians visiting this scenically outstanding country. As a property owned ...