Tag: Romania

OTM 2019 emerges as the largest travel trade show in India again

Participants from 50+ Countries and many Indian States and Union Territories exhibited their destinations at OTM 2019, held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre from January 23 to 25. OTM 2019 had 1,000+ exhibitors, including National and State Tourism Organisations, State Tourism Boards, Hotels, Airlines, Destination Marketing Companies and other suppliers serving leisure as well as […]

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Romania attracts 7.7% more tourists in February

The number of tourists in Romania both native and foreign had increased by 7.7% in the month of February as compared to the same month in 2016, reaching up to 679,100. In comparison, the tourism sector witnessed a huge growth in January that is about 13.4%, as per the data released recently by the National […]

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Danube region to host Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories

In a joint effort to advance sustainable tourism development in the Danube region, UNWTO and the countries in the Danube have agreed to establish a Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories in the region, under the auspices of UNWTO. The formal agreement was signed during an official visit of UNWTO’s Secretary-General to Bulgaria. On the occasion […]

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Bosnia and Romania promoting health and spa tourism

Bosnia and Romania together have started promoting health tourism. ‘Development and promotion of health spa tourism in the cross border region of Bosnia and Herzegovina Serbia – Cross spa’ is the project of a European Union whose aim is to strengthen regional cooperation and sustainable economic development of the cross-border region of Bosnia and Herzegovina-Serbia, […]

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Bulgaria and Romania join forces to attract tourists from Asia

To attract more tourists from China, Japan and India, joint tourist projects to be developed by Bulgaria and Romania, said Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova after a meeting with Florin-Nicolae Jianu, Romania’s Minister for SME’s, Business Environment and Tourism. According to Angelkova, the projects will focus on joint projects in the Danube region. Angelkova also […]

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Romania promotes the country’s safety to attract tourists

Romania’s Minister Delegate for Tourism Florin Jianu recently announced that the country wants to promote itself as a safe tourist destination. The minister further explained that this year he wants to attract foreign tourists on the basis of Romania’s safety. In the year 2014-2015, the Romanian Government has decided to earmark several tens of millions […]

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Romania witnesses a boost of 4.8% tourist arrivals

Romania witnessed an arrival of more than 4.5 million domestic and foreign tourists during the first seven months of the year, up 4.8% compared to the similar period of 2013. The number of check-ins has also increased to 5.8%, to 10.5 million, out of which 80.3% belong to Romanians. Romanians represented 76.9% of total tourist […]

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Romania replenishes ecotourism destinations

Nine areas in Romania have been selected to replenish and improve the state of their ecological tourism value. The decision has been taken under the project of €154,741, launched by the Ecotourism Association of Romania (AER) and the National Authority for Tourism (ANT). The project has been introduced to offer technical support to those areas […]

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Romania: Significant increase in river, cruise and beach tourism

Romania’s Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve Authority (ARBDD) released a data which stated that a total of 16,400 tourists visited the Danube Delta during the first half of 2014, out of which 10,000 were foreigners, marking an increase of 17.6% year on year. ARBDD further informs that in June alone, 63% of tourists that checked-in in […]

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Tourists spent €1 billion in Romania during 2013

National Statistics Institute announced that the 1.7 million travellers who visited Romania in 2013, spent about €1 billion in the country. Germans ranked first with 228,000 of its citizens arriving in Romania, followed by Italians and French with 181,000 each. Business, attending congresses, conferences, training, and exhibitions were the major reasons which attracted over half […]

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