Tag: Austria

Korean Air launches cargo flights to Delhi

Korean Air recently launched cargo flights between Incheon and Delhi. Korean Air is currently operating direct passenger flights from Incheon to Mumbai and Delhi, three and five times a week respectively. The decision to introduce the cargo flight accompanies the South Korean government’s new diplomatic strategy to strengthen partnership with India and rapid growth of […]

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Crystal Getaways set for Crystal River Cruises

Crystal River Cruises is unveiling more than two dozen new Crystal Getaways for three of its river ships, sailing between May and November of this year. The new collection of Getaways for the all-suite, all-balcony, all-butler Crystal Bach, Crystal Mahler and Crystal Ravel feature multiple overnights in regal cities on six- to nine-day voyages. “Crystal […]

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Vienna records 11% rise in overnights from India

Austria’s capital city, Vienna known for its imperial history, magnificent palaces and gardens recorded over 58,000 Indians arrivals in 2017 who spent nearly 1,28,000 bednights in the Austrian capital, an 11% increase over 2016. For the Indian travellers, the biggest attractions for children includes the Butterfly House; Prater- an amusement park; House of Music; Vienna […]

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Austria invites Bollywood film-makers to shoot in the region

The Producers Guild of India in association with Robinville Intech – representing Innsbruck Tourism, Cine Tirol, and Location Austria organised an event titled “Bollywood goes to Austria, Tirol, and Innsbruck”. A panel discussion was held which highlighted Austria as the preferred destination for Bollywood film productions. “Since 2015, representation of Austrian business and tourism interests have soared in India […]

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Austria witnesses a rapid increase in Indian tourist arrivals

In order to showcase Austria as a destination for Summer 2017 to the Indian trade counterparts, the Austrian National Tourist Office (ANTO) organised its annual three-city roadshow in Mumbai, Chennai and Delhi. The roadshows observed participation from local tourist boards, incoming agencies, attractions; hotels and travel partners and many more from the travel and tourism […]

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Austria registers steady growth in the MICE industry

MICE industry in Austria witnessed a significant growth in 2015. The country hosted 18,172 events with approximately 1.46 million participants, as per the latest Meeting Industry Reports Austria, presented by the Austrian Convention Bureau and the Austrian National Tourism Centre. Last year, the conference industry generated around 3.1 million overnight stays (+10.9%) in the country, […]

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Austria’s capital Vienna witnesses record tourism in 2015

Tourism in Vienna recorded 14.3 million visitor overnights in 2015, 5.9% more than that of 2014, making it its best year ever. Between December 2014 to December 2015, Vienna’s accommodation capacity increased by 2,840 to 64,200 beds, whilst room occupancy was up to 72%. “Approximately 82% of Vienna’s overnights in 2015 were international. Our strategy […]

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Vienna reports a growth in tourism arrivals in the capital

The Austrian capital, Vienna, has registered 6.3 million visitor overnight stays between January and June – an increase of 5.4% for the same period the previous year. According to the data released by the Vienna Tourist Board, the capital’s top five source markets in the first half of 2015 were Germany with 1,283,000 bed nights […]

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Austria bans smoking in all cafes and restaurants

Austria’s government has announced plans to introduce a total smoking ban in cafes and restaurants by 2018. “We have at last joined Europe in terms of protecting non-smokers,” Health Minister Sabine Oberhauser stated. The future smoking ban also includes electronic cigarettes but exempts hotels which can still maintain smoking rooms. Violation of this law will […]

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Start of a new era of wonder: Swarovski Kristallwelten reopened

Swarovski Kristallwelten (Swarovski Crystal Worlds), one of Austria’s most popular attractions, is celebrating the 120th anniversary of Swarovski and its own 20th anniversary. It is now even larger, more sparkling, and more fascinating than ever. In the last week of April, the wonderful crystalline destination reopened its gates after an extensive expansion. Artists and designers […]

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