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Vienna 2012: Best tourism result in history

VIENNA, Austria - The Viennese tourism industry can look back on its best year ever: 12.3 million overnight stays, up 7.5% on 2011, have set a new record.

The Ritz-Carlton Vienna opens today

VIENNA, Austria – The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has opened its first hotel in Austria in the capital city of Vienna.

Fantastic Easter Package to Vienna and Budapest

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - The best deal around is TourCrafters’ one-week Vienna and Budapest Easter Package, valid from March 23 to April 12.

Vienna expects flat tourist numbers in 2012

Tourism officials in Vienna expect a stagnation of overnight stay numbers in 2012.

Vienna, Zurich, Auckland have highest living standards in the world

Vienna has the best living standard in the world, according to the Mercer 2011 Quality of Living Survey.

Chinese visitors flock to Austria

BEIJING - Shao Yu became fascinated by Austria when she was a little girl after hearing melodies echo in the Musikverein Golden Hall during a television broadcast of Vienna's New Year Concert.

Vienna Tourist Board goes vertical on “biggest temporary structure ever built...

Daring performers from Vienna on Tuesday “defied gravity” when they performed a horizontal public show on a 21m (69ft) vertical stage, the tallest temporary structure ever built in Trafalgar Squar

Vienna sets records for bed nights and hotel sales

VIENNA, Austria - Vienna set two new records in the first six months of 2011: visitor bed nights rose 5.3% to 5 million and net bed night turnover for hotels went up 12.1% to EUR 182.3 million in the

Royal Jordanian Airlines always has a contingency plan, CEO claims

The chief executive officer of Royal Jordanian Airlines, Hussein H. Dabbas, recently met with members of the media from Canada and the United States at the airline’s corporate office in Amman.

Vienna tourism grows 10.3 percent in 2010

VIENNA, Austria - Vienna reported growth of 10.3% in 2010, reaching a new record level of 10,860,000 visitor overnights.

Vienna: the best city in the world again

Congratulations to Vienna, Austria, for having won the crown again as the city with the best quality of living in the entire world, according to Mercer's 2010 Quality of Living Survey, released May 26

Vienna – now or never!

The Vienna Tourist Board unveiled its new advertising line, "Vienna - now or never," hoping to attract international visitors to Vienna right now, without delay.

“Third Man” tourism is booming in Vienna

VIENNA - Sachertorte. Magnificent palaces. Splendid museums.

Sikh clash in Vienna highlights caste divisions

Christian and community leaders in India have warned that world governments and international human rights organizations have failed to understand the significance and implications of a recent clash a

Vienna tourism plunges due to global economic downturn

Vienna - Overnight stays in the Austrian capital Vienna plunged 9.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2009, official data showed Friday.

Two leading associations on the international congress scene recently celebrated anniversaries...

VIENNA - The International Pharmaceutical Congress Advisory Association and the Associations Conference Forum are two of the most important organizations in the international congress business.

Austrian Airlines undergoes painful transition

VIENNA (eTN) - The dismissal of Austrian Airlines (AUA) CEO Alfred Ötsch shows the seriousness of the situation at Austria’s national carrier, after its financial take-over over by German carrier L

Vienna tourists hang on as carriage horses bolt

VIENNA, Austria — A woman and her two small daughters got more than their expected scenic tour through downtown Vienna on Thursday, when a team of unruly horses took them on a wild ride — leaving

Schönbrunn palace still top for tourists

Vienna - Schönbrunn palace was the most visited tourist attraction in Vienna last year, closely followed by Schönbrunn Zoo, according to the Vienna Tourist board.

Vienna convention tourism sets a record

Vienna convention tourism set a new record in 2007. The number of conventions and similar events increased by 19 per cent to 2,764 last year. Overnights linked to them rose by 23 per cent to 1,419,044, and value added to the city economy went up by 30 per cent to 760 million Euros.