The Grand Park Hotel Bad Hofgastein has reinvigorated its offering ahead of the 2013 season. Here Breaking Travel news looks at the latest developments.
BEST WESTERN PREMIER Hotel Kaiserhof in Vienna, Austria has become the first hotel in Austria to receive the internationally-renowned Green Globe Certificate.
A new museum has opened in Austria that is dedicated to the life of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Icons of Vienna – and Londoners’ perceptions of the Austrian city – will be literally turned on their side later this month, when the Vienna Tourist Board builds the biggest structure ever erected in Trafalgar Square. To help Londoners see “Vienna from a different angle”, the tourism body is building a 21 metre high wall for a spectacular vertical show and public challenge over two days.
China is building a replica of an idyllic Austrian alpine village in a rundown industrial estate. The village will be a £5.7billion carbon copy of Hallstatt, a UNESCO World Heritage site, complete with artificial lake. Posing as tourists, the Chinese have been photographing every building there for three years, and the plan was only discovered when a guest left blueprints behind.
While London, New York, and Los Angeles have played host to countless movies over the last century, a few locations have shone even more brightly. Those cities which have taken their time on centre stage to build a lasting career. Here Chris O’Toole looks at the success stories.
With a tough year for the Vienna hotel market coming to a close, it is time to look ahead to 2010. STR Global, the leading provider of market data to the world’s hotel industry, working in cooperation with the Oesterreichische Hoteliervereinigung, predicts occupancy levels in the city to grow between 6 percent and 9 percent in 2010