Barceló Budapest is the latest addition to the city, superbly located in the historic centre – close to the historic landmarks including the Cathedral, Budapest Synagogue, the parliament, and the increasingly lively Danube shore.
Continuing to concentrate on its route network expansion for 2019, Budapest Airport has announced the arrival of new airline partner, Laudamotion.
Hyatt Regency Budapest will be located in the landmark building Postapalota, the former postal office on Petőfi Sándor Street.
Wizz Air has announced the launch a new route between Doncaster Sheffield and Debrecen in Hungary. Flights will begin on December 16th and will operate on Tuesdays and Sundays.
Özyer Group has announced the signing of an agreement with Marriott International to launch the acclaimed Luxury Collection brand in Hungary with Matild Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel. Slated to open in early 2019 as the first Luxury Collection property in Hungary, this landmark hotel will occupy the beautiful Matild Place, a palatial neo-baroque building on the gateway to the Elisabeth Bridge over the Danube.
An outstanding 19.2 per cent increase in passenger traffic in December alone saw Budapest Airport continue its record-breaking trend, with the Hungarian gateway welcoming 11.4 million passengers by the end of 2016 – a figure never before reached at the airport.
Away from the crowds of Prague and the ossified air of Vienna, Budapest is still somewhat of an undiscovered gem to many western European travellers. At the heart of the city is the Corinthia Hotel, a luxurious property that has taken centre stage for generations. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in to investigate.
Budapest Airport has welcomed the return of regular flights to Sofia, Bulgaria, with new airline customer Bulgaria Air, the national carrier of the Republic of Bulgaria. The carrier’s Embraer 190 aircraft, configured with two class 108-seats touched earlier after a brief 70 minute journey.