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Emma Transforms Ferris Wheel Carriage into a Bedroom

Emma Transforms Ferris Wheel Carriage into a Bedroom

26 November 2022 Press Release Travel Events News Tourism News

Float on Cloud Nine this weekend with a free ride in Emma’s dedicated sleep capsule on the Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel, available from today until Sunday. The Giant Ferris Wheel in the Vienna Prater was opened in 1897 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Emperor Franz Josef I’s accession to the throne, making it the oldest Ferris Wheel in the world still in operation.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Acquires European Hotel Brand Vienna House

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Acquires European Hotel Brand Vienna House

9 September 2022 Press Release Hotel News

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,000 hotels in over 95 countries, today announced its acquisition of the Vienna House brand for €44 million ($44 million) adding an upscale and midscale portfolio of approximately 40 hotels and more than 6,000 rooms

Wizz Air adds the fifth aircraft to Vienna base

Wizz Air adds the fifth aircraft to Vienna base

2 September 2022 Press Release Airline News

Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing airline, today announces the stationing of a fifth aircraft at its Vienna base and its growth plans for the Austrian market. The new Airbus A321neo will join the fleet in Vienna from December 2022 and enable the launch of 3 new routes to Madeira, Riyadh and Jeddah.

Emirates brings A380 to Vienna for first time

Emirates brings A380 to Vienna for first time

27 May 2014 Airline News

Emirates operated a one-off A380 service last night to mark its ten-year anniversary and continued commitment to Austria. This important milestone signals the first ever commercially scheduled A380 service to Vienna International Airport. Emirates has been flying to Austria since May 2004.

Vienna Airport passenger number drops in January

Vienna Airport passenger number drops in January

16 February 2013 Press Release Airline News Tourism News

The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport fell by 1.7% year-on-year to 1,374,156 in January 2013. This decline resulted, above all, from unusually heavy snowstorms in eastern Austria on 17 January 2013 and the resulting massive impact on the entire area as well as the related limitations on air travel throughout Europe because of the severe winter weather at airports throughout the region.

Vienna to enter Russia with new hotel with wellness and medical spa

Vienna to enter Russia with new hotel with wellness and medical spa

12 January 2013 Press Release Hotel News Spa News

The Astrum luxury hotel will open in Shelkovo near Moscow at the end of 2013. Owner of the property is Shelkowskij Holding, while management of the hotel will be in the hands of Vienna International Hotelmanagement AG (VI). Already one year before its grand opening, the 5-star luxury hotel has been accepted for membership in The Leading Hotels of the World as one of the world’s best hotels on the Russian luxury hotel market. With a 3,400 m² spa and a 1,900 m² conference area, the hotel’s focus is clearly on Vienna International’s two greatest strengths: wellness holidays and conference tourism.