Puglia Rewards on Many Dimensions

Puglia, which extends from the “spur” to the “heel” of Italy, provides ample reason to visit this less touristed part of the country: history that predates the ancient Greeks, art of the medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods, lush landscapes and...Read more

Explore Holland and Belgium with Amras Cruises’ Tulip Serenade Excursion

Amras Cruises has unveiled its brand new Silver II river vessel, which will first navigate the waterways of Holland and Belgium when the region transforms into a landscape out of a fairy tale: in the spring, when acres of flowers...Read more

Brussels Airlines Inaugurates First Flight to Malta

Brussels Airlines was saluted by a water arch upon making its first landing at the Malta International Airport on the afternoon of June 20, 2014. Passengers on board were later greeted by a group of dancers clad in traditional Maltese...Read more

Turkey: Bursa & Pergamon Added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Bursa and Cumalikizik as ‘The Birthplace of the Ottoman Empire’, and Izmir’s Pergamon and its ‘multi-layered cultural landscape’ have been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List at the recent 38th World Heritage Committee meeting held at Qatar’s National Congress Centre...Read more

Bit2015 Focuses on Luxury to Generate New Business

According to the WTO, there are about 25 million luxury travelers in the world and, although these constitute only 3% of the total number of tourists, they produce 25% of overall revenues, equal to more than 116 billion euro a...Read more

Germany: Hotels Offering Custom Packages for 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

November 9, 2014 will mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. To honor the anniversary, a series of special events and exhibitions are planned to take place throughout the city, focusing on the division of Germany...Read more

Art, Architecture and Design Abound in the Baltic Sea Region

Design from Helsinki, museums in St. Petersburg, Art Nouveau in Riga, Hamburg’s Hafencity and Warsaw’s skyline continue to be enhanced by fresh attractions, new museums and urban projects that point to the future and position the region as a modern,...Read more

Germany: Berlin’s Das Stue Hotel Offering Family and ‘3 Nights for 2′ Summer Promotions

Das Stue is a luxury boutique hotel that feels distinctly new and unique, at the same time it rediscovers some of the best traditions of Berlin’s early 20th-century social life. Extracting the best of the past and present, Das Stue’s...Read more

Italy Sees Historic Launch of Convention Bureau

The Italy Convention Bureau, the new body tasked to coordinate the promotion of Italy as a venue for all kinds of events from the abroad markets, was officially founded June 18, 2014 in Florence. The project was sponsored by all...Read more

German National Tourist Board to Push ‘Traditions & Customs’ Theme in 2015

Many regional traditions and customs are still alive and well in Germany today. Having long been a manufacturing nation, Germany places special emphasis on handcrafted products, and its volkfest festivals are unlike anything else in the world. At funfairs, festivals...Read more