EC approves allotting 145 million euros to project protecting Romanian Black Sea shore

The European Commission (EC) on Monday approved an investment worth over 145 million euros from the Cohesion Fund in an environment project aimed at protecting the Black Sea shore in south-eastern Romania, a region attracting ... More


Natural spas in Greece receive official certification

The hot springs “Yaltra Aedipsos” and “Hanopoulos” - both located in the western prefecture of Arta - received official recognition by the recently activated Committee for the Protection of Natural Spa ... More


City of Parga draws the spotlight at EMITT Tourism Exhibition in Istanbul

The city of Parga drew the spotlight at the 2013 Eastern Mediterranean International Travel & Tourism Exhibition (EMITT) held recently in Istanbul. The northwestern Greek city in Thesprotia region became the most popular ... More


First thematic tourist route in Danube Delta

According to a press release remitted to AGERPRES, the route can be covered using waterways - Rowmania center in Crisan - Crisan channel-Capcicova lake-Iacob lake-Crisan channel - with a "canotca" (a canoe/dinghy boat) that is ... More


Subrata Roy buys Slavija hotel in Ohrid

Indian billionaire Subrata Roy has bought Slavija hotel in Ohrid thus beginning the realisation of the announced investment in Macedonia, Agency for Foreign Investments informed and announced new investments in Technological ... More


Bulgarian resort presented in China

Bulgaria’s Black Sea Resort of Albena presents a Balkan tour at the opening International Tourist Fair in Beijing. The forum gathers 300 companies from the tourist industry from all over the world. Bulgarian tour operators ... More


Tourism in Bulgaria shows 14% rise

Greek tourism revenues could mark a 5% decrease in 2012 due to a fall in pre-bookings from Germany, industry officials have said. Greece expects tourist numbers to fall 3 % from 16.4 million last year, prompting a 5% fall in ... More


Danube Tourist Regatta to arrive July 27

The biggest and longest river regatta in the world, the 56th Danube Tourist Regatta (TID), which starts from Ingolstadt, Germany, and ends at the St. George village in Romania, on the Black Sea coast, will arrive in Serbia on ... More


Greece, Israel to sign tourism cooperation protocol

Israeli tourism minister Stas Misezhnikov is currently on a visit to Greece at the invitation of Greece's culture and tourism minister Pavlos Geroulanos, in a follow-up to talks between the two ministers in Tel Aviv. On Sunday, ... More


Hydroplanes to connect Adriatic towns with nearby islands

A German-Croatian venture is expected to introduce direct hydroplane connections between larger towns along the Adriatic coast and their neighbouring islands this summer, the daily Slobodna Dalmacija writes. European Coastal ... More


Jat Airways discounts prices to Europe and Mediterranean

Jat Airways is offering tickets starting at EUR 89 for flights between March 1 and April 15, as part of a special offer which begins Friday and runs through February 28, Serbia's national airline announced. A return ticket to ... More


Greece eyes Israeli market

Greek tourist destinations will be promoted at the 17th International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM) in Tel Aviv, Israel next week, where the east Mediterranean nation will have a strong presence and its own pavilion. ... More


Tourism potential of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Economy Bosnia and Herzegovina is undoubtedly a very interesting tourism destination; this is a result of its geographical location, exceptional beauty, cultural and historical heritage and suitable climate conditions. Bosnia ... More


4 percent more tourists in Budva

The Tourist Organisation of Budva stated that 1,620 guests are staying in Budvanska rivijera, which is 4 percent more than in the same period last year. Out of the total number, 1,340 are foreign guests who mostly stay in hotels. ... More


Upcoming Easter holiday to boost Turkish tourism

The upcoming "Easter" holiday of the Christian world is expected to affect the Turkish tourism sector positively. In an interview with A.A, Sururi Corabatir, the head of Mediterranean Touristic Hotel Operators' Association ... More


Greece Moves to Attract Bulgarian Tourists to Mount Athos

Greek tourism organizations have launched a promotional campaign to attract Bulgarian visitors to the Mount Athos area. The Mount Athos Tourist Organization in cooperation with the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) ... More


Brezovica privatization in 2010

The privatization of the Brezovica skiing resort could begin soon, announced Kosovo media. Kosovo authorities have postponed the issuing of a tender for the privatization of Brezovice a couple of times because of unresolved legal ... More


International Tourism Fair opens in Ohrid

Representatives of 25 tourist agencies from Israel, Bulgaria, Turkey, Serbia, Albania, Kosovo, Italy, Hungary and Montenegro participate in the third International Tourism Fair, taking place in Ohrid on January 17-19. Opening ... More


RSD 4 billion for tourism

Serbia plans to allocate RSD 4 billion for investments in tourism in 2010, as informed by the Minister of Economy Mladjan Dinkic. Tourism should become one of the most profitable sectors in Serbia. Dinkic says Serbia has ... More


ATS to hold historic first-ever tourism conference in Kosovo

Phil Otterson, President, American Tourism Society (ATS), announced that the ATS Fall 2010 Conference will be held in Pristina, Kosovo’s Capital, from October 25-27, 2010. This ATS-organized event In Kosovo, which only ... More