MP accuses Austrian government of Madoff cover up An Austrian MP has filed a series of Parliamentary questions to make public allegations that senior banking officials and others in the Alpine Republic had actively worked with Bernie Madoff to create his global Pyramid scheme.
Shark tank to be added to Vienna aquarium
The Vienna city centre aquarium the "Haus des Meeres" ("House of the Ocean") is being modified again to add a massive new shark aquarium and a new multi-purpose conference area.
New summer flight specials from Vienna with Emirates
Emirates flies 13 times per week from Vienna to Dubai. Now Emirates is offering a summer special for flights from Vienna to the metropolis in the Persian Gulf for only 455 Euros per person in the Economy Class. This offer is bookable from July, 20th.
A bridge too far for Tyrol Werbung
Tourist officials trying to promote one of Austria's best natural Alpine beauty spots are in hot water after they dreamed up an ad - featuring one of the biggest man-made eyesores in Europe.
Wuff guide for dogs
City dogs that want an Alpine break are being offered training courses in country life that include how to use a chairlift and how to avoid trouble with cows.
China admits leaving out the bone house
Welcome to the 'Bone House', or 'Beinhaus' - something which the Chinese seem to have forgotten to copy when they rebuilt the Austrian village of Hallstatt.
Austria seeks 40 Dirndl ambassadors to New York
The Austrian tourist board Österreich Werbung is hoping to focus American thoughts on a holiday in Austria by signing up 40 young ladies to show off the latest in Alpine fashion around the country and events later this year.
Kids gourmet holidays
Children are centre stage at the "Via Culinaria 4 Kids" at the Fuschlsee where a culinary voyage of discovery is on offer from 1 July until 30 September.
New 3m mountain train route planned
The Ötscherland-Express train that travels the mountainous part of the Ybbstalbahn is to be made ready for the current season with a 3 million Euro investment.
A hotel for dogs that offers a menu of freshly cooked gourmet food, doggy sun loungers and swimming pools and special fitness rooms for four-legged friends has opened in Carinthia in Austria.
Austria for Every Type of Traveller
There’s a load to see and do in Austria, from people watching with a forkful of Sachertorte in your hand in Vienna, to hiking in the Nockberge National Park yodelling as you go.
China meets Hallstatt
After a long time of speculation and anticipation the exact copy of Austrian world heritage village of Hallstatt-Dachstein in China will be unveiled, and there will be real-life Austrians present for the ceremony.