A vast majority of Austrians have admitted fears of street crime in Moscow.Insurance agency Allianz found that only 14 per cent consider the Russian capital as a safe place to visit. The insurer said today (Tues) New York in the United States fared slightly better as 28 per cent of Austrians say they are not […]
Almost one in 10 foreigners spending their holidays in Croatia are Austrians, new figures show.Croatias Central Bureau of Statistics announced today (Thurs) that Austrians had comprised nine per cent of overnight stays by foreigners between January and July this year. Only Germans (19.8 per cent) and Slovenes (13.7 per cent) had a larger share, it […]
US Ambassador makes investment appeal
The US Ambassador to Vienna has encouraged Austrian firms to invest in the USA.William C. Eacho said at a Vienna business event hosted by the Austrian Economy Chambers (WKO) Foreign Trade Department (AWO) yesterday (Thurs) that the US economy would continue to recover.”(US President Barack) Obamas long-term reforms will bring the country back on track […]
Wataniya Airways has launched a new service to the Austrian capital Vienna, the Kuwaiti national carrier has announced.The service will run three times a week on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, a statement by the airline said.Vienna is the carriers 11th destination and its second European destination launched since the airline began operations in January 2009.
Skiers safe after lift mistake
Two Upper Austrian skiers were rescued on Sunday after taking the wrong lift up a mountain.The pair found themselves on the Krippenstein, 500 metres higher than their intended destination, Krippenbrunn in Upper Austrias Gmunden district, police said.Despite their mistake and the late hour, they decided to ski down the mountain. After losing their way and […]