A 3000 Euro reward has been offered up for any information which leads to the killer of two lynxes, which were found in a plastic bad in Ysper, in Melk, Lower Austria earlier this month. WWF is calling for the case to be solved as soon as possible and together with the Kalkalpen National Park […]
Viennese police have promised to take action against lawbreaking cyclists. Officials in the capital announced today (Mon) intense controls would be carried out especially in the city centre. They argued their decision had to do with the large number of tourists visiting Vienna at the moment. Police explained they wanted to avoid an increase of […]
A woman from Germany suffered serious injuries when a group of holidaymakers were attacked by a herd of cows. The 10-member group of vacationers told police they tried to walk past the heifers on a pasture near St. Nikolai in Styria’s Liezen district when the cows pounced on them yesterday (Weds). The tourists claimed they […]
A woman has been arrested for trying to pinch an Austrian holidaymakers wallet.The 19-year-old man met the Nigerian in a bar on the Spanish tourism hotspot of Mallorca and called the police when she attempted to steal his money.The would-be thief was arrested. Some newspapers report today (Tues) that she is a prostitute.
An Austrian plunged to his death while taking a picture at a mountainous region in Canada, it has been announced.Leo Steiner jr. a Salzburg-born ski instructor who shared his time between Leogang in his home province and Atlin in Britsh Columbia, Canada plunged down a crevasse after its snow cover collapsed while he […]
Romanians are spending more than 100 Euros a day on vacations in Austria, it has been revealed.Austria’s national tourism office in Bucharest announced today (Fri) that holidaymakers from the country were spending an average 129 Euros a day during holidays in Austria in the winter. The average daily expenditure of Romanian holidaymakers in Austria in […]
Foreign tourists spent almost 30 per cent more in shops in Austria last year than they did in 2009, according to an international travel and shopping service platform.Global Blue Austria announced today (Weds) that holidaymakers from abroad spent approximately 250 million Euros in stores across the country in 2010. The platform stressed this was a […]
Two Romanians claiming to be plain-clothed police officers have been arrested for stealing from tourists yesterday (Sun).Daniel D., 42, and Valerica D., 40, wore metal badges saying “Police Officer” and asked holidaymakers in the centre of Vienna for their IDs. The duo then nicked their wallets and mobile phones.The Romanians were caught after a witness […]