Austria less popular as holiday destination among locals

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The number of Austrians spending their vacation within the country may decline, a travel poll suggests.Europ Assistance said today (Weds) 64 per cent of interviewed Austrians said they planned to go on holiday this summer, up by three per cent from last year. The insurance company said that just 20 per cent of them had […]

Bleak tourism evaluation amid feared overnight stay decline

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A tourism sector official has called for more marketing efforts within Austria as hotels brace for a decline in overnight stays.Hans Schenner, head of the Federal Economy Chamber¬ís (WKO) tourism department, said today (Thurs) he feared hotels and guesthouses of the country welcomed fewer guests this month than in April 2010. Schenner also announced that […]