Live open air opera returns


Dozens of performances will be screened live outside Vienna’s leading opera house this and next month, it has been announced.State Opera officials said today (Thurs) they decided to show selected operas on a 50 square metre LED video screen on Herbert von Karajan Square free of charge again this season after hundreds of music enthusiasts […]

ÖAMTC warns of online holiday booking price gaps

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Flights and hotel stays are significantly cheaper when booked at airlines’ and hotels’ websites than via internet travel platforms, a new survey has shown.Officials at motorists’ association ÖAMTC said today (Mon) they had discovered differences in price of up to 142 Euros in tests in which they booked flights and hotel stays for three-day trips […]

Hofer Austria boss to join Aldi Süd


Hofer Austria boss Johann Mörwald will join Aldi Süd’s “coordination board” by the end of this year, company officials announced today (Thurs).Mörwald has headed Hofer Austria – the German discount supermarket’s Austrian branch – since 2008.Austrian newspapers claimed Hofer Switzerland chief executive Günther Helm will become new Hofer Austria head.Mörwald is meanwhile set to coordinate […]