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.
Forty-one per cent of Austrians will not go on holiday this year, according to the results of a new poll by Linz public-opinion research firm IMAS released today (Tues).Six per cent said they had already been on holiday, seven per cent said they had already taken part of their planned holiday, and 46 per cent […]
Every third Austrian who will go on holiday this year will do so in Austria, according to the results of a new poll by the Institute for Tourism and Leisure-Time Research released today (Mon).It said 10-to-15 per cent of the 50 per cent of Austrians who were planning to go on holiday had changed their […]
By Kathryn QuinnWith an ever increasing number of spas springing up around Europe, the offer at the Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Bad Waltersdorf, in northern Styria stands out as giving holiday makers all they desire for the perfect relaxation and wellness experience.The first thing guests will notice is the impressively vast amount of treatments available […]
By Kathryn QuinnOlympic fever has had people the world over fixed to their TV screens this winter and inspired people to don their skis, dust off the ice skates and head to the mountains.Austria, the alpine nation is blessed with some of the best ski resorts in Europe and outstanding winter sport facilities, but this […]
A huge mammoth made of ice and snow is the latest attraction for young and old at the Galtür ski resort in Tyrol.The sculpture dubbed “Manni the Mammoth”, which is six metres high and 12 metres long, is located on a sea level of 1,584 metres and surrounded by mountains scaling around 3,000 metres. It […]
Music fans are being given the chance to decide about a part of the line-up at the biggest free of charge music festival in Europe.Organisers of the Vienna Donauinselfest said people can select 26 bands to perform on six of the events dozen stages on the festivals website, www.donauinselfest.atThe “Rock The Island Talent Contest” voting […]
An ice figure skating show based on ballet “Swan Lake” is to be performed in Vienna.The touring production initially intended only for St. Petersburgs 300th anniversary in 2003 has become a hit all over the world.The show called “Schwanensee on Ice” (Swan Lake On Ice), based on the famous ballet by Pyotr Ilyich […]