Record 2.47 million foreign tourists visited Romania in 2016

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Romania has drawn almost 2.5 million foreign tourists last year, setting a record in an area where there are many expectations for many years. Thus, the number of foreign tourists in Romania increased last year by 10.6 percent yoy, to ...

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Bucharest neighbourhood features in UK travel hip hang-out ranking

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A neighbourhood in a Romanian city was ranked on an honorable place in a famous travel index in the UK. So, it appears that Bucharest is the Romanian city that has one of the hippest neighbourhoods in Europe, according to ...

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Sibiu, South Aegean region, awarded European Region of Gastronomy 2019


Romanian city of Sibiu and South Aegean region (Greece) received the European Region of Gastronomy 2019 award for their commitment to food and cultural diversity. A special ceremony was held at the Grande Bretagne Hotel in Athens, Grece on 25 January. Set against a ...

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Romania to attend Austria’s Ferien Messe 2017 International Tourism Fair


Romania will be presented as a travel destination at this year’s Ferien Messe International Tourism Fair, which will take place during January 12-15, in Vienna, the Tourism Ministry informs. 27 exhibitors, namely incoming agencies, travel destinations and travel service providers ...

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Romanian city among The Telegraph’s 13 world destinations easier to visit in 2017


Announcing UK airlines’ new destinations for 2017, The Telegraph also mentioned a Romanian city among them, however not a “traditional touristic one”. “Carriers regularly chop and change the routes they operate, but the new year is the best time to ...

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New ski slope available in Romania


A new ski slope was opened in Romania this winter by a private investment. The new ski destination is in Covasna county (central Romania), somewhere between Barcani and Valea Mare localities. The slope has almost 600 m long and boasts ...

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European visitors boosted the number of tourists in Romania by 6.3 pc in November 2016


Both the arrivals and the overnight stays in the Romanian establishments of tourists’ reception increased by 6.3 percent and by 0.1 percent, respectively, in November of last year, compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, National Institute of ...

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Romanians spent over EUR 40 M on New Year’s Eve in Romania and abroad

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About 155,000 Romanian spent the New Year’s Eve in the country’s resorts, up by 7 percent compared to last year. Almost 10,000 Romanians travelled abroad to welcome the New Year, through travel agencies. Romanians spent over EUR 40 M in ...

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