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Wizz Tours: Rome, Romanians’ favourite destination in 2017

Last year, 14.62 percent from Romanian tourists who booked vacations through Wizz Tours preferred Rome from their for their vacation, followed by Malta with a 12.56 percent and Larnaca is the third destination on tourists top list (10.60 percent). Exotic ...

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‘Dracula Castle’ in Tihuta Gorge, put up for sale

The hotel in Tihuta Gorge, built in the location where writer Bram Stoker imagined it would be the castle of the vampire count Dracula, has been put up for sale. According to an ad posted by a real estate agency ...

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Tourists’ overnight stays increased by 9.6 pc in January, INS shows

Both the arrivals and the overnight stays in the establishments of tourists’ reception with functions of tourists’ accommodation increased by 9.6 percent each, in January 2018, National Institute of Statistics (INS) shows. Compared to January 2017, in January 2018 customs ...

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Who stayed at the Bâlea Hotel of Ice on the coldest night of 2018?

Four tourists were accommodated in the hotel ice hotel in Romania, at Bâlea Lac on the coldest night of this year. On Wednesday, two Romanian and two American tourists slept over in the Hotel of Ice, located at over 2,000m ...

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Turda salt mine tops the best eccentric attractions in Europe

Turda salt mine and its leisure area were included by ’The Guardian’ among the destinations recommended for tourists looking for eccentric places in Europe. ”For a surreal experience, look no further than the Turda salt mine. The 120-metre-deep mine was ...

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TripAdvisor named ’Epoque’ the best hotel in Romania for 2018

According to TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, Epoque Hotel, the luxury business boutique in Bucharest, has been recognized as the best hotel in Romania in 2018 and a winner in the following categories: Top 25 Hotels, Top 25 Luxury ...

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Tourists’ overnight stays grew faster in Romania than in the EU last year

In 2017, the number of nights spent in tourist accommodation establishments in the European Union (EU) is expected to have reached more than 3.2 billion, up by 5.1 percent compared with 2016, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, ...

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Prestige Tours launches charter flights to Jordan

Prestige Tours, part of the Turkish group Calypso Tour, exclusive tour operator for Turkey, with over 20,000 tourists booking vacation only to Antalya last year, will launch charter flights to Aqaba resort, Jordan starting March. There will be weekly flights ...

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Record of visitors at Turda salt mine last year, with growing number of foreign turists lured by its beauties

Salina Turda/Turda salt mine in Cluj county has posted a record of visitors last year, seeing over 600,000 visitors, with 35% of them being foreign tourists. Most of the foreign visitors were from Hungary, Poland, Israel or Spain. According to ...

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Eximtur travel agency posts sales of EUR 55 M

The sales of Eximtur travel agency have exceeded EUR 55m in 2017, 15% more as against the previous year, a press release informs. The sales rise reported last year was mainly due to the Eximtur Business division, which has considerably ...

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