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Gov’t decision: April 30 – day off for public sector employees

The Government has decided that April 30, 2019 would be a day off for public sector employees, given that Wednesday, May 1, is a non-working day, according to the Labour Code. On April 28 and 29 the Orthodox Christians celebrate ...

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Race for the European Capital of Smart Tourism kicks off

Last week the European Commission launched the competition for the European Capital of Smart Tourism 2020. This initiative rewards European cities for outstanding, innovative and sustainable tourism practices. In order to compete for the 2020 European Capital of Smart Tourism title, ...

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Romanian inks strategic partnership with the United Arab Emirates

The Romanian and United Arab Emirates governments have concluded a strategic economic partnership during the Romanian Prime Minister’s visit to this state. The partnership provides cooperation opportunities, the Government in Bucharest announces. „The document underlines the major regional role that ...

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Gov’t set to approve 5pc VAT for tourism

The Government has on the agenda of the sitting on Thursday a draft bill regarding the cut of the VAT for tourism to 5% for accommodation, restaurants and catering, but also for sports facilities, amusement and recreational parks. Prime Minister ...

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The Evening Standard Lists Sighisoara as a Top October Destination

The mystical Transylvanian city of Sighisoara is becoming one of the top destinations in Europe to visit. The city dates back to the early 12th century, when the invading Magyars occupied Transylvania. Wanting to consolidate his power and defend the ...

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Tarom vows to link all Romanian regions by internal flights as of next year

Tarom General Manager, Werner-Wilhelm Wolff, has stated within a meeting with the local representatives of travel agencies on Friday that the national flag carrier will have internal flights to link every region of the country starting next year. „In 2019, ...

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Romania starts importing workforce from Philippines, Nepal, Vietnam, India, Indonesia or Thailand

Romania has started importing workforce from Asian countries for the tourism, construction and agriculture industries, reads a study released by human resources consultancy company Smartree. According to the study’s authors, the first initiatives to recruit workers from abroad has started ...

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European Commission: Better protection for 120 million holidaymakers this summer

As of Sunday, July 1, travellers booking package holidays enjoy stronger consumer rights, the new European Union rules read. Not only will traditional package holidays be covered, the new rules will also protect consumers who book other forms of combined ...

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Four „blue flag” beaches heralded on the Romanian seaside this summer season

Romania will have four „blue flag” beaches this summer season, Digi24 says. However, the announcement doesn’t precisely say which are these beaches, expected to boost Romanian tourism. Blue flag is a certification by the Foundation for Environmental Education, whose criteria ...

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