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IDEAS: Austrian National Tourist Office Debuts Humorous Chat SkiPT Campaign

As Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to embed itself in the day-to-day planning of our vacations, the Austrian National Tourist Office has launched its own humorous take on AI - or ‘Authentic Intelligence’ in this case. Credit: Sebastian Somloi, SOVISO Instead of the usual AI tools - which can often yield incorrect results and a lack…

Airlines

Austrian Airlines Cancels 52 Flights Because of Mandatory, In-Person Staff Meetings

Those flight cancellations won't be Austria's last for awhile — not unless its aviation industry quickly solves its staffing shortage problem, a global issue that is wreaking havoc on flight schedules.

Austrian Airlines Cancels 52 Flights Because of Mandatory, In-Person Staff Meetings

Airlines

Putting Europe’s Low-Cost Carriers in Peril Should Not Be a Lasting Legacy From Government in This Crisis

Legacy airlines are in trouble. Many deserve bailouts. But let's not take it too far. There's no reason to penalize low-cost airlines. If they can make money with cheap fares, let them.

Putting Europe’s Low-Cost Carriers in Peril Should Not Be a Lasting Legacy From Government in This Crisis

Coronavirus

Austria to Lift Coronavirus Travel Restrictions With Its Neighbors — Except Italy

Austria's continued plans to enforce travel restrictions against Italy show shared borders don't mean automatic admittance to a travel bubble during the coronavirus recovery.

Austria to Lift Coronavirus Travel Restrictions With Its Neighbors — Except Italy

Coronavirus

Austria Plans Mass Virus Testing of Hotel Staff to Get Tourists Back

For a country desperate to reopen its internal borders for summer holidays, Austria's bold plan to extensively test hospitality workers for coronavirus could pave a faster way towards tourism recovery.

Austria Plans Mass Virus Testing of Hotel Staff to Get Tourists Back

Tourism

Vienna wants to be Europe’s next gay travel hotspot

Gay and lesbian travelers can be seen as very attractive visitors with research suggesting that they travel and spend more than their heterosexual peers.

Vienna wants to be Europe’s next gay travel hotspot

Tourism

Heading downhill in East Tirol, Austria’s secret ski destination

Skiing in Europe is all about discovering hidden runs and villages with easy access. East Tirol's charms put it on the lift-ticket to-do list.

Heading downhill in East Tirol, Austria’s secret ski destination

Tourism

Chinese town adds a carbon copy of a UNESCO-designated Austrian hamlet

The growing wealth of the Chinese coincides with a tremendous curiosity about the world outside of China. In this case, one developer brings an Austrian village to a sub-tropical Chinese town in a case of copying that makes Disney's imagineers look like lightweights.