Articles tagged “budapest”

Don’t Accuse This Hotel Musical Director of Being the Muzak Guy

Don’t Accuse This Hotel Musical Director of Being the Muzak Guy

Laura Powell, Skift

It's likely that the musical experience of most hotel employees doesn't extend far beyond karaoke. Not the case for a certain Hungarian concierge, whose vast musical background strikes a special chord with guests.

4 months ago

Budapest’s Historic Baths Have Become a Major Tourist Draw

Budapest’s Historic Baths Have Become a Major Tourist Draw

Albert Stumm, Associated Press

As travelers yearn for more experiences that make them feel like a local, it's no surprise they'd be seeking out a traditionally locals-only experience like this in Budapest.

2 years ago

Hungary Opens Door for Emirates to Provide Lost Air Link to U.S.

Hungary Opens Door for Emirates to Provide Lost Air Link to U.S.

Deena Kamel Yousef, Nafeesa Syeed and Gabriella Lovas, Bloomberg

If Emirates and Etihad can open new routes from the U.A.E. into Budapest, that potentially creates new opportunities for the carriers to increase direct service between Eastern Europe and America.

3 years ago

The Pinball Museum in Budapest That’s Become a Top 20 Attraction

The Pinball Museum in Budapest That’s Become a Top 20 Attraction

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press

We're always interested to see how someone can rethink attractions with creativity an ingenuity rather than big bucks and bulldozers.

4 years ago

Best Travel Ads This Week: Brands Tug on Travelers’ Heartstrings

Best Travel Ads This Week: Brands Tug on Travelers’ Heartstrings

Samantha Shankman, Skift

This week's travel ads go for the emotional jugular with spots that show the power of travel in connecting us with loved ones, creating memories, and having new adventures.

5 years ago

Budapest’s Top Attraction Is a Great Escape

Budapest’s Top Attraction Is a Great Escape

Sean Williams, The Guardian

If some vacations are already a form of escape, then these new live-action, room-escape games are very appropriate.

5 years ago

Budapest battles back the Danube while German dikes burst

Budapest battles back the Danube while German dikes burst

Zoltan Simon and Nicholas Brautlecht, Bloomberg

6 years ago

The Danube river flooding that threatens cities across Central Europe

The Danube river flooding that threatens cities across Central Europe

Kirsten Grieshaber, Associated Press

Flood waters will have disappeared by the time summer visitors arrive, but flood damage along the Danube basin will effect rail and road travel, as well as knock out some of the Europe's most charming small towns.

6 years ago

Spring travel values: Eastern Europe is a bargain again

Oliver Smith, The Daily Telegraph

Western Europe may be cheaper now, but nobody there is happy about that. Eastern and Baltic Europe have become a rich alternative to their more expensive established neighbors.

6 years ago