Articles tagged “serbia”

Tourism

These Are the Countries To Watch in Europe’s Tourism Recovery

Sun, savings, and sports are all factors driving Europe’s tourism recovery.

These Are the Countries To Watch in Europe’s Tourism Recovery

News Blog

European Tourism Mostly Remains Well Below 2019 Levels: Fresh Data

About two-thirds of European destinations remain below their pre-pandemic number of international tourist arrivals, according to the European Travel Commission’s quarterly report released Tuesday. The report covered the first nine months of 2023. The destinations most far off from 2019 levels were Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania because of the Ukraine-Russia war. All three countries rely…

Hotels

Russian Hotelier Offers Sanctuary to Ukrainian Refugees in Serbia

Mikhail Golubtsov never thought just a few months ago that those filling his tiny hotel in central Serbia would be Ukrainians fleeing the atrocities perpetrated by leaders of his native Russia. He says it was a sense of shame that prompted him to open his doors.

Russian Hotelier Offers Sanctuary to Ukrainian Refugees in Serbia

Tourism

Serbia Tries to Use Summer Music Fest to Recast Tourism Image

Serbia has plenty to offer, and for cheap, but few tourists realize it. If attendees of the Exit Festival continue to spread the word, that could change quickly.

Serbia Tries to Use Summer Music Fest to Recast Tourism Image

Airlines

Eastern Europe’s airlines fall one by one: Financial mismanagement and nationalist hubris

The collapse of airlines and the inability for old-line European carriers to pick up slack will lead to inroads in the region by Turkish Air, which will only improve the Anatolian carrier's position in Europe.

Eastern Europe’s airlines fall one by one: Financial mismanagement and nationalist hubris

Airlines

Serbia in talks to form a new airline out of JAT Airways, wants to team up Etihad

This isn’t the first time Serbia’s tried to get the loss-making airline off its hands and it’s newest plan to lean on Etihad to take over aircraft leases could backfire should the Gulf airline decide not to take a stake in the rejuvenated JAT.

Serbia in talks to form a new airline out of JAT Airways, wants to team up Etihad

Tourism

Controversial Serbian movie director creates a village from scratch near historic bridge

Kusturica established himself as a filmmaker before the Yugoslav civil war and despite his global success became tied to the Serbs. His authentic Serb village in a formerly multi-ethnic town won't do anything to improve his standing.

Airlines

Serbia requests FAA to “correct” its aviation rating to prompt US flights to Serbia

Serbia’s rating hasn’t been altered since 2004 and although Serbia’s own carrier isn’t likely to start flying stateside, a higher rating could fuel flight and tourism growth from the U.S.

Serbia requests FAA to “correct” its aviation rating to prompt US flights to Serbia

Tourism

An attempt to hold on to a little piece of Yugoslavia ends with a bad bank loan

The Yugoland of Tito ended in violence, how much nicer then that the nostalgic theme park established to remember it only ends up in a pile of defaults.