GERMAN TRAVEL WARNING IS A DISASTER FOR VIENNA'S TOURISM

Tomas Haupt -
The tourism industry in Vienna expects huge losses due to the German classification of the city as a Corona risk destination. In other regions of Austria, the summer season did not run as badly as fea ...

TOURISM: VIENNA WANTS TO SUSPEND LOCAL TAXES

Nils Kraus -
"The city hotel industry continues to be hard hit," says Markus Wölbitsch, chairman of the Vienna ÖVP (the New People's Party). If you walk through the streets, you see significantly more tourists tha ...

VIENNA TOURISM TURNS TO LUXURY INSTEAD OF LOW-COST

Samuel Dorsi -
Vienna tourism wants to move away from mass tourism in the future. Low-cost airlines are no longer advertised. In return, luxury travelers and congress tourists should generate more turnover - and tra ...

THE SOUND OF CULTURE: AUSTRIA OFFERS NEW AUGMENTED REALITY EXPERIENCE

The Vienna Museumsquartier (MQ) now offers an "augmented reality experience" including curated music. A new smartphone app wants to "rediscover cultural habitats through innovative technologies". Shor ...

DOMESTIC VISITORS BOOSTED TOURISM IN VIENNA

Justin N. Froyd -
More beds were occupied in Vienna, the Austrian capital, in January. Compared to the pre-crisis level, however, there is still a very long way to go. ...