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Kis-Balaton visitor center

Kis-Balaton Visitor Center Opens

D&T
Sep 22, 2020

A new visitor center, built for about HUF 1.2 billion, has been inaugurated in the swampy Kis-Balaton area near the town of Keszthely, just southwest of Lake Balaton in western Hungary. In addition to a network of 186 educational trails, nearly 1,000 kilometers long in total, the National Park Directorates also operate 64 demonstration sites, […]

Number of Tourism Nights Falling

D&T
Sep 8, 2020

In July 2020, as a result of the coronavirus epidemic, international tourists spent 75% and domestic tourists 18% fewer tourism nights in commercial accommodation establishments (hotels, boarding houses, camping sites, bungalow complexes and community hostels) in Hungary compared to the same period of the previous year. A summary by the country's Central Statistical Office says […]

Hortobágy Bridge Fair

D&T
Aug 22, 2020

The traditional Hortobágy Bridge Fair takes place at its usual venue at the foot of the nine-arch bridge at this four-day long week-end, but, given the epidemic situation, fewer people are allowed to sell their products. The nation-wide famous bridge fair is inseparable from the nine-arch bridge. It both gave the name of the fair […]

New Boat Routes in the Danube Bend

D&T
Jul 13, 2020

The river cruise company Mahart Passnave has launched two new routes in the Danube Bend, north of Budapest: between Esztergom and Zebegény and on the Szentendre-Leányfalu-Tahitótfalu-Visegrád line. Decision on the new lines was made by the company because the train replacement boat between Nagymaros and Zebegény became popular in a very short time. The replacement […]

Number of Tourism Nights Down by 93%

D&T
Jul 9, 2020

In May 2020, as a result of the coronavirus epidemic, tourists spent 93% fewer tourism nights (the number down by 98% by international tourists 98% and 86% by domestic tourists) in commercial accommodation establishments in Hungary. According to data by the Central Statistical Office, 88% of all tourism nights in commercial accommodation establishments (hotels, boarding […]

Slovenian President Bohut Pahor (on the right) at the Slovene tourism presentation in Budapest

Slovene Tourism Presentation in Hungary

D&T
Jul 4, 2020

In connection with the official visit of the President of the Republic of Slovenia and his accompanying delegation to Hungary, the Slovenian Tourism Organization (STO) introduced Slovenia as a nearby, green and safe gastro-tourism destination. Given the good epidemiological situation in Slovenia, which was the first in Europe to declare the end of the epidemic, […]

Hungarian Tourism Campaign Targets People in the Region

D&T
Jun 29, 2020

The Hungarian Tourism Agency (MTÜ) has launched a campaign to promote Hungary in parallel with the international Budapest campaign. A statement by the agency emphasized that in the period of recovery from the coronavirus epidemic, it is essential that not only domestic tourism be relaunched, but also that foreign travelers gradually begin to return at […]

Event Center to be Turned into Boat Station

D&T
Jun 26, 2020

The Hungarian Tourism Agency (MTÜ) would transform the Bálna even center on the Pest side of the River Danube into a station for receiving hotel ships, CEO Zoltán Guller announced in a podcast. Guller said the building will perform similar functions as an airport. Hotel boats will arrive and depart from there, but the building, […]

Hungarian Tourism Figure: 97% Fall in April

D&T
Jun 5, 2020

As a result of the coronavirus epidemic, in April 2020, the number of nights spent by international tourists fell by 99% and that of nights spent by domestic tourists by 95% compared to the same period of the previous year in commercial accommodation establishments, the Central Statistical Office reports. Total gross sales revenues declined by […]

The bank of the Danube in Szentendre

Promising Developments in Domestic Tourism

D&T
Jun 1, 2020

The number of bookings has been increasing day by day since the restrictions were eased, according to László Lengid, Deputy CEO of the Hungarian Tourism Agency (MTÜ). Typically, the vast majority of accommodations opened on Friday, with almost all catering establishments and spas already waiting for guests nationwide. The experience is favorable, both the guests […]

Preserving the traditions in the Diósgyőr Castle

Diósgyőr Castle Reopens to Visitors

D&T
May 31, 2020

At Pentecost, the Castle of Diósgyőr, located in Miskolc, NE Hungary, has reopened its gates and awaits with exciting outdoor programs those interested. The first Castle of Diósgyőr was built probably in the 12th century and was destroyed during the Mongol invasion (1241–42). The current, Gothic castle was built after the invasion and reached the […]

Gloomy Prospects for Domestic Tourism

D&T
May 20, 2020

While businesses in the Hungarian tourism industry very much hope that spending by domestic tourists after the coronavirus epidemic will help them survive the 2020 season, a recent poll shows that two-thirds of the people have no intention to travel from home in the summer. For companies in tourism and hospitality, the real salvation is […]

The Danube Bend at Zebegény, N Hungary

Pandemic: Hungarian Tourism Collapses

D&T
May 7, 2020

As a result of the coronavirus epidemic, in March 2020, the number of nights spent by international tourists in Hungary fell by 68% and that of nights spent by domestic tourists by 61% compared to the same period of the previous year in commercial accommodation establishments (hotels, boarding houses, camping sites, bungalow complexes and community […]

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