Tourism - Catering Trade

Budapest Targets the Brazilian Market

Since Brazil is currently one of the most dynamically developing economies in the world, with almost 160 million potential tourists (with 10pct able to afford trips to Europe), Budapest is placing more emphasis on this South American market.

HNTO Wins Tender for the 4th EDEN Project

Once again, the Hungarian National Tourist Office (HNTO) has won the organization of the European Destinations of Excellence (EDEN) tender, issued by the European Commission.

Budapest Can Benefit From the Crisis in Sweden

The largest Swedish travel agency network, Ticket, has published the list of its top destinations for the spring-summer season.

Budapest and Hévíz among the Best Health Tourism Suppliers has compiled a list of the best spa vacations globally, in which Budapest was ranked 8th and Hévíz jumped to the 37th position. The best resort was Phuket, Thailand.

Forras Buys Spa Hotel in SE Hungary

HARTBERG Investments has  bought the Erkel Hotel in Gyula.

Foreign Visitors’ Shopping Spree Grew in the First Half of 2009

In the first half of 2009, foreign visitors spent a total of HUF 544 billion in Hungary,21 pct more than a year ago.


International news sources reporting on Hungarian tourism, business and diplomacy .

HUF 300 Billion Available For Tourism Developments In 2007-2013

There is some HUF 300 billion available for tourism developments in the 2007–2013 according to the New Hungary Development Plan.

Services from the Tourist Boards at the Sziget

As the Sziget Fesztival attracted tens of thousands of foreign visitors, both the Hungarian National Tourist Office (HNTO) and the Tourism Office of Budapest (BTH) had set up information desks and tents at the festival.

Meeting with Japanese Tourism Executives

The CEO of the Hungarian National Tourist Office (HNTO) met with executives of the most important tour operators and state administration in Tokyo.

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