Tourism - Catering Trade

Hungary Guest Nights Drop 6.5 Pct in November

Guest nights spent at commercial accommodations by Hungarian and foreign tourists fell 6.5 pct in November 2008 if compared to the same month of the previous year. 



Budapest Airport Signs Contract to Construct Central Terminal

Budapest Airport signed contract with KESZ on rebuilding the existing terminals as well as building a new central terminal.


August Trade Deficit EUR 76 million, Down from Preliminary

Hungary posted a EUR 76.1 million trade deficit in August, the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH) said in a second reading on November 5th.


Quaestor Wins HUF 600 million EU Grant for Hotel Renovation

Hungarian investment group Quaestor has won a HUF 600 million EU grant for the renovation of a grand hotel shut down 30 years ago in the heart of Szeged, local daily Delmagyarorszag reported on October 30th 2008.


Hungarian-Russian Intergovernmental Committee for Economic Cooperation Meets in Moscow

Hungarian-Russian relations and co-operation in business, energy and science were high on the agenda of the 4th session of the two countries' intergovernmental committee for economic cooperation in Moscow on September 30th 2008.


Environmental Cleanup of Debrecen Airport Completed

The environmental cleanup of the Debrecen airport was completed on July 31st 2008, head of department at the mayor's office Laszlo Varga said at a press conference on August 22nd 2008. 


Hungary Protects Her Genuine Wine Brand Name

Hungary's government decided on 13th August 2008, to make international legal steps in order to protect the genuine Hungarian wine brand, "Tokaji". The name is bonded to the Northern Tokaj region and Hungarian oenologists claim that the geographical environment makes the local product inimitable. Italian rivals refuse the argument insisting on their interpretation that the brand name is only tied to a certain type of grape.

Aquaplus Wins Tender to Build Siklos Baths with Bid of EUR 8.7 m

Aquaplus has won a tender to plan, build and operate a seasonal thermal bath in Siklos (SW Hungary) with a bid of net HUF 2.04 billion (EUR 8.7 million), the latest issue of the Public Procurement Gazette reveals.

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