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27 Jul, 2018, 09:00 BST An Eagle's Eye View of Vienna

The Vienna Tourist Board sent eagles up into the skies to capture footage of the city from above. Now online, travel fans can watch it using VR...


17 Apr, 2018, 13:21 BST Meetings in Vienna: Over a Billion Euros in Value-added Again in 2017

Vienna's meetings industry recorded more delegates and bednights than ever before in 2017. The value-added generated by meetings has increased by...


24 Jan, 2018, 10:00 GMT Vienna Achieves 8th Successive Bednight Record in 2017

Vienna's tourism industry looks back on its best year ever: 15.5 million visitor bednights, 3.7% more than in 2016, represent a new all-time high....


26 Jul, 2017, 09:30 BST Vienna Tourist Board: More Visitor Bednights than Ever in First Half of 2017

New all-time high for Vienna: The Austrian capital recorded almost 7 million visitor bednights between January and June 2017 - 4.2% more than for the ...


19 Apr, 2017, 08:00 BST Vienna Tourist Board: 90% of Viennese Residents Say: “We Benefit from Tourism.”

The Vienna Tourist Board carried out its most extensive survey to date of attitudes to tourism among Vienna's residents - with highly satisfactory...


22 Mar, 2017, 09:30 GMT 2016: 11% More Meetings - New Record for Vienna

Record values for all key indicators: "In 2016 Vienna's meetings industry recorded more events, bednights and value-added than ever before," reports...


25 Jan, 2017, 09:00 GMT 2016: Nearly 15 Million Bednights for Vienna

Vienna establishes 7th record in succession with 14.96 million visitor bednights in 2016. With 14,962,000 visitor bednights in 2016, Vienna topped...


03 Oct, 2016, 12:16 BST Room Rentals: Vienna to Make Reporting Compulsory for Web Platforms

Fair play in the tourism industry: Vienna has issued an amendment making reporting compulsory for anybody renting out accommodations to visitors - no ...


25 Jul, 2016, 10:00 BST Vienna: Bednights Up in First Half of 2016

Vienna recorded around 6.6 million visitor bednights between January and June 2016 - about 4.9% more than in the same period the previous year....


04 Apr, 2016, 09:00 BST 2015 Another Record Year for Convention Destination Vienna

Vienna's meetings industry recorded more events and overnights than ever before in 2015. The resulting value-added broke the billion euro barrier for ...


22 Jan, 2016, 09:00 GMT Vienna Achieves 6th Successive Overnight Record in 2015

Vienna's tourism industry can look back on its best year ever: 14.3 million visitor overnights, 5.9% more than in 2014, represent a new all-time high....


23 Jul, 2015, 09:00 BST Vienna: Record Overnight Figures for First Half of 2015

New all-time record: Vienna registered around 6.3 million visitor overnights between January and June 2015 - about 5.4% more than for the same period ...


04 May, 2015, 10:00 BST Vienna Tourist Board awards PhD scholarship to MODUL University Vienna

The collaboration between the Vienna Tourist Board and MODUL University Vienna is one of the cornerstones of the successful management of tourism...


15 Apr, 2015, 11:00 BST Vienna: 2014 Second-Best Congress Year Ever

Vienna reported its second-best congress result ever for 2014: compared to 2013, there were increases in events, as well as in the resulting...


21 Jan, 2015, 09:00 GMT Vienna 2014: Tourism Report Reveals New Accommodation Record

Vienna's tourism industry has just experienced its best year ever: 13.5 million visitor overnights, 6.3% more than in 2013, represent a new all-time...


07 Oct, 2014, 10:00 BST Vienna's 2020 Tourism Strategy: Global.Smart.Premium

Vienna in the year 2020: 18 million bednights, 1 billion euros in turnover by the hospitality sector, and direct flights from an additional 20 cities ...


22 Jul, 2014, 10:00 BST Vienna: More Bednights Than Ever in First Half of 2014

- New all-time high for bednights in Vienna: A total of 6 million overnight stays were recorded in the period from January to June 2014, 5.8% more...


30 Apr, 2014, 09:00 BST Viena, ciudad de congresos: Más eventos que nunca en 2013

El informe del congreso 2013 de Viena contiene los resultados de la primera clasificación: Más de 3.000 eventos de congreso y empresariales, y por...


28 Apr, 2014, 10:00 BST Congress City Vienna: More Events Than Ever in 2013

Vienna's 2013 congress report contains first-rate results: Over 3,000 congresses and corporate events, and - for the first time ever - over a half a...


19 Feb, 2014, 10:00 GMT Worldwide Brainstorming Project: Vienna Tourist Board Targets Open Innovation

The Vienna Tourist Board is relying on global access in its Vienna Tourism Strategy 2020: travelers from all over the world, tourism experts and the...


21 Jan, 2014, 09:00 GMT Vienna 2013: Tourism Report Contains New Accommodation Record

Vienna's tourism industry has just experienced its best year ever: 12.7 million visitor overnights, 3.7% more than in 2012, represent a new all-time...


25 Jul, 2013, 10:00 BST Vienna: More Overnight Stays Than Ever in First Half of 2013

Vienna sets new record for overnight stays: From January to June of 2013, about 5.7 million overnight stays were registered, that is 3.1% more than...


14 Mar, 2013, 14:00 GMT Conference City Vienna Achieves Records in All KPIs in 2012

Vienna's conference balance sheet shows new record figures in 2012: 7% more conferences and corporate events, 8% more overnight stays and 9% more...


14 Mar, 2013, 10:00 GMT Conference City Vienna Achieves Records in All KPIs in 2012

Vienna's conference balance sheet shows new record figures in 2012: 7% more conferences and corporate events, 8% more overnight stays and 9% more...


21 Jan, 2013, 10:00 GMT Vienna 2012: Best Tourism Result in History

The Viennese tourism industry can look back on its best year ever: 12.3 million overnight stays, up 7.5% on 2011, have set a new record. From January ...