Austria is not only rich in culture and history, music and the arts, it is also a venerable plethora of stories and tales, legends and mysteries, unknown secrets and hidden gems.
In this section we have compiled a huge variety of interesting and lesser known facts and information for editors, writers, freelancers, show hosts – in whatever way you are related with the travel media. From special events to background information (see the “About Us” section), articles sorted by topic to hot-off-the-presses press releases, exciting story ideas and an elaborate photo and video archive – your needs will be taken care of.
Enjoy browsing and feel inspired to discover the secrets of Austria!
Travel from the US to Austria saw a whopping 12.3% increase from 2014 to 2015 with 708.000 hotel arrivals in 2015. 2015 overall more »
It’s the season! During the four weeks leading up to Christmas Eve, charming Christmas Markets pop up in every Austrian town, big and small, all over the country. more »
Decked out in glittering lights and festive decorations, Vienna and Salzburg show themselves at their most glamorous during the holiday season. This winter is also a particularly exciting time for culture and history aficionados to visit, as both cities are preparing for several interesting anniversaries in 2016. more »
If you are wondering what to bring home from Vienna either as a special present, or as a reminder of a wonderful time spent in Austria’s capital, here are some suggestions other than the usual Mozart statues and refrigerator magnets. more »
Austrian Airlines is Austria’s largest carrier and operates a global route network of approximately 130 destinations, with currently five gateways in North America. more »