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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!

Latest News

02.02.2016: Austria Achieves Banner Year

Austria Achieves Banner Year

  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 »

19.11.2015: Christmas Markets in Austria

Christmas Markets in Austria

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 »

30.10.2015: Culture Stays in Vienna and Salzburg

Culture Stays in Vienna and Salzburg

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 »

30.10.2015: Souvenirs of Substance from Austria

Souvenirs of Substance from Austria

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 »

29.10.2015: Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines

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 »

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