Brussels is de-facto capital of Europe due to the sheer fact that some of the most important European institutions (e.g., European Commission, European Parliament, Committee of the Regions) are located throughout the city (and why did Brussels become the capital of the EU is the whole separate story – you may read more here).
Over the past few decades Budva has gained a reputation of a prominent tourist destination attracting tens of thousands of visitors every summer.
Here is another great story about the creative marketing strategy for the travel industry! From 5th of July 2015, the Rue Androuet in the famous Montmartre district of Paris, France was renamed to Rue de la Flandre, giving Parisians and visitors the chance to sample the atmosphere of Flanders and Brussels in Paris.
Can exclusive travel industry bring positive changes to a city or a region? We say, yes! Let’s take a look at Montenegro. This small and relatively young country depends almost entirely on travel industry.
Motivated by a lengthy article written by Aparna Piramal Raje on ‘Cities and business development,’ where s/he interviews Greg Clark, the founder of The Business of Cities consultancy, I have decided to share some issues that I have been puzzled with for a while.
Our 2015 started with Hanseatic flare and it seems that Hansa will remain the main thread of the year. Having visited the cities like Gdansk in Poland, Lübeck and Hamburg in Germany, and Copenhagen in Denmark for the first time, I am genuinely puzzled by the notion of Hansa.
As city lovers and urban development advocates, we enjoy city trips. Our own interests and passions usually entwine with the must-sees of the area forming a unique mix of touristy and undiscovered attractions and activities that we end up seeing and doing during our trips.