Wednesday, 25 November 2020
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Mountains become accessible to the disabled in Austria and Italy

From the Alps to the Dolomites, the doors to the mountains become accessible for everyone. The GATE Project is making mountain resorts accessible to the disabled, but also to elderly people and famil...
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More restrictions and mass testing in Europe

Vienna aims at mass testing after hard lockdown. In Berlin and Paris the restrictions will last for months Mass testing and restrictions that will last for months, are projected plans of European g...
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Vienna terrorist shooting attack

Four people have lost their lives in a terrorist attack that left a trail of 22 injured including a police officer who is undergoing treatment. The terrorist attacks were carried out in 6 location...
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Welcome back, Sacher

After a ten weeks closure due to covid-19, the Hotel Sacher in Vienna has reopened its doors. Tourists or top-class businessmen will now be able to go back to its very elegant rooms, to admire ever...
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Austria reopens after lockdown

Austria started closing its borders as early as March 10th due to the burgeoning Covid-19 crisis. It began with the closure of their land borders with Italy and the restricted entry of Italians unl...
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The history behind Sachertorte

Chocolate lovers rejoice… and hop on the fastest flight to Austria to try the world famous Sachertorte. Invented around 1832 by Chef Franz Sacher, it has become a staple dessert for the city of Vienna...
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Albertina Modern’s inaugural exhibition in March

Following three years of intensive restoration and modernization, the historical Vienna Künstlerhaus will soon welcome visitors to it’s new tenant - Albertina Modern. The progeny of Albertina Museum,...
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World Museum Vienna to open on 25 October

Former Museum of Ethnology will feature artefacts from five continents.The Weltmuseum Wien, formally the Museum of Ethnology, is set to reopen on 25 October as the Weltmuseum Wien (World Museum Vienna...
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Walking around Vienna

Ahead of next year's international conference on pedestrian traffic, Walk 21, to be held in Vienna in October 2015 the city has installed it first map (or so-called information pillar) to promote wal...
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Vienna drinking fountains

Vienna has once again installed large mobile drinking fountains throughout the city. They are connected to the Spring Water Main, which dates back to 1873 and still provides about 40 per cent of th...
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Vienna property prices still rising

Property prices in the first quarter of 2014 increased by 8 per cent in Vienna even though Austria’s central bank believes that housing in the capital is over priced by about 22 per cent. In the...
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More foreign companies relocate to Vienna

More foreign businesses moved to Vienna in 2013 than in any previous year according to figures released by the city. 133 foreign companies relocated to the city, compared with 110 the previous year...
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Vienna offers new 48-hour visitors card

Vienna launches a new 48-hour visitors card on 1 April. Costing €18.90 it provides free travel on all the city’s public transport, reduced fares from the two airports to the city centre,...
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Schőnbrunn zoo reopens after day of ice

Bad weather in Austria closed the Schőnbrunn zoo for the first time in 260 years on 3 February. Dangerous black ice made it impossible to open the zoo grounds to visitors and although most of the...
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Unesco for Viennese coffee houses

Selected coffee houses in Vienna will be putting up the Unesco label in November to mark them as part of Austria's intangible cultural heritage. It is not yet certain which coffee houses will be ab...
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Sharks in Vienna

Visitors to Vienna’s aquarium (Haus des Meeres) in Esterhazy park can now watch Caribbean hammer sharks, stingrays, and other exotic species in a new 150,000 litre tank at the top of the 50-m Fl...
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Vienna's new university campus

Vienna's University of Economics and Business (Wirtschafts Universität Wein or WU) will officially open in its new campus on 4 October. The new site, known as Campus WU, is in the Prater distr...
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Vienna transport schedule

Wiener Linien, Vienna's public transport authority, is expanding its services in the autumn. Buses and underground trains will run more frequently during weekdays in off-peak hours. The new frequencie...
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Danube Island Festival marks 30 years

The Danube Island Festival celebrates 30 years on 20-23 June with 600 events and 2,000 musicians and entertainers. It is one of Europe’s largest free open-air music festivals and attracts about...
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Vienna launches mobile hospice care for kids

Vienna has launched a mobile service to look after severely ill children in their homes. There about 800 young people in the Vienna area with life-threatening illnesses, about 120 of whom die each...

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