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Slovakia discovered by Washington Post as tourist destination

Overlooked by guidebooks, Slovakia is a worthy European destination without the crowds, The Washington Post wrote about the country in mid-March. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Mar 2017, at 13:52

Levoča altar by Master Pavol has been renovated

Developer wants to construct cable car connecting Petržalka with new bus station

Bratislava city council calls for wider discussion. Compiled by Spectator staff ,15. Mar 2017, at 22:10

The possible line of teh cablecar.

Investment support in Slovakia

Conditions for receiving state incentives in Slovakia differ.Lucia Guzlejová7. Mar 2017, at 6:30

High winds again topple trees in High TatrasPhoto

Forests in the Podspády and Tatranská Javorina protected areas were especially damaged. Compiled by Spectator staff ,6. Mar 2017, at 21:18

More than 5m people spent holidays in Slovakia

The majority of holidaymakers were locals. Compiled by Spectator staff ,1. Mar 2017, at 13:24

The High Tatras

Hotels registered a record number of visitors

The increase was impacted by the security situation in the world and as well as the Slovak EU presidency. Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. Feb 2017, at 13:46

Bratislava city lights

Tourists to get information also in English at city transport

To help the ever more tourists that come to Bratislava, names of crucial stops – e.g. terminal stops or those in and around city centre – will be announced in two languages. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jan 2017, at 13:37

A new bus stop has also been added in the city centre.

Snow Nativity in High TatrasPhoto

Near Rainer’s Cottage in the High Tatras stands a Nativity scene made from snow. Compiled by Spectator staff ,12. Jan 2017, at 12:20

Poprad among Guardian’s top winter city breaks

The list also contains cities like Baden-Baden, Poznan or Åre-Östersund. Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Dec 2016, at 12:53

AquaCity in Poprad offers warm waters and splendid views of the High Tatra.

Bratislava reports increase in visitors

The representative Glass Hall can now host social and cultural events for business people Compiled by Spectator staff ,6. Dec 2016, at 16:22

The Glass Hall in the Primate’s Palace

Slovak travel agency offers trips to Chernobyl

More Slovaks travel to the place of the nuclear disaster to experience an adrenaline holiday with a dosimeter. Compiled by Spectator staff ,1. Dec 2016, at 23:16

The exploded nuclear reactor Chernobyl is getting a new shelter.

SACR to be scrapped

The Transport Ministry has not explained the reasons yet. Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. Nov 2016, at 22:44

Slovakia has excellent natural conditions for tourism.

Czech tourist dies after fall in the High Tatras

Mountain rescue warns about the winter conditions in the High Tatras. Compiled by Spectator staff ,14. Nov 2016, at 22:14

Illustratory stock photo

Blog: Pressburg, Pozsony or Post-communism - what is Bratislava?

The story of Bratislava is peculiar, but not because of our history connected to Austria-Hungarian empire and Habsburgs but because Bratislava can amaze visitors by its growth and changes it experienced during 20th…Braňo Chrenka11. Nov 2016, at 13:10

Bratislava

Summer posted a record number of tourists

Slovakia saw a record increase particularly in the number of tourists from Israel. Compiled by Spectator staff ,2. Nov 2016, at 13:18

Hiking in Tatras is popular

European Tourism Forum in Bratislava looks at security and digitisation

Within its Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Slovakia hosted the most important European event in the field of tourism – the 15th European Tourism Forum (ETF). Compiled by Spectator staff ,12. Oct 2016, at 13:41

Transport Minister Árpád Érsek

July posts records in tourism

Slovakia is attractive not only for locals but also for foreigners. Compiled by Spectator staff ,4. Oct 2016, at 12:59

Swimming pool on the shore of Zemplínska šírava (dam)

Hands-on project helps students care about nature

In order to help primary school students become more interested in the outdoors and nature, one school utilized a hands-on project to engage their interest with insect hotels and cultivated crops. Compiled by Spectator staff ,2. Oct 2016, at 15:13

Pupils created natural school garden in Michalovce, illustrative stock photo.

Instead of dog urinals, an off-leash dog park

The municipal office of Poprad is preparing a pilot project, building an off-leash dog park and as well as a dog shelter. Compiled by Spectator staff ,1. Oct 2016, at 7:15

Preparing project, building an off-leash dog park, illustrative stock photo.

European natural wonder on post stamp

The new post stamp named “Beauties of our country: Herľany Geyser” was published last week by The Slovak Post with a value of 0,80 €. Compiled by Spectator staff ,29. Sep 2016, at 14:37

Herľany Geyser

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