Due to the threat of coronavirus, the authorities of the Tatra National Park (TNP) in southern Poland have taken the decision to close the facility to tourists from Friday, the park's directorate has announced.
From March 2, the citizens of five European countries, including Poland, will no longer need a visa for tourist travel to Turkey, the Turkish Foreign Ministry's press spokesman, Hami Aksoy, announced in a Thursday communique.
Bulgaria will open a tourist representation at its embassy in Warsaw, the Bulgarian Ministry of Tourism announced on Tuesday, adding that its decision had been caused by a growing number of Polish tourists in Bulgaria.
In the first three quarters of 2019 Poland was visited by 16.27 mln tourists from abroad, an 8.2 pct increase on the same period from the previous year, the Ministry of Development reported on Friday.
Nearly 1.86 million tourists visited the Wieliczka salt mine outside the southern Polish city of Krakow in 2019, up 7 percent on the previous year, the mine's president, Zbigniew Zarebski, has told PAP.
Four Polish tourists were hospitalised after their bus crashed in Egypt on Saturday, spokesperson for the Polish Foreign Ministry Ewa Suwara told PAP.
The 6,000 volunteers covered 300 km and 139 peaks to clean up the mess left by the 4 million tourists who visit the mountain range every year.
A group of tourists in Warsaw had the surprise of their lives when they were invited for a cup of tea with Poland’s president.