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    Surge in Zakopane Bookings from Arab Countries

    Zakopane sees a 20% rise in bookings from Arab countries, driven by increased flights to Krakow.

    Zakopane has seen a significant 20% increase in reservations from Arab countries compared to 2023, as reported by Karol Wagner from the Tatra Chamber of Commerce. The town’s scenic beauty and unique attractions have particularly captivated visitors from the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and Kuwait.

    Expectations for Summer Tourism

    Hotel operators in Zakopane are also anticipating more tourists from Slovakia and Hungary. Wagner notes that the rise in bookings is driven by the expanded flight network to Krakow from various Arab countries. This network has not only grown denser but also extended over a longer period, including new connections from airports such as those in Oman.

    Expanded Flight Connections

    The increase in flight connections is a key factor in the surge of Arab tourists. Enhanced accessibility to Zakopane via Krakow’s in airport indicates a promising trend for the local tourism industry, potentially boosting the region’s economy and cultural exchange.

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