Locked content New runway and three new airlines at Kraków Airport

In June this year, the management of Kraków Airport will make a decision on details regarding the implementation of a construction project for another runway, the ISBnews agency reported. The airport welcomed British Airways (after a six year break), Swiss International and KLM arlines who initiated...

ArcelorMittal may shut down manufacturing in Kraków

The world’s largest steel producer, ArcelorMittal (AM) is considering shutting down a major forge in its Kraków plant next year, Puls Biznesu daily reported. ArcelorMittal is to decide whether its only forge operating in the Kraków factory will be modernized or closed.

Locked content Tourism boosts Kraków’s GDP

Tourism accounts for as much as 10 percent of Kraków’s GDP, which is some PLN 4.5 billion, according to estimates announced on Thursday by the Tourism and Promotion Commission of the Kraków City Council (Ko­mi­sja Pro­mo­cji i Tu­ry­sty­ki Rady Mia­sta Kra­ko­wa). In 2014, there were some 15,5...

Locked content Kraków Airport to service 4 million passengers in 2015

Kraków Balice International Airport is planning to service more than 4 million passengers in 2015, Jan Pamuła, CEO of the airfield, told PAP. “We have almost reached 4 million passengers last year, and this year we want to exceed that number,” Pamuła said. The airport is opening three new connection...

Locked content Poland’s old capital the most attractive city in Europe

Kraków received the Zoover Award for Best European City Trip 2015 granted by users of Zoover, a prestigious Dutch tourism portal. The city received the prize for the second year in a row. Spain’s Seville and Italy’s Venice were ranked second and third respectively. Such cities as Brugia,...

Locked content PKP chooses partner for Kraków Główny development

Polish Railways PKP has selected GD&K Consulting for its partner in the re-development of the Kraków Główny Railway Station. The project will involve the construction of 21,000 sqm of office and retail space at the estimated cost of €55 million. Construction is set to be launched in 2017 and com...

Locked content Kraków the most attractive outsourcing destination in Europe

Kraków remains the most attractive destination in Europe for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) or the Business Process Management (BPM) field as it is ranked 9th in the 2015 Tholons International Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations report. Kraków is the only European city in the top 10. The survey tak...

Locked content Orbis buys land for four-star hotel in Kraków

Hotel operator Orbis has purchased a plot of land in Kraków for PLN 18.8 million, where it will build a four-star hotel under the Mercure brand. Thew entire investment will cost nearly PLN 100 million. The hotel is set to be opened at the end of 2016. “A 200-room, four-star hotel under the Mercure b...

Winter Wonderland

For Kraków, May 25, 2014 (the date of a referendum vote on the city’s olympic bid), was one of those days that has the power to change history and redefine some of the city’s most tenacious stereotypes. What must have looked like an insignificant ingredient to the city’s leadership, a group of oppon...