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Christopher Deliso

Macedonia's New CNN Tourism Ad Gets Domestic Criticism


December 26, 2008 • 0 Comments Macedonia


Macedonia's latest tourism ad for CNN and other international television networks was officially presented at an event on Wednesday at Skopje's Museum of Contemporary Art. It began running on Christmas; in fact, I saw the first one at 12:05AM on CNN.

The spot cost the government 190,000... Full Story



Christopher Deliso

The Time-capsule Approach to Skiing the Balkans


December 06, 2008 • 0 Comments Serbia


Oh dear. It seems the Independent does not like the skiing much in Serbia. Or Bulgaria.

It's these sorts of lukewarm plugs (British newspaper reviewers particularly seem to delight in the ambivalence of the damning recommendation) that are so hard to understand. I think it has to do with an... Full Story



Christopher Deliso

Belfast Paper Invites You to Byzantium


December 05, 2008 • 0 Comments Turkey


Interesting. A Belfast newspaper has taken up as an organizing principle for travel the whole theme of the Byzantine Empire (since much of the content revolves around Turkey, I have to put it in the 'Turkey' category, no offense to the rest).

It does an admirable job of mentioning far-flung... Full Story



Christopher Deliso

The Latest Total Failure in Macedonian Tourism Promotion


December 02, 2008 • 0 Comments Macedonia


As Macedonia prepares to host the European women’s handball championships, local media reports today there has been a total failure to prepare for the event in terms of promotion- despite the fact that the country has had four years to prepare.   In true Macedonian style, all of... Full Story





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