Stability, reliability, expertise, creativity and flexibility – these are the keywords that best describe OTP Travel and its inbound department OTP Travel DMC since its institution in 1984. The founding owner, OTP Bank plc – one of the most significant banks in the Central European Region – ensures reliable ownership and a solid financial background. Amongst its regular clients OTP Travel DMC boasts several major enterprises, international pharma & medical companies and sports federations as well as financial institutions and a number of universities and educational institutions. We are proud of being a member of the Lufthansa City Center/Global Incoming Network. Our highly experienced colleagues have long-term business relationships with the most significant suppliers and sights.
That Budapest (the capital city of Hungary) has the highest number of thermal springs in the world?
70 million liters of thermal water rises to the surface of the earth daily. Hungary has public bathing practices that go back to Roman times.
That Buda and Pest, the two parts of the capital have two completely different vibes?
Some people say Buda is a bit bougie and Pest is more…hipster. You’ll be the judge.
That Hungarians are mightily inventive?
Notable inventions include the Rubik’s Cube (by sculptor and professor Erno Rubik, 1974), the krypton electric bulb (by physicist Imre Brody in 1937), and the ballpoint pen also knonw as „biro” (patented in 1938 by journalist László Bíró).
That Hungary has 22 wine regions?
Not only has wine been produced here since the 5th century, but the world’s very first quality based vineyard classification was established for Tokaj, the most famous wine region of the country.
That pálinka (the Hungarian National Spirit) is considered the cure for all ills?
Refuse a shot of the ubiquitous fruit brandy and risk causing great insult – not to mention confusion. Hungarian nagymamák (grandmas) swear by its powers. As the saying goes: “Palinka in small amounts is a medicine, in large amounts a remedy”.
That Hungarians have their own cowboys?
They are called “csikós” in Hungarian. They live and entertain the visitors with amazing horse shows on the Hungarian Great Plain called the “Puszta”.
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