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Moving to Hungary?

You can read more and more reports and information about the topic of emigration. This article is about the phenomenon of “emigrating to Hungary”. Almost 10 million people live in Hungary, 1.7 million of them in the capital Budapest alone. 92% of the population are locals - called Magyars -, 39% are Catholics. more

Germans are moving to Hungary by the thousands

Over the few years, the number of German pensioners living in Hungary has increased by 25%. The German Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR) television reported on this phenomenon: more and more German citizens are choosing Hungary as their home, especially the area around the Lake Balaton. The report includes two important questions: 1. more

DEKRA & Exclusive Real Estate

The post of Mr. Gábor Papp, Mayor of Hévíz on the social media platform (09/03/2022): Even the weekend doesn''t end without work. I met guests from Germany, regional leaders of DEKRA -real estate salespeople and appraisers - who chose our city as the venue for their several-day seminar and training. more

Our new partner company - D-LUXE Empuriabrava

It is worth to visit the website of our new partner company! Website: https://apartamentsdluxempuriabrava.es/en/home       more

Wizz Air will also start a flight to Hévíz from June 2022

Wizz Air will operate a low cost flight between Hévíz - Balaton Airport (located next to the town Hévíz, in Sármellék) and Dortmund from June 2022. The first flight may depart from the German big town on the 16th of June. According to Wizz Air, flights from Dortmund arrive at the Hévíz - Balaton Airport in Sármellék twice a week, on Thursdays and Sundays. more

The neighbourhood of the Lake Hévíz will be renewed

Photo: Municipality of Hévíz According to the statement of the Municipality of Hévíz, the renovation of the park in front of the main entrance of the Lake Bath and the Schulhof promenade will start with a financial support. The aim is to create a cultural route that showcases the heritage of the Festetics family, while creating an attractive, complex, not-seasonal product for tourists. more

Planned investments in 2021 in Hévíz

Visual design: new touristical centre of the town (Hévíz Municipality) The spa town is planning significant investments for this year, which, according to the mayor, will serve the future and the success of the reopening. Among the projects, the implementation of the contents of the transport project has already started. This part also includes the development of Vörösmarty Street, including the construction of a bicycle road and drainage system, further with a new green area. more

Touristic developments in Hévíz – actualities

In 2019 - in the unique town of Lake Hévíz - the number of registered guest nights exceeded 1 million 233 thousand. Experience also shows that the clientele is becoming younger and younger, and the demand for quality is increasing. According to a statement from the mayor’s touristic adviser, last year’s figures show that private accommodation accounts for 12 per cent of guest nights, thanks also to a quality development program for room rentals supported by the municipality. more

HÉVÍZ-BALATON Airport (Sármellék)

With more than 6 billion Forint in state support and the planned 5 billion Forint Norwegian investment, Hévíz-Balaton Airport is having huge developments. Since 2012, the municipality of Hévíz has operated the airports in Sármellék and Zalavár. For the landing site to operate profitably, at least 150-200 thousand passengers – yearly - would be needed, which could be brought about by the expansion of scheduled flights and freight. more

M76 highroad - connection between Zalaegerszeg and the highway M7

The 40-kilometer, 2x2-lane express way under construction connects Zalaegerszeg and the M7 highway. The completed 1.5-kilometer section of the main road Nr. 76 will start after the Alsónemesapáti vehicle classification point, then it will connect to the already four-lane section of the M76 main road by reaching the outskirts of Pethőhenye and the closed garden properties of the city of Zalaegerszeg. The investment was made by Colas Út Zrt. with the budget of almost 4 billion HUF. The design of the road has expanded from the former 2x1 lane to a 2x2 lane main road with physical separation elements in the middle. The speed limit for traffic will be 90 km/h on this section. The 40-kilometer, 2x2-lane M76 motorway, which will be built with an investment of about 170 billion Forint, will connect the city Zalaegerszeg and the motorway M7. The road will be the connection to the automotive test course “Zala Zone”. Motorway works are currently underway on two following sections: - in the east, near the Lake Balaton, 8.6 kilometers from the M7 motorway to Fenékpuszta will be built by Strabag, - in the west, thanks to the work of Colas Út Zrt., the section of the old main road 76 between Zalaegerszeg and Alsónemesapáti was converted into a road with four lanes. The handover of a new 3-kilometer route between Balatonszentgyörgy and Fenékpuszta is expected in 2022, but a total of 11 bridges will have to be built on this short section. The licensing procedure for the 44-kilometer section of road between Zalaegerszeg and Fenékpuszta is already underway. The route of the M76 motorway: if the entire route is built, it will make the route Graz - Szentgotthárd - Körmend - Zalaegerszeg - Keszthely - M7 available to Zalagerszeg, and it will also be part of the ring road in western Hungary: (Budapest -) Győr M1 / ​​M85 - Csorna M85 / M86 - Szombathely M86 - Körmend M86 / M76 - Zalaegerszeg M76 - Keszthely M76 - Hollád M7 (- Budapest). Sources: www.magyarepitok.hu and www.wikipedia.hu (16.11.2020) more

5% VAT for new residential properties

The decision-making power of the National Assembly includes also deciding on a low-proposal containing the 5% VAT (over again) for new real estates. Until the end of 2026, 5% VAT can be applied to flats under 150 square meters and detached houses under 300 square meters, for which a building permit has been obtained or construction has been simply notified by the end of 2022. Based on the online article of portfolio.hu, all this includes the following measures: The 5% reduced tax rate will again apply to the sale of new residential properties from the 1st of January 2021. 5% VAT is applicable until 31 December 2026, if the building permit has become final latest by 31st of December 2022, or its construction has been notified by that given date according to the simple notification rules. A reduced tax rate of 5% is applied to the sale of new real estate - if the total useful floor area does not exceed 150 square meters in the case of flats and the total useful floor area of ​​300 square meters does not exceed 300 square meters in the case of family houses. (According to the VAT rules, a property is considered new if it has not yet been taken into use or has been put into use, but two years have not yet elapsed between the time of taking it into use and the time of sale.) According to the proposal, a reduced tax rate of 5% will apply to the sale of new residential properties until 31st of December 2022. From the 1st of January, new and used properties purchased using by the so-called CSOK (financial supporting program for Hungarian families, who would like to buy their own flat or family house) will also be free from fees - unrestricted in terms of floor space or market value. It is important that the amount of the fee paid does not have to be refunded afterwards, but that the fee does not have to be paid in advance. The exemption applies to sales contracts entered into after 1st of January 2021. Source: www.hvg.hu and www.portfolio.hu (16.11.2020) more

Unique motorhome - Volkswagen California Balaton Edition

  Volkswagen California is one of the best known camping cars. From this 30-year-old model, the manufacturer offers a wealth of unique models. The entire model family started from the transformation of a Transporter in 1951, thanks to the Westfalia company for mobile homes. California has already been named by Volkswagen - this remarkable event now has an important anniversary since these models came out in the Volkswagen palette in 1988. more

International recognition - Hungary among the best investment destination countries in the world

https://hipa.hu/kezdolap  Hungary was ranked among the 10 best investment destinations in the world, and ranked at two other levels in the best regions, according to the report of the Site Selection Global Best to Invest 2018 (source: Magyar Idők). The National Investment Agency (HIPA) became the price the best investment agency in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. more

The newest developments of the Balaton region

According to a research by ingatlan.com and hirbalaton.hu, nowadays real estate of the Balaton region grew by 15-20%, said Mr. László Balogh, the leading economic expert by ingatlan.com. It has become a general trend that many people are planning to buy a holiday home, which will bring prices at the same time more and more higher. more

New investment destination - Hévíz and its surroundings

Hévíz, Széchenyi streetCountless developments will start in the southwestern area of the lake Balaton, further enhancing the attractiveness of the area. In addition to Keszthely and Gyenesdiás, the city of Hévíz can get new dynamics through various real estate developments and it is expected that investors will discover the spa town as well. more

Expanding of the markt of the flats

The hirado.hu online portal said - according to the research of ingatlan.com, that parallel to the house and flat market, the market for holiday homes and weekend houses is getting more and more lively. Demand for holiday homes has revived in the recent years, more and more households - after the crisis - can afford to buy an own holiday home. more

Development of WIZZ AIR Hungarian flights

Wizz Air announced on its website that it will significantly improve its Budapest network by 2018, with two new routes and plans for 32 flights a week in Budapest. Wizz Air, Central and Eastern Europe''s largest discount airline announced during the summer 2017 that it significantly expanded its capacity in Budapest with the arrival of two new aircrafts, launching two new routes and increasing the frequency of 13 popular flights. more

Hungary is among the safest countries

Hungary is already one of the 15 most secure countries in the world today, but the government of the state has given the goal of moving into the TOP10 - according to the government press conference in July 2017. This is a great success that Hungary was able to take 15th place among 163 countries in terms of safety. more

Keszthely Bay gets enriched with luxury properties

Services and commercial life of the town are expected to be boomed by the constructional investment that is to be accomplished in the Libás area of Keszthely, which is going to extend the Eastern part of Keszthely with a new quality shoreline. The approximately 2.5 hectare large area situated between the Phoenix Marina and Hotel Via is going to be built in with five ship shaped, three-floor buildings containing 175 apartments altogether, 35 apartments per block, each apartment of 60 to 100 square metres with balcony. more

Balaton development programme

An unprecedented and comprehensive, more than 300 billion HUF development programme was announced by the government for the prosperity of the Balaton region from EU and domestic financial resources. The programme targeting tourism development, economy and innovation, water quality and water safety, transportation, regional development and the labour market is of immense significance, whose long-term and advantageous effect in the region is indisputable. more

The 2015 Flying high season has started

This years Aviation high season was launched by the landing of  the first Lufthansa Canadair jet which was taken off in Frankfurt and arrived in Hungary at Héviz-Balaton Airport  with 77 passengers aboard. Last year the Sármellék-situated Aerodrome was used by 33,000 passengers, which rate they would also like to keep this year or even make an increase, in accordance with possibilities. more

Colorful international cliéntele at Hévíz

According to the 2014 Guest Traffic Datas Héviz has maintained its leading role in domestic tourism. It remains the most visited destinations in the country, the world''s largest known natural thermal lake spa town. Last year no less than 1,066.035 room nights were registered at Héviz out of which 982,760 ones were spent at various commercial accomodations (hotels,guesthouses and campsites) while rest were spent at private accomodations. more

The Egyptians were also informed about local investment possibilities

Sharm El Sheik by all means relies on the professional experiences of Héviz achieved in medicinal tourism and therapeutics and places high trust in that they can welcome the leadership along with a delegation  of Héviz town in the near future-it was stressed by Mr Khaled Fouda, the regent of the South-Sinaian Territory, who entered into negotiations with Mr Gábor Papp,the mayor of Héviz. more

An other masterpiece from the world-famous designer

Gábor Széles and Robert Trent Jones Jr. open a brand new International Golf Course at Zalacsány     "It will even be attracting a good deal of International High Class Players from all around the World" -said Mr Robert Trent Jones,the world-famous Golf  Course Designer,who visited Zala County yesterday. more

Foundations of a new national Air-Company might being laid

 Mr. Gábor Széles intends to further improve the Héviz-Balaton Airport at Sármellék with the establishment or settlement of a new Air-Company and with a fresh 140-150 Million Euro-Investment.   The great Entrepreneur signed the Contract of Purchasing the Assets of  the former Airport. more

The Emirates Airlines coming to Budapest

From this autumn on there is a Budapest-Dubai charter taken – off every day, which can deliver more than 3,800 passengers a week.   It was just a short time ago reported in Dubai that Emirates Airline will start a daily charter flight between Budapest and Dubai. The new air connection is starting up on the 27th of October and makes several cities of Asia, the Near East and Australia, what is more even Rio De Janeiro and Buenos Aires available with just very short changing times. more


10,000 guest-beds,1,08 million guest-nights per year,164 units of catering and entertainment and 264 shops plus one international airport are all waiting for guests at Héviz who can from the 28th of this July also reach the West-Balaton region by using CSA flights from Praag.   First time this year, soon a new direct flight between Prague and Héviz-Lake Balaton will be started which-according to plans-will be flying passengers until the middle of November. more

New Western European charter flights in Sarmellek

This year’ s charter season started at the airport in Sármellék in the middle of April. Flights came from Frankfurt of the Lufthansa Regional, and from Friedrichshafen of the InterSky. First 70 passangers arrived from Frankfurt in Hévíz-Balaton Airport. The German passangers were greeted by Gábor Papp, the Mayor of Hévíz and Henry Reutel, the director of Lufthansa. more

More newer charter flights bound for Héviz

Mutsch Ungarn Reisen and PA Touristik, the strategic-business partners of  the Hungarian Tourism Plc. , similarly to the practice of previous years are now again going on with their increasing of number of flights, kind of taking out a bigger and bigger share of theirs of the international market in 2014. more

A new Moscow-Sármellék flight is being started by russian airline company UTair

A through service between Moscow to Sármellék is coming into operation from the 23rd of this March. Planes taking off from Vnukovo Airport now will be directly landing at Sármellék Balaton Airport-published on the 10th of February by the Air Traffic Journal,Airline Route. Utair will fly a flight to Sármellék on every Sundays, using Boing 737-800 type of Airplanes. more

Think Hungary - More than expected


The 22nd Award-Giving Gala of Tourism

The "TOP 50", the newest publication about the fifty most influential people of Hungarian Tourism-among whom Gábor Papp,The Mayor of Héviz is also listed-was issued by " TurizmusKft." (Tourism Ltd.) and introduced at the 22nd Award Giving Gala and Year Opening Reception.   The centre theme of the whole Gala was tailored around this special issue,the Top 50,in which the top 50 biggest experts of National Tourism are introduced who were with the greatest influence to the Touristic Industry in 2013. more

Hévíz - the first Chinese Official Music Video about the town

Hévíz - the first Chinese Official Music Video about the town
Mimi - Viktória Váradi (Hungarian singerin) The first Chinese music clip which was shot in Hévíz more

Planned highlighted developments of Hévíz

CULTURAL AND CONFERENCE CENTER   According to the plans the central part of Hévíz – now replaced by a football field - could be an ideal place for the new Cultural Center of the town. The planned facility would serve also as an International standard venue for conferences.  This area located nearby the hotels and the spa would entail a major growth opportunity for the town. more

Wizz Air may start flights from Sármellék to London in 2014

Wizz Air may start flights from Sármellék to London in 2014. Further developing the Hévíz-Balaton Airport, which is owned by the Hévíz Municipality. After the low-cost flights provided by Air Baltic, Wizz Air seems to appear at Sármellék, too. In 2013 the passenger traffic had increased by 25,000 instead of the previous year’s figure of 14,000. more

Hévíz trust only itself

Several Balaton Uplands settlements did not want to be included in the World Heritage List. Therefore, Hévíz starts alone in the competition. It might take long years to reach this goal.   Hévíz would like to be admitted to the World Heritage List again. The topic came up more than a decade ago, but so far only in words. more

This will be one of the most beatiful shore of Lake Balaton

Keszthely will have the most beatiful shore of Lake Balaton – insisted Jenő Manninger M.P.  the President of the Assembly of Zala Country and Róbert Pálinkás Deputy Mayor of Keszthely on a Press Conference. The second phase of the development of Lake Balaton has started. Walkers can meet again construction areas on the shore, beacause of the construction of another large project. more

Orbán Viktor recommended Hévíz – guests from Saudi Arabia were in Hévíz

The President of the meeting council Madzslisz as-sura of Saudi Arabia visited Hévíz during his staying in Hungary. Abdallah as-Sheikh and his entourage was welcomed by Gábor Papp, the Mayor and József Janos Kepli, the Deputy Mayor in the Town Hall. The Mayor had held a presentation about the town of Hévíz for the guests, in the middle of it were issues the Lake and therapy. more

EUR 265 Million tourism development in Zalacsány

East-Central Europe’s largest tourism investment is being prepared by Gábor Széles.   One 160 - acre golf course, a 200 room hotel, a 9,000 – square – foot spa center and a Golfvillage consists of 400 villas, all  will have a place  in the Zala Springs project – said by Gábor Széles the owner of ’’ Magyar Hírlap (a Hungarian news paper). more

Adapting to new demands in Hévíz

Walking along the streets of downtown in Hévíz in the evening, we can see middle-aged and elderly tourists peacefully window-shopping and we can often hear Russian words.  Hévíz has always been loud with foreign words, before German was on the first place, but now Cyrill letters can be seen on business signs, on menus, shop- windows. more

Further expand of flights may come to Balaton Airport

After having carried out its plans of this year her supply might be widen with further East and Central European flights – the head of the Balaton Airport informed the MTI. Attila Benkő, the Excutive Director of the company owned by the Council of Hévíz said that after the 13,700 passenger traffic of last year, this year a 25,000 traffic of  arriving and departing passengers is planned at Sármellék, where until now 24,500  travellers have turned at, and in the last days of December three, while carrying over into first two weeks of January yet ten other Russian charter planes are to be arriving for the Orthodox Christmas. more

More and more foreign guest in Héviz

In the  recent  years  guests are  arriving in bigger and bigger numbers from the Markets  targeted  by the Council of Héviz-mainly from East Asia-said the mayor of the resort to MTV ( a Hungarian TV Chanel) reporters. Gábor Papp a FIDESZ-KDNP ( the name of two Hungarian Parties) Supporter recalled  that the  expressed aim of the Council-founded in  2010-was the completion of  the then  starting ring ofvisitors with a new guest circle, and such, the efforts of the last three years  has already come  with good results. more

Opening the gate for China

Since the approved the aim country status Hungary has been waiting for ten years for Chinese tourist flow to us. The goverment present measures orientating eastward awaken hope in many concerning the  powerful increase of Chinese entry. One of which ’ hardships is optaining visa. more

Akkad Group in ATM Dubai 2013

Akkad Group is the first Arabian company established in “Hévíz” – Hungary, an inbound tour operator for leisure, pleasure and it specialize for Medical Tourism with its sister company Akkad Tours -Dubai. We aim helping our people especially in U.A.E & Arabian Gulf Countries to receive high quality & affordable medical treatment for various sicknesses and what Hungary can offer to us. more

Saudi journalist study tour in Hévíz

Last year the president of Al-Sura, Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Sheikh visited Hévíz, Hungary, and since then the contact between Hévíz and Saudi Arabia is getting closer day by day. This weekend 11 journalist from Al Jazeera Newspaper, a Riyadh Newspaper és a Saudi TV Channel 1 visited Hévíz and the surrounding Lake Balaton. more

Hungary offers good investment opportunities for GCC market

  The Arab world, Jordan included, will be among the winners of global economic changes, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said at a Jordanian-Hungarian forum of about 100 businesspeople in Amman on Monday. Over the past three years, the Government has considerably transformed Hungary and made it the most competitive nation in Europe, which will yield fruit in the years to come, the Prime Minister said, adding that he regards intensifying economic relations as promising. more

New flights from Azeribaian and Dubai

Hungary-based no-frills airline Wizz Air is to fly directly from Budapest to Dubai and to Baku, Azeribaian  Wizz Air will launch four flights (A320 aircraft) to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) starting 28 October 2013.  Abrán said the flights will leave for the Dubai World Central Airport Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, not only from Budapest, but also from Bucharest (Romania), Sofia (Bulgaria) and Kiev (Ukraine). more

Hévíz Road Show in Scandinavia

Hévíz had recently one Road Show in Scandinavia and Baltic countries. The Tourist Office from Hévíz represented the touristic offers of the famous health resort. Together with the new flight connection from Riga, with AirBaltic airlines Hévíz expecting a serious increase of tourists from the Scandinavian countries from May 2013. The first flight is arriving on the 04.05 and will be available till October, every week one direct flight opening the direct connection between Hévíz and Scandinavia. The goal is to try to make popular this new flight connection and increase the number of Scandinavian tourists in Hévíz. The Tourist Office started the show in Göteborg, and then had meetings in Stockholm, Helsinki and Riga. The sale of the available tickets are going well and also new packages are available direct for the Scandinavian market. In this month, you can see the advertisement of Hévíz and AirBaltic throughout Norway and Sweden. www.airbaltic.com more

New direct flights from Moscow to Hévíz from 14.04.2013

The mayor of Hévíz has signed the contract with Russian Tour Operator Vedi Tours about the new direct flights between Hévíz and Moscow.  From 14.01.2013 every week 2 charters are arriving to the Hévíz-Balaton International airport. Vedi Tours is focusing to bring quality medical tourists to Hévíz, and this match very well with the plans of Hévíz, as Hévíz is focusing to remain first class medical tourist resort for the future. more

Second etap starts in Egregy-Hévíz vineyard

Second etap starts in Hévíz-Egregy, the popular vineyard is improving The development has started already last year, refurbished the original roman ruins. The city of Héviz continue the project and connect the vineyard with modern touristic attraction and gastronomie and culture heritage.   The project has won 449 million HUF subsidy and the second etap starts in April. more

New direct flights from 2013 to Heviz-Balaton

New flights from 2013 to Heviz-Balaton Today the Mayor of Hévíz has signed an agreement with Air Baltic airlines about operating flights between Riga and Hévíz in the next 3 years. First flight is on the 04.05.2013, and after every Saturday during the summer season. From Russia and from Skandinavia it is easy to reach Riga and from there now available Balaton and the property also. more

Hévíz had journalist guests from Moskau

  Papp Gábor, the Mayor of Hévíz welcomed the journalist guests from Moskau, who had many questions about Hévíz, as it is getting more and more popular among Russian tourrists.   - We have alredy quite wide experience with the Russian tourists. At the moment we are in the middle of a program, which we have started two years ago, and our aim was to have more Russian tourists to Hévíz. more

Hévíz having cycle depos

Cycling is the best way to discover Hévíz and its surroundings. The resort is improving the services, had ney cycle road between Alsopahok, and also now the tourists can rent a bike at Tourinform office. This is still not enough, as Hévíz is planning to develope some more depos in the town, so tourists can use the bikes for 24 hours, and return the bikes in one of the depos around the town. more

Hévíz treats well the Russian tourists

At the end of 2012 nearly 600 Russian tourists landed at Hévíz-Balaton airport. Most of them arrived to visit Hévíz and the famous spa. The Boeing734-400 from Moskovia Airlines landed 29. and 30. of December, after this 02. and 05. of January. The tourists were welcomed according to the Russian traditions with salt, bread and Palinka (Hungarian shots). more

New 4 star hotel opened in Hévíz

The new 4 star Hotel Mirage is now operate and welcoming the first guests with a pre-opening offers The hotel has excellent location, directly at the end of the pedestrian zone and opposit to the thermal lake.s  The new hotel has 4 floors, 90 rooms and could accomodate 180 guests. There is one restaurant and bistro, modern therapy centre. more

Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Sheikh visited Hévíz

Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Sheikh visited Hungary The Sheikh visited Hungary, Hévíz in November 2012, he was welcomed by the Mayor of Hévíz, together they visited the beutiful area of Hévíz and its surroundings, the world famous thermal lake, the therapy centers.     more

Austrian - Karnten - Hotel project for sale!

Special, unique investment! the location of this project is a bay-lot in the heart of Karinthia, above 500 metres from sea level falling to south-west. There is fantastic panoramic view to the lake and the surrounding mountains from the lot.   1.5 ha building area 160 metres long beach Frequently visited, famous ski fields near there Complete documentation of a hotel project. more

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