Jackpot: Eurowings passengers now playing Las Vegas slot machines


Good news for Germans wanting to experience Las Vegas slot machines, and for Nevadans ready to have a beer at the Hofbraeuhaus. Good news for tourism in Las Vegas and Munich.

Eurowings, a subsidiary of Lufthansa, is now offering direct flights to Munich from McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. This is the first low-cost service operated by Eurowings in Munich. By mid-July, the German airline will expand its long-haul program in Munich to a total of 10 destinations. To support this big increase in its route network, the airline will have three A330 widebody jets stationed in Munich. Eurowings is the first low-cost airline to offer intercontinental flights from and to Munich. The Las Vegas service will be offered every Monday in April and, from 3rd of May, every Monday and Thursday

Munich, the former residence of royals and metropolis of culture is conveniently located in the heart of Europe in a charming landscape at the foot of the Alps. In Munich it’s the mix that makes the message – the modern blends harmoniously with the traditional, bits and bytes with beer, business and leisure.

Juergen Thomas Steinmetz has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany (1979), beginning as a travel agent up through today as a publisher of eTurboNews (eTN), one of the world’s most influential and most-read travel and tourism publications. He is also Chairman of ICTP. His experiences include working and collaborating with various national tourism offices and non-governmental organizations, as well as private and non-profit organizations, and in planning, implementing, and quality control of a range of travel and tourism-related activities and programs, including tourism policies and legislation. His major strengths include a vast knowledge of travel and tourism from the point of view of a successful private enterprise owner, superb networking skills, strong leadership, excellent communication skills, strong team player, attention to detail, dutiful respect for compliance in all regulated environments, and advisory skills in both political and non-political arenas with respect to tourism programs, policies, and legislation. He has a thorough knowledge of current industry practices and trends and is a computer and Internet junkie.