Category: Germany Travel News

Germany Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Germany is a Western European country with a landscape of forests, rivers, mountain ranges and North Sea beaches. It has over 2 millennia of history. Berlin, its capital, is home to art and nightlife scenes, the Brandenburg Gate and many sites relating to WWII. Munich is known for its Oktoberfest and beer halls, including the 16th-century Hofbräuhaus. Frankfurt, with its skyscrapers, houses the European Central Bank.

ITB Berlin is canceled again: What is next for tourism?
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ITB Berlin is canceled again: What is next for tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 28, 2020

ITB Berlin 2021 is canceled. This is the second ITB not taking place. This is setting shockwaves for the global ... Read More

The India-Germany Tourism Connection
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The India-Germany Tourism Connection

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- October 28, 2020

The Director for India of the German National Tourist Office (GNTO), Romit Theophilus, said they are planning a series of ... Read More

Fraport AG successfully places promissory note
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Fraport AG successfully places promissory note

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 22, 2020

Fraport AG has successfully placed a promissory note with six tranches and a total volume of €250 million with investors. ... Read More

BER Airport Brandenburg Opening: What not to expect
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BER Airport Brandenburg Opening: What not to expect

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 22, 2020

BER, the new airport for Berlin, Germany may have a lonely opening. After waiting for years the opening on October ... Read More

Messe Berlin has a new CEO
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Messe Berlin has a new CEO

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 18, 2020

In the midst of the greatest trade fair crisis of all time, Messe Berlin in Germany has appointed a new ... Read More

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz receives SKAL International Presidents Award
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eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz receives SKAL International Presidents Award

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 17, 2020

With travel restrictions and health measures implemented due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Skål International will for the first time ... Read More

Kazakhstan cuts down UAE, Germany, Ukraine, and Belarus flights
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Kazakhstan cuts down UAE, Germany, Ukraine, and Belarus flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 14, 2020

Kazakhstan's Chief Sanitary Officer announced that the country plans to cut down down air service with the UAE, Germany, Ukraine, ... Read More

ETOA Tom Jenkins: Council of Ministers adopted European travel criteria
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ETOA Tom Jenkins: Council of Ministers adopted European travel criteria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 13, 2020

Tom Jenkins, CEO of the European Tour Operator Association (ETOA) is in a more optimistic mood today and told eTurboNews: ... Read More

Passenger Levels Still Low at Frankfurt Airport
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Passenger Levels Still Low at Frankfurt Airport

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 13, 2020

In September 2020, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served some 1.1 million passengers – an 82.9 percent decline compared to the same ... Read More

Munich Airport International to develop and operate El Salvador Airport Cargo Terminal
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Munich Airport International to develop and operate El Salvador Airport Cargo Terminal

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 12, 2020

Munich Airport International (MAI), the German based airport management and consulting firm, and EMCO, a Honduran construction company, have been ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: Over €3.2 billion in airline ticket refunds paid
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Lufthansa Group: Over €3.2 billion in airline ticket refunds paid

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 9, 2020

In the current year, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group have so far reimbursed over 3.2 billion euros to a ... Read More

IMEX Group & MEET GERMANY cooperation in times of changes
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IMEX Group & MEET GERMANY cooperation in times of changes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 8, 2020

In times of change, thinking outside the box is crucial and agile, joint action is becoming increasingly important. Following this ... Read More

Dubai flights from and to Bologna, Duesseldorf, Hamburg and Lyon
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Dubai flights from and to Bologna, Duesseldorf, Hamburg and Lyon

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 4, 2020

Dubai based Emirates Airlines has announced it will resume flights to Budapest (from 21 October), Bologna (1st November), Dusseldorf (1st November), Hamburg ... Read More

German police finds homemade nail bomb on Cologne passenger train
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German police finds homemade nail bomb on Cologne passenger train

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 3, 2020

The police in the German city of Cologne announced that a homemade nail bomb was found on a regional train ... Read More

German tourism: Even in summer, incoming tourism remains volatile
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German tourism: Even in summer, incoming tourism remains volatile

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 2, 2020

Despite summer holidays and the relaxation of the Corona-related travel restrictions between numerous European countries, demand in international tourism remains ... Read More

Lufthansa: Over €3 billion paid in ticket refunds
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Lufthansa: Over €3 billion paid in ticket refunds

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 2, 2020

In the current year, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group have so far reimbursed over three billion euros to a ... Read More

Fraport Expands Fleet of Temperature-Controlled Transporters at Frankfurt Airport
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Fraport Expands Fleet of Temperature-Controlled Transporters at Frankfurt Airport

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 1, 2020

Fraport, the owner and operator of Frankfurt Airport (FRA), will be using two additional state-of-the-art refrigerated trailers for the transportation ... Read More

New Truck Parking Lot Being Built in CargoCity South
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New Truck Parking Lot Being Built in CargoCity South

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 30, 2020

Today, Fraport AG began construction of a new truck parking lot at Frankfurt Airport’s CargoCity South. The roughly 14,500-square-meter lot ... Read More

Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines test in-flight shopping platform SKYdeals
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Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines test in-flight shopping platform SKYdeals

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 30, 2020

Due to the current corona pandemic, offers on board had to be restricted. This also applies to onboard sales. To ... Read More

New Berlin Brandenburg airport to open October 31
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New Berlin Brandenburg airport to open October 31

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 29, 2020

Germany’s third largest airport, Berlin Brandenburg “Willy Brandt” airport BER, is scheduled to open on 31 October 2020. IATA code ... Read More

Kickoff of the Fall Holiday Season at Frankfurt Airport
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Kickoff of the Fall Holiday Season at Frankfurt Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 28, 2020

The fall travel season is just around the corner: school holidays will start next Friday in Hesse and several other ... Read More

Hannover Messe in big trouble! The end for Germanys Meeting Industry?
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Hannover Messe in big trouble! The end for Germanys Meeting Industry?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 26, 2020

A bankruptcy of such a giant leader in the MICE industry would create shockwaves in the meeting and incentive industry. ... Read More

Lufthansa launches contactless way to report delayed baggage from mobile device
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Lufthansa launches contactless way to report delayed baggage from mobile device

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 23, 2020

Lufthansa Group has launched a completely contactless way for passengers to report delayed baggage from their mobile device, avoiding long ... Read More

Cologne Tourist Board issues new Visit Cologne guide
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Cologne Tourist Board issues new Visit Cologne guide

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 22, 2020

The Cologne Tourist Board’s new compact Visit Cologne guide offers Cologne visitors and residents useful information and recommendations that make ... Read More

Lufthansa announces cuts and rollbacks
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Lufthansa announces cuts and rollbacks

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 21, 2020

The outlook for international air traffic has significantly worsened in recent weeks. With the summer travel season coming to an ... Read More

Lufthansa Supervisory Board extends contract of Harry Hohmeister ahead of schedule
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Lufthansa Supervisory Board extends contract of Harry Hohmeister ahead of schedule

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 21, 2020

The supervisory board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG decided in a meeting today to extend the contract with Harry Hohmeister (56) ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: €2.8 billion in airline ticket refunds already paid
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Lufthansa Group: €2.8 billion in airline ticket refunds already paid

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 18, 2020

In the current year, the airlines in the Lufthansa Group have so far reimbursed around 2.8 billion euros to a ... Read More

Lufthansa: 15 new summer destinations from Frankfurt in 2021
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Lufthansa: 15 new summer destinations from Frankfurt in 2021

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 16, 2020

Lufthansa is consistently expanding its offering of flights to tourist and leisure destinations from Frankfurt.  During next year’s summer Season ... Read More

Cruising the Mediterranean by Carnival German Style
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Cruising the Mediterranean by Carnival German Style

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 15, 2020

AIDA Cruises, A cruise line in Germany and a part of Carnival Corporation & plc, will expand its range of ... Read More

FRAPORTHands Over New Air Cargo Warehouse to Swissport
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FRAPORTHands Over New Air Cargo Warehouse to Swissport

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 15, 2020

After a construction phase of just under one year, today (September 16) Fraport handed over the keys for a new ... Read More

Lufthansa Trachtencrew flights take off again this year
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Lufthansa Trachtencrew flights take off again this year

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 14, 2020

Even if the Munich Oktoberfest cannot take place as usual this year, Lufthansa is holding on to the beautiful tradition ... Read More

Lufthansa: €2.7 billion in ticket refunds already paid
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Lufthansa: €2.7 billion in ticket refunds already paid

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 11, 2020

In the current year, the airlines in the Lufthansa Group have so far reimbursed around 2.7 billion euros to a ... Read More

Fraport: Lima Airport signs $450 million financing for airside development
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Fraport: Lima Airport signs $450 million financing for airside development

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 11, 2020

Lima Airport Partners (LAP), part of the Fraport Group since 2001, has signed a US$450 million financing agreement for its ... Read More

Fraport Traffic Figures  August 2020: Passenger Numbers Remain Low
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Fraport Traffic Figures August 2020: Passenger Numbers Remain Low

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 11, 2020

In August 2020, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served some 1.5 million passengers, representing a 78.2 percent decline year-on-year. Thus, for the ... Read More

Fraport launches cooperation with Plug and Play Tech Center
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Fraport launches cooperation with Plug and Play Tech Center

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 9, 2020

Fraport AG is partnering with the global innovation platform “Plug and Play Tech Center” with the aim of raising the ... Read More

Almaty to Frankfurt soon on Air Astana
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Almaty to Frankfurt soon on Air Astana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 9, 2020

Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s air carrier, will introduce direct flights from Almaty to Frankfurt starting on 2nd October 2020. Initially twice ... Read More