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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.

Mass shooting ongoing in Germany

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2020

Hanau is a large town in the German State of Hessen, 18 miles east of Frankfurt am Main and is ... Read More

Lufthansa Group renews IT partnership with Amadeus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

The Lufthansa Group and Amadeus have renewed and expanded their longstanding technology partnership.  Through this agreement, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Brussels ... Read More

Hamburg offers a variety of planet-friendly venues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

With sustainability consistently topping the agenda for planners, Hamburg has a variety of planet-friendly venues that can help planners reduce ... Read More

Attending ITB? How to cope with Coronavirus? What about you?

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 18, 2020

Safertourism, PATA, and ATB will be setting trends over breakfast during ITB with Dr. Peter Tarlow - AND you are ... Read More

Where and how Germans will travel in the future?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2020

Where will Germans travel in the future? How will Germans travel in the next 20 years? Europeans have big travel ... Read More

Airbus 320 evacuated in Duesseldorf

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2020

Known as a reliable, cheap airline, but safe is Pegasus Airlines. After a recent incident in Istanbul where a Pegasus ... Read More

Messe Berlin: Why ITB Berlin will take place?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2020

Will ITB Berlin 2020 take place as scheduled from March 4-8, 2020? Messe Berlin is showing tourism resilience and says: ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport Starts the Year with Passenger Decline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2020

In January 2020, some 4.6 million passengers traveled through Frankfurt Airport (FRA) – a decline of 0.7 percent compared to ... Read More

How did Airbus do in 2019?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2020

Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) reported Full-Year (FY) 2019 consolidated financial results and provided guidance for 2020. “We achieved ... Read More

ITB Berlin: Strong demand from the Middle East

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2020

ITB Berlin is in strong demand, and with 10,000 organisations and companies from over 180 countries attending it is booked ... Read More

Is ITB Berlin canceling?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 11, 2020

Coronavirus becomes a threat to the global travel and tourism industry.Manfred Busche launched the first ITB Berlin trade show event in 1966. ... Read More

Coronavirus: Is the travel & tourism industry lost?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 9, 2020

The Coronavirus crisis may very well become one of the largest challenges ever for the travel and tourism industry. Leaders ... Read More

Avoid travel to Germany Sunday and Monday

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 9, 2020

75 miles an hour winds and heavy rain is expected in Western Germany starting Sunday afternoon until Monday. Expected is ... Read More

ITB Business Travel Forum: Business travel is on course for the future

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2020

The business travel market is changing: travel and event managers have to adapt quickly and efficiently to changing economic circumstances ... Read More

Change is in the air at the Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2020

A new Managing Director at the five-star Hotel Adlon Kempinski in Berlin has been announced by Martin R. Smura, Chief ... Read More

IMEX lands speakers from FIFA & Interaction Design Association

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2020

FIFA’s Senior Sustainability Advocacy Manager and the Executive Director of the Interaction Design Association are among the top name speakers ... Read More

Brothels in Germany: Is Bigger Better?

Emily Hartly Emily Hartly- February 6, 2020

One of the largest brothels in Germany set up house in Berlin in September 2005. This huge 4,000-square-meter erotic playground ... Read More

Digitization and sustainability are decisive for travel industry’s future

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2020

Digitization and sustainability are two topics that are currently of decisive importance in the global tourism industry. They are key ... Read More

New online guide showcasing Hamburg’s historical port venues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2020

‘Ahoy 2020!’ Event planners can dive into the heart of Hamburg’s seafaring heritage with a virtual tour of the city‘s ... Read More

Lufthansa launches new winter destinations from Munich

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2020

Off to the south: Lufthansa is expanding its holiday offer even further starting at the end of October 2020 by ... Read More

Lufthansa second highest ranking airline in CDP 2019 climate protection report

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2020

The Lufthansa Group has achieved the Climate Scoring result "B" in the 2019 climate change reporting of the non-profit rating ... Read More

Fraport AG Supervisory Board chairman announces retirement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2020

Karlheinz Weimar, Fraport AG’s chairman of supervisory board, will retire from his position as chairman and board member at the ... Read More

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines halt flights to mainland China

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2020

The safety of passengers and employees is a top priority for the Lufthansa Group. After thoroughly evaluating all currently available ... Read More

German Tour Operator looks for ice hockey fans at US Shopping Malls

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- January 31, 2020

CBT Sportreisen loves for Americans to explore the tourism world of sports in Germany. Every weekend hundreds of thousands of ... Read More

JTB with two sub-brands at ITB Berlin 2020

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 30, 2020

JTB Corp.’s two sub-brands will be present during ITB Berlin 2020. The Global DMC Network by JTB Group (network of ... Read More

Lufthansa Group cancels all flights to China

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2020

The safety of passengers and employees is a top priority for the Lufthansa Group. After thoroughly evaluating all currently available ... Read More

Cologne Convention Bureau realigns its team

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2020

The Cologne Convention Bureau (CCB), which is part of the Cologne Tourist Board, is heading into the year 2020 in ... Read More

IMEX-EIC Innovation in Sustainability Award: Promoting sustainability success

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2020

The IMEX Group is inviting organisations to share their sustainable stories and submit their best, most exciting innovations for the ... Read More

ITB MICE Forum: Industry meeting place with international focus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2020

A new perspective on events: the theme focus of this year’s ITB MICE Forum at the ITB Berlin Convention is ... Read More

Travel technology boosts online travel market at ITB Berlin

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2020

With its wide range of topics including AI, self-driving cars, podcasts, blogging and digital nudging, the program of the eTravel ... Read More

The Smallest Exhibition Stand in the World

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2020

American shoppers will soon be able to touch the smallest trade show stand in the world.  eTurboNews in cooperation with ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 100% green electricity in home markets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

Since the beginning of the year, the Lufthansa Group has exclusively been purchasing green electricity in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and ... Read More

Serbia and Kosovo relaunch direct flights between Belgrade and Pristina

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

Direct flights between Belgrade and Pristina were suspended after the 1998-1999 war in Kosovo, which broke away from Serbia and ... Read More

Transcript: Ukrainian Airlines relied on Lufthansa and other airlines before clearing PS752 for take off in Tehran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

Ukrainian Airlines confirmed: PS752 was cleared for takeoff in Teheran on January 8, because Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Qatar ... Read More

War in Germany? Cologne is being evacuated

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

Did Brexit cause a war between Germany and Britain? Guests are fleeing the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cologne. German Federal ... Read More

Ukrainian Airlines: Class-action lawyer speaks to eTurboNews

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

A class-action lawsuit against Ukrainian Airlines and others is about toe filed in Canada after 176 passengers were killed on ... Read More