Tag: Germany

Aviation news: Christoph Franz will take over as chairman and CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG

Aviation news: Christoph Franz will take over as chairman and CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG

editor editor- September 29, 2010 06:18 0

In its meeting today, the supervisory board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG appointed Deutsche Lufthansa AG deputy chairman Christoph Franz as the successor to Wolfgang Mayrhuber ... Read More

Condor airline fined for price-fixing

Condor airline fined for price-fixing

editor editor- September 29, 2010 04:10 0

Germany's Federal Cartel Office has fined Condor airline euro1.2 million (1.6 million) for illegally fixing prices on the flights between Germany and Turkey. Read More

Polish tourists killed as tour bus crashes in Germany

Polish tourists killed as tour bus crashes in Germany

editor editor- September 27, 2010 02:17 0

Tour bus with Polish tourists on board had crashed near Berlin, Germany. At least 13 tourists have died and 19 were severely injured. Read More

Foreign tourism to Düsseldorf region grows by 9.2 percent

Foreign tourism to Düsseldorf region grows by 9.2 percent

editor editor- September 1, 2010 06:01 0

DUSSELDORF, Germany - German state North Rhine Westphalia and its capital Düsseldorf are becoming stronger magnets for leisure travel, according to a study released by ... Read More

Green Globe certified Hôtel Concorde Berlin announces Green Berlin travel offer

Green Globe certified Hôtel Concorde Berlin announces Green Berlin travel offer

editor editor- August 6, 2010 00:54 0

LOS ANGELES, CA - As the first Green Globe certified hotel in Germany, the Hôtel Concorde Berlin, offers a unique way of rewarding guests who ... Read More

Germany pledges support to Seychelles as regional center for the prosecution of piracy

Germany pledges support to Seychelles as regional center for the prosecution of piracy

editor editor- July 28, 2010 04:22 0

NEW YORK, NY - In the presence of Seychelles Ambassador Ronald Jean Jumeau, Ambassador Peter Wittig, the Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany ... Read More

17 killed, 80 injured in Love Parade stampede in Duisburg, Germany

17 killed, 80 injured in Love Parade stampede in Duisburg, Germany

editor editor- July 25, 2010 04:06 0

DUISBURG, Germany – A stampede inside a tunnel crowded with techno music fans left 17 people dead and 80 injured at the famed Love Parade ... Read More

Germans party on the autobahn

Germans party on the autobahn

editor editor- July 19, 2010 05:28 0

BERLIN – Germany's autobahns are renowned for average speeds well in excess of 80 miles (130 kilometers) an hour. Read More

Ryanair threatens to withdraw from Germany tax on domestic air travel introduced

Ryanair threatens to withdraw from Germany tax on domestic air travel introduced

editor editor- July 15, 2010 04:02 0

Budget airline Ryanair has threatened to withdraw planes from Germany following the recent announcement by the country’s coalition government of plans to introduce a tax ... Read More

Ruhr: Transforming blighted industrial areas into cultural destinations for tourists

Ruhr: Transforming blighted industrial areas into cultural destinations for tourists

editor editor- June 30, 2010 04:29 0

The Emscher river in western Germany's Ruhr region was one of the country's most polluted for decades, so bad that parents spooked children with warnings ... Read More

Austerity budget in Germany makes a new victim in Berlin

Austerity budget in Germany makes a new victim in Berlin

editor editor- June 17, 2010 05:29 0

BERLIN (eTN) - The announcement of drastic austerity measures will affect one of Berlin’s future attractions: the reconstruction of the baroque castle in the heart ... Read More

IATA condemns German plans to impose air travel tax

editor editor- June 9, 2010 01:40 0

Airline industry body IATA lashed out at German plans to impose an air travel tax while Europe's aviation industry is struggling to make a profit ... Read More

German market for cruise holidays is booming

German market for cruise holidays is booming

editor editor- June 1, 2010 02:52 0

Just over one million Germans spent their holidays on a cruise ship last year, an increase of 10 percent compared to 2008. Read More

IMEX triumph bodes well for strong year ahead

IMEX triumph bodes well for strong year ahead

editor editor- May 28, 2010 02:53 0

FRANKFURT, Germany - IMEX 2010 came to a close at Messe Frankfurt today with IMEX Group chairman, Ray Bloom, announcing that the award-winning show has ... Read More

IMEX 2010 opens with intent

IMEX 2010 opens with intent

editor editor- May 26, 2010 03:58 0

FRANKFURT, Germany - IMEX opened its doors to an anticipated 3,800 hosted buyers from across Europe and long-haul markets including North America, Russia, China, Brazil, ... Read More

German car museums become major tourist attractions

German car museums become major tourist attractions

editor editor- May 24, 2010 05:50 0

The hush shatters as a mechanic revs up the engine of a champion 1984 Porsche 911 Carrera 4x4. It's earsplitting business as usual at Porsche's ... Read More

Seychelles beaches again voted the best in the world

Seychelles beaches again voted the best in the world

editor editor- April 28, 2010 06:26 0

Seychelles has again appeared top of the list of the world’s beaches, with the famous La Digue beach being voted top by www.strandbewertung.de from Germany. Read More

German tourists back from Spain after 35 hours on the bus

German tourists back from Spain after 35 hours on the bus

editor editor- April 21, 2010 04:56 0

FRANKFURT - "We were supposed to fly back on Sunday," says exhausted German housewife Adelheid Jung, one of about 700 stranded tourists brought back from ... Read More

Germany and United States partner on trusted traveler programs

Germany and United States partner on trusted traveler programs

editor editor- April 17, 2010 05:58 0

The United States and Germany signed a joint statement this week that will develop processes for qualified citizens of either country to apply for trusted ... Read More

Germany eases Sri Lanka travel advisory

Germany eases Sri Lanka travel advisory

editor editor- March 19, 2010 05:22 0

The German tourists can now visit tourist landmarks in the Eastern Province such as Trincomalee, Batticaloa, Ampara and Arugam Bay as Germany has eased its ... Read More

Lufthansa generates operating profit of EUR 130m in 2009

Lufthansa generates operating profit of EUR 130m in 2009

editor editor- March 3, 2010 04:17 0

In a difficult financial year 2009 the Lufthansa Group generated revenue of EUR 22.3bn according to preliminary figures, around 10 per cent less than the ... Read More

CHI Hotels and Resorts opens new regional sales offices in Germany and Egypt

CHI Hotels and Resorts opens new regional sales offices in Germany and Egypt

editor editor- February 24, 2010 02:30 0

As part of its continuing expansion, CHI Hotels & Resorts, exclusive operators of the Corinthia Hotels Brand worldwide and of the Wyndham and Ramada Plaza ... Read More

Fraport puts emphasis on retail revenue

Fraport puts emphasis on retail revenue

editor editor- January 21, 2010 07:29 0

While Fraport, owner and operator of Frankfurt airport, mainland Europe’s biggest hub, has just announced preliminary plans to raise its aeronautical fees (see eTN December ... Read More

Seychellois hotel staff return from Germany

Seychellois hotel staff return from Germany

editor editor- December 30, 2009 03:59 0

The Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA) last weekend organized a welcome party for two of their own lecturers and four specially selected hotel staff. Read More

Program of Germany’s largest conference on school excursions now available online

Program of Germany’s largest conference on school excursions now available online

editor editor- December 2, 2009 03:19 0

ITB Berlin welcomes teaching staff from around Germany to the teachers’ symposium, which takes place from March 11-12, 2010. The program is now available online ... Read More

American Tourism Society & Tourism Cares tree planting project at 2009 Fall Conference in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

American Tourism Society & Tourism Cares tree planting project at 2009 Fall Conference in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

editor editor- November 11, 2009 05:32 0

Delegates to the recent American Tourism Society (ATS) 2009 Fall Conference in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (“Meck-Pomm“) located in the eastern part of Germany, donned jeans as they ... Read More

IMEX Association Day takes shape for 2010

IMEX Association Day takes shape for 2010

editor editor- November 11, 2009 05:16 0

Organizers of the IMEX Association Day 2010 in Frankfurt have announced a diverse and topical program intended to provide association executives with unrivaled educational insight ... Read More

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