Germany Tourism News

The Fontenay set to open in Hamburg in October

The Fontenay set to open in Hamburg in October

8 June 2017 Hotel News

The beautiful waterfront city of Hamburg will gain a new architectural landmark later this year when the 131-room luxury hotel, The Fontenay, opens its doors to guests on October 15th. Considered to be Germany’s most anticipated luxury hotel opening this year, The Fontenay will be located directly on the banks of Lake Alster.

Germany Travel Mart headed for Dresden, Saxony

Germany Travel Mart headed for Dresden, Saxony

The German National Tourist Board has awarded the 44th Germany Travel Mart to Saxony. The GTM cup was handed to Bettina Bunge, managing director of Dresden Marketing by 2017 host Jens Huwald, managing director of Bavaria Tourismus Marketing and Yvonne Coulin, managing director of the Congress & Tourism Centre in Nuremberg.

BollAnts Spa Im Park appoints Lemongrass Marketing

BollAnts Spa Im Park appoints Lemongrass Marketing

25 May 2017 Hotel News Spa News

Lemongrass Marketing has been appointed by BollAnts Spa Im Park as their PR representative in the UK and Ireland. Lemongrass will be responsible for promoting the unique wellness and health retreat in the heart of the Naheland region near Bad Sobernheim, just an hour outside of Frankfurt with immediate effect.

Flybe adds new Hamburg route from Birmingham

Flybe adds new Hamburg route from Birmingham

13 May 2017 Airline News

Flybe has added a brand new year-round route to Hamburg from Birmingham, that will start on 10th July and operate a choice of up to four flights a week, with additional frequency being added for the upcoming winter programme.

Hamburg Airport evacuated as unknown toxin harms passengers

Hamburg Airport evacuated as unknown toxin harms passengers

12 February 2017 Airline News

Hamburg Airport in Germany was briefly evacuated earlier today and over 68 people experienced breathing difficulties after an irritant gas was released into the air. Both terminals were cleared and flights halted after people complained of eye irritation and breathing problems.

Student Hotels moves into Germany with Berlin location

Student Hotels moves into Germany with Berlin location

11 October 2016 Hotel News

Adding to its twelve-strong portfolio of properties, The Student Hotel will open its first German location in the heart of Berlin in partnership with the European Student Housing Fund. The 17,000-square meter space is located on Alexanderstraße, in the immediate vicinity of the iconic Alexanderplatz, an area known as the Alexanderquartier.

IHG signals German expansion with NOVUM deal

IHG signals German expansion with NOVUM deal

InterContinental Hotels and NOVUM Hotel Group, one of the largest hotel groups in Germany, have signed a development agreement spanning 20 hotels across Europe in markets such as Germany, Austria and Netherlands. The deal is the first venture together between both companies.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Frankfurt Rhine-Main, Germany

Breaking Travel News investigates: Frankfurt Rhine-Main, Germany

6 June 2016 Focus

Welcoming more than 60 million passengers each year, Frankfurt Airport is one of the busiest in the world. However, few visitors realise the airport is situated in one of the most beautiful regions of Germany. Here Phil Sharp visits for Breaking Travel News to discover just what they are missing.

German tourism reaches record levels in July

German tourism reaches record levels in July

2 October 2015 Tourism News

In July 2015, Germany’s incoming tourism achieved yet another record result by generating 10.3 million overnights stays. All in all, the Federal Statistical Office registered 44.7 million overnights in accommodation facilities of at least ten beds between January and July. That’s 2.4 million more overnight stays than during the same period last year, an increase of 5.6 percent.