After close a decade of waiting, Berlin Brandenburg Airport could finally be close to opening. With construction beginning in 2006, the airport on the edge of the German capital was set to open in 2011.
The global hospitality market remains buoyant despite economic and geopolitical uncertainty, and customer behaviours and needs are changing. That is according to new research released ahead of the International Hotel Investment Forum, which begins in Berlin today.
The supervisory board of the Berlin Brandenburg airport has set a revised date of October 2020 for its opening. This is some nine years after the original 2011 planned opening and follows years of mounting delays.
Marriott International has welcomed the new Moxy Berlin into the heart of the modern capital known for culture; cutting-edge museums, galleries, and nightlife. Moxy Berlin shake-ups the traditional hotel experience by offering Next Generation travellers a spirited and stylish hotel experience at a surprisingly affordable price point.
Berlin’s first gondola ropeway is being built for the International Garden Show in 2017, with the first support tower installed today. Berlin mayor Michael Müller attended the official launch of construction for what is currently the biggest urban ropeway project in Germany. The ropeway is being built by the South Tyrolean company LEITNER.
The culinary department of the four star superior andel’s Hotel Berlin is returning from the summer break with a new executive chef. Effective immediately, Eyck Zimmer will once again take charge of the strategic and operating management of the kitchen at Berlin’s largest design hotel.
How does the city view its tourists? “Tourists, Berlin loves you!” – that’s what Berliners think according to a current representative survey on the visitors to the city. 91% of the polled Berliners are proud to see people from all over the world visit the city.
Considering the number of guests, August was the most successful month for Berlin tourism in history. According to the Berlin-Brandenburg Statistics Office, more than one million visitors and 2.5 million overnight stays were registered for the first time.
10 percent more international guests during April 2012.