4.36 million guests travelled to Berlin in the first six months of the year, and spent around 11.15 million nights in the city’s hotels. This can be seen from the figures released yesterday by the Berlin-Brandenburg state office for statistics.
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.
BTN reporting LIVE from ITB Berlin 2014: The number of international exhibitors at this year’s ITB Berlin will be higher than ever before. More than two-thirds of the exhibitors showcasing their products and services in the 26 halls on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds, which are now fully booked up, are from abroad. The number of international trade visitors (2013: 40 per cent) at this year’s show is set to rise significantly too.
The gross sales revenues of the Berlin tourism industry amounted to EUR 10.31 billion in 2011 – a plus of 14.7 percent compared to the last survey in 2009 and a doubling versus 2001.
With a free city travel guide for buzzy Berlin, travel industry professionals attending ITB Berlin from March 7th–11th will be able to tap into the best of the Germany’s vibrant capital on their mobile devices or desktops via a simple, state of the art tool that is quick to download and easy to use.
A record number of senior industry figures and delegates have arrived in Berlin as the city becomes the centre of the aviation world for three days. The annual World Routes event will be attended by more airlines and airports than any previous event, confirming its position as the largest commercial aviation event in the world.