According to provisional figures from the Federal Statistical Office, 39.8 million international overnights were registered across hotels and accommodation establishments with more than ten beds between January and June.
Radisson Hotel Group has signed with Bülow for a new Radisson Blu hotel at the Porsche Design Tower in Stuttgart, Germany. The design of the Porsche Design Tower Stuttgart was developed in close collaboration with Studio Porsche.
Radisson Hotel Group has announced the signing of the new Park Inn by Radisson Wismar, in northern Germany, with the property set to open in quarter three of the year. The city is especially popular for its location on the Baltic Sea and its sights dating back to the Hanseatic era.
International incoming overnights for Germany during the first quarter of 2019 are up. Overnights from the UK, affected by the Brexit situation, showed a three per cent decrease during the first three months of 2019 despite an increase of 0.6 per cent in March.
Volkswagen has made a first move into e-mobility with the public launch of its WeShare operation in Berlin. The service will offer a fleet of 1,500 e-Golfs, with 500 e-up! cars to be added in a few months.
Hertz Europe has unveiled Kollektion 7 - Made in Germany, a new collection of seven prestige vehicles celebrating luxury German marques and engineering expertise. Launching at Frankfurt Airport, the new collection includes prestige vehicles from top German brands: BMW, Mercedes Benz and Porsche.
Frasers Hospitality has launched Fraser Suites Hamburg, Germany. Fraser Suites Hamburg occupies the historic Oberfinanzdirektion, a listed building dating back to 1907 located in the prime area of Rödingsmarkt.
For German travellers the island of Rügen is the centre a booming hospitality industry. To British travellers, it is virtually unknown. As the Baltic destination seeks to grow its international audience, Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, here visits to shed some light on what guests can expect to find
With a surge in interest in ‘dark tourism’ sweeping the travel industry, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole here visits Prora, on the holiday island of Rügen in the north-east of Germany to discover more about its disturbing past