From 10th to 13th of April 2016, Frankfurt will transform into a mecca for the international luxury tourism industry again. Germany's only luxury travel trade show "loop - Luxury on our Planet" opens its doors for 100 international renowned hoteliers, … July 9, 2015
Imagine a travel trade show, where the 100 best of the best hosted VIP buyers from the German speaking markets and some very selected travel professionals from the Central and Eastern European markets meet 100 suppliers from the luxury tourism industry … January 28, 2015
After drawing a successful balance of the first tourism luxury fair „loop – luxury on our planet“ in spring 2014, their founder Lobster Experience is currently preparing for the second round. In 2015, loop will take place from March 9 to 11 at the … October 13, 2014
Experience a fantastic blend between nature and architecture, whilst being the center of attention in the tranquil and relaxed atmosphere of Hofgut Hafnerleiten in Bad Birnbach, Germany. In the midst of the gently rolling Lower Bavarian landscape, nestled … September 29, 2014
History up close – In spring 1954, Schloss Friedrichshof, which Empress Frederick used as a dowager's estate until her death in 1901, was presented to the public as the Schlosshotel Kronberg. Built between 1889 and 1893 based on her proposals, to this … August 1, 2014
LOS ANGELES, California - For years the Stadthalle Betriebsgesellschaft mbH Braunschweig, in Braunschweig, Germany, has demonstrated leadership and innovation in the fields of operational efficiency and social responsibility. “Sustainability is a most … June 22, 2013
Save on parking: if you’ll be flying out of Frankfurt for your summer vacation, it’s worthwhile to make plans to leave your vehicle at the airport well in advance. If you reserve a parking space at least 2 weeks before your departure, you can enjoy … June 12, 2013
Stretch out and relax: if you’ll be changing planes in Frankfurt, you can now take advantage of a feel-good rest area in the new A-Plus pier. A cozy lounge ambiance is evoked by a hardwood floor, plants, and warm light. Kick back and sink into comfy, … June 4, 2013
Fraport AG will be welcoming shareholders to the company’s 12th regular Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday, May 31, at the Jahrhunderthalle in Frankfurt-Hochst. The AGM begins at 1000 in the morning, with admission starting at 0900.
Dr. Stefan … May 29, 2013
Check your e-mail, post pictures, surf the web - and do it all for free! Now it’s easier than ever to do at Frankfurt Airport: the Internet is just a click away. Passengers and visitors can take advantage of up to 30 minutes a day without paying a cent, … May 22, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces re-certification of the Congress Center Leipzig in Leipzig, Germany. This award-winning event venue has demonstrated commitment to corporate social responsibility for years – and with visible success! … May 14, 2013
FRANKFURT, Germany – Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed nearly 4.7 million passengers in April 2013, a decrease of 2.2 percent year-on-year. The drop can be attributed to the Easter holidays commencing in March (earlier start of the Easter travel season) … May 14, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces re-certification of the European Association of Event Centers (EVVC) head office in Frankfurt, Germany. As a strategic Green Globe partner, the EVVC has demonstrated leadership and innovation in the fields … May 10, 2013
Knighted on the British Isles: the renowned U.K.-based magazine Business Destinations has bestowed a Service Award to Frankfurt Airport as the best European airport for business travelers. The jury gave it especially good marks for excellent service and … April 30, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces that renovation work at Movenpick Hotel Berlin – a Green Globe certified property - has been completed. The four-star superior hotel now offers guests several new features: a newly designed reception area, … April 19, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces re-certification of the Movenpick Hotel Stuttgart Airport & Messe in Germany. In line with Movenpick Hotels & Resorts’ vision and values - this upscale hotel identifies and promotes sustainable strategies. … April 16, 2013
Skytrax, a renowned aviation market research institute, has honored Frankfurt Airport (FRA) with its “2013 World’s Most Improved Airport” award in recognition of FRA’s increased service quality. For Germany’s biggest hub, this award underpins … April 12, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - In 2009 the Kongress Palais Kassel was the first conference center in Germany to receive Green Globe certification, and Green Globe is proud to announce re-certification of this historic venue. Having secured a pioneering role … April 12, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - The Congress Center Leipzig in Leipzig, Germany, has demonstrated corporate social responsibility for years. True to their motto “Growing in Balance,” the company has implemented a transparent and measurable long-term sustainability … March 28, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces re-certification of the Movenpick Hotel Muenster in Germany. This upscale property identifies and promotes sustainable strategies, and has demonstrated outstanding corporate social responsibility for the … March 26, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces re-certification of Lehrieder Catering in Southern Germany. By going green, this leading culinary provider has been taking a pioneer role within the catering and event industry, hoping for the participation … March 15, 2013
The development of a “Silk Road Heritage Corridors” tourism strategy for Central Asia and China is among the main outcomes of the 3rd UNWTO Silk Road Ministers’ Meeting held at ITB Travel Trade Show in Berlin, Germany, on March 6, 2013.
With … March 12, 2013
Germany belongs to a group of 10 countries boasting an exceptional image. That is the result of a survey among trade visitors at ITB Berlin, carried out by the Denmark-based Reputation Institute, which polled 1,145 trade visitors at the world’s largest … March 11, 2013
BERLIN, Germany - During the 3 days reserved for trade visitors at ITB Berlin there was a slight increase in buyer numbers from the USA, Middle East, and Africa. That is the result of an initial analysis of the world’s leading travel trade show, which … March 10, 2013
BERLIN, Germany - On Wednesday, the ITB trade and consumer fair has once again opened its gates at the Berlin fairgrounds. With more than 10,000 exhibitors from 180 countries on 160,000 m² of exhibition space and over 170,000 visitors (2012), it is the … March 8, 2013
The President of the Republic of Indonesia, H.E. Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, and the Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Germany, Dr. Angela Merkel, headed the exceptional guest list at the official opening ceremony of ITB Berlin 2013.
The ceremony, … March 7, 2013
December 2012 marked the one billionth international tourism arrival globally and competition between destinations is more fierce than ever. Staying relevant by keeping up with future trends is a key focus at this year’s ITB tourism trade show in Berlin, … March 6, 2013
In a mood of mutual understanding and esteem, as well as humor, Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Indonesian President H.E. Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono opened ITB Berlin 2013 at the event held on the evening preceding the start of the show. Live … March 6, 2013
The 47th edition of the world’s largest travel trade show is fully booked up, with every available space taken inside the 26 halls on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds. Speaking at the opening press conference, Dr. Christian Goke, COO Messe Berlin, emphasized … March 6, 2013
10,086 exhibitors from 188 countries – exhibition grounds booked up – record number of two-tier stands – 120 exhibitors representing the partner country Indonesia – comprehensive market overview and fast-growing niche markets – first-time matchmaking … March 6, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced recertification of Thonet GmbH in Cologne, Germany. For years this pioneer of furniture design has demonstrated leadership and innovation in the fields of operational efficiency and social responsibility. … March 2, 2013
UNWTO events at ITB Travel Trade Show 2013 include the 3rd Silk Road Ministers’ meeting, a session on consumer protection, and a meeting of the World Tourism Network on Child Protection, as well as the first UNWTO meeting exclusively dedicated to “Tourism … March 1, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of the Congress Center Duesseldorf (CCD) in Germany. For years the CCD has demonstrated leadership and innovation in the fields of operational efficiency and social responsibility. The CCD … February 28, 2013
Transfer, take one: Frankfurt Airport is taking new approaches to informing passengers. Instead of dry, boring announcements, now an entertaining film shows how easy and attractive it is to change planes in Frankfurt. The story: a woman forgets her scarf … February 22, 2013
On behalf of the German federal government, the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has been working internationally to promote Germany as a travel destination for more than 60 years. It communicates the diverse appeal of the country to a worldwide market, … January 16, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of Velomax Berlin – two of the biggest event venues in Berlin, Germany, the Max-Schmeling Halle and the Velodrom. Since its initial certification in 2010, the Velomax Berlin has demonstrated … December 8, 2012
In December, the friendly customer service representatives at Frankfurt Airport get help from Santa. Dressed all in red with a long white beard, he stomps through both richly-decorated terminals and surprises passengers and visitors of all ages with tasty … December 6, 2012
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe certified Congress Center Leipzig in Leipzig, Germany, has been announced “Best Congress & Convention Center” in Europe at the Business Destinations Travel Awards 2012 in London.
Now in its fourth year, British … November 28, 2012
The Seychelles Resident Ambassador in Brussels, Ms. Vivianne Fock Tave, has been received at Schloss Bellevue in Berlin on November 7 to present her credentials to Mr. Joachim Gauck, the President of the Federal Republic of Germany.
During the meeting … November 19, 2012
Frankfurt Airport’s (FRA) new Pier A-Plus – the 800 meter-long westward expansion of Terminal 1 – opened on schedule after about four years of construction. Flight operations begin on October 10 at the new pier, allowing Germany’s biggest hub … October 3, 2012
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces re-certification of the Messe und Congress Centrum Halle Muensterland in Muenster, Germany. For years this property has demonstrated leadership and innovation in the fields of operational efficiency and … September 27, 2012
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of Andel’s Hotel Berlin in Berlin, Germany. Over the past few years, this deluxe hotel has continuously demonstrated social responsibility and commitment to minimize the impact on the … September 7, 2012
The ocean around Seychelles and Germany are the healthiest on the planet said a new index according to the global National Features publication.
“Seychelles and Germany have the healthiest seas of any inhabited territory, while Sierra Leone has the … September 5, 2012
Once the last remaining summer guests have struck their sails and left the sea baths, one can relax and recover wonderfully at the Baltic Sea. A fresh sea breeze keeps everyone cool – a fact that already drew many kings and emperors to the Baltic Sea … August 31, 2012
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of the Hotel Concorde in Berlin, Germany. Since its initial certification in 2010, this luxury hotel has continued to be a leader in sustainability and responsible tourism, and is continuously … August 9, 2012
SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading global hotel booking site and part
of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced fantastic Munich hotel rates for Bavaria’s biggest festival – Oktoberfest!
Launching on Saturday, September … July 18, 2012
DERTOUR, one of the known German tour operators and now a reference brand in holiday offers to Seychelles, joined forces with the Seychelles Tourist Office in Frankfurt, Germany, to get a large group of German press to visit the islands earlier this year. … July 3, 2012
“Last year, arrivals from Germany to South Africa grew by 9.3 percent (235,774 arrivals) and by the end of February this year, arrivals were 7.8 percent up on February 2011.” This is the encouraging news from Cape Town Tourism’s representative in … June 20, 2012
The Seychelles’ Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, has sought the support of Germany to assist in the development of the German language at the Seychelles Tourism Academy. Minister St.Ange made this appeal during the German Ambassador’s … April 29, 2012
LOS ANGELES, California - “You can easily talk a lot about sustainability – or you can just act accordingly.” As the first caterer in Southern Germany and the second Germany-wide to go “green,” Lehrieder sets a clear example in sustainability … April 11, 2012
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced recertification of atelier damböck near Munich, Germany. The internationally-acclaimed, full-service fair stand construction company was one of the first in its industry to be awarded the Green Globe … April 10, 2012
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announces recertification of B&B Technik + Events, Germany. The event technology rental company was the first in the world to receive the Green Globe certificate for its sustainability achievements in 2010. … April 2, 2012
German newspapers, including the Bild, have been reporting on the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival hosted by Seychelles and La Reunion in Victoria in the Seychelles. One main article by Melanie Voisin records the success of the carnival that is staged … March 15, 2012
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced recertification of the Music and Congress Centre Lübeck (MuK), Germany. Located at the river Trave, close to Lübeck’s historical city center, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this … March 15, 2012
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced certification of HOST Meeting & Event Services in Frankfurt, Germany. The event agency is the first non-profit conference and event agency in Germany to be awarded Green Globe Certification.
HOST … March 12, 2012
The friendship and togetherness between La Reunion and Seychelles was again evident at ITB 2012 when the IRT (Ile Reunion Tourisme) shared the visit to their stand by the Kiel handball team, today’s handball champions.
La Reunion Tourisme has personal … March 11, 2012
The Seychelles delegation at ITB 2012 said they are happy with the ever-growing interest for their islands from Germany and from Europe. The delegation is this year headed by Alain St.Ange, the newly-appointed Seychelles Minister for Tourism & Culture, … March 8, 2012
The German flag was flown this year at the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival staged by Seychelles and La Reunion in Seychelles by the Dusseldorf Carnival delegation made up of some 50 people. The Dusseldorf Carnival was a new addition to the carnival … March 5, 2012
A group of ten members of the German press landed in Seychelles yesterday (Monday) just ahead of the official launch of the island’s 2012 Carnaval International de Victoria. The group of German press is in the Seychelles as part of the support for the … February 28, 2012
FRANKFURT/MAIN, Germany — Edith Hunzinger, Regional Manager of the Seychelles Tourist Office in Germany, recently met the “royal couple” of the carnival celebrations in Düsseldorf, where the Seychelles will be featured prominently in this year’s … February 9, 2012
FRANKFURT/MAIN, Germany - “And the winners are …” About 500 German-speaking travel agents were hoping to win a trip to the Seychelles as a reward for successfully completing the Seychelles eLearning program currently online throughout Germany, Austria, … December 16, 2011
Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, has congratulated Edith Hunzinger, the Seychelles Tourism Frankfurt-based Manager, for having worked alongside the private sector to secure a promotional campaign for the mid-ocean tropical islands, … December 7, 2011
BERLIN, Germany – Good news for European tourism: despite continuing economic turbulence, European tourism industry figures are up. These are the findings of the ITB World Travel Trends Report, compiled by IPK International and commissioned by ITB Berlin. … November 22, 2011
FRANKFURT/MAIN, Germany & LAS VEGAS, Nevada - The close economic ties between Germany and the USA and great expertise in common key industries such as the automotive sector, pharmaceuticals, and financial services make Germany not only the most important … October 13, 2011
FRANKFURT/MAIN, Germany & LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Meeting destination Germany holds an excellent position in the international market: in the country rankings of the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA), the country is number two worldwide, … October 13, 2011
The Seychelles delegation attending the all-important aviation and airlines ROUTES Conference 2011 has arrived in Berlin, Germany. The conference, with some 2,500 delegates coming from the 4 corners of the world, are descending on Berlin to discuss and … October 2, 2011
Germany's well-known and very popular Dusseldorf Carnival will join Seychelles "Carnaval International de Victoria" for its 2012 edition set to be held in Victoria in the Seychelles from March 2-4, 2012.
The agreement follows a working visit to Germany … September 12, 2011
The press right around the world continue to be taken in by the beauty of the Seychelles islands. This week, China was reading about the Seychelles, the destination fast becoming the new hotspot for Chinese visitors. Today, we are looking at what Germany's … September 2, 2011
Clever Reisen has come out with glowing accounts of a Seychelles dream holiday. This latest account is only one in a long series of press reports that has recently hit the newsstands accross Germany opening the mid-ocean creole island to the big German … August 15, 2011
The Seychelles tourism delegation, on a week's working visit to Germany, met with Thomas Riebesehl, the Editor of Touristik Aktuell, the weekly magazine for travel agents and the tourism trade. During an interview with Alain St. Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles … July 14, 2011
Alain St. Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, is this week leading a four-person delegation in Germany for talks with different airlines and German tour operators. Mr. St..Ange left Seychelles accompanied by Sharen Venus, the Seychelles Tourism … July 10, 2011
The popular German Magazine, “Reise & Preise,” has come out with a raving review of the Seychelles, the mid-ocean creole islands who have developed a tourism style that is today making Seychelles the most sought-after destination.
The German Magazine … July 8, 2011
The government of the Republic of Seychelles and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany based in Nairobi have agreed a transfer of two German nationals held in prison in Seychelles as part of a wider cooperation involving drug trafficking in the … March 24, 2011
BERLIN, Germany - The 45th ITB Berlin came to a close after attracting a significantly larger number of buyers from abroad and the best exhibitor figures ever. Despite the rail strike, the leading international trade show for the travel industry reported … March 13, 2011
LOS ANGELES, CA - Congress Park Hanau, Germany, today announced it has been awarded Green Globe Certification, achieving more than 80 percent of all sustainable indicators.
Congress Park Hanau (CPH) is situated in a green location right next to Castle … October 27, 2010
DUSSELDORF, Germany - German state North Rhine Westphalia and its capital Düsseldorf are becoming stronger magnets for leisure travel, according to a study released by the State Office of Statistics.
More than 1.7 million foreign visitors traveled … August 31, 2010
LOS ANGELES, CA - As the first Green Globe certified hotel in Germany, the Hôtel Concorde Berlin, offers a unique way of rewarding guests who support the environment.
All guests who book Hôtel Concorde Berlin’s Green Berlin package and choose … August 5, 2010
NEW YORK, NY - In the presence of Seychelles Ambassador Ronald Jean Jumeau, Ambassador Peter Wittig, the Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations, and Ms. Erenina Monasebian, Representative of the United Nations … July 27, 2010
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 once again set new records for hosted buyer numbers and countries represented.
"The past couple … May 27, 2010
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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, South Africa, India, the Middle East, and Asia … May 25, 2010
Lobster Experience, the renowned representation company for exclusive hotels & resorts and extraordinary tourism projects worldwide, presented their “Around the Globe Roadshow” again this spring, in the German speaking markets. With the realization … May 4, 2010
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.
“Far from being the first time that a Seychelles’ beach makes it into top spot in world … April 27, 2010
As part of its continuing expansion, CHI Hotels & Resorts, exclusive operators of the Corinthia Hotels Brand worldwide and of the Wyndham and Ramada Plaza brands in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), announced the opening of two new regional sales … February 23, 2010
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 at www.lehrersymposium.de . The two-day symposium counts as advanced training and is part … December 1, 2009
David T. Parry, American Tourism Society (ATS) chairman and chairman of the Academic Travel Abroad, presided over the 2009 Annual Meeting and announced the results of the biennial elections to the ATS board of directors. The Annual ATS Meeting took place … November 23, 2009
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 participated in the first ever Tourism Cares tree planting program in … November 10, 2009
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 in a day of intensive learning and networking. Association Day 2010 will … November 10, 2009
The price is the decisive factor: increasingly the choice of destination is determined by the travel budget. According to the ADAC Travel Monitor, which is presented each year at ITB Berlin, in the future half of all those polled want to spend less on … August 12, 2009
AMAWATERWAYS has christened its sixth new ship in three years - the luxurious 148-passenger MS Amadolce. The ceremony comes six weeks after the christening of MS Amadolce’s sister ship, the MS Amalyra, in Vilshofen, Germany.
The breathtaking and … June 8, 2009
In the southern Black Forest in the idyllic town of Hinterzarten, Germany at the foot of the famous Adler ski-jump lies the 5-star hideaway Parkhotel Adler, member of the ‘Leading Small Hotels of the World’, steeped in tradition and set within an … April 14, 2009
Next year, CULTOUR, Global Cultural Travel Fair, will be held on June 3 and 4 in Cologne, Germany, only for professionals.CULTOUR will increase by 40% the exhibiting floor space, at the same time that it also will increase the number of hosted buyers … July 31, 2008
Six new meeting and business hotels scheduled for Berlin.In the internationally well-known trade fair metropolis of Dusseldorf recently opened one of the largest conference hotels in Germany: The Maritim hotel near the airport has 533 rooms and a conference … December 7, 2007
Most popular regions in Germany â€“ Germany number one in European expertsâ€™ rating - Meeting & EventBarometer. Frankfurt on Main, 17 April 2007. The Meeting & EventBarometer 2007, created by the European Institute for the Meetings … April 23, 2007