BERLIN TOURISM FACING A DIFFICULT YEAR AMID AIR BERLIN BANKRUPTCY

Gregory Dolgos -
When asked about the number of visitors in Berlin this year, Burkhard Kieker from VisitBerlin said that he did not know. The CEO sought a “moderate growth of 1.5 to 3 percent”, but whether the numbers...

LUXURY TRAVEL TO GERMANY IS BOOMING

Sara Thopson -
With an increase of around 18% since 2014, the growth of journeys in the luxury travel segment is almost twice as high as that of all foreign trips. All foreign trips rose by around 9% during the peri...

MADAGASCAR TOURISM FACES SUBSTANTIAL LOSSES

Tomas Haupt -
On the eve of the launch of the 2018 tourist season, which normally starts in April, Madagascar tourism sector is in the red. Tourism is suffering the full impact of bad weather with the destruction o...

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM: IS IT ACHIEVABLE?

Dan Rang -
Each year, millions of tourists pack their bags and travel in all directions. But they don’t only want to discover the world; they also want to be sustainable – in theory, at least....

GERMAN CITY MARKETING – HAMBURG IS THE LEADER

Pat Hyland -
Efficient city marketing is crucial in building positive image, even in the face of political or economic crisis. Hamburg is one of the German cities that has consistently managed to maintain positive...
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