Hamburg / Los Angeles, March 22, 2015 – The General Assembly of the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) has voted in favor of Hamburg as the official German nominee for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The northern German city of Hamburg prevailed over Berlin and aims to present games with short distances, on the, Read More

Readers of the renowned Business Traveller Poland trade publication have chosen Frankfurt Airport (FRA) as the “Best Airport in Europe” for the second time. Winfried Hartmann, Fraport AG’s head of sales and customer services, graciously accepted the award in Warsaw, Poland, on January 15, 2015. The Business Traveller Poland Awards have been held since, Read More

Berlin / Los Angeles, January 6, 2015 – Each year, the city of Berlin offers a growing list of festivals, parades, celebrations, and annual cultural highlights. Boasting over 1,500 events daily, the German capital promises an exciting event program in 2015, from museum nights, design festivals and symphonies to outdoor fairs, fashion shows and culinary, Read More

Germany now has a total of 30 World Heritage Sites. In its recent, July 2004 meeting, UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee declared three more sites in Germany of outstanding value to humanity, worthy of preservation for posterity.

SRS-WORLDHOTELS has put the spotlight on eleven of its most distinctive member hotels in Germany with a joint  marketing initiative designed to accentuate their individual décor, unique architecture and superior service standards. Called “Private Hotels Germany”, its aim is to achieve a stronger market share for the hotels in their respective regions and promote, Read More

Did your child suddenly come down with a stomachache during your family vacation? Did you leave your prescription at home? In Berlin, “Call a Doc”, a non-profit organization, refers international travelers requiring medical assistance to highly qualified doctors or specialists who speak their language and possess cross-cultural experience. Berlin is the first European city, Read More

The German Hotel industry has just launched an interactive online booking site, based on the vast Hotelres database that covers accommodations of all kinds countrywide. The bilingual English /German Web site is easy to navigate, letting surfers search by city or town, hotel name, price category and/or travel date. Reservations can be made instantly,, Read More

Ten years ago this summer, travellers in Germany, for the first time ever, could savour the pastoral beauty of Franconia, Swabia and Lower Bavaria from the decks of a river cruise ship. Two years earlier, in September 1992, construction had been completed on the last 300 kilometres of canal linking the Main and Danube, Read More


Like folks the world over, most German parents like to spend their holidays with their children. Over the past three decades, the German tourism industry has steadily been developing attractions to charm both the little ones and the grown-ups that take them there. As elsewhere, theme parks rank high on the list of family, Read More

The canals weaving in, out and around Hamburg remind travelers of Venice, but Hamburg is an experience unto itself. The reserved dignity of the citizens, their sophisticated style and tastes, their love for their city and their fierce independence set them apart from others and are what make Hamburg, Hamburg. Proud of their maritime, Read More