Germany’s diverse mix of cultural, naturistic, and family-focused leisure attractions are proving to be a big hit with GCC tourists, with the European country recording a rise from the region for the first nine months of this year.
The in-person edition of ITB Berlin 2022 will not take place as originally planned. Owing to the latest developments and accompanying directives as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Messe Berlin is unable to afford its exhibitors and partners the necessary planning certainty with the holding of an in-person ITB Berlin in early March.
Germany recently launched a global German.Spa.Tradition. campaign, on the back of increased demand for health and wellness retreats as travellers seek holidays that engage the body and mind, positioning Germany as a leading holiday destination with quality health and wellness activities.
The virtual Germany Travel Mart GTM 2021, organised by the German National Tourist Board (GNTB), had come to a very positive conclusion following a meeting between trade professionals from around the globe.
Germany is firmly establishing its position as a leading destination for outdoor tourism, encouraging travellers to consider its nature and outdoor activities following the lift of post pandemic travel measures, with the German National Tourist Board leading the charge in presenting the country’s offering to GCC travellers.
Q&A with Petra Hedorfer, chief executive officer, German National Tourist Board (GNTB)
Assessment of the current situation in inbound tourism and a look ahead to the future of travel to Germany